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Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings does not want Central Florida to be home to a shelter for unaccompanied children who illegally cross the border.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement wants a site that can house 500 children and 500 workers in total with two acres of recreational space. The federal government is eyeing a Travellodge near the intersection of Orange Blossom Trail and State Road 528.

Universal Orlando announced they’re building a new Epic Universe-made up of themed lands and a resort-to the south of its current properties.
UNIVERSAL ORLANDO

Universal Orlando announced they’re building a new Epic Universe-made up of themed lands and a resort-to the south of its current properties.

CEO Tom Williams wouldn’t say much about what visitors can expect from Epic Universe - or even when it will open when asked at the Orange County Convention Center on Thursday.

Central Florida Cities Among Fastest Growing In US

Apr 18, 2019
Orlando skyline at night.
Bill Dickinson / Wikimedia Commons

When it came to population growth last year, cities in central Florida grew by stadiums.