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Epic Universe Discloses Job Details | Commentary (Orlando Sentinel, 9/11/19)

Universal wouldn’t answer questions or provide full details. And the county hasn’t asked for them … which strikes me as a problem. Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and the rest of the county commissioners should demand — and share — a full accounting of the job and salary details before striking any agreement that involves taxpayer money. Read more >>

Universal to get state money to build road to new Epic Universe park | Exclusive (Orlando Sentinel, 8/22/19)

The $315 million road extension will provide a crucial link between Universal’s existing parks and hotels on the northern end of the I-Drive corridor and the new park at the southern end. It’s so important to Universal’s expansion plans that the resort will, according to a preliminary agreement with Orange County, design, engineer, permit and construct the publicly owned road itself — and get public sources to help foot the bill. Read more >>