Takata and Honda have been hit with a lawsuit over an airbag that's linked to the death of a woman in Florida last month. This is the latest legal issue for the two companies as they continue to recall millions of vehicles for the faulty safety component.
Iol.co.za, Tue, Nov 18 2014 @ 07:36 AM
Orange County will add four new kindergarten-through-eighth-grade schools in the next four years under a plan discussed by the School Board on Tuesday. The plans will involve rezoning at least a dozen schools and may coincide with the creation of several magnet schools in Orlando's downtown area.
The Orlando Sentinel, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 06:43 PM
Brave riders aboard the world's tallest roller coaster could spiral towards the ground at 65 miles per hour from a height of 155 metres at a new attraction planned for Orlando's International Drive. Work on the towering coaster, called Skyscraper and designed by Orlando-based US Thrill Rides, is scheduled to start next year with an opening in 2016, its developers announced Thursday.
Stuff.co.nz, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 04:47 PM
If former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush decides to run for president, he may be the lone Republican waving the flag for the Common Core . "The rigor of the Common Core State Standards must be the new minimum in classrooms," he said Thursday morning, according to prepared remarks for his keynote speech at an education summit in Washington, hosted by his reform-oriented Foundation for Excellence in Education.
Christian Science Monitor, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 01:13 PM
Conservative Christian pastor Bryan Fischer declared in a column for RenewAmerica.com that the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of freedom of religion must only apply to Christianity. Fischer was responding to the Orange County, Florida School District's decision to cease Christian indoctrination in public schools after the U.S. Satanic Temple asserted its right to do the same.
The Raw Story, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 12:14 PM