Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The theme parks may have reopened, but it might not be enough to save Orlando's economy

Posted By on Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 2:59 PM

Central Florida’s largest employer, Disney, reopened its doors in mid-July. The reopening was viewed by many as the first step back towards normalcy. After months of uncertainty, the reopening meant many hospitality workers were finally able to return to their jobs. But Orlando’s parks, and many other across the...

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Gov. DeSantis says COVID-19 will 'loom' over Florida's 2021 legislative session

Posted By on Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 12:01 AM

Gov. Ron DeSantis, while expressing hope that the coronavirus crisis could ease across Southern states in September, said on morning radio shows Monday that the pandemic will “loom” over every budget and policy debate during the 2021 legislative session. DeSantis said mapping out budget priorities for next fiscal year...

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For the 4th month in a row, absolutely no one donated to Florida Gov. DeSantis' reelection PAC

Posted By on Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political committee remained on the sidelines in July, marking the fourth consecutive month it has had little financial activity, according to a newly filed finance report. The Friends of Ron DeSantis committee did not receive any contributions during the month and only collected $276.17 in interest...

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Local electronic label Circuit Church to release new album from composer Nat Evans this week

Posted By on Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 11:58 PM

Right about now, we're on the lookout at all times for music that soothes and slows down our racing, anxiety-ridden brains. And this Friday, Aug. 14, local label Circuit Church is set to unleash the feel-calm hit of the summer with a new album – Say Those Words for Me – from Seattle...

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Florida businesses hoping bipartisan bill will give $25 billion in stimulus to Postal Service

Posted By on Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 3:09 PM

The slowdown of mail service across the country is causing a ripple effect that is placing a strain on small businesses that depend on timely delivery. While some cite political pressures for the slow down, the wide-ranging impact of the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on the U.S....

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Walt Disney World reducing hours at all four parks in September

Posted By on Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 12:50 PM

Starting on Tuesday, Sept. 8, Walt Disney World's Orlando theme parks are scaling back operating hours. Magic Kingdom will close an hour earlier, at 6 p.m. Epcot will close two hours earlier, at 7 p.m. Hollywood Studios will close at 7 p.m., also, an hour earlier than usual. Animal Kingdom will...

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