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Around the State- Central- Aug. 2000

Animal AttractionEco-tourism moves into the mainstream, bridging the gap between entertainment and education.In one corner: the traditional theme parks. With everything planned and controlled, the Disney World approach results in... Read more »
Published on 8/1/2000

Around the State- Central- July 2000

On the ApproachGrowth is taking off in southeast Orlando -- with upscale homes planned close to an airport runway.By Ken IboldThe expansion of Lake Nona on the edge of the... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2000

Around the State- Central- June 2000

Safety in NumbersBy Ken Ibold The Disney Institute, which for four years has encouraged visitors to expand their intellectual horizons, has a new message: Bring nine friends, or don't come... Read more »
Published on 6/1/2000

Around the State- Central- May 2000

And Then There Was OneMetro Savings in Orlando is being sold, leaving just one black-owned banking institution in the state.By Mike Vogel"We're a $10-million shop that's been a $10-million shop... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2000


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Published on 4/1/2000

Around the State- Central- March 2000

Traffic SnarlsProposed Interstate roadwork offers Orlando commuters little relief.By Ken IboldGov. Jeb Bush's plan to expand Interstate 4 from Disney to I-95 will take 10 years and cost up to... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2000

Around the State- Central- Feb. 2000

Take this Job and Love ItResponding to a shortage of workers and brisk turnover, call center operators pile on the perks.By Ken IboldFrom the annoying dinnertime telemarketers to the helpful... Read more »
Published on 2/1/2000

Around the State- Central- Jan. 2000

Cape Canaveral -- The $120-million makeover of Kennedy Space Center's Visitor Complex is virtually complete, and the center will soon announce the next round of improvements -- costing maybe another... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2000

Around the State- Central- Jan. 1999

Cape Canaveral -- The Boeing Co. intends to boost its development of a commercial launch facility at Cape Canaveral Air Station, generating 250 new jobs. Some 20 local, state and... Read more »
Published on 1/1/1999

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