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  • Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion

    Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion
    A plan to expand Tri-Rail service would deliver commuters smack in the center of downtowns from West Palm Beach to Miami. A proposed Tri-Rail service, called the "Coastal Link," would use the train tracks running through coastal downtown communities...
  • In Audubon vs. Osceola, the county does right by Everglades

    In Audubon vs. Osceola, the county does right by Everglades
    In today's Friday Files, I have some tips to help you vote in next week's primary. But first, we have a good-news update. Last spring, Osceola County made a remarkably bad decision to open up the headwaters of the Everglades to development. It had the...
  • Jury finds Batterson guilty of bribery charges in Orlando expressway board case

    Jury finds Batterson guilty of bribery charges in Orlando expressway board case
    An Orange County jury Wednesday found former Orlando expressway-authority board member Scott Batterson guilty of two bribery-related charges for offering a $5 million-a-year contract to an engineering consultant in exchange for hiring his friends....
  • Safer skies, NASCAR, and cartoon: Letters

    Make our skies safer Besides death and taxes, in Florida we can be sure of two other things happening: Children will be injured or killed through parental irresponsibility or volatility, and single-engine planes will fall from the skies, causing havoc...
  • Royals star reliever Wade Davis carries memory of stepbrother on the mound

    He still does not understand the loss, why death would claim the stepbrother he considered his closest friend. Each day at the ballpark, Wade Davis slips into a Royals jersey bearing No. 17, the digits of Dustin Huguley. When Davis toes the rubber, he...
  • Florida ALS chapter seeks more 'ice bucket' money

    Florida ALS chapter seeks more 'ice bucket' money
    The Florida chapter of the ALS Association is seeking more funding from the popular ice bucket challenge sweeping the country. Some big Orlando companies have participated in the challenge to raise awareness and funding for ALS, a debilitating disease...
  • Central Florida 'should wax' Penn State in Dublin, ESPN's Corso says

    Central Florida 'should wax' Penn State in Dublin, ESPN's Corso says
    ESPN's Lee Corso has enlivened game week for the Croke Park Classic, predicting Central Florida to rout Penn State. In a radio interview with ESPN 1080 in Orlando, the college football analyst said that the Knights have better athletes than Penn State...
  • Income inequality trap still dominates country

    We are stuck in an inequality trap. The divide between the richest one percent and everyone else is self-reinforcing, according to the latest economic research, making it harder to resist as it worsens. We must break this cycle. But how? In my last...
  • Season Preview 2014: Concerts and Comedy in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Concerts and Comedy in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Blues Bob Thames Saltwater Soul: 11 a.m. Oct. 4, Christmas Park, Canal and Live Oak streets, New Smyrna Beach, free, 386-423-9760. Benjamin Booker: 8 p.m. Oct. 29, The Social, 54 N....
  • Countdown: 10-1

    No. 10 RODRICK ARCHER School: South Plantation Pos: SS/LB Ht: 6-1 Wt: 203 Interested colleges: FAU, South Florida, Central Florida, Marshall Goals for season: Win What is your favorite saying that keeps you motivated: Hungry, but humble. No. 9...
  • SunTrust to shutter Orlando fraud unit, lay off 105

    SunTrust to shutter Orlando fraud unit, lay off 105
    SunTrust Banks Inc. is shuttering its fraud-response call center group in Orlando and shedding more than 100 jobs, the bank confirmed Wednesday. Atlanta-based SunTrust, the largest bank in Central Florida, handed out pink slips to 105 employees on...
  • Don't miss: Beth McKee's First Thursday Songwriter Series in Orlando

    Don't miss: Beth McKee's First Thursday Songwriter Series in Orlando
    WHAT: Swamp roots singer, songwriter and pianist Beth McKee escaped the Florida heat for much of the summer, but she's back in Orlando and ready to resume her First Thursday Songwriter Series. The monthly event offers a forum for songwriters to perform...