Archive for June, 2015

As summer heat soars, so does electric usage

ORLANDO – The temperatures are not the only thing that have been rising in the past week, as those numbers hit the mid-to-upper 90s, and even clocked in at 100 degrees on Friday. The soaring heat index also means more people cranking up their air conditioners — and electric usage is soaring as well. Utility [...]

UCF researchers working on virtual preservation in New York

ORLANDO — It was in 1962 when the Trans World Flight Center opened as the original terminal designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen for Trans World Airlines at New York City’s Kennedy International Airport. There have been changes to the structure over the years — some portions of the complex got demolished, and there are [...]

Search on for suspect in sexual battery case

KISSIMMEE — Kissimmee police detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted in a case involving the sexual battery of a teenage girl. The Kissimmee Police Department just issued an alert asking that anyone with information about 21-year-old Alejandro Martinez-Rosario contact their Major Crimes Unit at 407-846-3333, or by e-mail at [...]

Surviving in the dark world of “Bloody Rabbit”

ORLANDO — Consider this: Anyone who got downsized during the great recession, and eventually found a new job — or multiple jobs, including part-time positions below their skill levels — at a far lower rate of pay is very likely still struggling to make ends meet. Their standard of living has fallen, seemingly permanently. Freeline [...]

Fourth of July spectacular slated for Lake Eola

ORLANDO — The City of Orlando is getting the word out now to residents, visitors and tourists alike that on this upcoming Independence Day holiday, Lake Eola Park will absolutely become the place to be. After all, on Saturday, July 4 the city will host the 38th Annual Fireworks at the Fountain — the largest [...]

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