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Weapons, explosives found in dorm on Fla. campus

University of Florida - AP

A college student killed himself in a dorm at the University of Central Florida and authorities found explosives and guns in the room early Monday, authorities said, leading to the evacuation of hundreds of students and cancellation of morning classes.


Disney World to track visitors with wireless wristbands

New wireless-tracking wristbands designed to make the "Most Magical Place on Earth" even more hassle-free will hit Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., over the next few months.


Transformers take fight to Orlando in 2013

Orlando, prepare for battle. With the intergalactic war between the
Autobots and Decepticons raging at Universal
Studios Hollywood since last May (and in
Singapore since 2011), it seems it was only a
matter of time before the conflict spread to
central Florida.


Fla. mailman accused of delivering cocaine on route

 A postal employee was arrested in Orlando, Fla., on charges he was delivering cocaine while on his mail route, the Orlando Sentinel reported.


Scrabble cheat ejected at U.S. tournament

Scrabble Tournament

A top young Scrabble player has been ejected for cheating at the U.S. championship in Orlando, a first for a national tournament. The unidentified player, described as one of the best young Scrabblers, was ejected after another player saw him hide two blank tiles to use in the next round, the Associated Press says.


Guess the most porn-crazy city in America

Porn Crazy Cities

When it comes to porn, there's nothing Mickey Mouse about the hometown of Disney World. Orlando, Fla., has topped a survey by Men's Health magazine of the smuttiest U.S. cities.


Flight home a nightmare for parents of dying boy

Southwest Flight

Nicholas Dainiak of Bedford was just trying to come home from what his parents said may have been the last trip the dying 8-year-old would ever take to Disney World in Orlando.


GOP debate: Rick Perry again in the cross hairs in Florida debate

GOP debate: Rick Perry again in the cross hairs in Florida debate

The Republican contenders for the presidential nomination aimed their fire Thursday night at front-runner Rick Perry while several second-tier candidates tried to gain traction in the GOP field as they faced off at a debate in Orlando, Fla.


Anonymous declares war on Orlando

The hacker collective Anonymous "declares war" on the US city of Orlando in Florida over the arrest of individuals handing out food to homeless in a park.


Outburst From Gallery Halts Casey Anthony Trial

An outburst from a member of the courtroom gallery has interrupted jury selection in the murder trial of an Orlando woman accused of killing her daughter.


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