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  • 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...
  • UCF students' video games are put to test

    UCF students' video games are put to test
    The Debutante, a Jessica Rabbit look-alike in a tight pink dress, bounds through a mansion trying to stop a missile launch, all while dodging bullets and knife blades. "This guy keeps trying to kill me, and I don't have a weapon," said Britt Clifford,...
  • Your guide to Florida's back-to-school sales-tax holiday

    Your guide to Florida's back-to-school sales-tax holiday
    It's time for back-to-school shopping, and Florida families will get a break on sales tax this weekend when they buy clothing, supplies and computers. The three-day "tax holiday" falls just before the start of school, which is Aug. 11 in Seminole County...
  • More of life within reach

    Alex Pring was born without an arm, which takes a lot of the fun out of being a 6-year-old boy. "I still try real hard to do things like other kids using what I've got," said the Groveland first-grader, who is missing his arm from just above the elbow....
  • UCF police investigate armed home invasion at off-campus student housing complex

    UCF police investigate armed home invasion at off-campus student housing complex
    Police at the University of Central Florida are investigating an armed home invasion at Knight's Circle, a university-affiliated, off-campus student housing apartment complex. Police were called about 9:40 p.m. after a gunman walked into an open...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Canvs strikes formal partnership with UCF, Rollins

    Canvs strikes formal partnership with UCF, Rollins
    Downtown Orlando’s newest coworking space, Canvs, is set to open in early August with Rollins College and University of Central Florida as formal partners. The partnership, announced today, includes a formal internship program where local students...
  • 12 groups receive new United Arts grants

    12 groups receive new United Arts grants
    United Arts has announced its second batch of mini-grants for 2014. More than $4,450 was distributed among three organizations in regular mini-grants. Nine organizations were awarded a total of $20,000 for grants specifically designated for arts...
  • 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...
  • Sensor project will rely on teamwork

    Sensor project will rely on teamwork
    If all the dollars and cents, bricks and mortar eventually fall into place, the University of Central Florida will make a national showcase out of its proposed smart-sensor research and manufacturing center in Osceola County. One thing has become clear,...
  • This week: 'Tyrant,' 'Big Brother,' Alex & Sierra

    This week: 'Tyrant,' 'Big Brother,' Alex & Sierra
    The World Cup will continue to generate the most discussion this week, but programmers hope to spark interest in new prime-time series. FX's dramatic "Tyrant" focuses on a California pediatrician who just happens to be the son of a Mideast dictator. The...