Partially vaccinated people susceptible to Delta variant of COVID-19, experts say

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The Delta variant of COVID-19 now makes up more than a quarter of new cases reported across the United States, and those most at risk to catch it include the unvaccinated and those who are not fully vaccinated. About 10% of people across the country who got their first dose of […]

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Kissimmee apartments could be condemned, forcing tenants to find another place to stay

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — More than 400 families living at the Caribbean Isle Apartments found out Wednesday that their apartment complex could possibly be condemned, forcing tenants to find another place to stay. What You Need To Know Caribbean Isle residents learn complex could be condemned Kissimmee officials have given management a month to resolve issues […]

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Home rehab project for longtime Richmond Heights residents nears completion

ORLANDO, Fla. — City leaders, volunteers and staff from the nonprofit Rebuilding Together of Central Florida gathered Wednesday to put the finishing touches on a home rehabilitation project in Orlando’s Richmond Heights neighborhood. The home has belonged to the same family for almost 70 years, according to the city of Orlando. What You Need To […]

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NCAA adopts interim policy to allow players to benefit from name, image, likeness

The NCAA adopted an interim policy that will allow college athletes to benefit from their name, image and likeness, ahead of legislation going into effect in several states which would allow for such compensation. What You Need To Know The NCAA adopted an interim policy that will allow college athletes to benefit from their name, image and likeness […]

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Florida theme parks to bring out the fireworks for Fourth of July

ORLANDO, Fla. – A few Florida theme parks will celebrate the Fourth of July this year will fireworks. The parks were unable to hold their annual fireworks celebrations last year either due to closures or COVID-19 restrictions. But now, as restrictions lift, some parks are bringing out the fireworks for the holiday weekend. SeaWorld Orlando […]

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Disney World: runDisney announces return of in-person races

ORLANDO, Fla. – After being on pause for more than a year, in-person running events will return to Disney World this year, runDisney announced Wednesday. The runDisney 2021-2022 race season will include four race weekends, starting with the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend which will take place Nov. 4-7. The Wine & Dine […]

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Conventional Wisdom: Why MegaCon means megabucks for Orlando

Masks are off. Restaurants are filling up. Theme parks are packed.   But how about the Orange County Convention Center? How did the pandemic change how it operated, besides giving out COVID tests and vaccines?   Orange County Convention Center Executive Director Mark Tester shares the unique ways the center handled the pandemic and explains […]

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Supreme Court leaves CDC eviction moratorium in place

The Supreme Court is leaving a pandemic-inspired nationwide ban on evictions in place, over the votes of four objecting conservative justices. What You Need To Know The Supreme Court voted 5-4 to keep the nationwide ban on evictions in place, with Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s three liberal judges The […]

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