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  1. The Villages to move forward with expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | The Daily Commercial

    Leesburg approved selling 1,938 acres for $11.9 million that had been earmarked for industrial development, and Wildwood gave the green light to land-use changes and water sales.  One of the key changes Wildwood approved was a new zoning designation for age-restricted developments.

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  2. Groundbreaking for UCFa s downtown campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | The Daily Commercial

    City and university officials are breaking ground for a new campus of the University of Central Florida and Valencia College in downtown Orlando.

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  3. Purchaser of Howey Mansion intends to carry on its legacy Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | The Daily Commercial

    That's because Brad Cowherd, principal of the Florida Oranges Land Company, an Orlando-based third generation investment company, introduced himself to town council members and residents at a meeting Monday.

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  4. Independent liquor stores fight a Whiskey and Wheaties Billa Posted May 6, 2017 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 6 | The Daily Commercial

    Owners of small, independent liquor stores in Central Florida are asking customers to support their efforts urging the governor to veto a bill allowing the sale of spirits in grocery stores.

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  5. Biri named CEO at Florida Hospital WatermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | The Daily Commercial

    TAVARES – Abel Biri has been named chief executive officer for Florida Hospital Waterman, replacing David Ottati, who was recently named president/CEO for Adventist Health System's Central Florida Division – North Region, which encompasses Volusia County, Flagler County and Lake County, where Florida Hospital Waterman is located.

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  6. Umatilla crisis center offers free meals, haircuts and prayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | The Daily Commercial

    As one the of the largest ministries of the First Baptist Church of Umatilla, the center serves free meals, groceries, hair cuts and prayer to around 1,000 families each month.  “The center is an important part of our community,” Executive Director Jerry Doyle said.

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  7. Men convicted in Eustis murder await possible reduced sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    Howard Scott Anderson is going to have to wait until authorities decide whether to alter vampire cult leader Rod Ferrell's life sentence before he gets a chance at a reduced sentence.

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  8. Pulse massacre: a If youa re alive, raise your hand,a officer told patrons Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    The sight of so many injured people lying on the dance floor after the Pulse nightclub attack in Orlando led one officer to ask patrons, "If you're alive, raise your hand," according to a new report from police.

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  9. Supporters of Orlando prosecutor say they have a her backaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    A coalition of national left-leaning groups - including the Advancement Project, Color of Change and Dream Defenders - are painting Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala as an embattled civil-rights and criminal-justice reformer.

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  10. Passer-by finds body of teen on side of Florida roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    Authorities have identified remains found on the side of a road near Orlando as a missing 15-year-old girl.

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  11. O & NW Railroad trains to replace old steam engine in Tavares Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    It was a sad day in Tavares when, on Jan. 29 and after six years in the community, the Orange Blossom Cannonball's steam engine left the station for good.

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  12. Anti-terror training in Tavares includes Pulse nightclub scenariosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    TAVARES – Exercises to simulate terrorist attacks in Lake County and three other counties are being conducted Thursday at the Institute of Public Safety in Tavares.

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  13. Groups rally outside the Capitol in support of Orlando prosecutor Updated Mar 31, 2017 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    Supporters of Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala rallied Thursday outside the Capitol, hoping to persuade state leaders to stop "bullying" her, as one supporter put it.  More than 100 people rode buses to Tallahassee from throughout the state to take part in the rally to back the embattled Ayala.

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  14. Orlando prosecutora s decision refuels death penalty debate Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    Florida's death penalty has been roiled by controversy for decades, marred in the past by botched executions - including one that resulted in the retirement of "Old Sparky" - and, more recently, by court rulings condemning the way defendants were sentenced to death.

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  15. Florida teens accused of striking deputy with stolen SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    Authorities say three Florida teens face multiple charges after hitting a sheriff's deputy with a stolen SUV and then hiding in a nearby landfill.

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  16. Disney, Universal battle tax bill for Florida theme parks Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    It takes a lot of land to accommodate Cinderella's castle, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Epcot's 11-country World Showcase - and a hefty purse to pay the property taxes on it.

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  17. House solar bill draws heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    TALLAHASSEE – Some backers of a renewable-energy tax break that voters approved in August contend a House proposal to carry out the constitutional amendment could slow the growth of solar energy in Florida.

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  18. Tavares man teaches kids the art of clowning aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    Tim “Trick” Hocker has two passions in life: working with kids and circus performing, and he fulfills both at the Leesburg Public Library by teaching kids the art of clowning around.

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  19. Orlando prosecutora s anti-death penalty stand surprises manyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    The Florida prosecutor who thrust herself into the forefront of the anti-death penalty movement is a political novice who was elected just seven months ago.

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  20. Gov. Scott reassigns case after prosecutor refuses death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    State Attorney Aramis Ayala, whose office serves metropolitan Orlando, said she made her decision after conducting a review.

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