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(Wednesday March 26, 2008 - Orlando, Florida) At 6 years old, Linda Hambleton was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. The disease has caused multiple heart attacks, strokes and seizures, more hospitalizations than she can count, and blindness. Now with a new agreement announced today between Florida Hospital and the Burnham Institute for Medical Research, patients like Linda are getting new hope for a cure for this debilitating disease. �As someone who has been impacted by this disease for most of my life, I am excited to know that Florida Hospital, the place that has cared for me, is partnering with a leader in medical research ...
metropolitan region. The Orlando metropolitan area has a population of 2,082,628 and it is the 27th largest metropolitan area in the United States . The city-proper population is 230,519 making Orlando the 82nd largest city in the United States. It is Florida's third largest metropolitan area and its fifth largest city by population. Orlando was incorporated on July 31, 1875, and became a city in 1885. Originally the center of a major citrus growing region, Orlando is a city now heavily urbanized with various industries. The area is a major tourist destination and is the home of Universal Orlando Resort , and SeaWorld Orlando .
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Tie vote kills plan for 6300 homes near the Econ River
A tie vote Tuesday night killed a controversial proposal to build 6,343 residences in the sensitive Econlockhatchee River region, closing a chapter on one of the most heated growth battles Orange County has seen. Developers for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints now must wait two years before bringing the Innovation Way East project back to county commissioners. And if voters in November approve a state ballot measure that would hand decisions on big developments to the public, the church project could hit yet another wall. “The Mormons snatched defeat from the jaws of victory,” said Mayor Rich Crotty , ... market research, surveys and trends
Segal first to qualify for mayor, wraps up union support
Greene campaign: Experts agree — Greene didn’t cause housing meltdown … just got really wealthy off it | Main | Adams claims victory in Seminole County GOP straw poll » Segal first to qualify for mayor, wraps up union support 2010 Orange County mayor's race — posted by Mark Schlueb on May, 17 2010 5:19 PM Discuss This: Comments Off | Add to del.icio.us | Digg it Several would-be mayors of Orange County scrambled to drop off petitions today to earn a spot on the ballot for the Orange County mayor’s race, but Bill Segal was the first to make it official. The county commissioner had already ... market research, surveys and trends

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ORLANDO REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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Nov 26, 2004 ... neither the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce nor Knight ..... 8 percent said we do not investigate the background of jobs candidates ...... billion dollars worth of construction pumping new life into the region. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100
Central Florida Partnership President Jacob V. Stuart joined the chief staff executives of the country’s 100 leading Chambers of Commerce on Amelia Island October 5-7.  He leads one of only a dozen chambers in the group Accredited with “Five Stars” by the U. S. Chamber of Commerce. The U. S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 (CCC100) provides these experienced leaders with the opportunity to advise the U. S. Chamber Board of Directors; enhance Chamber lobbying and coalition work; recommend programming; and strengthen outreach to the business and chamber communities. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Mid-year chamber report: $300 million in possible new biz investment
About 400 gathered Thursday (July 15) to hear a Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce mid-year progress report that included the claim of more than $300 million in possible investments from new and existing businesses. Cheryl Garner, the chamber’s vice president of economic development, highlighted the efforts of regional economic development groups to bring Mitsubishi and Oxane to the area, and help Allens Canning, Umarex and other companies expand in the area. Oxane will initially invest $15 million in the plant and hire up to 50 by summer 2010. Expansion plans “anticipated through 2014” could bring an ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
High-speed rail station needed at airport
and economic competitiveness, we need modern, multi-modal transportation linking our airport, business centers and beaches with the rest of Florida. Hillsborough residents will decide whether to fund light rail through a penny sales tax referendum this November. But we have already been awarded $1.25 billion in federal funding for Tampa-Orlando high-speed rail (HSR), and another $2.1 billion competitive federal grant was announced last month for high-speed rail. At last week's meeting, Tampa City Council voted to support applying for federal grants for a high-speed rail station at Tampa International Airport. Council also ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Orlando, Inc., (Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce) is one of four lines of business of the Central. Florida Partnership and is a “Five-Star Chamber” ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida serves as an advocacy organization to unify, promote and empower the African American community in the areas of programming, economic development, education and training thereby forming collaborations to improve the quality of life for African Americans. Represent and serve as the preeminent resource for Asian American businesses in Central Florida by positively contributing to the community through increased involvement in civic, business and government ...
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Buying or Selling a Home: Number of bedrooms, rec room bar ...
I purchased a home 2 years ago.  It is a century home that has been completely gutted and updated except for a few rooms.  I have remodeled the rest of the home except two areas, the walk out basement and the upstairs tandom bedroom.  My question is, currently the house is a three bedroom home the master, and the tandom.  The tandom is two small rooms probably 12ft by 6 and 1/2ft,so they are both quite small.  Sould I remove the wall to make it a two large bedroom house and consider the walk out basement a bedroom?  Or should I keep it a tandom?  My thoughts are to finish the basement into a ...
What does 1000 legion place have to do with Two Dead, Eight ...
Orlando, FL (AHN) - According to reports an Orlando office building has been the site of a shooting that left two people dead. Eight others were left injured in the shooting and have been rushed to a local hospital. Orlando police are describing four patients as "trauma red," and say the shooting occurred at the Gateway Center at 1000 Legion Place. Officers armed with assault rifles and assisted with a chopper overhead are looking looking for a suspect wearing blue shirt and blue jeans. There is a heavy police presence near Lake Ivanhoe and traffic is being diverted. Law enforcement from both Orlando's police ...