October 28, 2016


Property Rights: A Matter of Intent- Central- Feb. 2004

Hotels can't claim agricultural exemptions on land they plan to develop, says Orange's property appraiser. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2004

Lou Perlman Takes Another Hit- Central- Jan. 2004

IN THE NEWSBrevard County -- Voters rejected a proposed 1-cent local option sales tax that supporters said would have raised $1.3 billion over 20 years to pay for building and... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2004

Transportation: A Screeching Halt- Central- Dec. 2003

Orange County voters reject a $2.6-billion tax plan to benefit transportation. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2003

Utilities: Power to the People- Central- Nov. 2003

Fed-up Winter Park residents vote to oust Progress Energy. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2003

Growth: Power Shift- Central- Oct. 2003

A New Smyrna Beach group wants residents -- not politicians -- to vote on land-use changes. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2003

Courts: All Business- Central- Sept. 2003

A new court in Orlando will handle strictly business disputes. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2003

Space Business: The Right Stuff?- Central- Aug. 2003

A 31-year-old entrepreneur has space officials dreaming of a low-cost mission to Mars. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2003

Mickey's No-Fly Zone- Central- July 2003

Critics question Disney's motives in pushing for expanded flight restrictions over its parks. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2003

Development: On Its Own Terms- Central- June 2003

St. Cloud has an ambitious plan to retain its small-town character by shaping growth. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2003

Healthcare: Emergency- Central- May 2003

A shortage of neurosurgeons is putting the future of central Florida's only Level 1 trauma center in doubt. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2003

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Published on 4/1/2003

Housing: 'Catching Up' - Central- March 2003

The upper end of metro Orlando's housing market is booming.

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Published on 3/1/2003

Making Cents- Central- Feb. 2003

Just how much will a half-cent tax raise? In Orange County, it depends on who's making the estimate. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2003

In the News- Central- Jan. 2003

Altamonte Springs -- Entertainment Film Works Inc. of Atlanta closed its second central Florida theater in less than a year. Altamonte 8 at the Renaissance Center shut down only days... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2003

Losses in Space- Central- Dec. 2002

One Brevard space attraction is scrubbed while another continues after a last-minute rescue. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2002

Class Action- Central- Nov. 2002

Orange County voters approve $2 billion for schools.

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Published on 11/1/2002

Selling Swank- Central- Oct. 2002

Mall at Millenia developers believe high-end retailers can succeed in an area dominated by low-paying jobs. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2002

Silicon Blueprint- Central- Sept. 2002

A new help center aimed at diversifying Orlando's economy is based on a California model. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2002

Around the State- Central- Aug. 2002

FRONT LINESOrlando's airport is on the cutting-edge of the nation's war on terrorism.By Ken IboldA consortium charged with keeping airlines safe is launching a high-tech salvo from a quiet alcove... Read more »
Published on 8/1/2002

Around the State- Central- July 2002

Making the GradeLand-use lawyer Ken Wright finds converts among his critics.By Ken IboldWhen Gov. Jeb Bush appointed Seminole County land-use lawyer Ken Wright chairman of the Environmental Regulation Commission two... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2002

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