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Maker Faire Orlando, Burger Bash and Wine Walk


I like to buy things pre-made, but if you are not like me…then head to Maker Faire Orlando, a community-organized, family-friendly event now in its third year featuring local do-it-yourself science, art, rockets, robots, crafts, technology, music, hands-on-activities, and more. It’s an event where people show what they are making and share what they are learning. Maker Faire Orlando runs Saturday-Sunday 10-5 at the Orlando Science Center.
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Wekiva State Park- Photo Courtesy Florida Park Service
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Springs Funding Plan Draws Praise


“[Funding Springs Restoration] might be an epiphany… the fact that the Governor has recognized that now, as the economy starts to improve we need to put more and more emphasis on what’s going to be the long term positive effect to our economy- and obviously to our quality of life.”
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International Speedway – One Daytona Project


International Speedway Corp. has embarked on a $600 million dollar-plus tune up of its 55 year old Daytona race track and its surrounding area. The goal is to use this upgrade as a possible prototype for similar projects at its 12 other race tracks. The work includes a $400 million dollar modernization of the raceway and the planned One Daytona project, which will provide entertainment, restaurants, a hotel and more. The two projects will create 4,000 permanent jobs.
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Scott Joseph | Unfolding Napkin Etiquette


Fine dining etiquette might be a mystery to the average restaurant-goer. To help with that special night out, Orlando Restaurant Critic Scott Joseph offers some advice on this week’s Spotlight. But, it’s less for diners than it is – for servers.
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Orion Crew Capsule and Service Module at the Kennedy Space Center. Image Credit: NASA/Rad Sinyak
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Orion Makes A Move


NASA has finished building the crew module of its newest spacecraft- Orion. The spacecraft was moved out of the Kennedy Space Center facility Thursday where engineers have been getting it ready. Orion’s cone-shaped crew module, stacked on top of a white service module, emerged from the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building on a special flat bed transporter. It was moved to a new facility where it will be fueled up with ammonia and hyper propellants for its test flight slated for December. The crew capsule can seat four astronauts. December’s mission- an unmanned flight about 3,600 miles into space- will be used to test out Orion’s safety features. Eventually NASA aims to send Orion on missions to deep space- an asteroid …
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