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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
Orlando is reacting to the Christchurch mass shooting.
The lawsuit claims Universal knew the ride was dangerous. State records show in 2002 that a 13-year-old injured his foot on the E.T. Ride.
Florida’s ban on smokable medical marijuana could soon be coming to an end.
Legislative Preview 2019, Part 1: To Smoke, Or Not To Smoke Marijuana. That’s The Question For Florida Lawmakers
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis wants medical marijuana patients to be able to smoke the whole flower. Lawmakers aren’t so sure.
Florida’s congressional delegation is making headlines during Michael Cohen’s testimony to a U.S. House Committee.
The University of Central Florida’s Board of Trustees will vote on whether to give outgoing president Dale Whittaker a bigger severance package.
Orlando Fire Chief Roderick Williams has resigned. The resignation comes after the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found evidence of sexual harassment in the department.
Vice President for Partnerships and Chief Innovation Officer Thad Seymour has been named interim president, but will need to be confirmed by the Florida Board of Governors if he plans to continue in that role.
Carol Becker, who runs a greyhound adoption, is worried most tracks will wait until the deadline to retire the dogs – which could lead to anywhere from 3,000 to 6,000 dogs needing homes at the same time. “Think about the possibility of fostering a greyhound when the time comes,” Becker said. “Even if they don’t want to adopt one, if they could just foster one for a few weeks or maybe a month until we can get some of these dogs processed and spayed and neutered.”
The University of Central Florida’s Board of Trustees meets Thursday to discuss president Dale Whittaker’s resignation.