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Anti-tax crusader joins campaign against proposed rules changes at IRS

ORLANDO — When taking aim at a government agency, the chances of making the criticism stick likely depend on which f3ederal department is being targeted. If it’s a popular institution like the military, the chances are success seem dicey. On the other hand, Doug Guetzloe didn’t hesitate when he was asked to serve as a [...]

Assistance center set up for victims of Pulse attack

ORLANDO – The Orlando United Assistance Center, designed to provide long-term assistance to people impacted by the Pulse shootings, opens today. The center located at 507 E. Michigan St. will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It’s located at the corner of Osceola Avenue and East Michigan Street. Created by [...]

Fund to help Pulse victims grows to $17 million

ORLANDO – The special fund created to help the victims of the Pulse shooting massacre has collected more than $17 million, and the City of Orlando is now setting up the process for getting that money to the victims of the deadly attack. As part of that, the city has entered into a partnership with [...]

SBA opens Business Recovery Center in Orlando

ORLANDO – In the past, Florida’s state government has responded to disasters by making financing available for residents of the region that was impacted. Those disasters have included hurricanes, tornados, and heavy flooding caused by tropical storms. This week, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced it will open a Business Recovery Center in Orlando, after [...]

Community theaters rally behind the Pulse shooting victims

WINTER PARK – In the two weeks since the horrific massacre at Pulse nightclub, Central Florida’s theater community has rallied behind the victims of the attack and their families, including hosting special performances that serve as fundraisers. The Winter Park Playhouse hosted a special fundraiser for the Pulse victims, opening its doors last Thursday for [...]

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