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  1. The latest innocent victim of the 'fight for $15' :0Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | New York Post

    After four decades of 24/7 service, the Del Rio Diner on Kings Highway near West 12th Street closes forever Monday morning - done in by craven New York politicians pandering to the "fight for $15." Owner Larry Georgeton, 66, also blamed Health Department inspection fees and rising rents, but, "The minimum-wage law was the straw that broke the camel's back."


  2. 3-star Miami LB Nadarius Fagan commits to Syracuse football over LSU, AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Post-Standard

    ... SU defensive backs Nick Monroe, his primary recruiter, as another force behind his decision. Monroe recruits South Florida and has been in regular contact with Fagan since Syracuse offered in January. "Nick Monroe kept it real from the start," Fagan ...


  3. We'll endorse to guide, spur voters to engageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Orlando Sentinel

    In the weekend between the two national political party conventions, it's easy to lose sight of the forest - all the other political contests this year - for those two trees. As important as choosing the next president is, there's much more for Florida voters to focus on in 2016.


  4. Clinton and Kaine to debut ticket in battleground of FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... of the team that will take on Donald Trump in the general election. Clinton and Kaine plan to hold a noon rally at Florida International University in Miami. The joint appearance is expected to give the campaign a burst of energy as Democrats head ...


  5. Robert AltwiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Observer

    ... Born July 29, 1932 in Buffalo, NY to Genevieve Schmitz Altwies and Henry Peter Altwies. Robert and Lorraine moved to Florida in 2000 to be closer to their children. He was a 1950 graduate of St. Mary's Academy and a 1958 graduate of Tri-State ...


  6. Florida Holocaust survivors back in Warsaw to perform in former ghettoRead the original story

    Friday | The Jewish Journal

    A musical duo of Holocaust survivors from Florida who have toured the United States returned to their native Poland to perform there for the first time, at an outdoor concert in Warsaw. Krakow-born Saul Dreier, 91, and Reuwen Sosnowicz, 89, landed in the Polish capital Thursday to perform next week before some 500 people on Grzybowski Square, which was part of the Warsaw Ghetto.


  7. US surgeon general reacts to new Florida Zika casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WESH-TV

    A second case of Zika virus in South Florida is being called into question because the person who contracted it hasn't traveled abroad, ramping up concerns mosquitoes here may be infected. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent a medical epidemiologist to Florida Friday to assist with the state's investigation. 1 comment

  8. Alberta Downs Takes Unique Approach to RacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Blood Horse

    ... He said The Stronach Group's XpressBet.com will offer wagering on the Alberta races as will outlets in Arizona, Florida, New York, and New Jersey. Allen said the races are needed to keep attention on his track and he thinks many of the horses ...


  9. Florida's Olivia Nicholson is Bill Perry Scholarship award winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Chronicle Newspaper

    Florida's Olivia Nicholson is the 2016 Music for Humanity Bill Perry Scholarship award winner. That and other scholarships will be awarded on Sunday, July 31 in Sugar Loaf.


  10. Sen. Bonacic announces support for the proposed Legoland park in the Town of GoshenRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Chronicle Newspaper

    Senator John J. Bonacic announced on Wednesday, July 11 his support for the proposed Legoland Park in the Town of Goshen, contingent on issues related to water, sewer and traffic being resolved. The proposed theme park in Goshen would be Legoland's third park in North America, behind California and Florida, and it would also join Legoland's five such locations worldwide.


  11. Orlando massacre survivor 'forgives' shooter - ready for NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | New York Daily News

    Orlando nightclub shooting survivor Eddie Villegas has forgiven the man who shot him and killed 49 others, including one of his best friends. Now the 31-year-old cosmetology student has relocated to New York, where he's quickly becoming the talk of the town.


  12. Florida mulls new standards on water toxinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Florida Today

    Florida mulls new standards on water toxins New rules could allow more more chemicals to be dumped into rivers and lakes Check out this story on floridatoday.com: http://on.flatoday.com/2aeETsr New water criteria in Florida could affect how much pollution is allowed in drinking water supplies, such asTaylor Creek Reservoir in Osceola and Orange counties. The reservoir supplements Cocoa's drinking water supply.


  13. Pickleball outgrowing courts in ChesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Denton Publications

    ... two friends in tow, William Jebejian, 9, and his 12-year-old sister, Lily, were first-timers. Nixon competes in Florida, most recently earning a spot in a national tournament. Even at those levels, he said the game is social and fun. Whichever side ...


  14. Young triathletes from Central Florida eye shot at nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    That would have looked as silly as Shaquille O'Neal stuffed into a mini Cooper. After all, Blazek is 15 years old, about to begin her sophomore year at South Lake High School in Groveland and one of the area's top youth triathletes.


  15. Undone by NY delegation, Cruz is booed off RNC stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Albany Times Union

    ... "After a long and spirited primary, the time for fighting each other is over," said U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, who appeared in a pre-taped video to endorse the man who dubbed him "Little Marco" just months ago. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, appearing ...


  16. College notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Warwick Advertiser

    ... Summa Cum Laude from Tufts University in Medford, Mass., with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Shane M. Kinley of Florida completed his graduate studies at SUNY Oswego in spring 2016 with a master of business administration degree in accounting ...


  17. No child left hungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Warwick Advertiser

    Photo by Roger Gavan Among Backpack Snack Attack's biggest supporters is the Copper Bottom Restaurant in the Village of Florida. Backpack Snack Attack volunteers Len Singer and Arlene Neiman deliver fund-raising materials to Copper Bottom manager Nancy Mazany and her son Matthew, a member of the staff at Copper Bottom.


  18. Florida superintendent: No staff, programs cut Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Times Herald-Record

    Students in the Florida School District will be starting a year of austerity when they report for classes Sept.


  19. Former Hagerty High standout joins area qualifiers for U.S. Amateur golf eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Former Hagerty High standout Kevin Reilly, a senior at Rice University in Houston, became the latest Central Floridian to qualify for one of the nation's top amateur golf tournaments. Reilly posted a two-day total of 7-under-par 137 and placed third at Orange County National in Winter Garden this week to advance to the U.S. Amateur, set from Aug. 15-21 at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.


  20. Are Florida mosquitoes now Zika carriers? Health officials looking at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Florida wildlife officials are encouraging Floridians to find out more about bats in order to fight the zika virous. Bats can eating thousands of mosquitos a day that could carry the deadly virous.


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