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Central Florida Vet in Need of New, Affordable Home

Last updated: 10/12/2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — A Central Florida veteran's search for reasonable housing shines the spotlight on the affordable housing crisis.  Navy veteran Steve Wickersham has lived and...

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Lawmakers want Florida to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050

Last updated: 07/20/2019

Two Florida lawmakers want all the energy used in the Sunshine State to come from renewable sources like solar and wind power by 2050. State Rep. Anna Eskamani, D-Orlando, and...

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Nonprofits agree to buy and renovate 83 Parramore affordable-housing units. Orlando may help pay for the upgrades.

Last updated: 06/09/2019

Scores of affordable-housing units in Parramore are in line for sweeping renovations, bringing some in line with city code and improving conditions for low-income families who...

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High pressure brings warm dry air for comfortable Saturday

Last updated: 05/22/2019

ORLANDO, Fla. - All the ingredients for a sunny weekend are in place, according to News 6 weekend meteorologist Samara Cokinos.  Highs Saturday will warm up to near 90 across...

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South Florida hotel builders flock to Orlando, seeking cheaper, readily available land

Last updated: 05/18/2019

South Florida hotel developers are heading north, drawn to Orlando by a booming tourism industry along with cheaper and more readily available land. “Central Florida has been...

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Florida college admissions: Getting into UF, FSU, UCF may depend a lot on where you went to high school

Last updated: 05/11/2019

Students at Florida high schools in more affluent communities are more likely to get into UF or FSU — the state’s top-ranked universities — than students from high schools in...

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Weather Forecast: Pleasant Day Before Cold Front Tonight

Last updated: 04/27/2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Get outside today! It is going to be a partly sunny and warm afternoon. The nice weather comes to an end tonight as a cold front moves in. Temperatures today...

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Orlando State Reps Want Funds For Affordable Housing

Last updated: 04/24/2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando's state representatives are fighting to get funding for more affordable housing in Central Florida. A national study recently ranked metro Orlando as...

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UCF scientists' human-on-a-chip technology could one day replace animal studies

Last updated: 04/14/2019

Researchers at the University of Central Florida continue to push forward the field of human-on-a-chip technology, showing in a new study that their system could one day replace...

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UCF president Dale Whittaker: College Football Playoff expansion coming in next two years | Commentary

Last updated: 03/13/2019

UCF athletics director Danny White has created a national conversation about expanding the exclusive and inequitable four-team College Football Playoff semifinals and now...

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