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Archive for Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Florida Lawmakers Looking to Ease Firework Restrictions

A set of bills is moving through the state legislature to end a nearly 80 year ban on fireworks. Senate Bill 140, sponsored by Sen. Travis Hutson, R-Elkton, passed unanimously in the Community Affairs Committee and House Bill 65 will be heard on Wednesday. If it passes, it will come into effect during the legislative session which begins in January
Published in Central Florida News

Part of Mills Ave Closed for Three Months

Mills Avenue between South Street and Anderson Street will close today and is anticipated to remain closed for three months. The street will be closed in both directions in order to install what city officials call a crucial part of the sewer system beneath the road. 
Published in Central Florida News

FCC Clears T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Deal

The next hurdle is a federal trial in December in which a coalition of state attorneys general are challenging the merger as anti-competitive.
Published in NPR News

Orlando Reelects Mayor Buddy Dyer To A Fifth Term

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will serve a fifth term. Dyer was re-elected with 72% of the vote Tuesday night. Dyer had faced City Commissioner Sam Ings and Navy veteran Aretha Simons, who had made an issue out of his longevity. But Dyer said Orlando has benefited from his steady leadership. 
Published in Central Florida News