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Archive for Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Scott pushes tax cuts, tourism, business in State of State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Gov. Rick Scott vigorously defended the Florida state agencies that recruit businesses and promote tourism and pushed for more money to fight terrorism in a speech Tuesday that also touched on the impact the Zika virus and two hurricanes had on the state.
Published in Central Florida News

The King Of Rock ‘N’ Roll Rocked The Sunshine State

Elvis got his start in Memphis and ended his career in Vegas, but on the way to becoming the King of Rock n Roll, he played dozens of concerts in Florida. Bob Kealing charts the history of Elvis in Florida in his latest book, Elvis Ignited.
Published in Intersection

Nerd Nite Turns Four

Nerd Alert! The word nerd doesnt carry the same connotations it used to. Nerdiness has come a long way since glasses held together with tape and pocket protectors. Four years ago Ricardo Williams launched Nerd Nite Orlando.
Published in Intersection

Everglades In Danger

The Everglades, Floridas vast fresh water system that starts near Orlando and meanders South, is in trouble. A lack of fresh water flowing into the everglades threatens the drinking water for a third of Floridas population, and polluted water from Lake Okeechobee causes toxic algal blooms that clog the beaches.
Published in Intersection