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  • Sens. Altman/Joyner sue Gov. Rick Scott over high-speed drop-kick

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As reported, two state senators filed a petition today asking the Florida Supreme Court to block Gov. Rick Scott from scuttling a $2.7 billion high-speed rail project. The senators — Democrat Arthenia Joyner of Tampa and...
  • Focus shifts from new Orlando arts center cost, to arena’s final bill

     
    Orlando, Orange County and arts leaders clashed in recent weeks over how to find enough money to start building the new downtown performing arts center after the recent economic collapse. But momentarily, at least, that cost spotlight is about to turn...
  • Viewers lose out as Scott Harris leaves CFN-13’s daily schedule

     
    Scott Harris, one of Central Florida's most veteran broadcasters, departed the daily airwaves this week. And for my money, viewers are worse off because of it. The official line is that Harris, who helped CFN-13 start up back in 1997, will continue  doing...
  • Orlando Magic chief Alex Martins will oversee Dr. Phillips Center construction

     
    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced Friday that Alex Martins, the president of the Orlando Magic, will lead the new oversight board charged with getting construction of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts back on track. I interviewed Martins...
  • > Photos, Video: The mayor’s 2011 State of City address

     
    Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer addressed an assembled crowd of several hundred citizens, community leaders and elected officials for his annual State of the City speech, Thursday, at Orlando City Hall. This year the mayor delivered an abbreviated speech,...
  • Orange County may ask for outside review of arts center costs

     
    For the last couple years, Orange County Comptroller Martha Haynie had been talking to the heavyweight accounting firm KPMG about getting help watching financial issues related to the proposed new arts center downtown. A large part of the proposed Dr....
  • No Puerto Ricans in Orange County’s redistricting advisory board

     
    Puerto Ricans are the largest group of  Orange County's more than 300,000  Hispanics and also the largest block of local Latino voters.  Yet, there aren't any boricuas in the county's 15-member redistricting advisory board entrusted with the power to draw...
  • May 6: Bike to work with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer

     
    Meet at Infusion Tea on Edgewater Drive in Orlando, 7:30 a.m. Friday, May 6. Ride starts at 8. Free coffee and tea! Medals given for Group Competitions! More info at CityofOrlando.net...
  • Orange Comptroller Haynie to bring in audit firm to track DPAC

     
    Orange County Comptroller Martha Haynie said she's going to get some help from the KPMG auditing firm to track the unfolding and financilly challenged effort to build a new performing arts center downtown. Haynie said she's not asking the firm to...
  • Utah governor loses NCAA bet, straps on Buddy Dyer’s UF tie

     
    Well, the Florida Gators didn’t make it to the Final Four. But Orlando mayor and University of Florida alum Buddy Dyer did get the satisfaction of winning one of those politician-type bets when the Gators beat the Brigham Young University Cougars....
  • Buddy Dyer prods Rick Scott on SunRail

     
    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer met with Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, hoping to convince the governor to support Central Florida's SunRail commuter system. Scott has delayed a decision on whether to fund the system, probably until the summer. “I would...
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Friday, April 8

     
    We talk suspensions, beards, 10-second violations, MVP and more in today's links. 1. NBA suspends Dwight Howard after 18th technical foul upheld, Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel The Buzz: Howard will sit out the Magic's game against the Bulls on Sunday. 2....