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  1. Lake offering sandbags to residents in preparation of Tropical Storm ErikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Lake County is offering free sandbags to residents in preparation of Tropical Storm Erika, which latest forecasts show will travel up Florida's peninsula early next week. The sandbags will be available at four Lake County fire stations throughout the county in Astor, Altoona, Fruitland Park and Clermont.

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  2. Uruguay's unions lash out at - illegal' gov't education decreeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Uruguay's main teachers' union will ignore the government's controversial "essentiality of services" ruling and go ahead with a new 48-hour walkout, beginning today, the National Federation of Secondary School Teachers confirmed to the Herald yesterday, denouncing the decree as "illegal." "We are calling a general strike for 48 hours, educational workers will participate starting tomorrow , then from Thursday we will be participating in the national strike along with the Central workers' union ," Fenapes General Secretary Jos Olivera said, echoing the PIT-CNT executive secretariat's earlier call yesterday for a partial general strike on Thursday from 9am to 1pm, in protest.

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  3. Smoker Craft intros new products, honors top dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Boating Industry

    ... dealers for the 2015 model year, including 61 Marine & Sports, Hastings, Minn.; 66 Marine North, Crosslake, Minn.; Astor Marine, Astor, Fla.; Bretz RV & Marine, Missoula, Mont.; Buzz' Marine Supply, Kearney, Neb. ; Keith's Marina, West Bend, Wisc.; ...

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  4. Day trip to historical pioneer settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... School. Today, it encloses a variety of relocated historic structures, including the Pierson railroad station, the Astor bridge tender's house, a Methodist church, a turpentine still, a Georgia log cabin, an old country store, and a number of ...

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  5. Sonnentag Theatre at the IceHouse ready to hand out Cubie AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to participant in its annual Fourth of July street parade on Main Street set for 5 p.m. July 4. The parking lot at the Astor County Library, 54905 Alco Road, will be closed on Friday while work is done to reseal the pavement. The library is normally ...

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  6. 1,000 people oppose 45-acre proposed borrow pitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... the pit as early as 5 a.m. to pick up dirt. "It was a constant drum of motors," said Douglas, who has since moved to Astor in Lake County. "It was constant traffic and the trucks destroyed the road." Douglas added the traffic made the nearby roads ...

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  7. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... to 3-pound range are offering fast action on the east shore of Lake Woodruff, located on the St. Johns River south of Astor, according to guide Capt. Bryn Rawlins of Highland Park Fish Camp. Randy Guy of Avid Angler in St. Augustine says offshore ...

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  8. Take control of your financial future during 'Money Smart Week'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... and warning signs that you might be a victim of ID theft. The program will be repeated at 1:30 p.m. April 23 at Astor County Library, 54905 Alco Road, and 11 a.m. April 22 at Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks in Clermont. ...

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  9. Families in fatal Volusia County dump truck crash sue over blown tireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Volusia County dump truck driver was negligent when he failed to keep control of his dump truck after its defective Goodyear tires blew out and crashed into a sport utility vehicle killing a mother and child, according to a lawsuit filed against the county, and Goodyear. Astor resident Victoria Angelique Potter, 21, and her 10-week-old son, Terry William Peterson, were killed on Aug. 14 when the left front Goodyear tire separated and blew out on a Volusia County dump truck driven by James Sargent Searls of DeLand on State Road 40 near County Road 3. Investigators did not find any violations of Florida law "by the at-fault driver," Searls, a Florida Highway Patrol traffic homicide report said.

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  10. Harrelson, Opal R.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Walls; and brother M. L. Ricks. Mrs. Harrelson is survived by her sons Alvin Harrelson, Lakeland, Rodney Harrelson, Astor, FL; 5 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March ...

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  11. Police Log: Calls include vandalism, shoplifting, hit and runRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 27 , near Minneola, Feb. 10. Officers arrested a resident on a charge of assault. River Road and State Road 40 , near Astor, Feb. 13. Officers arrested a resident on a charge of driving while under the influence. State Road 50 , 2500 block, Feb. 12. ...

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  12. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... fresh shrimp or scented soft-plastic lures producing trout. Guide James Hillman at Highland Park Fish Camp south of Astor on the St. Johns River says that while strong winds and low temperatures have made for challenging fishing, largemouth bass and ...

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  13. Troopers: Tire wasn't legal in Volusia dump truck of deaths of mom, infantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Volusia County dump truck that collided with a vehicle on State Road 40 in August, killing an Astor mother and her infant, was using a tire that violated federal regulations and was inadequate for steering, a Florida Highway Patrol traffic homicide report states. The left front steering tire on the truck owned by Volusia County was in violation of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation 393.75 , according to the report.

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  14. Festivities celebrate Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 352-343-3776. "Put Pain in Its Place: How to Get Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control" is 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Astor Public Library, 54905 Alco Road. The goal of the program is to provide older adults with knowledge about osteoarthritis pain and ...

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  15. LANE: Familiar scenes in a new museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... at finding familiar sights framed and on display: St Mary's Episcopal Church, St. Paul Catholic Church, the old Astor drawbridge, the old Ormond Hotel and Sopotnick's Bar, back when it was a remote, roadside tavern and not a big Bike Week ...

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  16. Outdoors: Professional kayak anglers eye Lake MarburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Evening Sun

    ... it on a bigger stage." The first event of the series was held last Saturday (Jan. 31) on the St. John's River at Astor, Florida. Remaining events for the KBS initial fishing season include: Sam Rayburg Reservoir, Lufkin, Texas, Feb. 27-28; Lake ...

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  17. Van Buren County Deputy tracks fugitive thousands of miles awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... to take. His medication was forwarded to him via mail," said Deputy Oliver. The medication was sent to an address in Astor, Florida. When he contacted authorities to arrest Gwilliams, he met another dead end. Deputy Oliver got discouraged that ...

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  18. Outdoors: Professional kayak anglers eye Lake MarburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    ... it on a bigger stage." The first event of the series was held last Saturday (Jan. 31) on the St. John's River at Astor, Florida. Remaining events for the KBS initial fishing season include: Sam Rayburg Reservoir, Lufkin, Texas, Feb. 27-28; Lake ...

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