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The University of Central Florida has gotten 300 applications from Puerto Ricans looking to enroll next spring.
Two former Florida congressmen brought their “Why Gridlock Rules Washington” tour to Orlando today. David Jolly, (R), and Patrick Murphy, (D), held a town hall meeting on partisan gridlock in Washington. The former congressmen are visiting universities throughout the state to “Shine a light on the inside reasons why D.C. is in a state of chaos and dysfunction,” according to the tour’s website.
David MacDonald is one of the composers who will showcase new music this weekend at the Timucua White House. The Alterity Wind Quintet performs works by the Central Florida Composers Forum.
Good telescopes are expensive. So when scientists need access to a powerful scope, sometimes they split the cost. We talk to Dan Batcheldor about an observatory in the Canary Islands and the schools that use it.
How is Puerto Rico doing, three weeks after Hurricane Maria blasted the island? Power is being restored, but slowly. As of mid week more than 80 percent of Puerto Ricans still did not have electricity. Less than a quarter of cell sites are back up and running, so communication is still difficult.
Repairs could takes weeks after two depressions were reported in the Orlando area, causing damage to local infrastructure.
Evacuees from Puerto Rico and other islands affected by recent hurricanes are coming to the United States to continue school. Osceola County School board chair Kelvin Soto explains how the district is preparing for the influx of new students.
Florida school districts are expediting the enrollment process for Puerto Rican students.
The Orlando Philharmonic is in its 25th season, and that season that includes a performance by Yo Yo Ma and is packed with everything from pop to Celtic music to the classics.
Florida may be a hurricane prone state but that doesn’t stop people moving here. The influx of new residents puts pressure on the sunshine state’s natural environment.