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  • Orlando council files court brief backing gay marriage

    Orlando council files court brief backing gay marriage
    Orlando waded into the gay-marriage debate Monday when a divided City Council voted to file a court brief opposing Florida's same-sex-marriage ban approved by voters in 2008. The filing puts Orlando on the opposite side of a legal battle in which...
  • Lady Liberty, gay marriage, and Dyer: Letters

    Salute to Lady Liberty I was one of 25 World War II veterans on the Space Coast Honor Flight this past Saturday. What a wonderful surprise to arrive at Orlando International Airport about 4:30 a.m. and be greeted by hundreds of cheering local Orlando...
  • Orange County with a new 11-month term Commissioner

     
    Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of John M. Martinez as Orange County Commissioner, according to a press release.  Martinez, 30, of Orlando, has been the vice president of Gardnyr Michael Capital Inc. since 2010. Previously, he was an...
  • John Q to host fundraiser

     
    WASHINGTON — John Quiñones, one Republican challenger to Democrat Alan Grayson, sent an email to supporters tonight highlighting a fundraiser on Tuesday; minimum suggested contribution is $50. The Osceola County commissioner (and congressional...
  • Rural/Metro Ambulance donated two units to Dominican Republic

     
    Rural/Metro Ambulance donated two ambulances to a hospital in the Dominican Republic that is in dire need of rescue vehicles. Orlando City Commissioner Tony Ortiz, who brought the need to the attention of Rural/Metro Ambulance, was on site for the...
  • Puerto Rican community leader cleared in City Hall arrest

     
    The criminal case against a Puerto Rican businessman and community leader arrested at an Orlando City Hall function was dropped for lack of sufficient evidence, even before any charge was brought in court. Carlos Guzmán, general manager of the commu...
  • Orange Dems ask city’s top Dem to stop arresting homeless activists

     
    The Orange County Democratic Executive Committee wants the region's top Democrat to stop arresting anti-poverty activists who feed the homeless. The Orange County party's officers passed a resolution Monday night calling on Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to...
  • Good for politicians who actually get to work!

    Good for politicians who actually get to work!
    We're giving hugs and slugs today, starting with a round of hugs for a trio of Republicans who started their new terms the right way. Sure, the governor made the biggest headlines for kicking off his first day in office by sucking up millions of...