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4 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Cops: Facebook post leads to student stabbing

FIND THEMSELVES WITH A BIG PROBLEM. LET'S HOPE IT DOESN'T GO ON ANY LONGER. THANK YOU.

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Related Topix: Poinciana, FL, Family, Teenagers, Osceola County, FL

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Minus5Ao Ice Bar opening this weekend on I-Drive

A new bar is debuting along Orlando's International Drive this weekend and it may be the coolest bar along the tourist corridor - literally.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Red flags missed in Lakeland teacher sex case

Lakeland teacher accused of sex with student falsified her application, answering several question incorrectly that would have raised red flags.

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Related Topix: Lakeland, FL, Bartow, FL, Education Etc., Polk County, FL, Orlando, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Celebrate innovation on Earth Day: My Word

Planes, trains and automobiles are so commonplace, it's hard to imagine them as the "alternative technologies" of the past.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Orlando, FL, Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

From snakes to seeds to paintings, creativity bloomed at Tropical Arts

My backyard tabebuia tree has bloomed all its yellow blooms this spring and is now covered with the seed pods that look a little like giant green beans.

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Related Topix: Florida, Orlando, FL

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Fox 30

Mother claims miscommunication led to boy, 4, wandering in Pine Hills

Orange County deputies and Department of Children and Families investigators are trying to figure out how a 4-year-old boy, who was supposed to be with his family, ended up on the streets in Pine Hills.

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Related Topix: Pine Hills, FL

Pensacola News Journal

Escambia County teacher to receive Governor's Shine Award

Escambia County Teacher of the Year Jana Palvus will receive the Governor's Shine Award on Tuesday at the meeting of the Florida Cabinet in Tallahassee.

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Related Topix: Escambia County, FL, Pensacola, FL, University of Mobile, University of West Florida

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Independent

Who shot Officer Robert German?

The murder of a police officer by two runaway teenagers - one born in Britain - who then turned the gun on themselves shocked a Florida suburb last month.

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Related Topix: Windermere, FL, Suicide

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Apopka praises mayor, creates a community fund in his name

Apopka said good-bye Wednesday night to longtime Mayor John Land with poignant speeches praising his seven decades of service and a newly created community fund in his name that will provide money to city schools, civic organizations and charities.

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Related Topix: Apopka, FL, Life, Charity , Seminole County, FL

WTLV

Shots fired, 1 suspect still at large

Shots fired, 1 suspect still at large on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/crime/2014/04/17/shots-fired-home-invasion/7813717/ A 911 caller from inside a home on Coral Reef Drive reported that two armed men tried to enter the residence.

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Click Orlando

Missing Orlando girl found safe

THE PADLOCK IN THE FRONT OF THE DOOR. SOME MORE BREAKING NEWS IN ORANGE COUNTY. THERE IS AN ALERT FOR THIS MISSING GIRL.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL

News 4 Jax

Day care crash survivor released

AUSTIN. LAUREN ROWE HAS THE NIGHT OFF. THIS IS LOCAL 6 NEWS AT 7:00. WE START TONIGHT WITH NEW INFO ON THE DEADLY DAYCARE CRASH.

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Related Topix: Winter Park, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Ailing driver on way to hospital crashes, killing himself and his wife

A driver lost control of his car Tuesday night and slammed into a brick wall near Edgewood.

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Related Topix: Edgewood, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Day-care crashes can lead to traffic barriers

A report on the car crash at a KinderCare day-care center details what happened with the car that slammed through the building killing one girl and injuring several others.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Seminole County, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Orlando candidate Juan Lynum adopts populist platform for runoff

After an Orlando City Council election last week left attorney Juan Lynum in a tight runoff against a grassroots political outsider, he is shifting his campaign to a more populist message.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Orlando Weekly

Orange County takes another shot at charter amendments

Number of petitions required to be obtained daily for a citizens' initiative to make the Orange County ballot under the latest proposal by Commissioner Fred Brummer.

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Business Journal

Ample parking, segways and whoopie pies: SunRail chugs into Maitland Station

U.S. Rep. John Mica talks about how Maitland residents and businesspeople can use SunRail now and in the future.

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Related Topix: John Mica, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Maitland, FL, Orlando, FL, Meadow Woods, FL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Hispanic Business Conference: C-level panel gives tips on success

Hundreds of business owners - both local and from as far away as Puerto Rico - gathered at the Orange County Convention Center April 11 for the Hispanic Business Conference, a kick-off event for the three-day Hispanic Business & Consumer Expo.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Last-minute tips for income tax procrastinators

As Tuesday's income-tax deadline looms, experts have a word of caution for procrastinators: Filing your return at the last minute can be hazardous to your financial health.

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Related Topix: Tax, Winter Park, FL, Orlando, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Last-minute tips for income tax procrastinators | Video

As Tuesday's income-tax deadline looms, experts have a word of caution for procrastinators: Filing your return at the last minute can be hazardous to your financial health.

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Related Topix: Tax, Winter Park, FL, Orlando, FL

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