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  1. Twin sister was with Good Samaritan killed trying to help disabled driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Marcasia Crenshaw was killed late Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 along Interstate 95 in Central Florida while trying to help a motorist. At the time, she and her sister, Markwonda, were heading back home to Boynton Beach.

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  2. Cocoa Beach stars on Wucf TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The latest episode of "Central Florida Roadtrip" stops in Cocoa Beach at 8 p.m. Thursday on WUCF TV, Orlando's PBS station. The program examines President Warren G. Harding's role in the Brevard city's growth.

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  3. Brevard barrier island at risk of losing sole water source after Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    "Local governments do not have the ability or resources to handle this project," the city said on its website. A Brevard County barrier island is at risk of losing its sole potable water source as the Sykes Creek Bridge is in "imminent danger of collapse" due to damage from Hurricane Irma, according to a post on the city's website.

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  4. Hurricane Irma damages Brevard County buildings, treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    As Hurricane Irma made its way out of town, residents in neighborhoods across Brevard, including Merritt Island, Rockledge and low-lying spots on the south end of the coastal county, woke up Monday to severe flooding. Drivers on U.S. Highway 1 tried to maneuver through more than a foot of water in Rockledge.

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  5. Hurricanes Irma, Harvey boost call for flood insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Hurricane Irma's forecasted path jogged to the east slightly but the storm is also expected to be remain strong longer as it approaches Florida. Hurricane Irma's forecasted path jogged to the east slightly but the storm is also expected to be remain strong longer as it approaches Florida.

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  6. Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream opening second locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The new spot at 1817 S. Ferncreek Ave. is undergoing some cosmetic renovations, but is expected to open in late fall. The location fits with the owners' goals: a store "off the beaten path" in a neighborhood.

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  7. 3 injured when wind damages Cocoa Beach PierRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Three people suffered minor injuries when strong winds blew an awning off the roof of the Cocoa Beach Pier and caused other damage. Brevard County Emergency Management Director Kimberly Prosser says a "microburst" swept through the area around Cocoa Beach Pier Thursday afternoon with winds between 50 and 60 miles per hour.

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  8. Lake Nona attracts professionals with health sciences, sports focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Talk to any Orlando real estate professional about which areas are hot right now and the words will fly swift from their lips: Lake Nona. This 11,000-acre planned community by Tavistock Development Co.

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  9. Kevin Clark was devoted dad, passionate photographerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Kevin Clark, of Winter Springs, was a father to two children and brother to two siblings. Clark died in the Fiamma work place shooting in Orlando on June 5, 2017.

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  10. Orlando Melbourne International Airport ranks No. 1 for most scenic approachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    This handout photo courtesy of Orlando Melbourne International Airport shows the approach planes have as they come in for a landing overlooking the Atlanic Ocean, barrier island and Indian River Lagoon. This handout photo courtesy of Orlando Melbourne International Airport shows the approach planes have as they come in for a landing overlooking the Atlanic Ocean, barrier island and Indian River Lagoon.

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  11. Board approves limits on pot dispensaries in OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Orlando planners have drafted rules that would govern where medical marijuana dispensaries can set up shop, allowing them in most retail areas. Orlando planners have drafted rules that would govern where medical marijuana dispensaries can set up shop, allowing them in most retail areas.

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  12. Ex-Valencia official accused of routing school grants to family, friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Sentinel School Zone

    A former Valencia College financial aid official has been charged by Orlando police with giving out $62,100 in fraudulent school grants to family members, a co-worker and a friend who were students at the school, documents show. Chris Christensen, an assistant vice president who resigned from Valencia in August, is accused of tampering with a computer program to give one man about $40,000 in grant money - 10 times more than what was allowed - and directing other school funds to his stepson and daughter, according to a school audit and a police report.

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  13. Carrot Top: There's no place like homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    If you saw Carrot Top the last time he played Orlando in December 2015, you can expect a different show when the stand-up comedian stops here Tuesday. "It's always evolving, political stuff, new props, new jokes, topical things," he said in a phone interview.

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