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  1. Foster mom turns heartbreak into push for child-abuse lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Penny Jones, the Central Florida foster mom who raised Tariji Gordon for more than two years - only to learn of the Sanford tot's death soon after being returned to her biological mother - announced a campaign Friday to change child-welfare laws in ...

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  2. Emmett Till's Family Leads Memorial Marking 60th Anniversary Of His MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager shot and killed by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, in Sanford, Florida, in 2012; and Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen killed by white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, last year.

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  3. Brasch WordsTHE Late Great Commonwealth: Catching Up to the Gop PrimaryRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... gunned down in cold blood. On the night of Feb. 26, the 17-year-old Martin was walking through a gated community in Sanford, Fla., a suburb of Orlando, when he was approached by George Zimmerman, a 28-year-old Neighborhood Watch captain. Zimmerman, ...

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  4. On Native GroundTRAYVON Martin Did not have to DieRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... named George Zimmerman, the son of a Hispanic mother and white father, in a busy little town outside Orlando called Sanford, Fla. I've tried to remain silent about the murder of Trayvon Martin, hoping justice would quickly wend its rightful course - ...

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  5. George Zimmerman calls Obama a racist,a Vester Flanagan a pansya after Va. shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Washington Times

    ... he experience (sic) it!" Mr. Zimmerman made headlines in 2012 after he shot and killed unarmed Mr. Martin, 17, in Sanford Florida. He was acquitted of the second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in July 2013. Recently Mr. Zimmerman teamed up ...

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  6. Emmett Till memorial to include family of Trayvon Martin, Michael BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Tribune

    ... Participants are expected to include the mother of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager fatally shot in 2012 in Sanford, Fla., by George Zimmerman, who claimed self-defense and was found not guilty of murder; the father of Michael Brown, an ...

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  7. Seminole sheriff announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Click Orlando

    ... HE WILL NOT BE RUNNING FOR ANOTHER TERM. LOCAL 6'S ERIC SANDOVAL WAS THERE AS WE LEARNED ABOUT THE END OF AN ERA IN SANFORD. Reporter: THE SHERIFF SAID IT WAS A REALLY EMOTIONAL MORNING AS HE TOLD HIS STAFF AT THE SEMINOLE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ...

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  8. OAS investigation into U.S. police abuses to include MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Miami Herald

    ... the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a former police officer sparked racial tensions; New Orleans, and possibly Sanford, Florida, where Trayvon Martin was killed, according to correspondence with the State Department. Attempts Wednesday to reach ...

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  9. Seminole's longest-serving sheriff reveals retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Don Eslinger, the longest-serving sheriff in Seminole County's history, announced his retirement Wednesday, setting the stage for a rarity in Central Florida politics: an open race for the county's top law-enforcement post. Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger announces plans to retire and not seek re-election during a press conference in Sanford, FL on Wednesday, August 26, 2015.

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  10. Noon, Harrington to Compete for HD19 SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    SANFORD - The local committees of the two main political parties have chosen their candidates who will run for Representative from Maine's House District 19, and another candidate said he intends to run as an independent. State Rep. William Noon, re-elected to HD19 last November, passed away on July 15 after a battle with cancer.

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  11. 70 years after World War II, veteran's memories still freshRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... a chance to make a professional team. Murphy signed with the Giants' minor league baseball team and was sent to Sanford, Fla., for spring training. But war had taken its toll. "I kind of lost my punch and I couldn't get that bat around," he said. ...

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  12. St. Augustine WWII vet Bill Murphy recalls service 70 years after fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | St. Augustine Record

    ... a chance to make a professional team. Murphy signed with the Giants' minor league baseball team and was sent to Sanford, Fla., for spring training. But war had taken its toll. "I kind of lost my punch and I couldn't get that bat around," he said. ...

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  13. More new releases this week in Orlando musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Examiner.com

    ... a guitar, drum sticks or keys and jam starting at 8:30 p.m. There is no cover charge. West End Trading Co. - 202 S. Sanford Ave. (Sanford) - RPR presents open mic at 8 p.m. This FREE event is 18+. Bombshell's Tavern - 5405 Edgewater Dr. - Live music ...

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  14. Austin community members discuss renaming public school campuses...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Daily Texan

    ... manifesto online, and the Black Lives Matter movement, which started in 2012 after Trayvon Martin was killed in Sanford, Florida - have reinforced people's belief that the school's name does not support AISD's values. Shannon Cavanagh, an associate ...

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  15. Tickets to Central Florida Norm Lewis concert on sale Aug. 26.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... aturday, Oct. 24, in the Fine Arts Concert Hall, which is Building G on the Seminole State campus, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford. Tickets are $20 if purchased before Sept. 14, $28 after that date. Call 407-708-2040.

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  16. Pinellas unemployment rate up slightly in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... state's 24 metropolitan areas reported over-the-year job gains. The area with the most gains was Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford with 43,300 jobs, a 4.1 percent gain. Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall came in third with 27,700 new jobs, a 2.6 percent gain. ...

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  17. Senator tree ravaged by fire lives on in artRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... the end of September at the Museum of Seminole County History, just across from FleaWorld on U.S. Highway 17-92 in Sanford, features the works. The Senator's long shift at Big Tree Park in Longwood is over. And now he will go on to rest in people's ...

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  18. Central Florida unemployment rate up slightly in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Business Journal

    ... 4.9 percent in Seminole County and 7.4 percent in Sumter County. Nonagricultural employment in the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford metro area - Lake, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties - was 1,144,500 in July, an increase of 4.1 percent from a year ...

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  19. Who remembers this Stand-Your-Ground Case Months After Trayvon Martin?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | OpEdNews

    Who remembers the shooting of 17-year-old Jordan Davis in Jacksonville, Florida nine months after Trayvon Martin's death in Sanford, Florida? The case received less media play than that of Trayvon Martin but both focused attention on white gun carriers profiling African-Americans as "bad guys" and using Florida's extreme laws to defend themselves. George Zimmerman famously said he felt scared for his life even though he was the stalker and Trayvon Martin was unarmed.

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  20. Tuffbond 305 Saves CasselberryRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | PR.com

    ... processed and waiting, allowing Florida Electric Motor Services to pick up on-site at their manufacturing plant in Sanford, FL. This teamwork between Hernon Manufacturing and Florida Electric Motor Services got the motor operating with minimal ...

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