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JetBlue trainees will stay at a 196 room hotel on the airline’s campus near Orlando International Airport. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
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JetBlue Opens Employee Hotel In Orlando


Jet Blue has opened a new hotel near Orlando International Airport for its employees. About 7,000 staff who visit the airline’s training facility each year will now be housed on campus- rather than going to local hotels.
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Lake County Board officials and students will testify in federal court this week. Photo: Lake County School District.
Local News

Federal Trial Begins in Lawsuit over LGBT Student Club in Leesburg


School district officials and students will testify today in a federal lawsuit over the Lake County School Board’s decision to deny a club for gay and straight students at Carver Middle School in Leesburg. The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida calls the move a violation of students’ rights. But as 90.7’s Renata Sago reports, school board officials call it a policy that focuses on academics.
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Photo: Renata Sago, WMFE.
Local News

Orlando Considers Hiring Private Airport Screeners


Orlando may join almost two dozen airports that have stopped using TSA screeners. Most of the others are smaller operations — but Orlando would be one of the largest.  90.7’s Renata Sago reports, airport executives say the screening would be better, faster, and cheaper.
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Lee Adams and his daughter LeeAnn hope Amendment 1 will help them preserve the untouched land of Adams Ranch. Photo by Amy Green
Local News

Amendment 1: Boon For Environment But Quandary For Legislators


Among the biggest decisions lawmakers face as the legislative session starts Tuesday is how to implement the nation’s largest state-based conservation effort. Amendment 1 initiates a 20-year, $22 billion dollar effort to preserve land and water. Voters overwhelmingly supported the state constitutional amendment in November. But not everyone agrees on how the money should be spent.
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