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Archive for Friday, December 18, 2015

Solar Advocates Eye 2018 For Ballot Initiative

Solar advocates say they are not giving up their campaign for a state constitutional amendment making the energy more available but now are looking beyond 2016 to 2018. Floridians for Solar Choice says their campaign has been challenged by a well-funded rival ballot initiative supported by utilities.
Published in Central Florida News, Environment

NASA Scientists Observe “Lightsaber” Star

On the day the new Star Wars movie premiers in theaters, NASA scientists released images of a new star that looks like a giant lightsaber in the sky. And while light sabers may be a thing of science fiction, 90.7s Brendan Byrne spoke with Hubble Space Telescope scientist Jennifer Wiseman about the not-so-science-fiction reasons behind the stellar phenomenon.
Published in Central Florida News, Space

Intersection: Friday News Round Table- Medical Marijuana, National Security & Tourism

National security dominates the national political conversation, while in Central Florida, theme parks step up their security procedures- and OCPS tells parents it got a threat similar to the ones which other big school districts around the country have received. It's the Friday news round table with Jason Garcia from Florida Trend Magazine, Erin Sullivan with the Orlando Weekly, and Darryl Owens with the Orlando Sentinel.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Nutcracker, New Brew, Silent Disco and Orlando Remembered

The Nutcracker presented by Orlando Ballet, the recent beneficiary of over $160,000. dollars from the money middlemen at United Arts is tippy-toeing its way across the Dr. Phillips stage every day this weekend because little girls and ladies of a certain age. For tickets go to drphillipscenter.org Sugarplum candies are the inspiration for the beer called La Fée Dragée which is having its Bottle Release Saturday starting at 11 in the morning hello day drinking. The bottles will be for sale at Hourglass Brewery in Longwood all day Saturday. Fight your way through the ironic holiday sweaters and 90s tank tops to enjoy our citys first (in a few years) silent disco. You get headphones and have a dance party ...
Published in Commentaries, Spotlight, The Daily City