| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE – The latest poll from Public Policy Polling — a North Carolina firm that works for Democrats — has determined that Republican Gov. Rick Scott is in trouble next year. The poll suggests Scott's numbers are bad (33 percent...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 4:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Looks like Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer might get to keep his seat on a new regional toll authority after all. A bill, SB 952, advancing through the Senate would fold the expressway authorities in Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Lake...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:34 PM
State Rep. Steve Precourt, R-Orlando, says he wants to block local efforts to pass stronger wage and benefit protections for workers because he says a patchwork of rules drives businesses away and makes it harder for bigger ones to operate over...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Orange-Osceola State Attorney Lawson Lamar discusses his re-election bid, opponent Jeff Ashton and the Casey Anthony case on "Political Connections." The program airs at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News 13....
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Darth Vader -- or at least his uniform -- is among the guests this week at Central Florida's theme parks and attractions.
+ The "Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination" exhibit opens at Orlando Science Center on Saturday. It includes props,...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:29 PM
El alcalde de Orlando Buddy Dyer se puso la camiseta púrpura que distingue al equipo de "Los Leones" para hacer un llamado a todos los ciudadanos de Orlando para que apoyen al Orlando City Soccer, que este viernes 31 de agosto jugará una semifinal de la...
| May 29, 2012
| 5:49 PM
Wake up, Orlando.
There is still time but you have to act now.
According to Matt Hayes of The Sporting News, a BCS official as said that the future site of college football’s national championship game could be bid on by individual cities not...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Flora Maria Garcia is a study in contrasts. She's a Southerner who hails from New Jersey, a business leader with a shock of blond hair, an artist in a power suit.
And as the new president of United Arts of Central Florida, she will be faced with...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:41 PM
If you're looking to grab a piece of the historic Lake Eola Fountain, you might need to act soon.
Orlando officials say the seafoam-green souvenirs made from the replaced fountain shell and shaped like a fountain or swan have been selling steadily. The...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:27 PM
OK, so Ali vs. Foreman it was not.
In the much-ballyhooed debate between John Mica and Sandy Adams Tuesday, no one delivered a knockout.
Instead, the two incumbent Republican members delivered a constant barrage of jabs before the Tiger Bay political...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Orlando's economy benefits far more from nonprofit arts and cultural organizations than similarly sized cities across the nation, according to a new economic-impact study.
The report found that for fiscal 2010, Orlando generated $94 million of economic...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Anyone who has read this column for any length of time knows that I'm not exactly Buddy Dyer's biggest booster.
I've knocked the mayor of Orlando for everything from improper arrests by his police department to no-bid deals at City Hall.