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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

Click Orlando

Cops: Woman left kids at motel alone

An Orange County woman was arrested on child neglect charges after deputies say she left a young boy alone at a motel for more than a day.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Tattoo policies changing for job applicants

It's no secret. Visible tattoos, while becoming increasingly more socially acceptable, can create obstacles for applicants in a still shaky job market.

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Related Topix: Orange County, FL, Orlando, FL, Altamonte Springs, FL

Click Orlando

Oviedo residents call for new fire station

THE FDLE INVESTIGATES. IN ORLANDO, LOCAL 6. TONIGHT A BUNCH OF SEMINOLE COUNTY NEIGHBORS ARE CONCERNED AND NERVOUS THAT THEY WON'T GET THE HELP THEY NEED IN AN EMERGENCY.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

DeLand Beacon

West Volusia Calendar of Events: July 19-26, 2014

Call 386-469-9409. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary.

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Related Topix: Barberville, FL, Debary, FL, Lake Helen, FL, Sanford, FL, Florida

The Orlando Sentinel

Deputies: Pastor withheld knowledge of sexual abuse

A Seminole County pastor was arrested Thursday for not reporting to law enforcement that a man was sexually abusing three girls, officials said.

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Related Topix: Winter Springs, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Sanford to get $300,000 insurance payout for Little Red School

Sanford leaders are considering how to use an estimated $300,000 in insurance money that the city stands to receive after the historic Little Red School House - one of Seminole County 's oldest buildings - was destroyed in a fire this month.

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Related Topix: Sanford, FL

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Warner Christian co-sponsors forum on child safety After a teachera s...

After a teacher's arrest on federal child porn charges, Warner Christian Academy will co-sponsor a community forum on Monday for parents to hear experts discuss child safety.

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Related Topix: South Daytona, FL, Volusia County, FL

WESH-TV

Police still searching for naked home intruder

A girl was asleep at her Longwood home July 1 when she was awoken by a naked man in the hallway, police said.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WESH-TV

Family shaken after naked burglar wakes girl

A girl was asleep at her Longwood home July 1 when she was awoken by a naked man in the hallway, police said.

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News 4 Jax

Don't Let Florida Go to Pot raises concerns

As state officials ramp up efforts to grow and distribute Charlotte's Web, a low-grade form of marijuana, a coalition of anti-drug advocates is upping the volume on its anti-marijuana message.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

WESH-TV

Special Report: Woman blocked from her grandfather's grave

WESH 2's Jason Guy reports on why a local woman is being blocked from visiting her grandfather's grave in this special report.

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Related Topix: Altamonte Springs, FL, African-American, Casselberry, FL

WESH-TV

Officials: Owner violating law by prohibiting access to cemetery

According to state officials an historic cemetery sits on nine acres of private land in Seminole County, just a half-mile off busy 436 in Altamonte Springs.

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Related Topix: Altamonte Springs, FL, African-American, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Casselberry, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

FWC catches commercial turtle poachers

Three Lakeland men and an Okeechobee freshwater turtle farmer were caught illegally harvesting, selling and buying wild-caught freshwater turtles as a result of a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission investigation.

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Related Topix: Polk County, FL, Apopka, FL

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Orlando Weekly

Lesser fish, more cupcakes, and Nora finds a new home

When Nora's Wine & Cigars closed in May, we told you Nora was actively looking for another space in the area.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Sanford, FL, Seafood, Winter Park, FL

Mon Jul 14, 2014

ABC Action News

Zimmerman case in past for Sanford residents

One year after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the City of Sanford continues to heal.

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Related Topix: Sanford, FL

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Men charged with dealing in freshwater turtles

Three Lakeland men and an Okeechobee freshwater turtle farmer were caught illegally harvesting, selling and buying wild freshwater turtles during an investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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Related Topix: Lakeland, FL, Florida, Polk County, FL, Apopka, FL

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