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Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

Trashy treasure trove: Exploring Central Florida's messiest yards | Video

Thousands of messy homeowners are fined every year in Central Florida. Maybe their hedgerows are too bushy.

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Sunday | The Orlando Sentinel

Longwood man dies in Lake County DUI crash

Robert Wenrick, 43, of DeBary , was driving east on State Road 46 at about 10:15 a.m. when he struck a pedestrian who was standing in the roadway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol .

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Related Topix: Debary, FL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Hundreds gather on both sides of Israel's actions in Gaza Strip in separate events

About 400 people in support of Palestinians gathered Friday night at Lake Eola Park to demand a cease fire in the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip that has claimed hundreds of lives.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East,

The Orlando Sentinel

Samuel 'Skip' Lewis: Training harness-racing horses was his passion

In his early teens, Samuel "Skip" Lewis spent weekends at the local horse track near where he lived in Hallstead, Pa., cleaning stables and caring for the animals.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

House 49 race pits 'Robocop' versus 'Coach P'

Republican voters in much of east Orange County will decide between "Coach" and "Robocop" for a candidate to challenge incumbent Democratic state Rep. Joe Saunders in District 49. The Aug. 26 primary pits Rene "Coach P" Plasencia, 41, a Colonial High School teacher and track coach who is focusing on education and community, versus Ed "Robocop" ... (more)

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Related Topix: Orange County, FL, Orlando, FL

Click Orlando

Cops: Seminole County deputy arrested for soliciting teen

WE POSTED IT ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE. GO TO FACEBOOK.COM/LOCAL 6. A SEMINOLE COUNTY DEPUTY COULD SOON BE OUT OF A JOB AFTER INVESTIGATORS SAY HE HAD AN INAPPROPRIATE RELATIONSHIP WITH A 17-YEAR-OLD GIRL.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

City of Casselberry

Swing 'Fore' The Arts 7th Annual Golf Tournament

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Related Topix: Casselberry, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Seminole County deputy wanted sex from teen, investigators say

A Seminole County deputy was arrested Thursday after investigators say he solicited sex from a 17-year-old girl through a series of Facebook messages.

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Related Topix: Indian River County, FL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

$5 rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats in wake of scare

Through this Saturday, July 26, the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando Sanford Veterinary Clinic is offering $5 pre-exposure rabies vaccines for dogs and cats to prevent the spread of the disease.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Orlando, FL, Sanford, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Longwood developer awaits sentencing in S.C. corruption case

A Longwood developer who once pushed the button to start his company's implosion of the old Amway Arena is awaiting sentencing for attempting to bribe South Carolina officials with a Porsche, pricey meals and strippers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dwight Howard, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

The Orlando Sentinel

Businessmen square off in House District 30 GOP primary

Republican voters in Florida House District 30 will choose between two conservative businessmen who say they want to create jobs and cut government regulation.

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Related Topix: Longwood, FL, Altamonte Springs, FL, Sanford, FL

Click Orlando

Man arrested after pulling gun on driver in road rage incident, Seminole cops say

Seminole County deputies arrested a man after they say he threatened another driver with a gun in a road rage incident.

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Related Topix: Oviedo, FL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Burned out on bad news? Here's something encouraging

Between violence in the Middle East and the Ukraine, new confusion about Obamacare and that naked burglar still on the loose in Longwood, you might be wondering if there's any good news at all.

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Related Topix: Florida, Headphones, Opinion

WFTV Orlando

Residents push for new fire station in Seminole County

A Seminole County home destroyed in a lightning fire earlier this month was less than 2 miles from the site of a planned fire station.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Turn Winter Springs into a 'Gig City': My Word

Since the economy began its recovery, business development in Winter Springs has lagged that of several neighboring cities in Seminole County.

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Related Topix: Winter Springs, FL, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Click Orlando

Rabies alert issued in Longwood

The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County issues a rabies alert because a cat, and possibly her newborn kittens, tested positive.

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Related Topix: Longwood, FL

Capital Soup

Bob Cortes Endorsed by the Florida Chamber of Commerce

Bob Cortes was officially endorsed today by the Florida Chamber of Commerce and was listed in the Florida Chamber of Commerce's list of Pro-Business candidates.

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Related Topix: Florida, Longwood, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Rabies alert issued in Seminole County

A rabies alert for neighborhoods surrounding the Big Tree Park, in Longwood , has been issued by Seminole County health department.

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Related Topix: Longwood, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Seminole's challenge: Turn 'blighted area' on Oxford Road into vibrant community

The sidewalks are cracked and broken. The landscaping is either bare or filled with weeds.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Casselberry, FL, Fern Park, FL, Orlando, FL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Man describes alligator attack on Seminole river to WFTV

A Seminole County man described the terrifying moments he and his brother were attacked by an alligator while tubing down the Little Wekiva River.

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Related Topix: Longwood, FL

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