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  1. Deputies: One dead, two in critical condition after car strikes treeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Orlando Crime

    A passenger was killed after a vehicle left the westbound lanes of State Road 528 and struck a tree early Sunday morning, troopers said. The driver, Luis Raul Delgado Diaz, 43 of Altamonte Springs, and another passenger, Jonathon Michael Medina, 20 of Altamonte Springs, were transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

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  2. Charter schools vs. traditional schools: Legislaturea s debate resumes over capital aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Miami Herald

    Altamonte Springs Republican David Simmons has proposed a pair of bills to reform capital funding for charter schools and to let local school boards raise taxes for their schools' construction needs. Once again, Florida lawmakers will try to force school districts to share part of their local tax dollars with charter schools so that those privately managed schools can enjoy the same access to funding for maintenance and construction projects as traditional public schools.

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  3. Charter schools vs. traditional schools: Legislature's debate resumes on taxes to pay for bothRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... things that, I think, in the end hurts more than it helps." The pair of bills by Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs and education budget chairman, got off to a halting start this week. Members of the Senate Education Committee advanced Simmons' ...

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  4. I-95 south shut down in Brevard after truck fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the Altamonte Springs area. The Department of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the ...

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  5. Train hits car in New Smyrna Beach killing at least one, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the Altamonte Springs area. The Department of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the ...

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  6. Private school being built near Lake NonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... and languages, leased 25,837 square feet at Oak Grove Shoppes at State Road 434 and Jamestown Boulevard in Altamonte Springs. CBRE Group Inc . represented Kitson & Partners real estate development company in the lease. Margaritaville Holdings and ...

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  7. Rep. Cortes, ex-towing company owner, pushes bill to help towing companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... would benefit many towing companies in the state by eliminating some local fees imposed on them. Cortes, R-Altamonte Springs, said he doesn't believe it's a conflict of interest for him to sponsor HB 193 because he sold Cortes Towing Service last ...

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  8. Cops looking for long-haired man accused of robbing Home DepotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Orlando Crime

    Altamonte Springs police are looking for a man accused of holding up a cashier at The Home Depot on Wednesday. The suspect, who wore his hair in a ponytail, walked into the garden center of The Home Depot near State Road 434 and SR 436 about 3 p.m. and approached a cashier, police spokeswoman Evelyn Estevez said.

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  9. I-4 back open in Seminole County after traffic stop goes awryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Deputies stop a driver who was driving a stolen car on Interstate 4 at exit 92 near State Road 436 and Altamonte Springs about 1:30 p.m., said Sheriff's Office spokeswoman, Kim Cannaday. Deputies stop a driver who was driving a stolen car on Interstate 4 at exit 92 near State Road 436 and Altamonte Springs about 1:30 p.m., said Sheriff's Office spokeswoman, Kim Cannaday.

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  10. South Alabama wide receiver DeShawn Applewhite dismissed from teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... Joey Jones said Thursday. Applewhite, a rising sophomore, played in six games for the Jaguars in 2016. The Altamonte Springs, Fla., native caught one pass for minus-3 yards and also returned two kickoffs for 30 yards. Jones declined to disclose the ...

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  11. 7 things to know today and continued business optimism leads to more startupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    ... of pedestrians to unsafe roadways as well as a lack sidewalks and crosswalks. See the full results here . Altamonte Springs-based ContraVest Development Partners LLC's related entity, Northington Orlando Investors Inc., on Feb. 21 spent $7.1 million ...

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  12. New apartments coming to Universal BoulevardRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Business Journal

    A new apartment complex is getting closer to breaking ground on Universal Boulevard. Altamonte Springs-based ContraVest Development Partners LLC's related entity, Northington Orlando Investors Inc., on Feb. 21 spent $7.1 million on two parcels ...

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  13. FHP: Woman killed when vehicle leaves I-4, hits treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the Altamonte Springs area. The Department of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the ...

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  14. Under bill, school districts would have to share funds with charter schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Daily Commercial

    ... in referendums. "I believe it would have passed, but it would have been very narrow," said Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs. He said some senators likely would have voted for it only as a courtesy to him. School districts, though, said the tax bill was ...

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  15. Troopers searching for driver after pedestrian hit, killed crossing Pine Hills RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the Altamonte Springs area. The Department of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the ...

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  16. FHP: Man killed when vehicle flips off road in east Orange CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the Altamonte Springs area. The Department of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the ...

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  17. Pedestrian dead after hit by train in Winter Park, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the Altamonte Springs area. The Department of Transportation held a meeting to discuss the Interstate 4 Ultimate project as work ramps up in the ...

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  18. Quest to open in Waterford LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Roger B. Kennedy Construction started work near Waterford Lakes on Quest Village Apartments, an independent-living community for adults with developmental disabilities. The Altamonte Springs-based contractor won a $7 million contract to build the project, which includes a community center, recreational amenities and 48 apartments in 12 residential buildings.

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  19. Couple loses $19,000 to pool companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Click Orlando

    A hole with wood framing is as close to a pool as Ed and Tink Bayton got, even though they said they paid more than $19,000. They were doing business with Family Pool Spa and Billiard Center in Altamonte Springs, according to Ed Bayton.

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  20. $250 million for teacher incentives? Florida lawmakers crafting plan to do itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Miami Herald

    Altamonte Springs Republican David Simmons oversees the Senate pre-K-12 education budget committee on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, where he said House and Senate leaders are discussing potentially more than $200 million in funding for teacher incentives in 2017-18. Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart answers questions from the Senate pre-K-12 education budget committee on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.

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