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• Orlando re-elected Mayor Buddy Dyer on Tuesday night. Meanwhile UCF’s plans for a downtown campus got a boost from Orange County, with commissioners approving 3 million in funding. The theme park wars spill into I- Drive, with a stand- off over plans for a big rollercoaster. And an elementary school’s plan for a STEM night draws criticism from supporters of girls in science. Read More »
• Orlando residents go to the polls next Tuesday, after the election was moved up five months. Mayor Buddy Dyer faces two opponents in his bid for re-election, including a businessman who’s poured thousands of dollars into his campaign. Dyer sat down with 90.7’s Matthew Peddie to talk about why he’s running. Read More »
• The newly renovated Citrus Bowl is drawing soccer fans and small business owners to downtown Orlando in what Mayor Buddy Dyer calls “a renaissance in development.”
As 90.7’s Renata Sago reports, during the annual State of Downtown address, Dyer cited record business growth in Parramore. Read More »
• Central Florida’s Puerto Rican population is growing. What does that mean at the ballot box here in Florida and how can they help their fellow Puerto Ricans back home, where the island is grappling with debt? Meanwhile local elections in Orlando are just weeks away. What seemed like a low-key mayoral race is heating up, as one of Buddy Dyer’s opponents pours thousands into a door-to-door campaign. But will it count on election day though?And a drunk driver who live streamed herself on Periscope got the attention of law enforcement and Florida Senator Bill Nelson. Should this social media platform be a tool for police to use? Read More »