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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 $175,000 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Orlando information.

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23 min ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Ocoee may stop ticketing drivers for red-light turns

A week after Clermont City Council decided to drop its red-light camera program, Ocoee commissioners may tell police to stop using the traffic devices to ticket drivers who don't stop at red lights before turning right. Commissioners were narrowly in favor of that change last month, voting 3-2 to discuss the issue with Arizona-based American Traffic Solutions, the camera vendor for Ocoee, Orlando and Clermont and other Florida communities.

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Thanks to budget woes, Orlando property taxes on the rise

If you live in the city of Orlando , your property taxes are going up due to a gap in the city's budget , According to the Orlando Sentinel on Sept. 15 , the Orlando City Council voted to raise the city's property tax rates on homes and businesses within the city limits by 17.7 percent.

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7 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Defendant in Vixen Bar shooting faces new charges

Days before he brandished a .40-caliber Ruger at a downtown Orlando nightclub, drawing the fire of an Orlando police officer whose stray bullet killed a bystander, Kody Roach stole the gun from an acquaintance, new arrest records state. Roach, already jailed on second-degree felony murder and other charges in the shooting at Vixen Bar, now faces armed burglary and grand theft charges in the theft of the handgun.

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9 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

One Direction to Celebrate Release of New Album in Orlando, FL

One Direction will travel to Universal Orlando Resort in Florida in November to celebrate the release of their fourth album, FOUR . On November 17, the day of the album's release, the band will perform on NBC's Today show, live from Orlando.

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12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Orlando named one of 100 Best Places to Live

Guess what, Orlandoans? The City Beautiful was named one of the 100 best cities to live in, according to a new list compiled by Livability.com.

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12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Orlando named one of 100 Best Places to Live

Orlando was named one of the 100 best cities to live in, according to a new list compiled by Livability.com. Guess what, Orlandoans? The City Beautiful was named one of the 100 best cities to live in, according to a new list compiled by Livability.com.

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14 hrs ago | Business Journal

SeaWorld targeted by protestors over the weekend

Protestors stood outside SeaWorld Orlando on Sunday as the park geared up to host this year's International Marine Animal Trainers' Association Conference, News 13 reports.

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18 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Man arrested in downtown shooting

No one was hurt in the shooting, which occurred around 2:15 a.m. Monday in the Wells Fargo parking lot on Central Boulevard near Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando. According to police, a gunman opened fire during an altercation and pointed his gun at a woman.

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19 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Seminole school wrestles with new discipline rules

Journeys Academy principal Kenneth Bevan shows off the school store as he talks about the procedural changes that have taken place since the start of the school year, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

VA farming sows self-esteem, hope for vets

The pride of accomplishment in caring for plants is one of the benefits veterans receive from the Urban Farming Initiative. The pride of accomplishment in caring for plants is one of the benefits veterans receive from the Urban Farming Initiative.

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Examiner.com

Another banner week in Orlando local music

As usual there are a ton of great choices for Orlando music fans to get out and support local music this coming week, September 15-21. If funds are low there are still ways to help support by tuning into the many radio shows listed, competition voting or getting out and hitting up some of the FREE live music shows available this week.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Orlando, most area cities feel pressure to raise taxes

Since Florida's Legislature imposed the first of a series of reforms meant to lower homeowners' property-tax bills in 2007, politicians in most Central Florida counties and cities have adopted what amounts to double-digit increases in their property-tax rates to make up the difference. Records show that 37 of the 39 cities and towns in the four-county area have raised their tax rates at least once in the past eight years - or are among the 12 that will vote on proposed tax hikes by the end of the month.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Disney scales back its late-night event at Epcot

From the new-for-2011 Hawaii Marketplace, a Kalua Pork Slider with sweet and sour Dole Pineapple Chutney and spicy mayonnaise; Tuna Poke with Seawood Salad and Lotus Root Chips, at Spaceship Earth, with a glass of chilled chardonnay, during the Orlando Sentinel's exclusive preview of the 2011... From the new-for-2011 Hawaii Marketplace, a Kalua Pork Slider with sweet and sour Dole Pineapple Chutney and spicy mayonnaise; Tuna Poke with Seawood Salad and Lotus Root Chips, at Spaceship Earth, with a glass of chilled chardonnay, during the Orlando Sentinel's exclusive preview of the 2011... From the new-for-2011 Hawaii Marketplace, a Kalua Pork Slider with sweet and sour Dole Pineapple Chutney and spicy mayonnaise; Tuna Poke with Seawood Salad and Lotus Root Chips, with a glass of chilled chardonnay during the Orlando Sentinel's exclusive preview of the 2011 Epcot International... From the ... (more)

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The Orlando Sentinel

'Coexistence,' a Jerusalem-based art exhibit on peace, visits Kissimmee

The Museum on the Seam in Jerusalem created the exhibit "Coexistence: The Art of Living Together." WHAT: In anticipation of International Peace Day, Sept.

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Examiner.com

Mariah Carey not doing well since separating from Nick Cannon

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are apart, but they are technically still married as the divorce papers have yet to be settled, according to International Business Times on Friday. Mariah, according to sources for the report, is not dealing well with the situation at present.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Monday Night Cabaret Series at The Abbey

The Abbey's Monday Night Cabaret Series is under way in downtown Orlando - last week Rebecca Fisher kicked things off. Coming up, the nightspot offers shows by local performers such as Andrea Canny, Jessica Hoehn and the duo of John Ryan and Eddie Cooper.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Universal may heat up competition in Orlando hotel market

As Universal Orlando builds more lodging for its visitors, the competition could pressure nearby hotels to fight back with room renovations or new amenities, tourism experts said. Universal last week unveiled plans for the 1,000-room, Caribbean-themed Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, scheduled to open in 2016.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Five unexpected things about Villains' Sinister Soiree

The Sinister Soiree's dessert party is held within Cinderella Castle during Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom. The Sinister Soiree's dessert party is held within Cinderella Castle during Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Push for downtown UCF campus quickly takes shape

The University of Central Florida - which already has a massive and growing campus in east Orange County - is moving quickly on a plan to build a $75 million satellite campus in downtown Orlando. The downtown campus would be a joint endeavor between UCF and Valencia College and would be part of Creative Village, the fledgling development that's supposed to rise from the site of Orlando's old NBA arena.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

2 new beachside hotels proposed in New Smyrna

A new hotel had not been built in New Smyrna Beach in more than 20 years before the arrival of a Hampton Inn and Suites in 2012 on Flagler Avenue, the city's beachside commercial district. Now two more hotels with a total of 266 rooms are being proposed just off that same busy boulevard.

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