Abe AborayaHealth Reporter / Special Project: ProPublica
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Abe Aboraya started writing for newspapers in High School. After graduating from the University of Central Florida in 2007, he spent a year traveling and working as a freelance reporter for the Seattle Times and the Seattle Weekly, and working for local news websites in the San Francisco Bay area. Most recently Abe worked as a reporter for the Orlando Business Journal. He comes from a family of health care workers.
Recent Stories from Abe Aboraya
After 12 nursing home residents died from heat exposure during power outages from Hurricane Irma, Florida lawmakers required nursing homes and assisted living facilities have generators that can run the air condititioner for four days.
The posthumous pardons were granted Friday for the men known as the Groveland Four. The Lake County men – Earnest Thomas, Charles Greenlee, Samuel Shepherd and Walter Irvin – were accused of the 1949 rape under dubious circumstances. One was hunted down by a posse of about 1,000 men and shot more than 400 times.
Why do some people not respond to exercise? A new $170 million study funded by the National Institutes of Health will attempt to answer that question.
SeaWorld officials say its Aquatica Orlando park is becoming the world’s first water park to be credentialed for visitors with autism.
Special mental health training could soon be available to first responders of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
Florida could soon allow sterile needle exchanges across the state.
Going home for the holidays? You’re not alone. More than 5.9 million Floridians will travel more than 50 miles this holiday season – the largest since AAA began tracking statistics in 2001.
Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh is being accused of spending taxpayer money on personal travel, spending tens of thousands of county dollars on his own reelection, and asking staff to lie to his wife about strippers being brought to the office.
While races for governor and senate are getting the most attention, those aren’t the only races facing recounts. Volusia County has now had to do a machine recount twice after a paper jam threw off the totals earlier this week.
Independent Review Of Orlando Fire Department Response To Pulse: Policies Were Outdated And Not Followed
The National Police Foundation has issued an independent review of the Orlando Fire Department’s response to the Pulse nightclub shooting. The report, released Wednesday, largely corroborates an investigation by WMFE and ProPublica released in September finding the Orlando Fire Department failed to prepare adequately for a mass shooting, despite people within the organization sounding the alarm.