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By Brahma Chellaney
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Orlando Sentinel
The Orlando Sentinel is the primary newspaper of the Orlando, Florida region. It was founded in 1876 and is currently in its 133rd year of publication. The Sentinel is owned by Tribune Company and is overseen by the Chicago Tribune. As of 2005, the Sentinel’s president and publisher was Kathleen Waltz; she announced her resignation in February 2008. Howard Greenberg, publisher of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, was named publisher of both the Sun-Sentinel and the Orlando Sentinel after Waltz left. - Source: Wikipedia
A dozen riders on a Universal Orlando roller coaster were stranded at the top for several hours Wednesday evening, until firefighters could assemble and save them using ropes, harnesses and a good measure of patience and skill.
The SeaWorld chain of amusement parks is cutting hours for thousands of its part-time workers from 32 hours per week to 28 hours as of November, the Orlando Sentinel reported.
A contract worth $40 million, a newborn child, a fiancee, on top of being a star tight end for one of the NFL's best teams apparently didn't matter to Aaron Hernandez. "How could anyone in their right mind do something so sinister after becoming 'set' for the rest of his life?" seems to be the general consensus.
Trayvon Martin's father Tracy has been named honorary captain of the Florida A&M football team after delivering a speech to the team Sunday, the Orlando Sentinel reported.
The judge who heard the case of Casey Anthony — the now-notorious mom who was acquitted of murder charges in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee — has partnered with a producer with hopes to head to Hollywood. He wants his own "Judge Judy"-type show.
If the Christians get to do it, then so should we. That was the winning argument of atheists who fought for access to several Florida high schools to distribute group documents — same as evangelicals did with Bibles in January.
If polls are to be believed, our next president will likely preside over a divided Congress. The latest RealClearPolitics model predicts Democrats will retain control of the Senate with Republicans gaining one seat overall.
Beer and wine will be on the menu when the new Be Our Guest restaurant opens later this year in Disney's Magic Kingdom.
A federal appeals court struck down a ruling Thursday that would have required New York City to give taxi licenses only to vehicles that are wheelchair accessible - disappointing disability advocates upset that fewer than 2 percent of city cabs can accommodate wheelchairs.
The president of Florida State University says moving the athletic program from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big 12 has several drawbacks to be considered.
Dwight Howard's season is over. His chances to help Team USA win another Olympic gold are likely done, too.
Trayvon Martin's supporters pack churches, swarm rallies and wear hooded sweat shirts in solidarity while friends and family of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot the unarmed teen to death, remain largely out of sight. The few that have defended Zimmerman did so reluctantly, most fearing public backlash.
The parents of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager who was fatally shot last month by a neighborhood watch volunteer, traveled to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to urge Congress to push for answers and justice in their son's death.
Trayvon Martin had been suspended from school for having marijuana when the unarmed teenager was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer, a family spokesman said Monday.
Universal Orlando in Florida is altering its signature ride.