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  • Pedestrian danger: What it means when you get hit by a car

    Pedestrian danger: What it means when you get hit by a car
    I'm getting a whole lot of "Amens" this morning to today's column on pedestrians being one of the root causes of Central Florida's moniker as the most dangerous area in the country for people on foot. To say this is a serious issue is an understatement....
  • UCF, you paid too much

    UCF, you paid too much
    University of Central Florida trustees decided on Thursday to spend $15.1 million on 25 acres -- just more than $600,000 an acre -- in Lake Nona's Medical City. By one longtime land developer and investor's estimate, that's 25-33 percent more than it...
  • Competition fierce for hospitals

    Competition fierce for hospitals
    We are about to find out if Orlando can pull off what no other market in the United States has accomplished: three top-tier destination children's hospitals. Nemours Children's Hospital is just 18 months from opening its doors, the final stretch of a...
  • Orlando Health wins national human-resources award

     
    Orlando Health has received the “Employer of Choice” award from Employer of Choice International, Inc., an organization that recognizes employers for their extraordinary human-resources practices. This is the third time the organization has...
  • With toy, get into Orange County Regional History Center for free

     
    It's that time of year when charity is on our minds. But here's a case in which giving something will also get you something. This Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 18-19, are a free community weekend at the Orange County Regional History Center, thanks to...
  • Hillenmeyer joins TW2

     
    Former Orlando Health CEO John Hillenmeyer has joined a new business development group at public relations firm Thompson Wesley Wolfe. The company, which calls itself TW2, said Hillenmeyer will join former Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission...
  • Finding someone to speak up for SunRail

     
    I couldn't get Senate President Mike Haridopolos to talk to me last week about his supposed support for SunRail. And I only got House Speaker Dean Cannon to address the issue through his spokeswoman. But a couple of other notable SunRail supporters were...
  • Water district’s conservation lectures — all bottled up

     
    Kirby Green, the head of the St. Johns Water Management District had a “My Word” piece this morning, urging Floridians to work on their water conservation. Maybe it's just me, but ever since the district gave the Niagara bottled-water...
  • Scott engaged — but will he make it to the altar?

     
    Business heavyweights from Central Florida presented the business case for SunRail to Florida's business governor in Tallahassee on Friday. Gov. Rick Scott was “very engaged” in the discussion, Magic President Alex Martins told me today....
  • Boone vs. Colonial football game will benefit breast cancer programs

     
     Boone and Colonial players have been out in the community selling T-shirts, discount cards and drumming up support for their “Pink and White” spring football matchup, set for next Thursday at 7 p.m. at Boone. Proceeds from sales go to the...
  • Health Central wins award for reducing infections

     
    Health Central, the Ocoee hospital that recently announced it will partner with Orlando Health, was recently recognized for its prevention of healthcare associated infections (HAI). Each year, HAI claims the lives of approximately 90,000 Americans. The...
  • Public v. private fight on for ambulance services in SW Orange Co.

     
    Health Central is moving out of the ambulance business in southwest Orange County soon, and local governments and the private patient carrier Rural-Metro want to take over its patient transport business. Orange County government and the cities of Ocoee...