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Russell Trahan plays school principal Steve Roland in “Coercion.” Photo: Timothy Hawk
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Spotlight: Playwrights’ Round Table Presents “Coercion”


This weekend, a Central Florida theater group will present a world-premiere play…but that’s nothing new for Playwrights’ Round Table. “PRT” has been staging never-before-seen plays for 17 years. It’s the only theatre group in Orlando dedicated solely to new stage work, from monthly writing workshops to national contests for finished scripts.
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Orange County Schools Cuts Some End-Of-Course Exams


Just in time for Spring Break, Orange County Public Schools has announced the district is cutting several end-of-course exams for elementary students. This includes locally-created exams for science, art, music and P.E for Kindergarten through fourth grade. And a social studies test for K through fifth graders.
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Actor Robert Downey Jr and 7-year-old Alex Pring of Groveland fist-bump with their bionic arms. Alex’s was made by Limbitless, based in Orlando.
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UCF Grad Student’s “Iron Man” Bionic Arm Goes Viral


A video that’s gone viral shows Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr. giving a young Central Florida boy, Alex Pring, a bionic arm that looks like Iron Man’s. That arm was made by a group called Limbitless. Its founder, Albert Manero, is a UCF engineering grad student and Fulbright Scholar working toward his PhD. He spoke with 90.7’s Nicole Creston.
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