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  • No Name Club caterer gets contract extension at OC Conv. Center

     
    The food service provider for the Orange County Convention Center breezed into the second phase of its ten-year contract this week when commissioners quietly approved to grant the extension. It’s not a big surprise, given the positive reviews...
  • Segal: ‘Poisoned’ rapport between Jacobs, Dyer hurts Citrus Bowl

     
    Former Orange County Commissioner Bill Segal told WMFE radio listeners that mayors Teresa Jacobs and Buddy Dyer need to put aside Washington-style gridlock and work out a deal to get the $175 million in stalled Citrus Bowl renovations done. “All...
  • Earl Wood may run if former mayor Crotty enters tax collector race

     
    Former Orange County Mayor Rich Crotty has avoided answering whether he plans to run for Tax Collector in the fall, a race that's generated a lot of interest since the incumbent Earl K. Wood said he would retire soon, after 48 years in office. But the 95-...
  • Orange Tax Collector race takes spotlight in ballot qualifying

     
    Qualifying for the fall ballot started at noon today, and the Orange County race everyone will be watching this week is for, oddly enough, tax collector. The 95-year-old incumbent Earl K. Wood announced earlier this year that he would retire and not run...
  • Two more legislators endorse LeMieux

     
    Two more lawmakers have endorsed Republican U.S. Senate candidate George LeMieux. By his count, that's 35 who prefer him over U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, former U.S. Rep. Dave Weldon and Plant City businessman Mac McAlister. The release is below: Fort...
  • Brummer: Crotty could beat well-known Earl K. Wood

     
    When Orange County Tax Collector Earl K. Wood said he would resign at the end of the year, political hopefuls rejoiced at the chance to run for an office that's been locked down for nearly five decades by the 95-year-old Democrat. Orange County...
  • Earl. K. Wood pays fee to run for tax collector, former Mayor Crotty not yet

     
    Orange County Tax Collector Earl. K. Wood is paying his filing fee and moments ago was helped through the re-election paperwork by his top lieutenant, Kelly Goodwin, who has also qualified to run. It's not clear if she's going to stay in the race or not,...
  • Romney at Isleworth: Obama out of touch with middle income people; business success makes America more powerful

     
    At a $2,500-per-person fundraiser at Isleworth Country Club in suburban Orlando, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney berated President Barack Obama for being out of touch with middle-income Americans and for stating that he did not know the...
  • Ex-Mayor Crotty: I out-foxed 95-year-old Earl K. Wood

     
    Former Orange County Mayor Rich Crotty was rather pleased with his role in the frantic, bizarre scene Friday that finally settled who would run for the tax collector post held for nearly the last five decades by Earl K. Wood. The 95-year-old Wood wanted...
  • Jacobs to Ethics Commission: Follow Orange’s lead. Dorworth: I’ve got no piece of Wekiva.

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is asking the Florida Commission on Ethics to push for closing the dump truck-sized loopholes that allow elected officials to shield their business dealings and relationships when they vote on...
  • X-way’s risky bond deals – No, everyone did NOT do it that way

     
    Today's paper carried a story — “Expressway bonds downgraded” — where leaders of the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority tried to claim that the risky bond deals they struck were really just standard practice in local...
  • Another old-line conservative group endorses Webster

     
    Former state Sen. Dan Webster has collected a host of endorsements from former- and used-to-be and blast-from-the-past Republicans and GOP-leaning groups in his campaign for the Republican nomination to face freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson of...