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  1. A.D. committee endorses FHSAA classification and playoff proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Antwann Jones of Oak Ridge and Kissimmee Osceola met in boys basketball region showdowns the past two years. Osceola prevailed in 2017 and went on to win a state championship.

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  2. Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley of KISS opening third Rock & Brews in KissimmeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Legendary KISS frontmen Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley address military veterans during a luncheon to benefit the Fisher House at their restaurant, the Rock & Brew in Oviedo. Legendary KISS frontmen Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley address military veterans during a luncheon to benefit the Fisher House at their restaurant, the Rock & Brew in Oviedo.

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  3. Man arrested after attempting to kidnap child at airport, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Orlando police arrested a man Saturday accused of trying to kidnap an 8-year-old girl at Orlando International Airport, according to an arrest affidavit. The child was with her parents near the east checkpoint of terminal B about 9:30 p.m. when witnesses told police Alfredo Sanchez, 49, grabbed her and began walking away, the affidavit shows.

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  4. Freebie Friday: Friday Night Car ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Not all car enthusiasts may know the distinction between antique and vintage or classic and post-classic vehicles or even agree that muscle cars are way cooler than modern classics. But we can all agree that its easy to find a venue somewhere in Central Florida any week to drool over custom engines, paint, and chrome.

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  5. J.C. Carnahan's Week 8 high school football predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Varsity reporter J.C. Carnahan tells you what to watch for in key matchups this week and takes a shot at predicting Thursday and Friday winners in games involving area schools. Teams are listed with current records and rankings from the Sentinel Super 16. Check for score updates at @OSVarsity on Twitter and our live scoreboard at SentinelVarsity.com .

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  6. President Trump defends Kavanaugh, raps Democrats in Orlando speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | The Orlando Sentinel

    President Trump defended Brett Kavanaugh during his speech to the International Association of Chiefs of Police on Monday in Orlando, with Trump calling the controversial new justice "flawless." President Trump defended Brett Kavanaugh during his speech to the International Association of Chiefs of Police on Monday in Orlando, with Trump calling the controversial new justice "flawless."

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  7. 13 arrested in undercover child sex sting, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A six day undercover operation in Polk County resulted in 13 men arrested after deputies said they responded to online ads believing they would be meeting children for sex. The ads were created by deputies, who posed as boys and girls in an attempt to lure adults who travel to meet minors.

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  8. Legionella bacteria found at Orange County assisted-living facility: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Orlando Homicide Report

    Florida Department of Health officials found the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease at the Plantation Oaks Senior Living home, WFTV reported. Staff at the assisted living facility, at 9309 S. Orange Blossom Trail, told its residents in a memo to take sponge baths using their sinks instead of showering because of updates to the water filtration system, but did not mention Legionella, according to the report.

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  9. Videos of a 'historic' caravan in Central Florida went viral. Deputies say it was illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Large crowds of biker enthusiasts took to a major highway in Osceola County last Sunday for what organizers said would be a "historic" caravan of souped-up motorized vehicles taking over the streets of Central Florida. But law enforcement officials say the "Vehicles vs. Motorcycles" event - advertised in fliers as a gathering along the West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway near Kissimmee - was against the law.

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  10. Dine on Sichuan fare at these Central Florida restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Spicy Girl, a small restaurant in Kissimmee, serves Sichuan fare such as hot chili wonton and shredded pork with pickled peppers. Spicy Girl, a small restaurant in Kissimmee, serves Sichuan fare such as hot chili wonton and shredded pork with pickled peppers.

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  11. Does Andrew Gillum support statehood for Puerto Rico? It's complicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum speaks to supporters after he was endorsed by Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello during a campaign rally Monday Oct. 1, 2018, in Kissimmee, Fla. Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum speaks to supporters after he was endorsed by Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello during a campaign rally Monday Oct. 1, 2018, in Kissimmee, Fla.

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  12. Big man Omar Payne commits to GatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The Orlando Sentinel

    UF commit Omar Payne blocks a shot during Orlando's Source Hoops Festival in the summer of 2017. UF commit Omar Payne blocks a shot during Orlando's Source Hoops Festival in the summer of 2017.

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  13. October is domestic violence awareness month - here's how to get help in Central FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala proclaimed October domestic violence awareness month Monday morning, saying people who experience domestic violence should not have to feel like they are alone. "Domestic violence is not a private matter, but one that impacts the entire community, including children," Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala said at a press conference.

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  14. Osceola moves to No. 1, West Orange climbs in Sentinel Super 16 football rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Unbeaten Kissimmee Osceola moves into the No. 1 spot after Wekiva failed to hold off West Orange down the stretch in a 30-29 loss on Friday.

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  15. Grandmother's accused killer says he spared girl, 14 - 'she was too young to die,' affidavit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Moments before Billy Desrosiers shot an 83-year-old woman in her kitchen, he said he thought about killing her Desrosiers, 29, was arrested on charges of first degree murder and attempted first degree murder hours after deputies responded to the 1700 block of 24th Street to reports of gunfire. Orange County deputies said Ruby Steplight was found dead inside her home after being shot several times.

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  16. Puerto Rico governor expected to endorse Nelson, GillumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossell will be visiting Central Florida on Monday, where he is expected to endorse U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in his re-election for Senate and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum . Nelson, who is running for his re-election against Gov. Rick Scott , has also received the backing of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, who is widely expected to run against Rossell to be the island's governor in 2020.

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  17. Child dies after being found in hot car in Orange CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A 4-year-old boy was found in a vehicle in the parking lot of Elite Preparatory Academy on Oak Ridge Road in Orange County. A 4-year-old boy was found in a vehicle in the parking lot of Elite Preparatory Academy on Oak Ridge Road in Orange County.

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  18. Disney dreams: Hourly workers set education goals now that school is freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Goofy hugs a Disney employee during an expo for the Disney Aspire program at the Coronado Springs Resort, on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.

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  19. 'Stayin' Alive' - Orange high-schoolers learn CPR in countywide training sessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A speaker booming The Bee Gees' "Stayin' Alive" set the rhythm for dozens of Boone High School students Friday as they pumped the chests of dummies in By the end of the day, the students - along with an estimated 34,000 others in Orange County - would be certified in The Orlando Fire Department and the American Heart Association hosted the hands-only CPR training at all of the county's 20 high schools in recognition of World Heart Day. It's also part of the Fire Department's Take Heart Orlando program, which aims to train every Orlando resident in CPR.

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  20. CareerSource, Wells Fargo host Osceola job and resource fair for Hurricane Maria refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Orlando Sentinel

    In this Sept. 10 photo, Idalis Fernandez walks to a Kissimmee hotel room paid for by FEMA with her 2-year-old son, Adrian.

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