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  • WWE opens Performance Center training facility in Orlando

    WWE opens Performance Center training facility in Orlando
    Let the body slams begin. World Wrestling Entertainment unveiled its new training facility known as the Performance Center in east Orange County on Thursday, expanding the world’s biggest wrestling promoter’s presence in Central Florida....
  • Woman stabbed boyfriend in heart with kitchen knife, OPD says

    Woman stabbed boyfriend in heart with kitchen knife, OPD says
    An Orlando woman early Friday was arrested on charges of attempted first-degree murder after stabbing her boyfriend in the chest, piercing his heart, police said. The unidentified victim is in surgery for the stab wound, the Orlando Police Department...
  • Florida rivers' low profile puts them at risk

    Florida rivers' low profile puts them at risk
    For an imaginary moment, swim with Hueland Todd Brown as he descends into a deep, caramel-colored river, feeling his way with his hands and hoping nothing bites. Brown lives by the Choctawhatchee, a wild river that coils through remote forests in the...
  • Wekiva Parkway deal still not signed; officials say not to worry, though

     
    Staff writer Dan Tracy just filed this report: What seems like a done deal almost never is when it comes to the $1.66 billion Wekiva Parkway. Last month, the Orlando Orange County Expressway Authority approved an agreement with the state to build the most...
  • Lake Ivanhoe Trail progress continues

     
    The wide trail will run around the lake's southern and eastern edge from Magnolia Avenue north along Orange Avenue and Ivanhoe Boulevard to a dead end at Interstate 4. A city of Orlando construction map does show the trail then extending down along the...
  • Red Gold donates to 2nd Harvest, unveils 3-D tomato billboard

     
    America’s largest tomato cans arrived in Orlando today as part of a Red Gold brand billboard unveiling promotion and a donation of more than 15,000 pounds of food to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Red Gold Tomatoes unveiled the...
  • Kentucky man buys custom Landis bike for $5

     
    The bike ridden by ex-Tour de France winner Floyd Landis was found along an interstate, according to the Owenton (Ky.) News, and is likely worth thousands of dollars. Usually the bikes I see along roads are mangled pieces of junk. One was mine —...
  • Bear scoped out downtown Orlando for new home | Video

    This young cub wanted a taste of city nightlife. A young male between 2 and 3-years-old weighing 200-250 lbs. was doing what all young male bears must do: Striking out on his own, looking for a new home, when he ended up in downtown Orlando, two blocks...
  • Nadia Bloom’s hero said God showed him the way

    Nadia Bloom’s hero said God showed him the way
    WINTER SPRINGS — James King says it was an act of God that led him to find Nadia Bloom in a thick swamp early Tuesday. "God directed me to her," King said hours after finding the 11-year-girl alive. A day earlier, the 44-year-old University of...
  • Can a slowdown in growth lead to a better quality of life?

    Can a slowdown in growth lead to a better quality of life?
    As a dedicated soccer mom, Chris Reilly volunteered to help her son's team when the squad needed to find a new practice field. Little did she know how difficult that would be in Central Florida, where a burgeoning populace has outpaced the availability...
  • Much to like at Guavate's new location

    Much to like at Guavate's new location
    Guavate has given up its plain Jane digs on East Colonial Drive for a swell, modern strip mall off Alafaya Trail in East Orlando. I stopped by the Puerto Rican eatery recently with Colombian and Puerto Rican colleagues in tow to check things out. The new...
  • Crotty should build bridge to the City Faux

    Orange County Mayor Rich Crotty is taking heat for dressing up the Lake Underhill bridge to look like the Golden Gate. It has been called his $1.5 million political bridge to nowhere — ripe fodder for U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson if the two square off in...