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  1. New LSSC Science-Health building gives students 'unprecedented' hands-on experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Throngs of interested officials and students on Monday walked into the new Science-Health building at Lake-Sumter State College's South Lake campus. More than 150 people showed up to peak inside the 51,000-square-foot facility off Hancock Road and see its rows of untouched computers and laboratory space.

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  2. New Science-Health Building to open at LSSC South CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Members of the first class of the Lake school district's Health Sciences Collegiate Academy are settling into their new digs. The academy, a four-year dual-enrollment program aimed at putting students on a fast track toward a career in the burgeoning health-care field, now has a permanent home in the new Science-Health Building at Lake-Sumter State College's South Campus.

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  3. Former state Sen. Richard Langley, from Lake, dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Former state Sen. Dick Langley, who wielded considerable clout in Tallahassee during the 1970s and '80s from his home base in rural Lake County , died Wednesday. He was 80. The Clermont attorney represented residents in Lake when the population was far smaller than the roughly 324,000 people who live there today, but observers said he had plenty of leverage in the Legislature.

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  4. Lake County kids eager for start of 2017-18 school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Volunteer Nate Walker, left, high fives Alexander Curet, 5, at a Back-to-School Youth Rally on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the Frank Brown Sports Complex in Mount Dora. With Nate are his sisters, Lilian, 6, second from right, and Sabrina, 8, and their mom, Flora Curet, 35. Volunteer Nate Walker, left, high fives Alexander Curet, 5, at a Back-to-School Youth Rally on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the Frank Brown Sports Complex in Mount Dora.

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  5. 89-year-old woman identified as victim in Clermont crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Calliope Popolizio died at an area hospital from injuries from the crash at the intersection of State Road 50 and Fifth Street in Clermont, Sgt. Shane Strickland said.

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  6. Moxley won't be running district when school begins, leaves on high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Former Lake school Superintendent Susan Moxley, right, receives a brick from the old Eustis Heights Elementary School as a memento of her service from Principal Chad Frazier on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. Former Lake school Superintendent Susan Moxley, right, receives a brick from the old Eustis Heights Elementary School as a memento of her service from Principal Chad Frazier on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.

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  7. 1 dead, 3 injured in Clermont crash, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Clermont Police said the incident is under investigation, and it is too early to determine who was at fault. The crash at the intersection of State Road 50 and Fifth Street shut down traffic in all directions, but the roads have reopened, police spokesman Sgt.

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  8. One of two suspects in Clermont kidnapping and sexual battery arrested, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    One of two men accused of kidnapping and sexually battering a woman in June in Clermont to "teach her a lesson" about dating black men has been arrested, Clermont police said. Justin Akeen Fedrick, 27, was arrested Wednesday in connection with a rape early June 22, Clermont police Sgt.

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  9. Man shot in road-rage incident in Clermont: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Lake County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man involved in an apparent road-rage incident Thursday afternoon that sent another man to the hospital, WOFL reported. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Lake Louisa and Hammock Ridge roads in Clermont, the local Fox affiliate said.

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  10. Man shot in road-rage incident in ClermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Lake County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man involved in an apparent road-rage incident Thursday afternoon that sent another man to the hospital, WOFL reported. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Lake Louisa and Hammock Ridge roads in Clermont, the local Fox affiliate said.

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  11. Clermont man kicked an officer while in custody for trespassing, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A man is behind bars after police say he kicked a law enforcement officer while in custody for trespassing, according to the Clermont Police Department. An officer arrived at the Subway sandwich shop at 667 S.R. 50 about 11:53 a.m. Saturday after hearing about a trespasser, according to a police report.

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  12. Man arrested in death of Georgia family nearly two years after turnpike wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Thomas Garza was killed in a fatal crash in 2015, along with his fiance and baby daughter, on their way to Walt Disney World. Family members now find some relief in the arrest of a man who authorities believe was at fault.

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  13. Search warrant obtained for flasher at BJs in Clermont, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Clermont police have obtained an arrest warrant for a Tavares man they said flashed a woman July 15 in the parking lot of the BJ's Wholesale Club on U.S. Highway 27. Navarro was driving a four-door Hyundai Sonata and "asked her for directions to Walmart," Strickland said. "When she turned to face him" she saw that he was exposed.

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  14. Lake residents voice concerns to state lawmakers at town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    State lawmakers fielded questions ranging from the environment to restoring felons' right to vote during a town hall meeting to discuss the results of the recently concluded legislative session. The five legislators who represent Lake came to the Tavares Civic Center earlier this month to give their views and hear about issues important to the crowd of more than 100.

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  15. Clermont hills, lakes fuel outdoors lifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Welcome to Florida's "mountain country!" All right, that might be a bit of an exaggeration but Clermont's rolling, hilly terrain in Lake County is a rarity among towns in the Sunshine State. In fact, South Lake Hospital's Training Center is favored by training Olympians and nearby Sugarloaf Mountain is the highest point in peninsular Florida.

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  16. Lake County prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July in styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Lake County residents won't have to travel far to find something to do on the Fourth of July. Communities from Clermont to Umatilla are hosting events that have become a hallmark of the Independence Day holiday - food, family-friendly activities and, of course, spectacular fireworks displays.

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  17. Home invaders tied up residents with electrical cords, struck one with gun, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Orlando Homicide Report

    Three men entered an apartment early Friday, tying up the occupants and striking one with a pistol before robbing the home, Clermont police said. No one has been arrested to the home invasion responded to shortly after 1 a.m. at the Veve at Castle Hill Apartments at Hartle Grove Place, police Sgt.

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  18. Fueled by growth, $70M Waterman expansion plan includes larger ERRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida Hospital Waterman in July will launch a mammoth expansion of its nearly 15-year-old Tavares campus, fueled by a substantial uptick in demand for services in its Emergency Department and Lake's steady population growth. The $70 million undertaking will include the renovation and expansion of the Emergency Department and include the addition of a four-story patient tower dedicated to women's services, pediatrics and future growth, totaling 111,000 square feet in additional patient-care space.

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  19. New affordable housing in Clermont, Orlando and Kissimmee help meet 'cry' for cheaper rentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A rendering of the 96-room Woodwinds apartment for those earning under $13 an hour. Applications to live in the Clermont apartments will be open Jan. 1, 2018.

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  20. Officials - stop ignoring growing Four Corners regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    This is an artist's rendering of a free-standing emergency room to be built in the Four Corners area by South Lake Hospital, Clermont. This is an artist's rendering of a free-standing emergency room to be built in the Four Corners area by South Lake Hospital, Clermont.

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