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  • Mayo: College students cry foul over surcharges

    Here's reprint of my Sunday print column about what could be an emerging issue for Florida's public university/college students (and their parents), as recent laws jacking up surcharges on "excess" or extraneous credits kick in fully. The changes didn't...
  • How does music help at Nemours Children's Hospital?

    How does music help at Nemours Children's Hospital?
    What a difference a piano makes. A University of Central Florida research project combining music and medicine will be examined this week on "Artisodes." The program explains how patients have been helped when a donated piano was placed in the lobby...
  • Thousands to graduate from UCF on Saturday

    Thousands to graduate from UCF on Saturday
    More than 3,700 students are expected to graduate from UCF on Saturday during two commencement ceremonies at the CFE Arena. The morning ceremony is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. The afternoon ceremony begins at 2:30 p.m. The morning ceremony is for...
  • SunRail is affordable; reliabilty needed: New Voices

    SunRail is affordable; reliabilty needed: New Voices
    I have been using SunRail train services since its first day of operation on May 1. My morning routine is to leave for the Orlando Health/Amtrak station at 6 a.m. in time to board the 6:22 train, which arrives at the Sanford station at 7:10. Since I...
  • UCF, UF, FSU rate among best values in new Money magazine ranking

    UCF, UF, FSU rate among best values in new Money magazine ranking
    Several Florida universities -- including UCF, UF and FSU -- rate among the nation's best values in higher education, according to the first-ever college rankings released this week by Money magazine. The University of Florida, located in Gainesville,...
  • Florida students cry foul over high surcharges

    Florida students cry foul over high surcharges
    Florida's state university students (or their parents) could be in for an unpleasant surprise when they get tuition bills for the upcoming semester: a surcharge that could add hundreds or thousands of dollars to their tab. The surcharge doubles the cost...
  • Political newcomer challenges incumbent in House District 44 race

    Political newcomer challenges incumbent in House District 44 race
    Political newcomer Stephen Facella says he's not getting a fair shake from the political establishment in his House District 44 Republican primary race on Aug. 26 against incumbent Eric Eisnaugle. Facella, 31, director of sales operations at Wyndham...
  • Three vie for open District 100 House seat

    Three vie for open District 100 House seat
    An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race. District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...
  • UCF floats tiki bar-like idea for stadium

    The Sports Xchange UCF floats tiki bar-like idea for stadium The University of Central Florida proposed athletics projects that include the construction of a tiki bar-like area in Bright House Networks Stadium, the Orlando Business Journal reported...
  • UCF bar scene grows up

    UCF bar scene grows up
    I've racked up a lot of bar tabs in my time on the job, but nothing quite prepares me for the challenge of a night out with the college crowd. The students at the University of Central Florida can be a thirsty bunch — but they can also be fickle,...
  • Arson inquiry widens after multiple fires in 3 cities

     Arson inquiry widens after multiple fires in 3 cities
    After more than a dozen suspicious fires burned through the downtown Orlando area and historic Sanford area in the past two months, authorities are trying to determine whether a serial arsonist is at work in the Central Florida region. It will likely be...
  • Businessmen face off in GOP House primary

    Businessmen face off in GOP House primary
    Republican voters in Florida House District 30 will choose between two conservative businessmen who say they want to create jobs and cut government regulation. Longwood Mayor Bob Cortes and Seminole County businessman Scott Sturgill face off in the...