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Apopka, Florida is located in Orange County. Zip codes in Apopka, FL include 32704, 32712, and 32703. The median home price in Apopka is $209,900 which is roughly $89/per square foot. More Apopka information.

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Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

Thompson wins second term on Orange County Commission

In a primary marked by low turnout, Orange County voters elected Commissioner Jennifer Thompson to a second term Tuesday, and sent two other commission races to Nov. 4 runoffs.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Convicted killer gets life for slaying rival in 2011

Daniel Craven, the man accused of killing a 30-year-old father of two and romantic rival and burning the body in his yard in 2011, was convicted of first-degree murder at trial Thursday and sentenced to life in prison.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Apopka consultant finds 'confusion' in city management

Apopka functioned with "little executive oversight" during the last years of longtime Mayor John Land, who delegated much of his authority to an administrative officer, according to a consultant hired to examine city operations.

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Examiner.com

Orange County AS reaching out to dog rescues to care for 30 confiscated dogs

Orange County Animal Services in Florida is appealing to dog rescue organizations and qualified foster care parents to help care for 30 pit bulls who were confiscated in May in Apoka after a major dog fighting bust.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Crealde School's 'Last Harvest' exhibit in Winter Garden

In 1998, workers gather in in Deneef Village. The Apopka trailer park primarily housed low-income agricultural workers and their families.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

First day of school kicks off in Orange

About 350,000 public school students headed back to class this morning in Central Florida, including about 192,000 in Orange County alone.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Crealde School of Art 2014-15 season

The Creald School of Art moves into its 40th year with a full slate of professional and student artist exhibitions, old favorites such as the annual holiday sale and special exhibits saluting the school's anniversary, Lake Apopka farmworkers and the communities of Goldsboro and St. Augustine.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Capital Soup

Whittington Gains Ground with Two More Major Endorsements

Heading into the August 26, 2014 primary Virginia Whittington, candidate for Orange County Commission District 6 today announced endorsements by City of Apopka Mayor, Joe Kilsheimer and Mayor Ken Bradley, City of Winter Park.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

WESH-TV

More showers and storms this afternoon

ABOUT THE PROJECT COMING UP TODAY ON WESH 2 NEWS FIRST AT 4:00 WE HAVE A LOOK AT THE FORECAST.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

WFTV Orlando

9 Investigates: Some Orange County voters issued 2 voter IDs

Florida's voter registration rules are clear: Each person gets just one vote. Everyone who registers is assigned a voter identification number to make sure individual votes are counted.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Apopka eyes major new residential project

Avian Pointe, a new residential community proposed for Apopka 's west side, was drafted with the city's future in mind.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Maybe Apopka could learn from these slogans

Apopka calls itself "The indoor foliage capital of the world," which sounds like something Christopher Guest made up for a mockumentary about local government.

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Click Orlando

Shooting investigated in Apopka

Orange County Fire Rescue said one person was found on a sidewalk on Hawthorne Avenue, not far from 13th Street.

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WFTV Orlando

Apopka Mayor brought to tears as he addresses crowd, council during meeting

During an emotional meeting Wednesday the Apopka City Council voted to hire a new city attorney.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Capital Soup

First Lady Concludes 2014 Summer Literacy Adventure at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka

With Wekiva River as the backdrop, Florida First Lady Ann Scott read Planting the Wild Garden by Kathryn O. Galbraith to 35 students today at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka for the final stop on her 2014 Summer Literacy Adventure.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Apopka-based Orange Commission seat has deep primary field

Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka .

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Some Apopka employees getting pensions on top of salaries

Channel 9 discovered nine Apopka employees signed contracts with the city's former mayor and are now receiving pensions on top of their salaries.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Wekiwa Springs cleanup would use state money to put homes on sewer service

A plan to extend sewer lines near Wekiwa Springs to homes that have septic systems would be paid for mostly with tax money but has agitated residents who fear the project would cost them thousands of dollars, tear up streets and yards - but do little to reduce pollution.

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WFTV Orlando

Apopka's CAO severance pay doubles other cities, despite state law cap

In Mayor John Land's final hours in office he gave nine employees 20 weeks of severance pay and the city's chief administrative officer signed off on those contracts.

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