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Meet The Man Hired To Boost Business For The Orlando Ballet


After a financial rough patch and six changes in leadership in six years, the Orlando Ballet is bringing in someone widely considered an arts management maestro. Michael Kaiser has just started consulting with the Orlando Ballet in an effort to re-energize the 42-year-old organization.
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Intersection: Friday News Round Table


The Daytona International Speedway has locked in the last seat in its renovation ushering in a new era for the iconic motor racing venue. What does that mean for the speedway and Daytona Beach.Meanwhile, a homeless encampment in Daytona with about 100 residents gets a couple of toilets.
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Nearly 80 homeless men and women camped outside of the Volusia County Administration Center in Daytona Beach in January 2016. Photo: Renata Sago.
Central Florida News

Homeless Set Up Camp Outside Volusia County Building


The lawn in front of Volusia County’s administration building in Daytona Beach is covered with blankets, cots, and nearly ninety homeless men and women. They have settled there from Deland, Port Orange, and Daytona. The small area for them is one of the last safe places open for them to sleep. But for government officials, it’s a wake-up call that the county’s homelessness problem has reached its peak. 90.7’s Renata Sago went to the camp and filed this report.
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Health

Volusia To Discuss Civil Penalties For Pot Possession


Volusia County officials are expected to discuss decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana today. Law enforcement would have the option to give a civil fine for possession rather than a criminal violation. Volusia could be the first Central Florida county with the ordinance. Several South Florida counties have adopted similar legislation. No specific ordinance has been filed yet. Check back later today for more details.
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