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  1. As heavy duty belts leave officers aching, study suggests vests as an alternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Winter Garden police officer Jeremy Wallace talks with children at Hope Charter School during their lunch, on Thursday, August 30, 2018. Winter Garden police officer Jeremy Wallace talks with children at Hope Charter School during their lunch, on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

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  2. Grand prize: A Disney World wedding in front of Beast's castleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Lucky-in-love types may want to register in a contest with a prize that's worthy of a Disney princess. The winner lands a wedding in front of Beast's castle - a.k.a. Be Our Guest restaurant -- inside Magic Kingdom theme park.

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  3. Central Florida victim advocates work to build trust between Hispanic community, law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Carmen Vargas, Victim Advocate at the Kissimmee Police Department, talks about the challenges of her job, and the need for Spanish-speakers in her role. Carmen Vargas, Victim Advocate at the Kissimmee Police Department, talks about the challenges of her job, and the need for Spanish-speakers in her role.

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  4. Jones stuns West Oaks, Oak Ridge tops Osceola | Breast Cancer Awareness ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Oak Ridge senior C.J. Walker had 14 points and 13 rebounds in the Pioneers victory over Kissimmee Osceola in the final game of Saturday's Breast Cancer Awareness Classic. Oak Ridge senior C.J. Walker had 14 points and 13 rebounds in the Pioneers victory over Kissimmee Osceola in the final game of Saturday's Breast Cancer Awareness Classic.

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  5. Stephanie Murphy, Darren Soto among Democratic 'Problem Solvers' holdouts against Nancy PelosiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Two Central Florida lawmakers' standoff with Nancy Pelosi has drawn the ire of progressives but could play a key role in whether Pelosi will become U.S. House speaker again when Democrats retake control of the chamber in January. U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D- Winter Park , and U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D- Kissimmee , are among nine Democratic members of the House Problem Solvers Caucus who have said they will not vote for Pelosi unless she agrees to rules changes making it easier for bipartisan bills to come up for a vote.

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  6. Central Florida's SunRail is a train with an unknown future, but Osceola gives it a ridership boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    36,025 riders for the same period got on in SunRail's northernmost county, Volusia, at the DeBary station. 61,493 riders boarded in the southernmost county, Osceola, at the newly opened Tupperware, Kissimmee and Poinciana stations.

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  7. Central Florida's SunRail is a train with an unknown future, but Osceola gives it a ridership boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    SunRail's expansion into Osceola County this summer - going from three counties to four, from 12 stations to 16 and from 32 miles to 49 - is giving the commuter train a measurable boost in rider numbers. SunRail's expansion into Osceola County this summer - going from three counties to four, from 12 stations to 16 and from 32 miles to 49 - is giving the commuter train a measurable boost in rider numbers.

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  8. After 62 years as high-school official, Orlando resident considers whether it is time for last callRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Morris Middleton, 83, officiated his first high-school sports event, a basketball game, in 1956 in Alabama. He moved to Central Florida in 1961, and except for while he attended graduate school in Tennessee one year, he has been doing it ever since.

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  9. Owner dies hours before stolen service dog is recovered, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Two woman were arrested believed to be responsible for the theft of a veteran's service dog. A Vietnam veteran died hours before his stolen service dog was recovered Wednesday, according to a report by Channel 2 WESH news.

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  10. Osceola deputies respond to barricaded person in KissimmeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Osceola County deputies are urging people to stay away after they said a person was barricaded in a Kissimmee neighborhood. The incident was reported on Cinder Lane, a street sparsely populated with homes in southeast Kissimmee.

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  11. Vietnam veteran's 6-pound service dog stolen in Kissimmee's Old TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    This is Kira, a 6-pound Pomeranian service dog stolen from Old Town near Kissimmee on Sunday. A 6-pound Pomeranian service dog was stolen from a 67-year-old Vietnam veteran on Sunday at Old Town near Kissimmee, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.

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  12. Free coffee and bagels for a year to first 25 people at Einstein Bros. Bagels on Nov. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Einstein Bros. Bagels is giving away free coffee and bagels for a year to the first 25 costumers at its Winter Park location.

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  13. Orlando police receive $55K grant to reduce pedestrian, bicyclist accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | Orlando Homicide Report

    The Orlando Police Department received a grant for nearly $55,000 from the Florida Department of Transportation to help reduce the number of accidents between cars and pedestrians and bicyclists, according to a press release. The High Visibility Enforcement grant will allow officers to patrol certain areas of the city over a six-month period starting on Tuesday.

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  14. Kissimmee man dies in motorcycle crash, troopers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A 65-year-old Kissimmee man died on Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in Osceola County , according to Florida Highway Patrol . Robert Ferguson was driving his 2014 Harley Davidson shortly after 8 p.m. north down Poinciana Boulevard when a Toyota Camry pulled into his path - trying to make a left-hand turn - and hit his motorcycle, said FHP spokeswoman Lt.

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  15. Orlando police chief's brother set to take plea in molestation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Edward Mina, Orlando Police Chief John Mina's older brother, is scheduled for a plea Friday morning in his child molestation case, court records show. Edward Mina, 51, was arrested in May and charged with sexual battery of a child, lewd or lascivious molestation, and sexual activity with a child.

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  16. Skip the candy for these local Halloween treatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Glass Knife filled its case with fall and Halloween-themed doughnuts highlighting flavors that span from pumpkin to candy corn. The Glass Knife filled its case with fall and Halloween-themed doughnuts highlighting flavors that span from pumpkin to candy corn.

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  17. Lake Toho, other Kissimmee Chain of Lakes to get plant treatments to restore water habitats, FWC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    An Everglades kite flies near Lake Toho in this 2007 photo. FWC is treating nearly 750 acres of water plants on Lake Toho and other lakes to restore habitats of the kite and other species of fish and wildlife.

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  18. First look: 'A Christmas Story' ice exhibit at Gaylord PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Artisans from Harbin, China, have arrived to carve out scenes from 'A Christmas Story' for the ICE exhibit at Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee. Artisans from Harbin, China, have arrived to carve out scenes from 'A Christmas Story' for the ICE exhibit at Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee.

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  19. Despite falling sales, Tupperware stock price takes offRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Beau Byrne arranges her Tupperware display in a vendor's area during the National African- American RV'ers Association's National Camp Rally at Southern Palms RV Resort in Eustis on Wednesday. Beau Byrne arranges her Tupperware display in a vendor's area during the National African- American RV'ers Association's National Camp Rally at Southern Palms RV Resort in Eustis on Wednesday.

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  20. Orlando-bound flight makes emergency landing after being struck by lightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A Southwest Airlines flight headed to Orlando International Airport had to make an emergency landing Tuesday after being struck by lightning, according to a spokeswoman. Flight 2515 took off from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and was hit by lightning shortly after departure, the spokeswoman said.

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