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  1. Seminole turns to social media to lure touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... the top of their screen. The hope is to persuade some of those nearly 3 million people expected to use the Orlando Sanford International Airport this year to stay in Seminole's 5,000 hotel rooms. Even if tourists plan to visit the Orlando theme ...

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  2. Trayvon Martina s parents remember his life, nearly 5 years after he was killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WGN-TV Chicago

    He was killed by a neighborhood watchman who trailed the teen as he returned to a relative's house from the convenience store. George Zimmerman followed Trayvon Martin in a Sanford, Florida subdivision.

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  3. Citing rats and mold, Seminole tax collector plans moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Newly elected Seminole Tax Collector Joel Greenberg hates his new offices on the first floor of the county administration building in downtown Sanford. Newly elected Seminole Tax Collector Joel Greenberg hates his new offices on the first floor of the county administration building in downtown Sanford.

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  4. Trayvon Martin at 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Stranger

    ... When Zimmerman (who is a white Latino) spotted the seventeen-year-old Martin walking back to his father's home in Sanford, Florida, he called 911 to report a "suspicious person" and was instructed to remain in his car. Instead, Zimmerman confronted ...

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  5. Shotgun-wielding man arrested on burglary charge, caught wearing victim's shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Police then established a perimeter around the area and located Cookston in the backyard of 108 Ross Lake Lane in Sanford with the help of the the Sheriff's Office alert helicopter. A grand jury on Wednesday indicted Markeith Loyd in two ...

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  6. House video blasts Sanford Burnham, Visit FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Florida House has released a scathing video that trashes two programs championed by Gov. Rick Scott , with a direct aim at Orlando's controversial Sanford Burnham Institute. The Republican-controlled House on Thursday posted a video to YouTube that mentions several economic development deals that went bust despite taxpayers putting up millions to bring companies to the state.

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  7. State yanks funding for Orlando special needs school embroiled in Medicaid fraud allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. SANFORD, Fla. - The Florida Department of Education and nonprofit organization Step Up for Students have announced that they will no longer ...

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  8. Florida Republicans Move to Expand Stand Your Ground Laws, Disgrace Trayvon MartinRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2013 | The New York Observer

    ... Stand Your Ground law gained national attention in 2012 when George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain in Sanford, Florida, shot and killed an unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman had a record of frivolous 911 calls, and a 911 ...

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  9. Florida Disgraces Trayvon Martin Legacy, Moves to Expand Stand Your GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Counterpunch

    ... essentially force prosecutors to try a case twice, once before trial and then at trial itself." watch captain in Sanford, Florida, killed unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman had a record of frivolous 911 calls, and a 911 dispatcher told ...

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  10. Caroline Reese saddles up for the first leg of her Tenderfoot tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... the 17th and comes by our station to record with Folkadelphia on the 26th. 3/5 - Asbury Park, NJ - The Saint 3/10 - Sanford, FL - Little Fish Huge Pond 3/11 - Mobile, AL - Moe's BBQ 3/12 - Silverhill, AL - The Frog Pond 3/13 - New Orleans, LA - ...

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  11. 9 Investigates Seminole Co. tax collector leaving free office for $110K spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | WFTV Orlando

    ... will also hold administrative offices, which are currently housed in the County Administration building in downtown Sanford. It's not often you hear comments about good service when getting a new driver's license or renewing your registration, but ...

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  12. Man Convicted of Trying to Kill Police Officer in ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | WTXL

    The Orlando Sentinel reports that 28-year-old Roshad Smith was found guilty Wednesday of attempted first-degree murder. His sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 22. Police say Smith was walking down a federal highway in Sanford, Florida, and pointing a gun at vehicles in January 2016.

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  13. Seminole to look at ways of drawing in touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... said. Seminole opened its new sports mega-complex on East Lake Mary Boulevard, just southeast of the Orlando Sanford International Airport, last year with the hopes that it will bring prestigious tournaments and weekend visitors. The county will ...

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  14. Sanford amphibious-aircraft maker seeks deadline extension to create jobsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Business Journal

    A Sanford manufacturer of amphibious aircrafts is asking to extend its Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund deadline by another year.

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  15. Foodie ways to say 'I love you'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... s'mores, almond cinnsation and more. Prices vary, but a cupcake will run you around $3.50. Visit 110 S. Park Ave. in Sanford for a pair (or a dozen). Call 407-878-4761 or visit mattiesdd.com for more information. A key lime cupcake from Mattie's ...

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  16. Sanford officer suspended for having sex with trainee, investigators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. SANFORD, Fla. - A Sanford police officer in charge of training other officers was just suspended, because she had a sexual relationship with ...

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  17. Police: Armed duo robs 2 students, including autistic boy, minutes apart in SanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. SANFORD, Fla. - An armed duo on Monday morning robbed two different middle school students within 15 minutes, the Sanford Police Department ...

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  18. Reformation Trust Publishing releases A Time for Confidence: Trusting God in a Post-Christian SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Religion News Service

    ... 20 books on church history, biblical doctrine, and Christian living. He is president of Reformation Bible College in Sanford, Fla., and chief academic officer and a teaching fellow for Ligonier Ministries. He is also the coeditor for the Theologians ...

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  19. They wrote a book about their son. Now Trayvon Martin's parents may run for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Wichita Eagle

    Which is why the parents of Trayvon Martin - who was shot and killed five years ago by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida, as the unarmed Miami Gardens teenager was returning from the store with an Arizona Watermelon Fruit Juice and a bag of Skittles - are considering running for office. "We want to make positive change, and the only way to make positive change is if we're part of the change," says Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon's mother, a Miami native who worked for Miami-Dade County at the time of the shooting.

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  20. Erma Rhea Critcher DavisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Watauga Democrat

    ... 10 years as missionaries in Australia) until retirement and currently resided at New Tribes Retirement Homes, Sanford. She was a member of Sanford Bible Church. She is survived by her husband, George, of 49 years; two sons, Geordie (Chris), and ...

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