Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Police say Seminole man scammed his own grandmother out of more than $125K - Orlando Sentinel


Police say Seminole man scammed his own grandmother out of more than $125K
Orlando Sentinel
Orlando police say a Seminole County drug addict convinced his grandmother he owed thousands in court fines, bilked her out of more than $125,000, and then went on a spending spree. Court records show 23-year-old Gary Christopher Jones went to great ...

Romney backers defend 'victims' video - Orlando Sentinel


Romney backers defend 'victims' video
Orlando Sentinel
With his campaign needing a lift, surrogates for Mitt Romney tried Tuesday to defuse the uproar over a video in which Romney suggests that almost half of all American voters are dependent on government handouts, "believe that they are victims" and ...

Hard Rock, Kids Beating Cancer accept Social Madness award - Orlando Business Journal (blog)


Hard Rock, Kids Beating Cancer accept Social Madness award
Orlando Business Journal (blog)
As Orlando Business Journal presented Hard Rock International with the Social Madness award on Monday, I couldn't help but think to myself, is it really over? After three-and-a-half months of blogging and voting and tweeting and more blogging, Hard ...

Seminole man scammed his own grandmother out of more than $125K - Orlando Sentinel


Seminole man scammed his own grandmother out of more than $125K
Orlando Sentinel
Orlando police say a Seminole County drug addict convinced his grandmother he owed thousands in court fines, bilked her out of more than $125,000, and then went on a spending spree. Court records show 23-year-old Gary Christopher Jones went to great ...

Man told grandmother he owed court fines, scammed her out of more than $100K - Orlando Sentinel


Man told grandmother he owed court fines, scammed her out of more than $100K
Orlando Sentinel
Orlando police say a Seminole County drug addict convinced his grandmother he owed thousands in court fines, bilked her out of more than $100,000, and then went on a spending spree. Court records show 23-year-old Gary Christopher Jones went to great ...

SWAT to hold training exercise at downtown building - Orlando Sentinel


SWAT to hold training exercise at downtown building
Orlando Sentinel
If you see a swarm of law-enforcement activity in downtown Orlando on Wednesday, police are warning the public that it is just a training exercise. Members of the Orlando Police Department's SWAT team will conduct a mandatory training exercise from 9 a ...

Endeavor flight delayed again - Orlando Business Journal (blog)


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Endeavor flight delayed again
Orlando Business Journal (blog)
Endeavor's ferry flight to Houston, the first leg of the space shuttle's trip to Los Angeles, was delayed again on Monday as weather forced NASA to postpone the flight until Wednesday, ClickOrlando.com reports. Originally, Endeavor was scheduled to fly ...
Weather delays shuttle departure - OrlandoCatholic Online

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Monday, September 17, 2012

KEL partner files Chapter 7 bankruptcy - Orlando Sentinel


KEL partner files Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Orlando Sentinel
The top bankruptcy-law partner of Orlando's KEL law firm has himself declared bankruptcy, citing millions of dollars in debt that now dwarf his financial resources. Craig R. Lynd, co-founder of Kaufman, Englett & Lynd P.A., declared insolvency in a ...

UCF formally appeals NCAA football postseason ban - Orlando Sentinel


UCF formally appeals NCAA football postseason ban
Orlando Sentinel
ORLANDO â€" UCF announced it filed an appeal with the NCAA Monday protesting a one-year football postseason ban that would have blocked the Knights from playing for a championship this season. The NCAA determined UCF lacked institutional control ...
UCF Files Appeal of Postseason Ban to NCAACentral Florida News 13
UCF officially files appeal of 1-year NCAA football postseason banThe Republic

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SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST - Orlando Sentinel


SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
Orlando Sentinel
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST â€"â€" An Orlando, FL based leading developer of business value selling tools for B2B solution providers is seeking a full-time Senior Financial Analyst. The duties include: Build and validate information technology business ...

SCIENTIST: - Orlando Sentinel


SCIENTIST:
Orlando Sentinel
SCIENTIST: â€"â€" Perform advanced in vitro assays to assess human immunological response profile of vaccines, antigens & other biologics in MIMIC platform using a variety of assay methods including ELISA, ELISpot, FACS & Luminex platforms; participate ...

Lightning preseason game in Orlando remains on schedule — for now - Orlando Sentinel


Lightning preseason game in Orlando remains on schedule â€" for now
Orlando Sentinel
The Sept. 27 exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Carolina Hurricanes at Amway Center has not been affected by the NHL lockout â€" yet. "At this time, the game is still on as scheduled," Lightning media relations manager Brian Breseman ...

Osceola considering $22M sports complex - Orlando Business Journal


Osceola considering $22M sports complex
Orlando Business Journal
Batter's up, Osceola County! A private/public partnership including the 192 Community Redevelopment Association and the county plans to build a $22 million sports complex across from Osceola Heritage Park. According to county documents, the project ...

Grayson, Long face off in testy downtown Orlando debate - Orlando Sentinel


Grayson, Long face off in testy downtown Orlando debate
Orlando Sentinel
Candidates Alan Grayson and Todd Long took the gloves off this afternoon during a District 9 congressional debate in Orlando that quickly became a verbal slugfest. Speaking before the Tiger Bay Club of Central Florida, Grayson, a Democrat, promoted his ...

Orlando home prices dip in tightening market - Orlando Sentinel


Orlando home prices dip in tightening market
Orlando Sentinel
Resale prices in Orlando's core housing market declined in August for the first time this year, according to a new report from by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association. According to preliminary figures for last month, the median price dipped to $120 ...

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Orlando No. 15 happiest place for young professionals - Orlando Business Journal (blog)


Orlando No. 15 happiest place for young professionals
Orlando Business Journal (blog)
Date: Monday, September 17, 2012, 6:37am EDT. Enlarge Image. Orlando ranked No. 15 on Forbes' list of the 20 happiest cities for young professionals. CareerBliss.com ranked Orlando among the 20 happiest cities for young professionals, Forbes reported.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Auto mechanics: One of the final glass ceilings for women - Orlando Sentinel


Auto mechanics: One of the final glass ceilings for women
Orlando Sentinel
Evolution isn't just a theory in the world of auto mechanics. Your father's Oldsmobile with the heavy-metal components has given way to computers on wheels. The grease monkey has evolved into an electronics engineer. But one thing that hasn't changed ...

Orange leaders tell judges they need more time to weigh sick time ballot issue - Orlando Sentinel


Orange leaders tell judges they need more time to weigh sick time ballot issue
Orlando Sentinel
Flanked by worker signatures displayed on a poster board, referendum supporters Alex Irizarry and Stephen Irizarry (right), of Organize Now, applaud remarks as workers, businessmen, community leaders and elected officials present arguments to the ...

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09/17: Business events - Orlando Sentinel


09/17: Business events
Orlando Sentinel
Advertising. American Advertising Federation-Orlando, "Release Your Brilliance and Create Disrupting Productivity" with Simon T. Bailey, 6 p.m. Sept. 20; Embassy Suites Orlando-Downtown, 191 E. Pine St., Orlando; $25 for members; $30 for nonmembers.

Chick-fil-A gets hospital seal of approval - Orlando Sentinel


Chick-fil-A gets hospital seal of approval
Orlando Sentinel
Jayden Spurlin, 7, gets an offer of fruit from Stuff, the Magic mascot. Florida Hospital and The Magic attended an award ceremony at Chick-Fil-A in Maitland. The fast-food franchise won the hospital's first "Healthy Kids 100 Seal of Approva"l for its ...

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Noted attorneys' deaths leave void in legal circles - Orlando Sentinel


Noted attorneys' deaths leave void in legal circles
Orlando Sentinel
Defense attorney Kirk Kirkconnell at the trial of Bob Ward. (Red Huber, Orlando Sentinel file / Sep 15, 2012). Kirk Kirkconnell and Chandler Muller have been called icons. Lawyers' lawyers. Their words were gold, and you could take what they said to ...

From boom to bust, entrepreneur embodies Central Florida's wealth bubble - Orlando Sentinel


From boom to bust, entrepreneur embodies Central Florida's wealth bubble
Orlando Sentinel
Twelve years ago, Gerry Nolan was a fledgling venture capitalist, building a profile on Central Florida's business scene. A former VP with the Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Commission, he was a rising young executive, named in ...

Kidnapping phone scam targets Orlando's Latino community - Orlando Sentinel


Kidnapping phone scam targets Orlando's Latino community
Orlando Sentinel
Orlando Police said a frightening phone scam targeting the city's Latino community is wreaking havoc on local families failing prey to phony kidnapping threats made by prisoners in Puerto Rico. Sgt. Vincent Ogburn said at least 10 families have fallen ...

Central Florida tops Fla. International 33-20 - Florida Today


Central Florida tops Fla. International 33-20
Florida Today
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) â€" Central Florida jumped out to a 23-0 halftime lead, and then held off a second-half rally to beat Florida International 33-20. Blake Bortles threw for 251 yards and two TDs for UCF (2-1). Darian Mallary had 71 yards rushing and ...

Kidnapping phone scam targets City's Latino community - Orlando Sentinel


Kidnapping phone scam targets City's Latino community
Orlando Sentinel
Orlando Police said a frightening phone scam targeting the city's Latino community is wreaking havoc on local families failing prey to phony kidnapping threats made by prisoners in Puerto Rico. Sgt. Vincent Ogburn said at least 10 families have fallen ...