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Orange County (Florida)

Orange County (Florida)
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Top Orange County (Florida) Articles

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  • Residential activity highest in Lake Nona

    Residential activity highest in Lake Nona
    Residential construction in Lake Nona outpaced that of all other master-planned communities in the four-county Orlando area during the past year, according to a new report. The southeast Orlando development, which includes the Medical City of...
  • Five things for Monday, August 11

    Five things for Monday, August 11
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: back to school in Seminole; go along for the ride as an eagle learns to hunt; and thousands of old coins were found during the demolition of a house. It's Monday and some of you are heading back to...
  • Universal may start soon on building a fifth hotel

    Universal may start soon on building a fifth hotel
    Documents filed last week with Orange County indicate that construction could be imminent on a fifth Universal Orlando hotel. A "notice of commencement" was filed with the Orange County comptroller's office for excavation work in the same area where,...
  • Southwest starts O.C.-to-Mexico flights Sunday

    Southwest Airlines is offering fliers a new option for hopping internationally from one sunny location to another — that would be Orange County to Cabo San Lucas. Southwest's first flight to Mexico is scheduled to take off from John Wayne...
  • Theatre UCF 2014-15 season

    Theatre UCF 2014-15 season
    The Theatre UCF schedule is full of titles that we haven't seen on Central Florida stages in a while, if ever. A wide range of drama, comedy and musicals make up the season, which culminates with the Tony-winning musical "Nine." Performances are at...
  • Rising prices push new-home buyers into Lake, Osceola counties

    Rising prices push new-home buyers into Lake, Osceola counties
    Rising prices, stagnant wages and creeping interest rates are pushing Central Florida's new-home buyers into Lake and Osceola counties, where real estate struggled the most during the downturn. After home prices collapsed starting in 2007, partly...
  • Legislature seeks to shift 7 congressional districts

    TALLAHASSEE — Hoping to avoid a chaotic election delay, lawmakers released a re-drawn congressional map Thursday that would shift the borders of seven U.S. House districts throughout Central Florida. On the first day of a court-ordered special...
  • Bithlo rancher, auctioneer and teacher wins innovation award

    Bithlo rancher, auctioneer and teacher wins innovation award
    "Whaaheewoo." "Mooaaawh." "Whaaheewoo," Hugh Fred Dietrich III called again out his truck window in cowboy singsong that seemed unrelated to his talking voice. "Mooaawh," a cow bellowed back. Dietrich is a retired Orange County vo-ag teacher,...
  • Miami rail link deserves state funding

    Miami rail link deserves state funding
    If there's one decision the Florida Department of Transportation should backtrack on, it's the refusal to use state funds to build a needed link that will bring commuter rail service to downtown Miami. At issue is the $44 million needed to build a...
  • Rubio honors famed Puerto Rican regiment at Orange event

    Rubio honors famed Puerto Rican regiment at Orange event
    Norberto Rivera traveled from South Florida to Orlando for a big celebration — one he has always dreamed about. Rivera, 83, was one of 31 veterans from the 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as "Los Borinqueneers," gathered in the auditorium of...
  • Florida Obamacare rates could rise 13 percent next year, state says

    Florida Obamacare rates could rise 13 percent next year, state says
    Monthly premiums for the second year of Obamacare health insurance plans are expected to rise an average of 13 percent, Florida officials announced Monday. The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has completed its analysis of recently submitted health...
  • 2 killed in dump-truck crash on Boggy Creek Road

    2 killed in dump-truck crash on Boggy Creek Road
    Two Kissimmee women were killed Friday morning in a crash involving a dump truck and a sedan on Boggy Creek Road in south Orange County. A preliminary Florida Highway Patrol report shows the victims, driver Maritza Vasquez and passenger Yezenia Morales,...