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  1. Seminole commission races heat up with Republican candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Republican primary in Seminole County is still 14 months away, but already four candidates are vying for two seats on the board. The Republican primary in Seminole County is still 14 months away, but already four candidates are vying for two seats on the board.

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  2. Construction to begin on large assisted-living facility in Lady LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Construction is slated to start this summer on an assisted living and memory care facility with 125 units in Lady Lake. Forum Architecture & Interior Design Inc. completed design work on Village Veranda at Lady Lake, which is planned for the east side of State Road 441, just north of Hartsock Sawmill Road.

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  3. Orange County Sheriff's deputies arrest man with warrant who jumped in LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Orange County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man Friday who jumped in a lake after they tried to detain him on a warrant, a spokesman said. A detective tried to arrest the man during a traffic stop about 9:30 a.m. on State Road 436 and Bear Lake Road near Altamonte Springs.

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  4. Shop and get paid: Mystery shopping makes comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Lauren Leblanc of Altamonte Springs is a 51-year-old receptionist, but she's also an undercover agent of sorts. Leblanc is a mystery shopper, supplementing her income by $1,000 to $2,000 a year with a few assignments per week.

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  5. Takin' care of unfinished business, behind closed doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | The Orlando Sentinel

    After the Florida Legislature concluded its 2017 session a month ago, we delivered our verdict on its performance in 10 areas. But when they reconvened last week in a tumultuous three-day special session, legislators revisited several areas, so we're doing the same.

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  6. Stranded Honor Guard still gets the job done: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Taps is played as members of American Legion Post 286 present the Rifle Salute during the Memorial Day ceremony at Glen Haven Memorial Park. Taps is played as members of American Legion Post 286 present the Rifle Salute during the Memorial Day ceremony at Glen Haven Memorial Park.

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  7. Altamonte Springs-based Tourico Holidays sold to HotelbedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Tourico Holidays, an online travel booking company based in Altamonte Springs, has officially become part of Spain-based Hotelbeds Group. Tourico Holidays founder Uri Argov is retiring but will remain a shareholder of the combined company.

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  8. Restaurants donate funds in honor of Orlando United DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Several local restaurants are donating some of their profits to various nonprofits in honor of Orlando United Day on June 12. The day was established to honor the memory of the victims of 2016's massacre at Pulse nightclub and support survivors. Brooklyn Water Bagel: Snag a limited-time only rainbow bagel from June 10-12.

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  9. Su Hi Eat Station rolling into Lake Nona, Millenia areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The fast-casual sushi and bowls eatery from two UCF graduates is planning to open this fall, according to Tavistock Development Co. spokeswoman Jessi Blakley.

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  10. Lawmakers still at stalemate halfway through special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The House and Senate remain at odds over how to fund increases for schools, tourism marketing, jobs programs and hospitals two days into a three-day special session called by Gov. Rick Scott . Scott called the session so lawmakers could add $215 million to the PreK-12 schools budget, put $76 million toward tourism promotion and set up an $85 million fund for infrastructure and skills training projects to help add jobs.

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  11. I-4 incidents lead to lane closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Orlando Sentinel

    There is a crash at the Conroy Road exit on I-4 east near the Mall at Millenia, and the left lane is blocked. Two right lanes are blocked on I-4 west at Exit 90 in Altamonte Springs because of a disabled vehicle.

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  12. 2 Central Floridians become millionaires after playing Florida LotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | The Orlando Sentinel

    David Phillips, 51, of Altamonte Springs claimed his prize in May in the $10 million World Class Cash scratch-off game. He opted for a $748,000 lump sum.

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  13. Macaroni Grill getting kicked out of Altamonte Springs buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Ignite Restaurant Group Inc. sold Romano's Macaroni Grill for $8 million to a private investment group in April 2015. Ignite Restaurant Group Inc. sold Romano's Macaroni Grill for $8 million to a private investment group in April 2015.

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  14. Special election dates set for Eisnaugle seatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Gov. Rick Scott on Friday set the dates for a special election to replace Rep. Eric Eisnaugle, R-Orlando, who left his seat after being selected as a 5th District Court of Appeal judge. Voters in House District 44, which includes the cities of Winter Garden and Windermere, will head to the polls for a primary election on Aug. 15 and for the general election on Oct. 10. GOP hopefuls who have either opened up campaign accounts or declared their intention to run for the seat include: Bruno Portigliatti, executive vice president of Florida Christian University; John Newstreet, CEO of the Kissimmee/Osceola Chamber of Commerce; Bobby Olszewski, a former Winter Garden commissioner; and Usha Jain.

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  15. People on the move 05/26Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Submit professional appointments, management-level promotions and significant awards for individuals , along with photos as a .jpg attachment, via email to [email protected] . Vincennes "Vinnie" LaVallette was promoted to Orlando/Altamonte Springs branch manager at Cardno, a professional infrastructure and environmental services firm.

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  16. Clock ticking on liquor wall bill fateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Gov. Rick Scott faces a Wednesday deadline to act on a bill that would remove a Prohibition-era law requiring liquor to be sold in separate stores from groceries and other retail items. Twenty-nine other states have similar laws allowing spirits in the grocery aisles.

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  17. Judge's ruling calls for 2 more medical-pot growersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    An administrative law judge has called for the state to issue two new licenses to medical marijuana operators, saying competing businesses that lost out to another operator selected by health officials in 2015 were virtually tied. The order could boost from seven to nine the number of operators licensed by the state to grow, process and distribute marijuana and derivative products to patients.

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  18. Orange Commission approves Lockheed incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The 500 new jobs would come to Lockheed Martin's Missiles and Fire Control plant in South Orlando and command an average salary of $87,000. The 500 new jobs would come to Lockheed Martin's Missiles and Fire Control plant in South Orlando and command an average salary of $87,000.

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  19. Orange courthouse vendor: Don't take this job away from the blindRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Dennis Horn, left, appealed to the Orange County Commission to keep his position operation the snack stand at the courthouse in the blind community. He was with William Findley, right, of the state Division of Blind Services Dennis Horn, left, appealed to the Orange County Commission to keep his position operation the snack stand at the courthouse in the blind community.

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  20. TNXL Baseball Academy athletes pass on tradition high school to focus on trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    You have to wind past dumpsters, idling 18-wheelers and look hard for anything that differentiates it from the moving companies, appliance warehouses and furniture manufacturers. It's a late morning in May, and normally the UCF commit would have been sitting in a biology or history class at Lyman High.

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