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  1. Everything must go: Flea World in Sanford closes after 33 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Orlando Sentinel

    On Flea Worlda ss last day of business, many regular customers came to say goodbye to their favorite vendors. Sunday August 30, 2015.

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  2. Miller's Ale House secures office spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Miller's Ale House, which has 70 locations, took a floor of space for its Orlando corporate offices at Major Plaza II, which is west of Kirkman Road and near International Drive. Roark Capital Group , anAtlanta-based private equity firm, acquired the casual-dining restaurant chain in 2013 from Jack Millerand SKM Equity Fund III L.P. It was launched in Jupiter in 1988 by husband-and-wife team Jack and Claire Miller.

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  3. Boy pulled from pond in Sanford dies, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A 2-year-old boy who was found unresponsive in a pond at a Sanford apartment complex on Aug. 22 has died, police say. Sanford police were called around 7 p.m. to Charleston Club Apartments off Lake Mary Boulevard near State Road 417 for the unresponsive boy.

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

    Friday Aug 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Penny Jones, the former foster mom of Tariji Gordon, announces a campaign to change child-welfare laws prior to testifying before the Orange County Domestic Violence & Child Abuse Commission Meeting Friday afternoon. Penny Jones, the former foster mom of Tariji Gordon, announces a campaign to change child-welfare laws prior to testifying before the Orange County Domestic Violence & Child Abuse Commission Meeting Friday afternoon.

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

    Friday Aug 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Norm Lewis performs during the opening gala of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando, on Nov. 15, 2104. Norm Lewis performs during the opening gala of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando, on Nov. 15, 2104.

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

    Friday Aug 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Senator, one of the oldest trees in the world, burned more than two years ago in Longwood. Now its remains have been turned into art and are on display through the end of September at the Seminole County History Museum.

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  8. Teen arrested in armed carjacking of disabled veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Surveillance video captured a gunman pulling a 72-year-old disabled veteran out of his vehicle, hopping into the vehicle and driving away. Surveillance video captured a gunman pulling a 72-year-old disabled veteran out of his vehicle, hopping into the vehicle and driving away.

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  9. 'I want your vehicle,' gunman told disabled veteran, Sanford cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Surveillance video captured a gunman pulling a 72-year-old disabled veteran out of his vehicle, hopping into the vehicle and driving away. Surveillance video captured a gunman pulling a 72-year-old disabled veteran out of his vehicle, hopping into the vehicle and driving away.

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  10. Video shows gunmen carjacking disabled veteran in SanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Orlando Homicide Report

    Surveillance video captured a gunman pulling a 72-year-old disabled veteran out of his vehicle, hopping into the vehicle and driving away. Surveillance video captured a gunman pulling a 72-year-old disabled veteran out of his vehicle, hopping into the vehicle and driving away.

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  11. Veteran shot by SWAT member faces chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A suicidal veteran shot and wounded after allegedly pointing a gun at SWAT members outside a Paisley home was moved from his hospital bed to the Lake County Jail Tuesday, a sheriff's spokesman said. Joseph Robert Hammers was charged with two aggravated assault charges last week while recovering at Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford.

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  12. Seminole to discuss its testing 'solution' TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Sentinel School Zone

    The Seminole County School Board will continue to press its "Seminole solution" on Tuesday when it hosts representatives from two national testing organizations. The Seminole board wants Florida to abandon its much-criticized new standardized test in favor of national exams .

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  13. Cops investigating burglaries at Sanford parks facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Orlando Homicide Report

    Sanford police are investigating two burglaries to the city's parks and grounds facility on Sunday and Monday, according to a press release. Sanford police are investigating two burglaries to the city's parks and grounds facility on Sunday and Monday, according to a press release.

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  14. End of an era: First Presbyterian in Sanford to close on Aug. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Pastor Hugh Lackey is in the bell tower of First Presbyterian Church of Sanford as a colorful light from the stained glass windows spills into the room. "There won't be many more times when I'll be doing this," Lackey said.

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  15. Judge to decide whether Zimmerman shooter should be locked upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A judge must decide this morning whether to order the arrest of Matthew Apperson, the former mental patient who shot at George Zimmerman in May in a road rage incident in Lake Mary. Prosecutors are scheduled to ask Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson to lock up Apperson.

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  16. MacDown: Comfort food for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Today is National Cheesecake Day and in the test kitchen we're chilling with some easy frozen spins based on the sweet flavor of the creamy dessert. But before you get ready to make Strawberry-Lime Frozen Cheesecake Pops and more at OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish , let's dish: Save the date .

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  17. Orange, Seminole schools to add programs, lower taxes slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Public schools in Orange and Seminole counties will both see new academic programs - more orchestras and science labs, to name a few - for the coming year under tentative budgets their school boards are set to approve Tuesday. In both counties, school spending is up but taxes will fall slightly under the proposed plans.

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  18. Sanford razes vacant downtown buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett sat in the driver's seat of an excavator on Tuesday and knocked off a large chunk of a concrete wall to kick off the city's demolition of a vacant one-story building on East Commercial Street near the Lake Monroe waterfront. The razing of the building, city officials said, is one of the first steps in Sanford's efforts to spark development in its downtown district, a place known for its scenic waterfront and historic architecture but with little new development.

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  19. Metro Orlando unemployment rates dipped again in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    After rising a bit in May, the unemployment rate for all three counties in metro Orlando dropped again slightly in June. The jobless rate for the metro region, including Sanford and Kissimmee areas, was 5.1 percent in June, according to the state Department of Economic Opportunity.

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  20. Central Florida Muslims mark end of RamadanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Pakistani beauticians apply henna designs to customers ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of Ramadan at a beauty salon in Karachi on July 16, 2015. Muslims globally have been marking the month of Ramadan which ends with the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

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