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Orlando Sentinel Jun 24, 2015

Demolition plan for 1920s-era Lake Eola buildings attracts controversy

Historic preservationists are criticizing a plan to demolish two 1920s-era buildings to make way for a new 28-story apartment building on the shores of Lake Eola downtown.

Are these the new Adidas Miami Hurricanes uniforms for 2015? Almost

The Miami Hurricanes’ new Adidas uniforms are under lock and key at the school, and won’t be seen by the public until next month. But we have a good idea of what they look like. A user ...

James Johnson named Miami Hurricanes director of basketball operations

James Johnson‘s last game as a head coach was against the Hurricanes. His return to basketball will be with the Hurricanes. UM coach Jim Larranaga hired Johnson, formerly of Virginia Tech, as his director of basketball operations, giving his ...
Orlando Sentinel Jun 21, 2015

Report: Billy Graham's grandson admits affair, resigns as pastor of Florida church

Billy Graham's grandson Tullian Tchividjian has resigned from his pulpit at Coral Ridge Presbyterian, a high-profile church in Fort Lauderdale, after admitting he had an affair, The Washington Post reported Sunday night.
Orlando Sentinel Jun 21, 2015

Ruth's Chris hopes remodeling will help attract younger set

With more bar space and open patios, executives at Ruth's Chris hope a renovation project called Ruth's 2.0 can help draw a new generation of customers to the traditionally high-end steakhouse.
Orlando Sentinel Jun 21, 2015

Online manifesto linked to Charleston suspect Dylann Roof shows evolving views on race

He uploaded snapshots of himself burning the American flag and holding a Confederate one. He railed about blacks taking over neighborhoods and ruining the country. In a chilling vow, he said he would have to be the one to do something about it.
Orlando Sentinel Jun 20, 2015

Unknown hero, a Marine, saves girl from water at Blue Spring State Park

A 7-year-old girl visiting from Mississippi was just a few feet from shore at Blue Spring State Park when she became ensnarled in a strong current.
Orlando Sentinel Jun 20, 2015

Jeb Bush on Confederate flag: S.C. will do 'the right thing'

Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for president in 2012, called for the immediate removal of the Confederate battle flag from outside the South Carolina Statehouse, scrambling the 2016 GOP presidential contenders into staking a position on a contentious cultural issue.
Orlando Sentinel Jun 20, 2015

Terminally ill in Florida win better access to experimental drugs

After coming down with Lou Gehrig's disease, Deb Gaudet lost the ability to eat or speak.
Orlando Sentinel Jun 20, 2015

Taxpayer tab in drug test lawsuits tops $1.5M

Florida taxpayers are on the hook for more than $1.5 million in legal fees --- including nearly $1 million to civil-rights lawyers --- because of Gov. Rick Scott's failed push to force welfare applicants and tens of thousands of state workers to submit to drug tests.
Orlando Sentinel Jun 20, 2015

Future Knights QB Sawyer Smith checks out UCF campus

Cantonment Tate High quarterback Sawyer Smith, who committed to UCF's 2016 recruiting class June 2, got his first look at the UCF campus on Thursday.
Orlando Sentinel Jun 20, 2015

Earth is on track for a mass extinction, and humans are to blame, study says

Today's animal species are disappearing at a rate up to 100 times higher than they did in the past -- and humans are responsible, a new study warns.

Miami Hurricanes’ Taylor Gadbois talking like LeBron James, but suspension could quiet him

FLORIDA CITY — Taylor Gadbois minces few words — most of the time. Ask him about the offseason battle for the starting job at left tackle, and he says there is no battle. “I’m going to play ...

Poll: Jeb, Rubio tied in Florida GOP; Clinton dominates Democrats

Florida Republicans are split between Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, with the two presidential candidates now tied in the Sunshine State - mostly due to a decline in support for Bush.

Orlando man wins $1 million in lottery scratch-off

An Orlandoan showed his million-dollar smile Wednesday after claiming the winning ticket in the $10,000,000 Florida Cash Scratch-Off game.

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