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2011-02-25 15:31:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter Park Construction (WPC), (www.wpc.com), one of Orlando's leading locally owned construction companies, has broken ground on University House Central Florida (UCF), an off-campus student housing project located one half-mile from Orlando's University of Central Florida campus. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110225/FL55049 ) The 416-unit project is expected to be completed in August 2012 and will create 400 jobs. University...

2009-08-13 14:27:16

A Florida woman who lost her wallet with $2,000 cash at a store said the money was returned by an anonymous woman who said her daughter had the money. Oviedo police said the woman was shopping last week at a Charlotte Russe clothing store in the Oviedo Marketplace shopping center when she accidentally left without picking up her wallet from a bench where she had set it down, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla., reported Thursday. Police said the store does not have security cameras and Charlotte Russe...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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