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Defending your mental environment in the age of ads

News Learning to view campaign ads critically rather than passively is the antidote to mass-media manipulation By Dave Plotkin | 4/16/2014
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Will Florida’s impending water crisis be addressed by state Legislature?

News As the 2014 session draws to a close, it looks less and less likely By Erin Sullivan | 4/16/2014
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Water hogs

News Top 10 commercial water users in the Orlando area By Erin Sullivan | 4/16/2014
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Orlando burglar clogs toilet

News Orlando robber takes a camera and leaves a flooded toilet By Fred Lambert | 4/16/2014

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Defending your mental environment in the age of ads

Defending your mental environment in the age of ads

News: Learning to view campaign ads critically rather than passively is the antidote to mass-media manipulation By Dave Plotkin 4/16/2014
Will Florida’s impending water crisis be addressed by state Legislature?

Will Florida’s impending water crisis be addressed by state Legislature?

News: As the 2014 session draws to a close, it looks less and less likely By Erin Sullivan 4/16/2014
Water hogs

Water hogs

News: Top 10 commercial water users in the Orlando area By Erin Sullivan 4/16/2014
Orlando burglar clogs toilet

Orlando burglar clogs toilet

News: Orlando robber takes a camera and leaves a flooded toilet By Fred Lambert 4/16/2014
Miami-Dade elections office to close bathrooms on polling days

Miami-Dade elections office to close bathrooms on polling days

News: Instead of making restrooms disability-friendly, there will be no restrooms By Billy Manes 4/16/2014
Orange County takes another shot at charter amendments

Orange County takes another shot at charter amendments

News: Commissioner Fred Brummer's power grab is back, only now in separate pieces By Billy Manes 4/16/2014
More on Florida’s refusal to expand Medicaid

More on Florida’s refusal to expand Medicaid

News: Letters to the editor By Orlando Weekly readers 4/16/2014
The perils of Florida’s refusal to expand Medicaid

The perils of Florida’s refusal to expand Medicaid

News: Charlene Dill is one of an estimated 2,000 people who expected to face dire health issues due to lack of access to care By Billy Manes 4/9/2014
Woman accidentally brings gun to Orlando airport

Woman accidentally brings gun to Orlando airport

News: Police arrest her because she did not have permit to carry the weapon By Fred Lambert 4/9/2014
Florida legislature expands Stand Your Ground

Florida legislature expands Stand Your Ground

News: State decides that Stand Your Ground cases should no longer be public record By Billy Manes 4/9/2014
Blocking Gov. Rick Scott’s vote block

Blocking Gov. Rick Scott’s vote block

News: Despite its attempts to defend its position on voter purge, court of appeals calls action unconstitutional By Billy Manes 4/9/2014
Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando to open Kissimmee clinic

Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando to open Kissimmee clinic

News: Despite some vocal protests, city says it has no legal grounds to try to block clinic By Erin Sullivan 4/9/2014
Graffiti walls in Orlando: Love or hate?

Graffiti walls in Orlando: Love or hate?

News: Letters to the editor 4/9/2014
Give Me Your Money

Give Me Your Money

News: Global industrial civilization could collapse in coming decades By Dave Plotkin 4/2/2014
Florida Film Festival 2014 movie reviews

Florida Film Festival 2014 movie reviews

News: Not sure what flicks to catch at this year’s fest? Use our reviews as your guide By Ashley Belanger, Rob Boylan, Fred Lambert, Billy Manes, Adam McCabe, Cameron Meier, Brendan O’Connor, Steve Schneider, Erin Sullivan and Jessica Bryce Young 4/2/2014
Report reveals errors in handling of Ibragim Todashev

Report reveals errors in handling of Ibragim Todashev

News: State Attorney Jeff Ashton’s investigation clears FBI agent who shot Todashev, but also reveals a few basic missteps that let situation get out of hand By Erin Sullivan 4/2/2014
Hispanic supporters express disappointment in Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign

Hispanic supporters express disappointment in Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign

News: Campaign’s former finance co-chair and key Hispanic politicians take campaign to task for insensitivity to Hispanic supporters By Billy Manes 4/2/2014
Florida Film Festival 2014 food films and events

Florida Film Festival 2014 food films and events

News: The foodie offerings at this year’s feast look tasty By Jessica Bryce Young 4/2/2014
Florida Film Festival 2014

Florida Film Festival 2014

News: One of the best film fests in Florida gears up for its 23rd year By Cameron Meier 4/2/2014
Readers weigh in on Disney’s FastPass+

Readers weigh in on Disney’s FastPass+

News: Commenters say new system is disappointing and has “zero appeal” 4/2/2014
Unsolved murders from 2013 still haunt Orlando

Unsolved murders from 2013 still haunt Orlando

News: Tamika Bryant is still waiting for justice after the shooting death of her husband, Herman “Lil Man” Brant; also, brief profiles of three other unsolved murders from 2013 By Fred Lambert 3/26/2014
Orange County politicians balk at Vote Local 2014 campaign questionnaire

Orange County politicians balk at Vote Local 2014 campaign questionnaire

News: Republican county commissioners refuse to answer questions from progressive organizations about where they stand on issues By Billy Manes 3/26/2014
Education voucher bill dies in Senate

Education voucher bill dies in Senate

News: Also: state House leadership remains unmoved on LGBT issues By Billy Manes 3/26/2014
No love for the orange bikes

No love for the orange bikes

News: Readers respond to our column about the orange bicycle viral-marketing campaign 3/26/2014
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