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EU’s Trade Chief to Press U.S. Counterparts on Tariffs Wednesday

EU’s Trade Chief to Press U.S. Counterparts on Tariffs Wednesday

BRUSSELS—The European Union’s top trade official will meet U.S. counterparts in Paris on Wednesday, according to EU officials, in a last-ditch effort to secure waivers from steel and aluminum tariffs and to engage Washington on efforts to tackle China’s market-distorting policies. European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom will press U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for exemptions…

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Orlando gun show buyers face new rules

Orlando gun show buyers face new rules

Buyers look at guns at the annual gun show in Orlando on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Spectrum News 13) ORLANDO, Fla. — New rules are being enforced this weekend at the annual gun show in Orlando. It’s the first gun show in Orange County since Gov. Rick Scott signed a school safety and gun reform…

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Iowan Nick Collison of Oklahoma City Thunder retires after 15 seasons in NBA

Iowan Nick Collison of Oklahoma City Thunder retires after 15 seasons in NBA

SportsPulse: LeBron James is on an unreal tear and he’s facing a depleted Celtics team. NBA insider Jeff Zillgitt details how Boston can pull off the massive upset. USA TODAY Sports After 15 NBA seasons, Iowan Nick Collison is retiring from professional basketball. The Iowa Falls prep star first made the announcement Thursday in a…

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Body found in burning vehicle at Orlando apartment

Body found in burning vehicle at Orlando apartment

According to the Orlando Police Department, a body was discovered in a burning vehicle at the Crossroad Apartments on Monday night, April 30, 2018. (Spectrum News 13) The Orlando Police Department is investigating a body that was found in a burning vehicle on Monday night. Witness to the fire says it sounded like small explosions…

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Orlando Health finds lessons in Pulse response

Orlando Health finds lessons in Pulse response

A volunteer is helped by first responders Thursday during a disaster drill in Central Florida that employed lessons learned from the 2016 Pulse nightclub attack in Orlando. (David Bodden, Staff) ORLANDO, Fla. — Nearly two years later, Central Florida hospitals are still finding lessons in their response to the June 2016 attack at Pulse nightclub.…

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Downtown Orlando may get 3 new apartment towers near Creative Village – Orlando Business Journal

Downtown Orlando may get 3 new apartment towers near Creative Village – Orlando Business Journal

A New York-based development group wants to build three apartment towers in Orlando’s bustling downtown. The Property Markets Group Inc.’s related entity Midtown Opportunities XIIIB LLC will seek approval from the city of Orlando on May 15 for its master plan to build a roughly 900-unit, mixed-use development. A project this size could cost at…

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Affordable housing: The elephant in Central Florida’s room

Affordable housing: The elephant in Central Florida’s room

Central Florida doesn’t have sufficient affordable housing, so family homelessness grows. David Swanson and Brendan O’Connor lead off with comments about the lack of homes that people can afford, as 100 of Central Florida’s most influential people weigh in on current events. Read their thoughts on the biggest stories of the week and see what…

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Fresno students compete at 11th annual Middle School Tournament of Technology

Fresno students compete at 11th annual Middle School Tournament of Technology

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Hundreds of Fresno Unified students competed in 14 events including robotics, video productions, and design. The goal of the competition is to engage students with a variety of innovative technologies to help develop collaboration and creativity skills. Many of them had been preparing months to put their best product to the…

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