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Here’s what’s coming to the Orlando area in 2020

SOURCE: ORLANDO, Fla. – The new decade means lots of exciting new features coming to the Central Florida area. This year, residents can expect to see record-breaking rides, iconic restaurants and other fun new things that are sure to change the City Beautiful and beyond for the better. Read on to find out what new… Keep Reading

Commissioners award Universal $125 million to help pay for part of road construction

SOURCE: ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Hundreds of people packed an Orange County commissioners meeting Tuesday to voice concerns about a $125 million deal with Universal Orlando to help expand Kirkman Road to the company’s upcoming theme park. Orange County commissioners approved the motion for the extension Tuesday evening with a 4-3 vote on the county’s… Keep Reading

Miracle match: Orlando girl receives life-saving transplant

SOURCE: An Orlando girl with a rare form of cancer who recently found a miracle match underwent a life-saving blood transfusion Friday. Chloe Bella Carvalho received a blood stem cell transplant that will help her body recover from the high-dose chemotherapy needed to treat her juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia, also known as JMML. Prior to the transplant,… Keep Reading

Bring your pet to rock out at this unique holiday concert

SOURCE: ORLANDO, Fla. – If you love the holidays, talented musicians or your pet, you won’t want to miss this year’s Violectric Holiday Show. You can bring your furry friend to the 7th annual Violectric Holiday Show at Lake Eola Park, where Violectric founder Michelle Jones will join the several other talented musicians who make… Keep Reading

Orlando man accused of filming another man in the bathroom

SOURCE: ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – The Altamonte Springs Police Department said a 49-year-old Orlando man is accused of recording another man in a Wawa bathroom. Police said the incident happened along the Wawa on State Road 436 in Altamonte Springs on Sept. 2. Keith Cannon has been charged with video voyeurism. Investigators said police found… Keep Reading

Black Friday brings big crowds to Orlando outlets

SOURCE: ORLANDO, Fla. – Thanksgiving is over, but that means it’s time for the Black Friday shopping rush across Central Florida. Many stores opened Thanksgiving Day and some stayed open all night for shoppers wanting the special deals. “I went to Dress Barn and since they’re closing, everything is 50% off, so I got a… Keep Reading

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