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Orlando Health Launching Hospital Care at Home

Orlando Health received approval from the state Agency for Health Care Administration to provide acute hospital-level care in adult patients’ homes.

Goodwill Shoppers Rally Behind Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

Goodwill asked shoppers to roundup their purchases at checkout to help neighbors in Southwest Florida get back on their feet.

Corruption Cowles? Supervisor of Elections’ Son Works for Equipment Vendor

Nick Cowles, son of Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles, works for the election equipment vendor serving his father's office.

Storm Watch: Central Florida in Path Once Again

A new weather warning says Subtropical Storm Nicole "will bring significant impacts to East Central Florida."

Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles Hires Media, Crisis Management Consultant

Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles has hired a media, communication and crisis management consultant at $150/hour.

Activists March Through Downtown Orlando Demanding Justice for Animals

Activists with the grassroots animal rights network Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) gathered at Lake Eola Park then led a march through downtown Orlando.

West Orlando News Obtains Cybersecurity Investigation Check Signed by Cowles

West Orlando News has obtained a copy of a $10,800 cybersecurity investigation check signed by Supervisor of Election Cowles.

Whistleblower Exposes Security Threats, Felonies at Supervisor of Elections

A whistleblower exposed serious security threats, election integrity concerns and potential felonies under Democrat Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles.

OCPS Stellar Award Finalists for Principal, Assistant Principal of the Year Announced

Orange County Public Schools is celebrating OCPS Stellar Award finalists for the 2022-23 Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year.

Commissioner Candidate Reprimanded for Violating Multiple Policies

According to official personnel records, Orange County Commissioner candidate Michael "Mike" Scott was previously reprimanded for violating city policies.

UCF Receives Grant to Increase Hispanic/Latino Health Care Graduates

University of Central Florida gets $250,000 grant from Bank of America to "support Hispanic/Latina/o/x students pursuing careers in health care."

Florida Blue Selects Exclusive Home Delivery Provider

Starting Jan. 1st, Florida Blue members will have access to low prices on prescription medications and convenient, no-extra-cost home delivery.

Nearly Half A Million Insurance Claims Filed Following Hurricane Ian

Last week, NICB has identified nearly half a million claims (471,581) related to Hurricane Ian with a majority of the claims (431,702) reported in Florida.

Libertarian Lawsuit Challenging DeSantis Immigration Flights Moves Forward

Libertarian candidate celebrates judge order that Gov. DeSantis explain his authority to use public funds for Texas-based immigration flights.

New Vehicle & Golf Cart to Transport Veterans Donated to Orlando VA

Members of the Disabled American Veterans organization gathered this month at the Lake Baldwin VA Medical Center to donate a 7-passenger vehicle.

New Rides to Open in Every SeaWorld Park Including World’s First Surf Coaster

Pipeline: The Surf Coaster at SeaWorld Orlando will be world's first surf coaster offering an experience that mimics the movement and motion of surfing.

Over 60,000 Cubic Yards of Debris Cleared in 17 Days in Orange County

After only 17 days of cleanup, Orange County Public Work’s crews and contractors reportedly removed more than 60,000 cubic yards of debris.

Goodwill Launches ‘Hurricane Ian Relief Roundup’ at All Central Florida Stores

Starting October 10th, Goodwill is hosting a special roundup campaign at retail stores in Orange, Osceola, Lake, Seminole, Volusia and Brevard counties.

Orlando & Orange County Added to FEMA Disaster Assistance for Florida

Information Update: The City of Orlando and Orange County is in the second day of rescue, recovery, and assessment after Hurricane Ian.

Here Comes Hurricane Ian: Orange County Information & Preparation

With Hurricane Ian coming, local preparations have been under way around Orlando ahead of the storm and important information is available.

Watching Ian, OUC Recommends Supplies & Hurricane Safety Tips

OUC is preparing for potential impacts to the Orlando service area from Ian and recommends these hurricane safety tips:

Overcoming Challenges, Orlando Native Graduates with Honor & Hopes to Inspire Others

Overcoming many challenges, Orlando native Roderick Davenport graduated as an academic scholar from American Public University and hopes to inspire others.

OUC Donated 400 Tons of Concrete to Create Artificial Reef Off Florida’s Coast

OUC donated 400 tons of concrete to help an artificial reef project revitalize marine ecosystems off the coast of eastern Florida.

Visit Orlando and Orlando Health Launch Support for Tourism Industry

Visit Orlando and Orlando Health announced a unique partnership designating Orlando Health as the Official Health and Wellness Partner of Visit Orlando.

Cowles Can’t Count: Supervisor of Elections Changes Vote Totals

Serious concerns about election integrity crisis caused by Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles changing votes.

Election Integrity Crisis Involving Orange County Supervisor of Elections

Election integrity crisis: Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles reduced District 6 vote total and changed election results.

School Board Chair Accepts, Refunds Universal Contributions Amid Scandal

Amid a local school scandal, School Board Chair Teresa Jacobs accepted, then refunded political contributions from Universal Orlando.

Grayson Targets Two ‘Regressive’ Taxes for Elimination

In his bid to return to Congress, Democratic candidate Alan Grayson is targeting two "regressive" taxes as a way to bring direct relief to people.

Orlando International Airport Raising Parking Prices

Orlando International Airport announced parking prices will be increasing by $2 next year.

Rep. Morales Discusses Her Educational Opportunities For Disabled Veterans Bill as National Model

Orlando Representative Daisy Morales discusses making her Educational Opportunities for Disabled Veteran legislation a national model.