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  • Victoria Cowen vying to become third Miss America from Florida

    Victoria Cowen vying to become third Miss America from Florida
    After controversy over a tabulating error in the 2014 Miss Florida competition, Victoria Cowen will vie to become the third Miss Florida to be crowned Miss America. Cowen was named Miss Florida in late June after Leesburg resident Elizabeth Fechtel...
  • Sanford-Burnham taps new CEO from pharma industry

    Sanford-Burnham taps new CEO from pharma industry
    With the selection of Perry Nisen as its new chief executive officer today, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute is signaling a commitment to its new long-term strategic vision of open collaboration for the development of breakthrough clinical...
  • Wawa launching Lotto machines at Florida stores

    Wawa launching Lotto machines at Florida stores
    The fast-expanding Wawa Convenience store chain will start hosting Florida lottery vending machines at Central Florida locations, starting Thursday with a new store in east Orlando. The new store at 14548 E. Colonial Drive, will have a machine operating...
  • Flippers, landlords find new home-loan money

    Flippers, landlords find new home-loan money
    Orlando landlord Brian Lunsford needed $40,000 to renovate a house that a college student almost burned down, so he turned to an online crowdfunding site. Within two days, more than a dozen investors had each agreed to loan him an average of $2,800...
  • 08/18: Progressions

    Accounting Farlen Halikman was appointed certified health-care fraud examiner at Moore Stephens Lovelace, Orlando. Banking Jonathan Frascarelli was promoted to private banker at Fifth Third Bank, Orlando. Boards of directors Bo Young, senior business...
  • First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida

    First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida
    At Grand Avenue Primary Learning Center in Orlando, Maddie Ginder tapped the knee of a kindergartner sitting cross-legged on a primary-colored rug. "See how she's sitting?" Ginder told her 19 students Monday. "We're going to call this criss-cross...
  • Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record

    Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record
    Steven Wayne Angle, who authorities say may know about a rash of 28 arson fires in Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach, is no stranger to handcuffs and a jail cell. Since 1992, the 40-year-old unemployed Sanford man has been arrested 24 times in Central...
  • Intriga navideña: Heat vs. Cavaliers de LeBron el 25 de diciembre/Calendario/Nónima de Miami

    Intriga navideña: Heat vs. Cavaliers de LeBron el 25 de diciembre/Calendario/Nónima de Miami
    MIAMI — Santa Claus traerá un regalo muy especial para los seguidores del Heat de Miami el próximo 25 de diciembre. Como parte de la jornada navideña de la temporada 2014-15 de la NBA, el Heat recibirá ese día mágico a LeBron James y sus...
  • Online mapping tool shows HIV/AIDS hot spots

    Online mapping tool shows HIV/AIDS hot spots
    An interactive mapping tool designed by Emory University researchers is putting South Florida's HIV/AIDS epidemic in sharp relief. AIDSVu, a free online tool created by Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, allows users to call up maps of Broward,...
  • Challengers in Florida gerrymandering case reject map revisions

    Challengers in Florida gerrymandering case reject map revisions
    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Plaintiffs in a lawsuit over gerrymandering in Florida's congressional districts on Monday asked a state judge to reject the Republican-controlled legislature's revised map. Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis should also deny...
  • Two charged in out-of-control party at apartment complex, deputies say

    Two charged in out-of-control party at apartment complex, deputies say
    Revelers scattered early Sunday after an officer crashed what he described as an "out-of-control" party at a University of Central Florida-area apartment complex. Two residents — 20-year-old Twanee Kaitlyn Ryan and 19-year-old Tatyana Jenae Johnson...
  • 8/19: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard JOYCE YOUNG, 67, Titusville, died Saturday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville. Lake SCOTT M. CASTO, 45, Clermont, died Aug. 12. Becker Funeral Home, Clermont. GLADYS WOODSON GOULD, 83, Umatilla, died Friday. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla....