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Monday | WESH-TV

Slight chance of rain Monday afternoon

PEOPLE HAD TO JUST PULL OFF THE ROAD DURING THAT STORM. HERE IN CENTRAL FLORIDA, WE'RE NOT SEEING ANYTHING LIKE THAT.

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Related Topix: Florida, Palm Coast, FL, Brevard County, FL, Palm Bay, FL, Eustis, FL

Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

Services network will present child-protection conference

Lake County Shared Services Network will present its child protection conference from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 13 at Mission Inn Resort and Club, 10400 County Road 48, Howey-in-the-Hills.

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Related Topix: Howey in the Hills, FL, Florida Atlantic University, Mount Dora, FL, Sorrento, FL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Historical museum to have grand reopening

After several months of tweaking exhibits, the Lake County Historical Museum will hold a grand reopening ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Related Topix: Paisley, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Bottlebrush tree proves wildlife magnet

We are in the process of replacing our house's 22-year-old wall-to-wall carpeting with flooring less likely to trigger allergies.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

One dead, two injured in Saturday crash near DeLand A fatal crash in...

A fatal crash in Lake County just a few miles west of DeLand killed one person and injured two others Saturday evening.

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Related Topix: Deland, FL, Eustis, FL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Tavares seaplane crashes, none seriously injured

The pilot of a seaplane has no serious injuries after crashing the aircraft at Lake Idamere Park just outside of Tavares city limits.

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Related Topix: Tavares, FL, Air Accidents

The Orlando Sentinel

Baby fairs seek sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers

The Young Families Health Initiative Committee of Lake County is seeking sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers for the 25th annual baby fairs.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Kids, Clermont, FL, Minneola, FL

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Terrence Shank: Director set high standards worldwide

Terrence Shank was an actor, director, founder of The Colony theater in Los Angeles and longtime artistic director of the IceHouse Theatre in Mount Dora.

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The Orlando Sentinel

New exhibit by artist Christopher Volpe opens at Bowersock Gallery

In "Spring Abstracts," the new exhibit at the Bowersock Gallery that opens at an artist's reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 11, Volpe isn't painting abstracted images of spring flowers but the emotions he experienced when he saw the flowers.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting

The Orlando Sentinel

Banquet to honor longtime educator Helen Mosteller

A banquet to honor longtime Lake County educator Helen Mosteller is 6:30 p.m. April 25 at the Eustis Community Center, 601 Northshore Drive.

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Related Topix: Eustis, FL, Mount Dora, FL, Umatilla, FL

The Times-Herald

Woman from newnan found dead in Florida

The woman, Cheri Amber Houston, 28, was found by a resident in Lake County, Fla., around 8:46 a.m., said Lt.

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Related Topix: Orange County, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Libraries will present free programs in money matters

"Money Smart Week @ Your Library," a national initiative in its fourth year between the American Library Association and the Federal Reserve Bank to provide financial literacy programming to the community, kicked off Saturday.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Social Security, Personal Finance, Lady Lake, FL, Fruitland Park, FL, Eustis, FL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

'Dining in the Dark' to raise awareness about visually impaired '

"Dining in the Dark" is a sensory-awareness experience that will take guests on a journey of taste, sound, smell and touch, all in the dark.

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Related Topix: Mount Dora, FL, Leesburg, FL, Marion County, FL, Ocala, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Adopt a pet during carnival at Hurricane Dockside Grill

Lake County Animal Services and Hurricane Dockside Grill have teamed up to host the "WOOF" pet adoption carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the restaurant, 3351 W. Burleigh Blvd. , Tavares.

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Related Topix: Tavares, FL, Clermont, FL, Wine, Drink, Blues, The Blues Band, Groveland, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

South Lake High teacher charged with sex with minor

A teacher at South Lake High School in Groveland was arrested today and charged with having sex with a former student following an investigation that started last year, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Groveland, FL, Clermont, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Should Clermont buy Citrus Tower?

We're 22 stories up on the observation deck, gazing over the rolling hills of south Lake County that are dotted with what seems like unending rows of orange trees, standing like soldiers at attention over acres and acres of land.

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Related Topix: Clermont, FL, Ocala, FL, Silver Springs, FL, Cypress Gardens, FL, Mount Dora, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Lake County Police Log: Calls include fraud, narcotics possession, burglary

Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office .

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Related Topix: Howey in the Hills, FL

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Unusually deadly weekend: 9 dead in crashes

Traffic crashes killed nine motorists, bicyclists and a pedestrian from Friday night through Sunday in one of Central Florida's deadliest weekends, according to the Florida Highway Patrol .

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Related Topix: Florida, Clermont, FL

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Click Orlando

Deacon gets no bond after alleged sex act

THIS CHURCH DEACON IS LOCKED UP CHARGED WITH MOLESTING A LITTLE GIRL. LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES SAY HE HAS BEEN DOING IT THE LAST TWO YEAR, OFTEN IN A TREEHOUSE IN HIS BACKYARD, ON SUNNYSIDE DRIVE IN LEESBURG, A FEW MILES AWAY FROM WHERE HE WAS A DEACON, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH LEESBURG.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, FL

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Arresting developments in Mascotte police firing

After all, city officials took his badge and gun. They stopped paying him, instantly cut off his health insurance and obliterated his name from the work schedule.

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Related Topix: Mascotte, FL, Fruitland Park, FL

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