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  1. School deputies mix new tech with old-school mentoring to detect threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

    School resource Deputy Fred Hilaire arrives at Millennium Middle 30 minutes before the first-period bell each day, giving kids fist bumps and high-fives. He hopes to coach basketball at the Sanford school, which opened for classes last month, once a team starts up.

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  2. 'Central Florida Roadtrip' profiles UCF, Kennedy Space CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

    The series, which airs at 8 p.m. Thursday on WUCF TV, explores the region's rich and sometimes offbeat history. Other stops this season and the date the episode airs: DeLand on Oct. 4, the University of Central Florida on Oct. 11, the Kennedy Space Center on Oct. 18, "Haunted Roadtrip" on Oct. 25 and "Military History" on Nov. 1. "'Central Florida Roadtrip' allows WUCF to tell the stories of the communities we all know and love, but we always learn something new," Hoffman said.

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  3. Feast on your final Magical Dining Month meals for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Magical Dining Month allows diners to enjoy $35 three-course prix-fixe menus at Central Florida restaurants throught Sept. 30. Magical Dining Month allows diners to enjoy $35 three-course prix-fixe menus at Central Florida restaurants throught Sept.

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  4. New Florida laws kick in Oct. 1, including benefits for first responders with PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Smithsonian sponsors a national day getting museums around the country to open their doors to the public on Saturday, Sept. 22. Some local participants include the Orange County History Center, the Maitland Art Center and the Orlando Museum of Art.

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  5. Sak Theater Co. hires new artistic director, settles question about movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Sak performers Adam Bellas, left, and Josh Hurtado run through an exercise during a workshop in downtown Orlando in 2017. The facility hosts at least eight shows a week and periodically runs classes that teach those interested how to do improvisation.

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  6. PSI High, Seminole's answer to boring schools, engages students with hands-on lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    In a way, the new PSI High seems an odd project for the Seminole County school district, which prides itself on its roster of well-regarded traditional high schools. The new program, which opened last month, was created on the premise that the traditional high school model -- in place since today's grandparents were teenagers --needs a serious overhaul.

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  7. Stonewall riots: Arts events mark 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Seminole State College will mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots during the 2018-19 academic year through arts events. "The Stonewall riots are important to commemorate because the events of the summer of 1969 represented a significant part of the overall civil-rights movement of the 1960s and marked a turning point in the march toward civil rights for LBGTQ Americans," says Stephen Summers, associate vice president of the college's School of Arts and Sciences.

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  8. Man fired after 3 days on the job tried to shoot his ex-boss in Sanford, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A Florida man was hired on a Friday, fired on Sunday and attempted to shoot and kill his boss two hours after he was fired. A Florida man was hired on a Friday, fired on Sunday and attempted to shoot and kill his boss two hours after he was fired.

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  9. Varsity Football Week 2 Rewind: DeLand grinds it out, area players run wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Deland's Dionte Marks opened Friday's game in Sanford by evading defensive back Jalen Middleton for a touchdown grab against Seminole in a 20-17 win. Deland's Dionte Marks opened Friday's game in Sanford by evading defensive back Jalen Middleton for a touchdown grab against Seminole in a 20-17 win.

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  10. Enjoy foodie fun this Labor Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | The Orlando Sentinel

    BBQ Brunch: Swine & Sons and Tuffy's Bottle Shop & Lounge are teaming up for Southern-inspired brunch dishes, bottomless mimosas, endless Aperol spritzes, house bloody Mary specials, and more from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 2. Head to Tuffy's, 200 S. Myrtle Ave. in Sanford .

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  11. Air Force, Homeland Security search Sanford tomato warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Investigators from the U.S. Air Force and the Department of Homeland Security searched a Sanford tomato warehouse Wednesday, but they wouldn't say why. The agents blocked access to Todd's Tomatoes and Wholesale Produce on Wednesday morning and closed operations.

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  12. Amy Lockhart defeats Joe Durso, Jay Zembower wins over Don Menzel in GOP race for Seminole commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    In a closely watched political battle Tuesday between two well-known Seminole Republicans, Amy Lockhart defeated Joe Durso in the GOP primary for the vacant County Commission District 4 seat. Lockhart, chairwoman of the Seminole County School Board, won 58 percent of the vote over Durso, a former Longwood mayor.

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  13. Seminole soars past Lake HowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Seminole ran all over Lake Howell in high school football action Friday night, taking a 38-13 win to open the season on it's home field. == Seminole quarterback Timmy McClain was 11 of 12 passing for 171 yards and four touchdowns in the first half.Those scoring strikes covered 17, 13, 7, and 31 yards.

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  14. Love and Star Wars unite Seminole couple with adoptive childrenRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Orlando attorney and adoptive dad Michael Agranoff has long found the whole courtroom adoption ceremony far too "sterile" for what should be a joyous union. So he turned a Sanford courtroom into something of a Star Wars set for a Central Florida couple and their two newly adopted children.

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  15. Sanford candidate Mario Hicks of criminal record: 'Judge me by my work'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Mario Hicks, a candidate for Sanford City Council, said his life changed after serving 38 months in prison on felony charges of aggravated fleeing and eluding. "I made some mistakes and I made some poor decisions," said Hicks, 33. "Since going to prison and being arrested, I decided to make a change."

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  16. Mike Miller gains more Seminole County backing with Brodeur, Johnson endorsementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Two prominent Seminole County Republicans backed Mike Miller for the GOP nomination for Congress Wednesday, throwing their support to the Orange County state representative over Sanford businessman Scott Sturgill. State Rep. Jason Brodeur, R-Sanford, and Seminole County Property Appraiser David Johnson announced their support less than a week before Tuesday's primary for the seat held by U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D- Winter Park .

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  17. Deltona man shot early MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A 35-year-old Deltona man was shot early Monday morning and is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to the area near Providence Boulevard and Doyle Road in Deltona about 3:26 a.m. On his way to the scene, a deputy spotted the man's car traveling in the opposite direction.

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  18. Three Seminole County cities receive Healthy Weight recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The cities of Casselberry , Oviedo and Sanford are recognized among the 2018 Healthy Weight Community Champions by the state health department. The health department commended the cities for implementing the best health practices to improve the "Built Environment" for their residents and visitors, according to a news release.

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  19. Sanford man accused of killing his 82-year-old wife to appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Sanford man accused of brutally murdering his elderly wife is set for a first appearance at the Seminole County courthouse Thursday afternoon. Elue McDonald Watson, 75, will appear before a judge at 2:30 p.m. to face charges of premeditated first-degree homicide and kidnapping.

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  20. Sanford man accused in wife's brutal death booked into Seminole County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The man charged with first-degree murder in the brutal slaying of his 82-year-old wife at their Sanford home was booked into the Seminole County Jail on Wednesday evening. Elue Watson, 75, had been at the hospital because of high blood pressure since he was taken into custody Friday night.

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