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Key West Citizen
Taking stock of Take Stock recent graduates; more mentors neededAt their graduation in June, 50 Monroe County students in the Take Stock in Chi
Taking stock of Take Stock recent graduates; more mentors needed
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 hours ago
At their graduation in June, 50 Monroe County students in the Take Stock in Children program bid farewell to high school and said hello to college. While their high school careers may have come to an end, their relationships with Take Stock are still... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
UCF takes on FIU in football season openerThe University of Central Florida kicked off its football season on Thursday ni
UCF takes on FIU in football season opener
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 9 hours ago
The University of Central Florida kicked off its football season on Thursday night with a home game. The Knights are battling the Golden Panthers of Florida International University at Bright House Networks Stadium. UCF is coming off back-to-back... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Changes made to UCF tailgatingTO AVOID THAT. 31 MINUTES. MANY FANS HAVE SPENT HOURS OUT THERE AT UCF TAILGATI
Changes made to UCF tailgating
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 9 hours ago
TO AVOID THAT. 31 MINUTES. MANY FANS HAVE SPENT HOURS OUT THERE AT UCF TAILGATING AHEAD OF THE GAME. JUSTIN IS OUT THERE AND JOINS US LIVE NOW. REPORTER: IT IS HOT. YOU CAN SENSE THE EXCITEMENT FROM THESE UCF FANS HERE. [ FANS CHEERING ] REPORTER:... Read more
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International Business Times
Florida: King cobra on the loose prompts Orlando school lockdown A school in Orlando, Florida was forced to keep students inside on 3 September,
Florida: King cobra on the loose prompts Orlando school lockdown
International Business Times / Posted 10 hours ago
A school in Orlando, Florida was forced to keep students inside on 3 September, as state wildlife officials searched for an 8-foot-long venomous king cobra on the loose. The snake, which has enough venom to kill up to 20 people, was reported missing... Read more
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ESPN
The higher education of Dallas Mavericks' Rick CarlisleRick Carlisle peers through the lenses of his Ray-Ban aviators at the runway be
The higher education of Dallas Mavericks' Rick Carlisle
ESPN / Posted 13 hours ago
Rick Carlisle peers through the lenses of his Ray-Ban aviators at the runway before him. The Dallas Mavericks coach has checked to make sure that the two fuel tanks in the wings are filled to the tabs and that the oil level is at exactly seven... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
King cobra hunt continues, school on alert for 8-foot-long venomous snakeThe search continues today for an 8-foot king cobra snake that escaped from its
King cobra hunt continues, school on alert for 8-foot-long venomous snake
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
The search continues today for an 8-foot king cobra snake that escaped from its owner's home near Orlando. Students at Clarcona Elementary — less than a mile from the owner's house on the 4800 block North Apopka Vineland Road — will be kept inside... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
UCF Knights prepare to #ChargeOn for season opener against FIU PanthersThe University of Central Florida Knights will be taking the field Thursday for
UCF Knights prepare to #ChargeOn for season opener against FIU Panthers
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 18 hours ago
The University of Central Florida Knights will be taking the field Thursday for the first game of the college football season. UCF will play against Florida International University Panthers at 6 p.m. at the Bright House Stadium. Classes end at... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Green Turtle Nest Count Breaks RecordORLANDO, FLA. (AP)-- University of Central Florida researchers say the endanger
Green Turtle Nest Count Breaks Record
WJHG Panama City / Posted 18 hours ago
ORLANDO, FLA. (AP)-- University of Central Florida researchers say the endangered green turtle population is making a comeback on one of the nation's most important nesting beaches for turtles. UCF researchers reported Wednesday that more than... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
UCF struggles with ‘no rules’ party fratIt’s rush week at the University of Central Florida. Now is the time for freshm
UCF struggles with ‘no rules’ party frat
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
It’s rush week at the University of Central Florida. Now is the time for freshmen to choose a fraternity. And at UCF's official fraternities, that means a lot of name tags and “man flirting” – but no alcohol. "We're at a frat house with a bunch of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Wheels stolen from two vehicles parked on UCF campusTwo vehicle owners parked on the University of Central Florida campus have retu
Wheels stolen from two vehicles parked on UCF campus
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Two vehicle owners parked on the University of Central Florida campus have returned to see their Honda Civic on cinder blocks with tires missing, according to police. Both thefts happened within the last week. The tires of a 2006 blue Honda Civic... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Green turtle nest count breaks recordUniversity of Central Florida researchers say the endangered green turtle popul
Green turtle nest count breaks record
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
University of Central Florida researchers say the endangered green turtle population is making a comeback on one of the nation's most important nesting beaches for turtles. UCF researchers reported Wednesday that more than 12,000 turtle nests were... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Interstate 4 work mostly on periphery — for nowAccidents, heavy rains and inexplicable slowdowns aside, traffic continues to r
Interstate 4 work mostly on periphery — for now
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Accidents, heavy rains and inexplicable slowdowns aside, traffic continues to roll normally on Interstate 4 — even though the $2.3 billion rebuild of the highway started six months ago. One of the main reasons for the essentially minor impact so far... Read more
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Major League Soccer
After difficult start to 2015, Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson recapturing his fine formBRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Sean Johnson may have endured some rough times in 2015, but
After difficult start to 2015, Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson recapturing his fine form
Major League Soccer / Posted yesterday
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Sean Johnson may have endured some rough times in 2015, but the Chicago Fire goalkeeper never doubted his “ability or mindset” during some tough spells at the start of his sixth professional season. Johnson has enjoyed a steady... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Waka Flocka gets 'Wild for the Knight'Waka Flocka Flame will headline Friday night's "Wild for the Knight" concert at
Waka Flocka gets 'Wild for the Knight'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Waka Flocka Flame will headline Friday night's "Wild for the Knight" concert at the University of Central Florida. The Atlanta-based rapper's rise in popularity came in 2010 after the release of "Flockaveli," his debut album. Songs on the disc —... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Green turtle nest count breaks recordORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- University of Central Florida researchers say the endange
Green turtle nest count breaks record
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted yesterday
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- University of Central Florida researchers say the endangered green turtle population is making a comeback on one of the nation's most important nesting beaches for turtles. UCF researchers reported Wednesday that more than... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Green Turtle Nest Count Breaks RecordBy: Associated PressSeptember 2, 2015 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- University of Cent
Green Turtle Nest Count Breaks Record
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted yesterday
By: Associated PressSeptember 2, 2015 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- University of Central Florida researchers say the endangered green turtle population is making a comeback on one of the nation's most important nesting beaches for turtles. UCF researchers... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Green turtle nest count breaks recordORLANDO, Fla. - University of Central Florida researchers say the endangered gr
Green turtle nest count breaks record
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
ORLANDO, Fla. - University of Central Florida researchers say the endangered green turtle population is making a comeback on one of the nation's most important nesting beaches for turtles. UCF researchers reported Wednesday that more than 12,000... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF fraternity under investigation for hazingA UCF fraternity pledge said he was forced to do exercises while his brothers p
UCF fraternity under investigation for hazing
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
A UCF fraternity pledge said he was forced to do exercises while his brothers pulled out a blindfold for him, screamed at him and threw a ball at him, according to an investigative report released by the university. Sigma Chi, a fraternity at the... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
No charges for former UCF student in sexual assault investigationThe State Attorney's Office has decided not to charge the former University of
No charges for former UCF student in sexual assault investigation
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
The State Attorney's Office has decided not to charge the former University of Central Florida student accused of sexual assault at the Sigma Nu fraternity house. "Alcohol was involved and memories were impaired, which made it difficult to know all... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
No charges filed in UCF fraternity sex assault caseNo charges will be filed in the case of a former University of Central Florida
No charges filed in UCF fraternity sex assault case
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
No charges will be filed in the case of a former University of Central Florida fraternity member accused of sexually assaulting a student. The State Attorney's Office said the decision was due to insufficient evidence. Officials added that clouded... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hertz 24/7 ending hourly car rentals in downtown OrlandoHertz 24/7 is pulling out the cars it is renting by the hour in downtown Orland
Hertz 24/7 ending hourly car rentals in downtown Orlando
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Hertz 24/7 is pulling out the cars it is renting by the hour in downtown Orlando on Sept. 12, ending a nearly two-year run. The move, which coincides with Hertz closing its car-share program across the country, was triggered in part by scant usage... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Man filmed in Sigma Nu rape chant video will not be charged with sexual assaultAudio: UCF's Sigma Nu suspended after video shows frat member chanting 'rape'
Man filmed in Sigma Nu rape chant video will not be charged with sexual assault
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Audio: UCF's Sigma Nu suspended after video shows frat member chanting 'rape' A University of Central Florida fraternity has been suspended after a video surfaced of at least one member chanting the word "rape" and promoting sexual assault,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Florida man fights tow truck with his SUVNobody likes having their vehicle towed but this guy went to great lengths to t
Florida man fights tow truck with his SUV
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Nobody likes having their vehicle towed but this guy went to great lengths to try to free his SUV from a tow truck. A video of the man's efforts was posted to YouTube on Tuesday. The video starts after the tow truck has already begun to remove the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Florida man fights tow truck with his SUVNobody likes having their vehicle towed but this guy went to great lengths to t
Florida man fights tow truck with his SUV
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
Nobody likes having their vehicle towed but this guy went to great lengths to try to free his SUV from a tow truck. A video of the man's efforts was posted to YouTube on Tuesday. The video starts after the tow truck has already begun to remove the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Florida man fights tow truck with his SUVNobody likes having their vehicle towed but this guy went to great lengths to t
Florida man fights tow truck with his SUV
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
Nobody likes having their vehicle towed but this guy went to great lengths to try to free his SUV from a tow truck. A video of the man's efforts was posted to YouTube on Tuesday. The video starts after the tow truck has already begun to remove the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Florida man fights tow truck with his SUVNobody likes having their vehicle towed but this guy went to great lengths to t
Florida man fights tow truck with his SUV
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
Nobody likes having their vehicle towed but this guy went to great lengths to try to free his SUV from a tow truck. A video of the man's efforts was posted to YouTube on Tuesday. The video starts after the tow truck has already begun to remove the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida man fights tow truck with his SUVNobody likes having their vehicle towed but this guy went to great lengths to t
Florida man fights tow truck with his SUV
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 days ago
Nobody likes having their vehicle towed but this guy went to great lengths to try to free his SUV from a tow truck. A video of the man's efforts was posted to YouTube on Tuesday. The video starts after the tow truck has already begun to remove the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
New bachelor's degree heading to Seminole State CollegeSeminole State College of Florida won approval Wednesday to offer another bache
New bachelor's degree heading to Seminole State College
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Seminole State College of Florida won approval Wednesday to offer another bachelor's degree, making it one of the first since the state lifted a moratorium that prohibited state colleges from churning out new four-year degrees. Seminole State's... Read more
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Naples Daily News
UCF students want to make bionic arms for Syrian childrenORLANDO, Fla. - University of Central Florida engineering students who have use
UCF students want to make bionic arms for Syrian children
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - University of Central Florida engineering students who have used 3-D printers to make prosthetic arms for children with missing limbs want to help children in Syria. The nonprofit group founded by the UCF students, Limbitless... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission will get insight from UCF professorsTwo renowned UCF physics professors are tapped to be experts for a small team a
NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission will get insight from UCF professors
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Two renowned UCF physics professors are tapped to be experts for a small team advising NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission. "NASA is developing a first-ever robotic mission to visit a large near-Earth asteroid, collect a multi-ton boulder from its... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
WKMG names new news directorAllison McGinley, who has worked at Channel 6 for 21 years, has been named news
WKMG names new news director
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Allison McGinley, who has worked at Channel 6 for 21 years, has been named news director, WKMG announced Monday. She had been acting news director since Steve Hyvonen resigned July 21. WKMG noted that McGinley grew up in Central Florida, graduated... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Messaging app wins iTHRIVE awardThe Orlando-based creators of the EASE messaging app won the first iTHRIVE Inno
Messaging app wins iTHRIVE award
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
The Orlando-based creators of the EASE messaging app won the first iTHRIVE Innovation Challenge competition for advancing consumer-oriented information technology. The award was given by the nonprofit group eHealth Initiative. The EASE app, which... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
UCF students want to make bionic arms for Syrian childrenUniversity of Central Florida engineering students who have used 3-D printers t
UCF students want to make bionic arms for Syrian children
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
University of Central Florida engineering students who have used 3-D printers to make prosthetic arms for children with missing limbs want to help children in Syria. The nonprofit group founded by the UCF students, Limbitless Solutions, is holding a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
UCF students want to make bionic arms for Syrian childrenUniversity of Central Florida engineering students who have used 3-D printers t
UCF students want to make bionic arms for Syrian children
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
University of Central Florida engineering students who have used 3-D printers to make prosthetic arms for children with missing limbs want to help children in Syria. A nonprofit group founded by the UCF students, Limbitless Solutions, is holding a... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
UCF students want to make bionic arms for Syrian childrenORLANDO, Fla. - University of Central Florida engineering students who have use
UCF students want to make bionic arms for Syrian children
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - University of Central Florida engineering students who have used 3-D printers to make prosthetic arms for children with missing limbs want to help children in Syria. The nonprofit group founded by the UCF students, Limbitless... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF student health services grow to meet needProviding health services for the second-largest university in the nation, whic
UCF student health services grow to meet need
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Providing health services for the second-largest university in the nation, which is spread over 1,400 acres and brimming with more than 60,000 students, is no simple task. "I think the perspective is that they're all healthy kids," said Dr. Michael... Read more
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Daily Mail
Grieving parents of American Steven Sotloff speak of their painGrieving parents of American journalist Steven Sotloff who was beheaded by an I
Grieving parents of American Steven Sotloff speak of their pain
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Grieving parents of American journalist Steven Sotloff who was beheaded by an ISIS Jihadi speaks of their pain since his death and their anger at the Obama administration Shirley and Arthur Sotloff, from South Florida have shunned the limelight... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Margery Pabst: Creative caregiving guide to reap art's benefitsMargery Pabst, president of The Pabst Charitable Foundation for the Arts, helpe
Margery Pabst: Creative caregiving guide to reap art's benefits
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Margery Pabst, president of The Pabst Charitable Foundation for the Arts, helped fund the National Center for Creative Aging Creative Caregiving Guide, a project to help caregivers and their loved ones with Alzheimer's. It will be unveiled at the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Ribs, prosthetics come together for tasty charity event at UCFAlex Pring doesn't let the fact he has a cheek full of ribs stop him from grabb
Ribs, prosthetics come together for tasty charity event at UCF
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Alex Pring doesn't let the fact he has a cheek full of ribs stop him from grabbing another saucy piece of meat and stuffing it into his mouth. His prosthetic arm, designed to look like a piece from Tony Stark's Iron Man suit, rests on the table in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Help kids like Alex get 'Iron Man' prosthetic limbsRemember Alex Pring -- the Groveland kid fitted with a prosthetic hand made fro
Help kids like Alex get 'Iron Man' prosthetic limbs
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Remember Alex Pring -- the Groveland kid fitted with a prosthetic hand made from a 3D printer? The 7-year-old who met Robert Downey Jr. and compared his own high-tech appendage with Iron Man's? Alex, born without part of his right arm, wouldn't have... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mega-classes at UCF prompt students to scramble for seatsKayleigh McGoldrick claimed a spot on the floor next to the garbage can for her
Mega-classes at UCF prompt students to scramble for seats
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Kayleigh McGoldrick claimed a spot on the floor next to the garbage can for her finance lecture. There were other University of Central Florida business students who lost the battle to find seats, too, so they plopped down in the aisles or leaned... Read more
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The Morning Call
As Coplay considers curfew, experts question effectivnessIn Coplay Borough, where American flags line the streets amd cheerful banners w
As Coplay considers curfew, experts question effectivness
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
In Coplay Borough, where American flags line the streets amd cheerful banners welcome visitors, Police Chief Vincent Genovese doesn't like what he's been seeing on his police reports. The town of 3,300 residents is hardly crime-ridden, but there's... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Family, senator seek more guardrails around ponds after UCF...The family of a young University of Central Florida student, who died after cra
Family, senator seek more guardrails around ponds after UCF...
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
The family of a young University of Central Florida student, who died after crashing into an Orange County pond are now teaming up with a state senator to fight to get more guardrails around bodies of water in the state. Chloe Arenas was coming off... Read more
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The Express-Times
Lehigh dubbed nation's most caffeinated school by GrubHubThe online food delivery company GrubHub has named the South Side Bethlehem sch
Lehigh dubbed nation's most caffeinated school by GrubHub
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
The online food delivery company GrubHub has named the South Side Bethlehem school America's most caffeinated school. It seems Lehigh students love a jolt of caffeine to get them through a late-night study session, early-morning class or to beat... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
David Siegel, UCF to discuss mandatory drug testingBillionaire timeshare mogul David Siegel will have a meeting at the University
David Siegel, UCF to discuss mandatory drug testing
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
Billionaire timeshare mogul David Siegel will have a meeting at the University of Central Florida to discuss his plan for mandatory drug testing at the university and all Orange County Public Schools. Siegel says he became passionate about the issue... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Free BJ's membership, end of summer resort dealsHANNIBAL SQUARE HERITAGE CENTER: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, noon-5 p.m. Frid
Free BJ's membership, end of summer resort deals
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
HANNIBAL SQUARE HERITAGE CENTER: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, noon-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Saturday; 642 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-539-2680. "St. Augustine at 450" (through Saturday). JEANINE TAYLOR FOLK ART: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
UCF to discuss random drug tests for studentsUniversity of Central Florida leaders are meeting Friday about a possible major
UCF to discuss random drug tests for students
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
University of Central Florida leaders are meeting Friday about a possible major change to the school's drug policy. They're discussing whether all students should be drug tested. Time share mogul David Siegel is the one pushing the change. He... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Vigil held for business owner shot, killed outside his homeEight days after Shahidul Miah was shot and killed in front of his Longwood hom
Vigil held for business owner shot, killed outside his home
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Eight days after Shahidul Miah was shot and killed in front of his Longwood home, his family, friends and neighbors gathered on the residential street, held candles and hoped for answers. "He was my leader, he was my hero, and he's gone. And I will... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Season Preview 2015: Art events in OrlandoListings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Albin Polase
Season Preview 2015: Art events in Orlando
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens The museum is at 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $4... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Nease graduate goes journeys back to native Nepal in aftermath of earthquakeAashutosh “Tosh” Pyakuryal, 20, returned to his home country of Nepal after a 7
Nease graduate goes journeys back to native Nepal in aftermath of earthquake
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Aashutosh “Tosh” Pyakuryal, 20, returned to his home country of Nepal after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in April left nearly 9,000 dead, 21,000 injured and thousands of families displaced. A 2013 graduate of Allen D. Nease High School, he decided he... Read more
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