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Daily Mail
Zika expert warns Britons to 'think twice' about trips to Disney Worldprepares a mosquito sample that will be tested for the Zika virus at the Bronso
Zika expert warns Britons to 'think twice' about trips to Disney World
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
prepares a mosquito sample that will be tested for the Zika virus at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, in Kissimmee, Florida ‘If you are not pregnant or not thinking of getting pregnant, then I don’t think it is something to worry... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
One dead, two injured in motorcycle crashCody Layne Newsom, 19, and Connor Waldron, 20, both of Kissimmee, were driving
One dead, two injured in motorcycle crash
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
Cody Layne Newsom, 19, and Connor Waldron, 20, both of Kissimmee, were driving motorcycles south on Florida Avenue at a high rate of speed about 4 p.m., highway-patrol Sgt. Steve Gaskins said. Manuel Perez, 69, of Tampa, made a left turn on Florida... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Osceola County Sheriff's Office asking public's help in locating 2 suspectsKISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Osceola County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for
Osceola County Sheriff's Office asking public's help in locating 2 suspects
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 10 hours ago
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Osceola County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in locating the two men listed here. Deputies said that around 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, three men robbed the Hibbet Sports, 2745 N. Hiawassee Rd. Three men entered... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Motorcycle clubs a link in fatal shootingsleave. And all I could think was, my son was laying in a box waiting for me and
Motorcycle clubs a link in fatal shootings
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
leave. And all I could think was, my son was laying in a box waiting for me and I can't leave New York." Garcia moved to Kissimmee when he was 17, following his grandmother, with whom he was close. He first joined a motorcycle club called the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreakfor the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagn
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreak
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
for the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory,Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. The Florida Department of Health has tracked 122 cases of the Zika virus in the state. Of those cases, 36... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreakfor the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagn
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreak
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
for the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory,Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. The Florida Department of Health has tracked 122 cases of the Zika virus in the state. Of those cases, 36... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreakfor the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagn
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreak
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
for the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory,Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. The Florida Department of Health has tracked 122 cases of the Zika virus in the state. Of those cases, 36... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreakfor the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagn
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreak
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
for the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory,Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. The Florida Department of Health has tracked 122 cases of the Zika virus in the state. Of those cases, 36... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreakfor the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagn
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreak
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
for the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory,Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. The Florida Department of Health has tracked 122 cases of the Zika virus in the state. Of those cases, 36... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Free golf for military members and veteransGolf Club at Solivita The Habitat Golf Course Spessard Holland Golf Course M
Free golf for military members and veterans
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Golf Club at Solivita The Habitat Golf Course Spessard Holland Golf Course MetroWest Golf Club Tiger Point Golf Club Kissimmee Golf Club Mystic Dunes Golf Club Hunter's Creek Golf Club Orange Lake Golf Casselberry Golf Club Mayfair... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreakfor the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagn
Mosquito trap maker can't meet demand amid Zika outbreak
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
for the Zika virus during a news conference at the Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory,Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. The Florida Department of Health has tracked 122 cases of the Zika virus in the state. Of those cases, 36... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Metro Orlando avoids Florida's spike in boating accidentsWeber said. They'll be looking to educate people on safety, while enforcing the
Metro Orlando avoids Florida's spike in boating accidents
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Weber said. They'll be looking to educate people on safety, while enforcing the boating under the influence laws. The Kissimmee Police Department's new Marine Unit will also be out on Lake Tohopekaliga this weekend patrolling, spokeswoman... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Nationwide backlog of traps to detect Zika virusKISSIMMEE, Fla. - Florida has received less than half of the special traps it h
Nationwide backlog of traps to detect Zika virus
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Florida has received less than half of the special traps it has ordered to help detect the Zika virus in mosquitoes, and nationwide the only U.S. distributor of the traps has a backlog of almost 1,950 orders from governments and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Memorial Day eventsCouncil and other groups will perform the ceremony. 8:30 a.m. Monday, Osceola M
Memorial Day events
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Council and other groups will perform the ceremony. 8:30 a.m. Monday, Osceola Memory Gardens, 1717 Old Boggy Creek Road, Kissimmee, free, 407-957-2511. Memorial Day Remembrance Service: Music will be provided by the Daytona Beach Concert Band.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Researchers study huge bass in Clay County to learn why lake provides anglers with so many championship trophiesrural or golf course ponds, and large lakes deemed prime bass fisheries includi
Researchers study huge bass in Clay County to learn why lake provides anglers with so many championship trophies
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
rural or golf course ponds, and large lakes deemed prime bass fisheries including Istokpoga, Tohopekalia, Okeechobee and Kissimmee, catch data show. “The program promotes catch and release for large size bass, which is bass 8 pounds or heavier,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Florida facing shortage of mosquito traps for ZikaKISSIMMEE | Florida has received less than half of the special traps it has ord
Florida facing shortage of mosquito traps for Zika
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
KISSIMMEE | Florida has received less than half of the special traps it has ordered to help detect the Zika virus in mosquitoes, and nationwide the only U.S. distributor of the traps has a backlog of almost 1,950 orders from governments and private... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Free stuff to do around town this weekHERITAGE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Third Saturdays of each month; 101 E. Ma
Free stuff to do around town this week
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
HERITAGE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Third Saturdays of each month; 101 E. Main St., Geneva; 407-792-0758. KISSIMMEE VALLEY FARMERS MARKET: 4-8 p.m. Tuesday; Kissimmee Civic Center, 201 E. Dakin Ave.; 407-846-4643 or... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Nationwide backlog of traps to detect Zika virusKISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has received less than half of the special traps
Nationwide backlog of traps to detect Zika virus
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has received less than half of the special traps it has ordered to help detect the Zika virus in mosquitoes, and nationwide the only U.S. distributor of the traps has a backlog of almost 1,950 orders from governments... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Zika mosquito traps are on back order, Putnam saysKISSIMMEE — Florida has less than half of the special traps that will be part o
Zika mosquito traps are on back order, Putnam says
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
KISSIMMEE — Florida has less than half of the special traps that will be part of the frontline for detecting the Zika virus in mosquitoes because of a backlog at the manufacturer, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said Thursday. State... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Man shot, set on fire, deputies sayPOINCIANA — Three Kissimmee men have been charged with attempted murder after a
Man shot, set on fire, deputies say
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
POINCIANA — Three Kissimmee men have been charged with attempted murder after authorities said they shot a man and set him on fire. According to the Polk County Sheriff's Department, Timothy Rivera-Rosado, Anthony Rivera-Rosado and Jeremy Vilella... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Florida has only half of mosquito traps due to backlogKISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida has less than half of the special traps that wil
Florida has only half of mosquito traps due to backlog
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida has less than half of the special traps that will be part of the frontline for detecting the Zika virus in mosquitoes because of a backlog at the manufacturer. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said Thursday... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida has only half of mosquito traps due to backlogKISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) � Florida has less than half of the special traps that wil
Florida has only half of mosquito traps due to backlog
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) � Florida has less than half of the special traps that will be part of the frontline for detecting the Zika virus in mosquitoes because of a backlog at the manufacturer. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said Thursday... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Florida lab tests mosquitoes for Zika virusBy Mike Schneider, The Associated Press KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Agricul
Florida lab tests mosquitoes for Zika virus
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
By Mike Schneider, The Associated Press KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is giving a tour of the state lab that is testing mosquitoes in Florida for the Zika virus. Putnam on Thursday is showing off the tools in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orange County combats illegal Airbnb listingshappenings in their municipality." HomeAway has nearly 20,000 homes listed in
Orange County combats illegal Airbnb listings
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
happenings in their municipality." HomeAway has nearly 20,000 homes listed in Central Florida towns, including Orlando, Kissimmee, Celebration and Reunion. Airbnb had more than 1,000 as of last year, the company said. Central Florida hoteliers... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Girls Weightlifter of the Yearand regional titles before the going got rough at the Florida High School Athle
Girls Weightlifter of the Year
Palatka Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
and regional titles before the going got rough at the Florida High School Athletic Association championships in February in Kissimmee. She said she felt herself getting sick during regional competition and needed the two weeks between that meet and... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Lawmakers want review of dental procedure after Kissimmee teen dies during routine surgeryspoke out after they saw 9 Investigates’ report last week about the death of 17
Lawmakers want review of dental procedure after Kissimmee teen dies during routine surgery
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
spoke out after they saw 9 Investigates’ report last week about the death of 17-year-old Christopher Power. The Kissimmee teenager never woke up from routine surgery to have his wisdom teeth removed. His family filed a notice of intent... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Kissimmee man charged with child sex batterycharged with 10 counts of capital sexual battery of a child under the age of 12
Kissimmee man charged with child sex battery
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
charged with 10 counts of capital sexual battery of a child under the age of 12 over several months. Michael Schiavone of Kissimmee was arrested on Monday. He was jailed and denied bond. The child told her mother on May 20 that Schiavone had... Read more
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Miami New Times
Angry About Florida's Ruined Waters, Fishermen Unite Against Big Sugarthroughout the Everglades' ecosystem from north of Lake Okeechobee and south to
Angry About Florida's Ruined Waters, Fishermen Unite Against Big Sugar
Miami New Times / Posted 4 days ago
throughout the Everglades' ecosystem from north of Lake Okeechobee and south to Florida Bay. Engineers totally reshaped the Kissimmee River, making it straight instead of meandering. Highways like I-75 and Tamiami Trail cut across the state,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Click and deliver e-retailing spreads beyond Amazonspread to most of Central Florida. Amazon's one- or two-hour shipping program s
Click and deliver e-retailing spreads beyond Amazon
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
spread to most of Central Florida. Amazon's one- or two-hour shipping program started May 10 with only Orange County and Kissimmee ZIP codes. Amazon spokeswoman Nina Lindsey said it will likely expand in the coming months. Prime Now has a $20... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Osceola County approves money for high-tech research facilityOsceola County officials will contribute $15 million during the next five years
Osceola County approves money for high-tech research facility
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Osceola County officials will contribute $15 million during the next five years to a design center aimed at establishing Kissimmee as a global hub in research related to sensors and other high-tech areas. County commissioners hailed the facility as... Read more
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examiner.com
Fringe continues plus more this week in Orlando musicWhiskey - 7563 W. Sand Lake Road - Live music by Alex Stamper from 7-9 p.m. Ol
Fringe continues plus more this week in Orlando music
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
Whiskey - 7563 W. Sand Lake Road - Live music by Alex Stamper from 7-9 p.m. Old Town - 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy. (Kissimmee) - Live music by the Greg Warren Band. Epcot Center (Walt Disney World) - 200 Epcot Center Dr. (Lake Buena Vista)... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Another Arizona Western defender commits to UNThave chemistry,” Peters said. “It’s like a brotherhood. We all know each other
Another Arizona Western defender commits to UNT
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
have chemistry,” Peters said. “It’s like a brotherhood. We all know each other and our ability.” Peters is from Kissimmee, Florida, and was recruited by several Florida schools, including Central Florida and Florida International.... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Nonprofit helping wounded veterans through golfKISSIMMEE, Fla. - Saturday is Armed Forces Day. To honor our service members, a
Nonprofit helping wounded veterans through golf
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Saturday is Armed Forces Day. To honor our service members, a local nonprofit opened a new facility aimed at helping wounded veterans transition to civilian life. It may look like a warehouse, but step inside and the first thing... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Darwyn Cooke: A comics legend who explored new frontiers in artCooke’s recent winters were spent in Florida, a place imbued with fond childhoo
Darwyn Cooke: A comics legend who explored new frontiers in art
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Cooke’s recent winters were spent in Florida, a place imbued with fond childhood memories of family vacations poolside in Kissimmee. He also maintained close ties to his hometown, regularly attending FanExpo and the Toronto Comic Arts Festival.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Free events, exhibits, and festivals around town this weekHERITAGE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Third Saturdays of each month; 101 E. Ma
Free events, exhibits, and festivals around town this week
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
HERITAGE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Third Saturdays of each month; 101 E. Main St., Geneva; 407-792-0758. KISSIMMEE VALLEY FARMERS MARKET: 4-8 p.m. Tuesday; Kissimmee Civic Center, 201 E. Dakin Ave.; 407-846-4643 or... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Turn back time: Cher then and nowKissimmee teen fights to box at Olympics Residents fight proposed Highway 50 e
Turn back time: Cher then and now
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
Kissimmee teen fights to box at Olympics Residents fight proposed Highway 50 expansion Altamonte police arrest student in fight at Lake Brantley High School OCPS to add 16 relief schools in next 5 years State seeks to return $1.5 billion in... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
May 20Kissimmee teen fights to box at Olympics Residents fight proposed Highway 50 e
May 20
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
Kissimmee teen fights to box at Olympics Residents fight proposed Highway 50 expansion Altamonte police arrest student in fight at Lake Brantley High School OCPS to add 16 relief schools in next 5 years State seeks to return $1.5 billion in... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Most bicycle-friendly statesKissimmee teen fights to box at Olympics Residents fight proposed Highway 50 e
Most bicycle-friendly states
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
Kissimmee teen fights to box at Olympics Residents fight proposed Highway 50 expansion Altamonte police arrest student in fight at Lake Brantley High School OCPS to add 16 relief schools in next 5 years State seeks to return $1.5 billion in... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Kissimmee teen fights to box at OlympicsOne Kissimmee teen is in the fight of his sports life. The boxer is hoping to m
Kissimmee teen fights to box at Olympics
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
One Kissimmee teen is in the fight of his sports life. The boxer is hoping to make to qualify to fight in the 2016 Summer Olympics. "My name is Antonio Vargas," said the 19-year-old boxer. "I fight at 114 pounds. I do have a nickname. They call me... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Osceola County, FL's Tourist Development Tax Bonds 'A-'; Upgrades IDR to 'AA'of smart sensors. Expansion of SunRail from Orange County through major populat
Fitch Rates Osceola County, FL's Tourist Development Tax Bonds 'A-'; Upgrades IDR to 'AA'
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
of smart sensors. Expansion of SunRail from Orange County through major population centers in Osceola County (including Kissimmee and Poinciana) could stimulate private sector investment and also stabilize home prices in areas previously... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Strong storm approaching Osceola County, forecasters sayWind gusts of up to 50 mph and hail are possible with the storm as it approache
Strong storm approaching Osceola County, forecasters say
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Wind gusts of up to 50 mph and hail are possible with the storm as it approaches Kissimmee and St. Cloud, the National Weather Service in Melbourne said. The warning is in effect until 3:15 p.m. Check back for updates on this breaking-news st... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Vacation-rental home managers deploy new marketing techniquesme it's almost like Miami now." A bulk of the region's vacation-rental home pr
Vacation-rental home managers deploy new marketing techniques
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
me it's almost like Miami now." A bulk of the region's vacation-rental home product is in Osceola County, where Experience Kissimmee has trademarked the phrase "Vacation Home Capital of the World." With up to 13 bedrooms each, the homes include... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
9 Investigates how utilities were paid at dead woman's home where Kissimmee leader lived9 Investigates has been looking into claims that a Kissimmee mayor pro tem and
9 Investigates how utilities were paid at dead woman's home where Kissimmee leader lived
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
9 Investigates has been looking into claims that a Kissimmee mayor pro tem and her boyfriend were squatting inside a dead woman's home. One of the things 9 Investigates uncovered is that the utilities they were using were automatically being taken... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando celebrates 'year of opportunity' as bad news breaksCouncil. Houmann himself lauded efforts to build the high-tech Florida Advance
Orlando celebrates 'year of opportunity' as bad news breaks
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Council. Houmann himself lauded efforts to build the high-tech Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center near Kissimmee, where new sensor technology will be developed. He praised SunRail and the regional marketing campaign that... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando airport launches redesigned websitesuccessful website achieves effective public relations, sales promotion, advert
Orlando airport launches redesigned website
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
successful website achieves effective public relations, sales promotion, advertising and even merchandising." Experience Kissimmee, the tourism arm of Osceola County, is also in the process of updating and launching a new website. DT Minich, the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
West Palm Beach, rest of Florida are not very fitin the United States. Other Florida areas included Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwa
West Palm Beach, rest of Florida are not very fit
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 10 days ago
in the United States. Other Florida areas included Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater (26), Jacksonville (31), and Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford (43). The top area was Washington, D.C., for the third straight year followed by Minneapolis, Minn., and... Read more
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National Geographic
Deadly Brain Disease Is Driving Swamp Birds Insanesampling lakes along the way, she grew increasingly concerned about the endange
Deadly Brain Disease Is Driving Swamp Birds Insane
National Geographic / Posted 10 days ago
sampling lakes along the way, she grew increasingly concerned about the endangered kites. She found the algae in seven of the 25 lakes she visited, including the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, Lake Istokpoga, and Lake Toho (short for Toh... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Will Latino loathing of Trump drive a voter movement to swing the election?of half a million since 2012 boosted significantly by the mass influx of Puerto
Will Latino loathing of Trump drive a voter movement to swing the election?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
of half a million since 2012 boosted significantly by the mass influx of Puerto Rican US citizens, particularly around Kissimmee and Orlando, seeking to escape the worsening economic conditions in their homeland. That leaves about 800,000... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Osceola officials reveal new access to Shingle Creekby the State of Florida as a blue waterway, so this is a great opportunity for
Osceola officials reveal new access to Shingle Creek
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
by the State of Florida as a blue waterway, so this is a great opportunity for you to get on the water and explore Kissimmee, Osceola County, from a different perspective, from the water." Dubbed as the "southernmost experience" of the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Kissimmee pro tem mayor denies squatting in dead woman's home9 Investigates uncovered a Kissimmee commissioner and candidate for the state H
Kissimmee pro tem mayor denies squatting in dead woman's home
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 11 days ago
9 Investigates uncovered a Kissimmee commissioner and candidate for the state House living in the home of a woman who has been dead since 2012. Mayor pro tem Sara Shaw said the woman who lived there did not have a will that Shaw knew of, and when... Read more
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