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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Lake Griffin State Park to host Earth Day Work Day

Lake Griffin State Park is looking for volunteers to help with a couple of projects Saturday during Earth Day Work Day.

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6 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Lake Minneola High to stage the classic 'Guys and Dolls'

When drama teacher Kaitlin Baxter and her students searched for a hashtag to brand their new musical production for social media, they picked #betonlove.

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10 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

East Ridge High School stages 'The Last Five Years'

The second reason is that there aren't many chances to see the 2002 play, written by Jason Robert Brown, which opens at 7 p.m. today.

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Related Topix: Jason Robert Brown

14 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Garden walk is a blossoming feast for the springtime senses

The Clermont Garden Club will sponsor its 13th annual Garden Walk from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 featuring four residential gardens in the south Lake area and South Lake Hospital organic community garden.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Clermont, FL, Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Tavares, FL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Animal Services to put 1 steer, 3 horses on block for auction

Lake County Animal Services will host an animal auction at 11 a.m. Saturday at the shelter, 28123 County Road 561, Tavares .

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Related Topix: Tavares, FL, Mount Dora, FL

ESchool News

Teacher ditches grades to help students

Lake County, Fla. teacher Lynn Barrett's young students chatter softly while huddled in groups over their iPads as they explain the cause and effect of events in a fictional story.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

American Legon launching Naval Sea Cadet Corps volunteer training program

The American Legion Post 219 in Fruitland Park is starting a Naval Sea Cadet Corps, a volunteer training program for boys and girls ages 13 to 17. Sea Cadets get a chance to train in seaman, airman and fireman ranks, as well as other naval skills.

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Related Topix: Fruitland Park, FL, US Military, US Navy, US News, Eustis, FL, Mount Dora, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Free festival will offer ways to stay healthy and in shape

City of Clermont will present FitnessPalooza, a health and fitness festival, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Waterfront Park, 330 Third St., on Lake Minneola in Clermont.

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Related Topix: Clermont, FL, Minneola, FL, Health Club, Get Fit!, Home Gardening, Home, Tavares, FL

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

How to outsmart feathered mulberry bandits

My husband, Ralph, has a theory: If we plant enough mulberry trees, at some point there will be more mulberries than the birds can eat.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

CBS 47

Clermont woman apologizes for trying to build playground in day care crash victim's name

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 9:30 AM on 4/24, issued at 9:30 AM Brunswick, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL LAKE COUNTY, Fla.

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Related Topix: Clermont, FL, Fort White, FL, Groveland, FL

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Sinkhole in The Villages threatening 2 homes

A company was working to stabilize a smaller sinkhole that appeared about three weeks ago and had gone home for the night Friday.

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Related Topix: The Villages, FL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Former Army soldiers who witnessed Holocaust to speak at Villages remembrance event

Four former Army soldiers who were either involved in the liberation of several concentration camps or witnessed the aftermath of a notorious massacre will speak at Temple Shalom by The Villages' 10th Annual Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance service.

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Related Topix: The Villages, FL, Lady Lake, FL, Leesburg, FL, Sumter County, FL, Wildwood, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Montverde Academy's Ben Simmons named top high-school junior basketball player in U.S.

Ben Simmons, star of Montverde Academy's elite basketball team, has been named national Junior Player of the Year by MaxPreps, a CBSSports.com site that covers high-school sports.

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Related Topix: High School Basketball, High School Sports, Florida High School Basketball News, Florida High School Sports

The Orlando Sentinel

Eustis church starts Easter eve service targeted to kids and their families

A humble request from a mother of three has launched an inaugural Easter eve worship service geared toward families at a Eustis church - complete with a live lamb.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Eustis, FL

Business Journal

April 18, 2014 Legal Notices V.1

UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF CAROLYN S. BOST, ET AL., Defendants.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Learn to prevent cancer, ways to improve digestive health

The University of Florida/Lake County Extension Office next "Nourish Your Body" series is "Nourish Your Digestive System" from 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 28 at Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W. Guava St. Participants will learn ways to improve digestive health with tips and information about having more fiber in their diet helps lower blood cholesterol ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lady Lake, FL, Life, Food, Dieting, Fruits, Vegetables, Eustis, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Bay Street Players stage bedroom farce 'Boeing Boeing'

So it is no surprise that the bedroom farce "Boeing Boeing," an example of the genre by Marc Camoletti, is the most performed French play in the world.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Group plans memorial for girl killed in day-care crash

Residents of Groveland will keep the memory of 4-year-old Lily Quintus alive with a new playground that will soon bear her name.

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Related Topix: Groveland, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Mother, baby killed in Lake County crash

A Lake County mother died Tuesday night of injuries suffered in a traffic crash that also killed her 6-month-old daughter.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Mount Dora to host two Indonesian visitors learning about American government

Officials will show a pair of Indonesian government officials how they go about the business of running a thriving American small town during a visit that is part of a U.S. State Department program.

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