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Orlando, Florida is located in Orange County. Zip codes in Orlando, FL include 32897, 32856, and 32830. The median home price in Orlando is $154,900 which is roughly $99/per square foot. More Orlando information.

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55 min ago | Business Journal

Plans surface for a small Hyatt hotel in downtown Orlando

A Hyatt brand hotel could be coming to the downtown Orlando area. Project plans surfaced about building a 205-room Hyatt Place on the corner of South street and Garland Avenue, reports the Orlando Sentinel.

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2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Nonprofits offer free school physicals to kids in need

Shepherd's Hope , a faith-based nonprofit, is teaming with Nemours to offer back-to-school physicals for eligible uninsured kids.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

Floridians All Fired Up For Legal Medical Marijuana

The poll found that 88 percent of Florida voters approve of medical marijuana, including 83 percent of voters age 65 and older and 95 percent of those between 18 and 29. The support also crosses party lines, the poll by Quinnipiac University found.

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Click Orlando

Oak tree topples onto house

THESE UNIFORMS WON'T WORK AND WHAT THEY WANT THE DISTRICT TO DO INSTEAD. A HUGE OAK TREE IS ON ITS SIDE.

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Business Journal

Exclusive: Pharmacy, more targeted for downtown Orlando's former Valencia building

The new owners of the former downtown Valencia College administrative building have several ideas on how to re-imagine the historic Orlando mid-rise.

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Business Journal

Orlando posts largest decrease in violent crime rate in new WalletHub study

Orlando experienced the largest decrease in its violent crime rate in a new study by WalletHub called 2014's Most & Least Recession-Recovered Cities.

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Business Journal

Megabus expanding service to/from Orlando and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood

Megabus announced Monday it is expanding service to and from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood beginning Aug. 7. The service includes seven daily arrivals and departures.

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Business Journal

Carolina Mattress Guild sells Orlando facility

Thomasville, N.C.-based Carolina Mattress Guild has sold its Orlando manufacturing plant to one of its largest retail customers, Florida-based chain Mattress1One.

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WFTV Orlando

Police break up Parramore block party with 1,000 guests

Residents in a Parramore neighborhood are outraged that a block party held Saturday night to remember loved ones who have died was broken up by Orlando police dressed in SWAT gear.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Bands bring the heat at Vans Warped Tour | Photos

"It's been a bit odd," said Ronnie Rukkus, bassist in the Australian punk-rock band The City Shakeup.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Joe Kittinger brings old warplane to Orlando for Vietnam War memorial

The F-4D Phantom jet parked in a hangar at Orlando Executive Airport does not look like much now, its paint faded and scratched, stripped of its engines and instruments.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Dyer to propose tax increase in Orlando to bridge budget gap

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will recommend raising property taxes on Monday, but he wants everyone to know one thing: The tax hike has nothing to do with the big projects he has championed.

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Tow Truck Operator Accused Of 'Predator Towing' During Gay Days

A tow truck operator is accused of illegally towing more than 100 vehicles during last month's Gay Days celebration in Orlando, Florida.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Fleeing driver runs into Orlando fire engine

Orlando police attempted to stop a vehicle just before midnight Saturday night in the area of Columbia Street and Goldwyn Avenue, according to watch commander Lt.

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News Talk Florida

UCF Police Investigating Off-Campus Student Home Invasion

The Orlando Sentinel reports that police at the University of Central Florida are investigating an armed home invasion at Knight's Circle, a university-affiliated, off-campus student housing apartment complex.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Dance party stimulates minds, bodies of Alzheimer's patients

Roy Ray, 74, and his wife, Joan, 70, stepped lively on the dance floor Saturday to the World War II-era tune "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" as fellow dancers cut a rug around them.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Florida man accused of predatory towing at gay festFlorida man...

Investigators are also looking into collusion with cab companies who lined up to take the drivers to the tow lot.

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Mercantile Capital says co-founder steps down to pursue new business [Orlando Sentinel :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 26--High-profile small-business lending executive Christopher Hurn has stepped down as chief executive officer of Orlando-based Mercantile Capital Corp. -- the company he co-founded a dozen years ago, officials said Friday.

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Cops: Woman sexually assaulted by man she met on hook-up site

Orlando police are searching for the man they say is wanted after stabbing a woman he met on an online dating site and forcing her to commit sexual acts.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Gay Days 'predatory' tow-truck owner arrested, deputies say

The owner of a local towing company has been charged with a slew of crimes after being accused of illegally towing vehicles during June's Gay Days events in Orlando.

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