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Orlando homeless shelter's search for new site shifts to Parramore

Orlando homeless shelter's search for new site shifts to Parramore

The 30-foot metal-and-neon red cross atop Orlando Union Rescue Mission, one of Orlando's oldest homeless centers, is an official landmark of the city, its perch along Central Boulevard visible to Interstate 4 commuters. But the iconic cross will soon be on the move to make room for the Orlando Magic's planned $200 million entertainment complex. It may not have to go very far. The mission is working with Orlando officials to acquire city-owned land a half-mile away, at the corner of Anderson Street and Terry Avenue in Parramore, where the charity hopes to build a larger facility for its men's shelter, which has been at its current site since the early 1960s. "We...

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