Homeless commission unveils campaign to keep spotlight on need in Central Florida

This LYNX bus wrap is part of a new awareness campaign by the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness. (Matt Good / MattShootsforGood.com) As Central Florida leaders celebrate what they see as “incredible success” in housing homeless people with mental and physical disabilities, they worry the issue has slipped from the public’s radar — threatening future… Read more Homeless commission unveils campaign to keep spotlight on need in Central Florida

Orlando, FL, USA for Use These Packing and Planning Tips to Maximize Your Fun at Orlando’s Water Parks

Orlando, FL, USA for Use These Packing and Planning Tips to Maximize Your Fun at Orlando’s Water Parks

–Good weather reigns year-round in Orlando, Florida, but summertime is the best season to splash around in the many epic water parks around town. From enormous water slides to incredibly relaxing lazy rivers, you can test the waters of a different park each day for a week and still not get through them all! Orlando… Read more Orlando, FL, USA for Use These Packing and Planning Tips to Maximize Your Fun at Orlando’s Water Parks

Widow of Orlando nightclub shooter acquitted on all charges in 2016 attack

Widow of Orlando nightclub shooter acquitted on all charges in 2016 attack

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — The widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay Orlando nightclub was acquitted Friday on charges of lying to the FBI and helping her husband in the 2016 attack. Noor Salman, 31, began sobbing with joy when she was found not guilty of charges of obstruction and providing… Read more Widow of Orlando nightclub shooter acquitted on all charges in 2016 attack

Florida’s Tampa and Orlando Housing Markets Ranked First and Fourth Best U.S. Cities for First-time Buyers

According to Zillow’s 2018 Best Markets for First-Time Buyers Analysis, first-time buyers in the U.S. looking for an affordable home without much competition may have the best luck in the State of Florida, with both Tampa and Orlando ranked high in the Top 10 best cities for first-time home buyers in 2018. Texas also had… Read more Florida’s Tampa and Orlando Housing Markets Ranked First and Fourth Best U.S. Cities for First-time Buyers

A Bad Obama Labor Rule, Resurrected

The National Labor Relations Board dealt small businesses a blow on Monday when it brought back an Obama -era definition of what constitutes an employer. The reversal means that more companies will be classified as “joint employers” of their franchisees’ workers and contract staff, subjecting these businesses to greater risk and stricter regulations. Congress should… Read more A Bad Obama Labor Rule, Resurrected

Orlando International Airport Considers Replacing TSA with Privatized Airport Security

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ORLANDO, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) – The fight over airport security is heating up at the Orlando International Airport. The Orange County government is looking to get rid of the TSA and hire private contractors to operate the airport’s security measures. The TSA will still oversee the security of the airport, but the actual agents… Read more Orlando International Airport Considers Replacing TSA with Privatized Airport Security

These Are the Best Places to Get Married in 2018 by State

Urbanites rejoice: Your big city wedding dream might not be as unrealistic as you’d think. Though planning a wedding is incredibly challenging and costly—couples shell out an average of $35,000 for their wedding day!—picking your favorite city venue might not be out of the question. Finance website WalletHub compared over 180 of the biggest cities… Read more These Are the Best Places to Get Married in 2018 by State