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Will they or won’t they?: Following this morning’s “discussion” on marriage equality at the County Commission

October 14, 2014
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Will they or won’t they?: Following this morning’s “discussion” on marriage equality at the County Commission

You may have read in the Orlando Sentinel this weekend that Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs – who made an appearance at Come Out with Pride for the second year in a row on Saturday – would be confronted once again with the idea that her and the Orange County Board of County Commissioners...
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city at work, because somebody ought to

September 8, 2014
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city at work, because somebody ought to

Well hello!!!! Welcome to our gracious blogging room. It’s been a bit since your dais darlings have convened for a game of Go Fish (it was totally a month ago), mostly because they’ve been cobbling together the next fiscal year’s budget (we won’t be sitting around for that production at 5:01 p.m.) where they...
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Orlando City Soccer Club stadium shifts away from church site; city drops lawsuit (UPDATED)

August 4, 2014
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Orlando City Soccer Club stadium shifts away from church site; city drops lawsuit (UPDATED)

You know that thing the city does when it doesn’t get its way? How it screams “eminent domain” and waits for you to cower beneath the weight of its legal team, eventually allowing the city to buy you out at a cut rate? Well, that didn’t quite work out when Faith Deliverance Temple –...
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city government at work

July 14, 2014
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city government at work

YOU GUYS! It’s an “other” Monday that somehow arbitrarily has made itself a special Monday – City Council meetings are fickle about the every-other-week-ed-ness of their intentions – so that means that at 2 p.m., you should come on back to this space and get your “refresh” finger ready. Wait, do you have a...
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19 questions with an Orlando resident: Wendi Stark

July 2, 2014
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19 questions with an Orlando resident: Wendi Stark

Orlandoans answer 19 questions related to living in the City Beautiful. This week: Orlando hairstylist Wendi Stark.
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OVERTURE! CURTAIN LIGHTS! Inside the first look at the Dr. Phillips Center’s first season of programming!

June 12, 2014
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OVERTURE! CURTAIN LIGHTS! Inside the first look at the Dr. Phillips Center’s first season of programming!

It rained trebles and basses, SunRail cars drove by and drowned out polite anticipation, people scrambled and were bopped on the head by looming television cameras, the mayor’s spokeswoman Heather Fagan laughed off a TV MEDIA question about red light cameras and class-action suits and this guy – THIS GUY – made an appearance...
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: the weed gamble, FSU follies, homosexuals anonymous

June 12, 2014
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: the weed gamble, FSU follies, homosexuals anonymous

PIOUS REPUBLICANS HATE MEDICAL MARIJUANA ALMOST AS MUCH AS THEY ABHOR GAMBLING. WAIT, WHAT?  “The stakes are getting higher – politically and financially – in Florida’s heated campaign over a November referendum to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana. The latest financial reports by the two main groups fighting the legalization of medical marijuana show...
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Buddy Dyer rides the rails for SunRail’s Grand Opening Celebration

April 29, 2014
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Buddy Dyer rides the rails for SunRail’s Grand Opening Celebration

To celebrate the official grand opening of the SunRail, Buddy Dyer rides the rails, making stops at all twelve stations.
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city at work

April 28, 2014
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city at work

HEY YOU GUYS! It’s the other Monday – as in “every other Monday” – so while we manage to bring ourselves back to life to face down a busy week, your city council is doing the same, only for (usually) two weeks! This week’s agenda looks pretty dry. The most important thing we see...
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