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Published on October 01, 2019
Top Orlando news: Summit addresses human trafficking in state; parents warn of vaping dangers; morePhoto: Jared/Flickr

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Orlando.

I-4 Ultimate construction on hold after falling beam kills construction worker

A downtown Orlando construction accident on Saturday night left one worker dead and another in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Read the full story on Orlando Weekly.

Restaurant and Lodging Association offended by Orlando attorney's remarks on hourly pay rate

The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association president is "deeply offended" by comments made by Orlando attorney and political advocate John Morgan, who referred to the state's minimum hourly pay rate as "slave wages."

Read the full story on Orlando Weekly.

Orlando parents warn of vaping dangers after son hospitalized

An Orlando couple wants to warn parents about the dangers of vaping after their 20-year-old son was hospitalized with a vaping-related illness.

Read the full story on Graham Media: WKMG News 6.

12,000 gallons of sewage spill into Orlando ponds

The spill occurred around 6:30 p.m. Monday at a sanitary sewer overflow at 3915 South Lake Orlando Parkway. The leak was stopped about an hour later, according to the city.

Read the full story on Graham Media: WKMG News 6.

Orlando summit focuses on fighting human trafficking across Florida

Gov. Ron Desantis on Monday kicked off a conference that is addressing the problem of human trafficking in Florida.

Read the full story on CBS Miami.


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