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Kissimmee

(kĭsĭm`ē), city (1990 pop. 30,050), Osceola co., central Fla., on Lake Tohopekaliga. Located in an important agricultural area, it is a major processing, packaging, and shipping center for the surrounding Kissimmee valley, where citrus fruits (especially oranges) and beef are produced. The city also lies in a popular vacation area. Its attractions include the Monument of States, the Splendid China theme park, and an annual rodeo and livestock show. One of the largest contributors to Kissimmee's economy is nearby Disney World, the gigantic amusement park and entertainment complex. Kissimmee provides hotel accommodations for a large portion of the park's tourists.
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Aclara Technologies LLC, a provider of intelligent infrastructure technologies for water, gas and electric utilities, has signed a contract with Toho Water Authority in Kissimmee, Florida.
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GM has sent a notice to the automotive retailer that it is not renewing its franchise agreements for the dealerships located in Kissimmee, Florida.
She said that Kenneth Taylor was the man who forced his way into her motel room in Kissimmee, Florida, made her and her male companion perform sex acts on each other and then raped her.
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CDs of the Drawings and Specifications may be obtained from the office of the City Engineer, 3rd Floor City Hall, City of Kissimmee, 101 Church Street, Suite 301, Kissimmee, Florida 34741 upon receipt of non-refundable $50.
The Homewood Suites near Kissimmee, Florida, an existing hotel consisting of 156 standard 1-bedroom, 1-bath villas, is changing hands in a time-is-of-the-essence deal funded by $4 million from Kennedy Funding, a direct private lender based in Hackensack, New Jersey.
That means a three-bedroom home in Kissimmee, Florida, now costs pounds 47,000 - pounds 5,600 less than a year ago.
Notes: a mandatory pre-proposal meeting will be held on wednesday, september 21, 2016 at 10:00 am local time in the procurement services conference room 2502 located at 1 courthouse square, kissimmee, florida 34741.
This was announced by Steve Bright, Senior Vice President of Coldwell Banker Corporation at the recent Coldwell Banker International Business Conference held in Kissimmee, Florida.