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Orlando Sentinel
today, 18:00

Butler & Hosch collapse was illegal, lawsuit alleges

The failure of executives to warn employees about the pending collapse of the Butler & Hosch law firm was illegal, a new federal lawsuit alleges. The Bulter firm closed suddenly on May 14. Employees in Dallas,...

 
lake nona va hospital gets closer to being fully open
Orlando Sentinel
today, 18:00

Lake Nona VA hospital gets closer to being fully open

The hallways of the Orlando VA Medical Center at Lake Nona are slowly making way for veterans instead of workers with hard hats. In some corners equipment and furniture are still wrapped in plastic or in boxes. But...

 
stocks end lower after yellen remarks
Usa Today
today, 16:31

Stocks end lower after Yellen remarks

Stocks ended lower ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reconfirmed that the central bank remains on track to raise interest rates this year. In an afternoon speech, Yellen...

 
nrg energy charges ahead with green strategy
Usa Today
today, 16:31

NRG Energy charges ahead with green strategy

David Crane likes to compete with himself. For Crane, the CEO of NRG Energy (NRG), the biggest independent producer of electricity in the U.S., conventional coal, natural gas and nuclear plants provide the bulk of his...

 
jeep halts deliveries of new suv due to software
Usa Today
today, 16:31

Jeep halts deliveries of new SUV due to software

The Jeep Renegade is a tough little SUV designed to tackle the roughest trails. For the moment, though, its toughest road is just getting to dealerships. FCA has been working to iron out software problems that have...

 
yellen says fed on track for first rate hike this year
Usa Today
today, 13:30

Yellen says Fed on track for first rate hike this year

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday the central bank remains on track to raise interest rates this year but will do so gradually, adding that she expects the economy to rebound after a surprisingly weak...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 22:01

Six in Alaska House majority say no to tapping Permanent Fund earnings

Six members of the Republican-led House majority caucus have rebelled against a plan proposed by their leader to use the Alaska Permanent Fund to balance the state’s budget, and say they would vote against it. Four...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 21:14

6 in Alaska House majority say no to tapping Permanent Fund earnings

A plan to use the Alaska Permanent Fund to balance the state’s budget has started a rebellion in the ranks of the Republican-led House majority caucus. Six caucus members, four Republicans and two Democrats, on sent...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 19:22

6 in Alaska House majority say no to tapping Permanent Fund

A plan to use the Alaska Permanent Fund to balance the state’s budget has started a rebellion in the ranks of the Republican-led House majority caucus. Six caucus members, four Republicans and two Democrats, on...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 19:01

Rebellion: Six in House majority say 'no' to spending Permanent Fund

A plan to use the Alaska Permanent Fund to balance the state’s budget has started a rebellion in the ranks of the Republican-led House majority caucus. Six caucus members, four Republicans and two Democrats, on...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 17:52

Alaska Legislature ends one special session, then calls another

The Alaska Senate on Thursday moved its business to Anchorage, voted to conclude a Juneau special session ordered by Gov. Bill Walker and declared a new one of its own. But the vote to end the session called by Walker...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 01:37

Is the Permanent Fund the solution to Alaska's budget gridlock?

JUNEAU -- Legislators are deadlocked in the current special session like they were at the end of the regular session, apparently no closer to getting the super-majority vote needed to access the $10 billion in the...

 
star sighting: patriots star rob gronkowski at universal studios
Orlando Sentinel
41 min. ago

Star sighting: Patriots star Rob Gronkowski at Universal Studios

Rob Gronkowski, tight end for Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, stands outside the Revenge of the Mummy ride at Universal Studios theme park on Friday. Gronkowski rode the indoor roller coaster during his...

 
universal: raptor encounter opens at islands of adventure
Orlando Sentinel
today, 16:12

Universal: Raptor Encounter opens at Islands of Adventure

New, prehistoric residents have moved into Jurassic Park at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The site has a jungle-theme background enhanced with mechanical noise, jungle sounds and announcements, which include...

 
'19 kids and counting': ax this farce
Orlando Sentinel
today, 10:55

'19 Kids and Counting': Ax this farce

It's time to cancel "19 Kids and Counting." The Duggar family has always projected this happy, wholesome image on the hit TLC show, which debuted in 2008. But before the show premiered, son Josh had a...

 
'tomorrowland': central florida stars with george clooney
Orlando Sentinel
today, 10:55

'Tomorrowland': Central Florida stars with George Clooney

The reviews for "Tomorrowland," the new George Clooney movie from Disney, may be mixed. But Central Florida's supporting role as a backdrop -- most filming took place in Vancouver -- could entice local...

 
bill murray christmas special coming to netflix
Orlando Sentinel
today, 10:55

Bill Murray Christmas special coming to Netflix

Netflix has picked up "A Very Murray Christmas" -- an homage to classic variety shows starring Bill Murray as himself -- set to debut on the streaming service Internet TV network this December. The...

 
film star jack black serves as montverde academy graduation speaker
Orlando Sentinel
today, 09:52

Film star Jack Black serves as Montverde Academy graduation speaker

MONTVERDE - Previous Montverde Academy commencement speakers have included former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. On Saturday, the international boarding school goes Hollywood. Actor,...

 

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hyde: don shula shouldn't be singled out in lawsuit on painkillers in the nfl
Orlando Sentinel
7 min. ago

Hyde: Don Shula shouldn't be singled out in lawsuit on painkillers in the NFL

Before going any further, has anyone else sued the NFL for the 1970s today? Are we sure? Because it's a free-for-all of concussion lawsuits, medical lawsuits and now a lawsuit involving how several coaches, including...

 
jeff gordon will make seamless transition from fire to business suit
Orlando Sentinel
28 min. ago

Jeff Gordon will make seamless transition from fire to business suit

CONCORD, N.C. - Jeff Gordon really isn't leaving NASCAR. We've all been snookered. Maybe he should give back all those cool presents he is getting on his "final lap" victory tour. We kid because we care, of...

 
harlem globetrotters great marques haynes dies at 89
Usa Today
40 min. ago

Harlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89

PHOENIX (AP) — Marques Haynes' dribbling skills wowed fans in more than 100 countries. He was a showstopper, a player who helped make the Harlem Globetrotters beloved ambassadors of basketball around the world....

 
is 'the zinger' a draft ringer for magic?
Orlando Sentinel
43 min. ago

Is 'The Zinger' a draft ringer for Magic?

Latvian power forward Kristaps Porzingis - easy for no one to say - should be available for the Magic to draft at No. 5 next month. They call him "The Zinger." Appropriately enough, it's the 10th anniversary...

 
aaron hernandez's lawyer says former patriots player is running out of money
Usa Today
today, 18:14

Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says former Patriots player is running out of money

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is running out of money after hiring a platoon of lawyers for all his criminal cases, his attorney said. Attorney John Fitzpatrick told...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 18:08

UAA heptathlete Anders rallies for 6th straight All-America

With one event left in the heptathlon at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday, five-time All-America Karolin Anders sat in largely unfamiliar territory – on the outside looking in. The...

 
 

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