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  1. Suit alleges more abuse of disabled people at Carlton Palms as facility prepares to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    As Carlton Palms Educational Center prepares to close its doors next month, the state's largest care center for people with severe developmental and behavioral disabilities has been sued again for alleged abuse of a resident. In the lawsuit, Nicole Wolff and Gary Karpinski, parents of a developmentally disabled son, accused the for-profit residential facility near Mount Dora of mentally, physically and verbally abusing their son during his years-long stay there.

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  2. Artists hope to boost Eustis' art profile with Wild Ibis Studios Art Studios and GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    When Jackii Molsick and a few other artists at the highly visible Baker Street Artists Studio in Mount Dora were forced to move following the sale of the Sunset Building, it didn't take them long to find new digs. The group didn't settle in another part of the Festival City, though.

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  3. Uf QB Feleipe Franks to let his play do the talkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Orlando Sentinel

    UF quarterback Feleipe Franks faced consistent pressure during the Gators' loss to Kentucky Saturday night in the Swamp. Here, Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen takes aim at Franks.

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  4. State wildlife agency hands out $305K in Central Florida to deter nuisance bearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The state's wildlife agency will dish out a total of $305,000 - topped by $177,000 to Seminole County - to help Central Florida communities deter nuisance bears. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission cash will be used by counties and cities with high numbers of human-bear encounters to purchase lock-top trash containers for residents and bear-resistant dumpsters for public parks and businesses.

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  5. Construction stopped, but no worries - Wawa is still coming to Mount DoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Don't worry, Mount Dorans! Wawa may have temporarily stopped construction but your favorite coffee and gas place is still coming to town. Don't worry, Mount Dorans! Wawa may have temporarily stopped construction but your favorite coffee and gas place is still coming to town.

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  6. Eustis residents on East Crooked Lake poised to fight development that is 'too much' for the lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Residents around East Crooked Lake in Eustis are ready to fight a proposed 96-home subdivision off Interlaken Lane that they believe is too intense for the lake and neighborhood. Residents around East Crooked Lake in Eustis are ready to fight a proposed 96-home subdivision off Interlaken Lane that they believe is too intense for the lake and neighborhood.

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  7. Voters will have clear choices in November election for state SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Usually, ballots around here can be soooo boring because of the predominance of the Republican party and its ability to raise money. A race that promises fire is the contest for Florida Senate District 12 between incumbent Republican Dennis Baxley of Ocala and Democratic challenger Gary McKechnie of Mount Dora .

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  8. EPIC Theatres in Mount Dora hosting Central Florida Film Festival - 'something for everyone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Even the most discriminating film devotees should find something to satisfy their movie-loving appetite at the 13th annual Central Florida Film Festival, making its debut Friday at Lake County 's newest movie venue. The three-day festival begins at 10 a.m. at the EPIC Theatres multiplex off U.S. Highway 441, behind Target, and will continue through an awards show at 8 p.m. Sunday, said Brendon Rogers, executive director of the film festival for the past two years.

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  9. IceHouse Theatre hands out Cubies, akin to Broadway's Tonys, for best shows and performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Cast from the Sonnentag Theatre at the IceHouse production of "The Music Man," from left, David Coalter, as Professor Harold Hill, and the barbershop quartet, Tristan Bishop, Terry Thomas, John Sublette and Kirk Simpson. Cast from the Sonnentag Theatre at the IceHouse production of "The Music Man," from left, David Coalter, as Professor Harold Hill, and the barbershop quartet, Tristan Bishop, Terry Thomas, John Sublette and Kirk Simpson.

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  10. School bus crash in Mount Dora injures 2, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Authorities in Mount Dora are investigating a crash involving a school bus that injured two people Wednesday morning. The crash happened about 9 a.m. at the intersection of Britt Road and Wolf Branch Road, city spokeswoman Lisa McDonald said.

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  11. Dancing to 'Footloose,' 'We Are Family,' - Lake police departments take up lip-sync challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Lake County sheriff's Sgt. Fred Jones participates in the agency's lip-sync challenge video.

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  12. Apopka, Mount Dora among local governments vying for state funds for bear-proof trash binsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Ten Florida governments, including the Central Florida cities of Apopka and Mount Dora , want a cut of the $500,000 the state Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission is handing out to help communities curb human-bear conflicts. "This funding will help residents secure their trash and eliminate the primary reason why bears spend time in neighborhoods," said David Telesco, who heads the wildlife agency's Bear Management Program.

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  13. Save the date: Mount Dora Seafood Festival is Aug. 25-26Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The fourth annual Mount Dora Seafood Festival is Aug. 25-26, 2018. Expect food and specialty items, crafts, pirates and live music in the Festival City about 35 miles from Orlando.

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  14. Gershwin cousin will speak at brass concert in Mount DoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Sovereign Brass a local favorite, will be the featured entertainment. The ensemble, which consists of members of the Orlando Philharmonic, will play traditional brass repertoire and music by George Gershwin.

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  15. VA should rethink decision to kill support group at Tavares clinic for vets suffering from PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The 22-year Air Force veteran who rode reconnaissance aircraft picking up and decoding enemy messages - sometimes warning the crew to hightail it out of there before being shot down - was busy with his life like everyone else. But when Bristol, 80, stopped working a second career 13 years after he left the service, he started having nightmares about being blown out of the sky, as such electronically snoopy aircraft sometimes are.

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  16. Florida relied too heavily on Carlton Palms center - where two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The group Disability Rights Florida has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of individuals with severe disabilities, alleging the state's Agency for Persons with Disabilities relied too heavily for too long on the troubled Carlton Palms Educational Center in Lake County to house them. The 200-bed Carlton Palms near Mount Dora is closing in the wake of abuse complaints and the deaths of two developmentally disabled residents in the past five years, including an autistic man who died March 1 after a tussle with a caregiver.

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  17. Groveland becomes seventh Lake County city to agree to help fund school resource officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Groveland has become the seventh Lake County city to agree to contribute toward funding cops in schools emanating from legislation sparked by the mass school shooting in Parkland . City Council members voted Monday night to fund a school resource officer at Groveland Elementary School, according to a news release.

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  18. Lake County Sheriff's deputies searching for attempted kidnapper in Mount DoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Lake County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who they say tried to kidnap a girl in Mount Dora on Monday afternoon. Lake County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who they say tried to kidnap a girl in Mount Dora on Monday afternoon.

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  19. Mount Dora to decide on settlement in van Gogh 'Starry Night' house disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The yearlong dispute between Mount Dora and the owners of the "Starry Night" house may be nearly over. Elected officials are expected to consider a settlement of a federal lawsuit tomorrow.

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  20. No charges in Carlton Palms death, prosecutors decideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    No charges will be filed in the March 1 death of an autistic resident at the soon-to-be-closed Carlton Palms Educational Center. The Lake County Sheriff's Office had asked prosecutors to charge a care-giver with manslaughter.

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