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Orlando Sentinel
Mother of Pulse victim to speak at Democratic National Conventionboyfriend, Juan Guerrero, 22, was also killed. Drew Leinonen earned bachelor's
Mother of Pulse victim to speak at Democratic National Convention
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 58 minutes ago
boyfriend, Juan Guerrero, 22, was also killed. Drew Leinonen earned bachelor's and master's degrees in psychology at the University of Central Florida and worked as a licensed mental health counselor. In high school, he started a gay-straight... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
NASCAR: Almirola to make milestone Sprint Cup start at PoconoAric Almirola remembers packing up the belongings in his apartment at the Unive
NASCAR: Almirola to make milestone Sprint Cup start at Pocono
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
Aric Almirola remembers packing up the belongings in his apartment at the University of Central Florida in 2003. He was moving to North Carolina to pursue his dream of driving in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Thirteen years later, Almirola will hit... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Almirola will make 200th career start SundayAric Almirola remembers packing up the belongings in his apartment at the Unive
Almirola will make 200th career start Sunday
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 hours ago
Aric Almirola remembers packing up the belongings in his apartment at the University of Central Florida in 2003. He was moving to North Carolina to pursue his dream of driving in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Thirteen years later, Almirola will hit... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Man extorted, beat up dealer over possibly poisoned pot, reports sayNarchet told police. It eventually ended with Narchet jumping from Duval's thi
Man extorted, beat up dealer over possibly poisoned pot, reports say
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
Narchet told police. It eventually ended with Narchet jumping from Duval's third-floor balcony and calling police anyway. University of Central Florida police arrested Duval after the incident at the Knights Circle apartment complex across from... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Challenger: State Attorney Jeff Ashton won't debateprosecuted cases in Ashton's office from March 2014 until February and worked a
Challenger: State Attorney Jeff Ashton won't debate
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
prosecuted cases in Ashton's office from March 2014 until February and worked at the and at Public Defender's office here for eight years prior. She is also an adjunct professor at the FAMU College of Law and University of C... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Latest launch carried fungi from Chernobylseeds in space and on earth. Entrepreneurial UCF boot camp A boot camp for pe
Latest launch carried fungi from Chernobyl
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
seeds in space and on earth. Entrepreneurial UCF boot camp A boot camp for people trying to start a business will come to University of Central Florida next month. The "Lean Methodology Boot Camp" will cost $35, unless you are a member of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Joyce, Frazier deliver homers as Pirates edge Philliesthge Tigers' J.D. Martinez from a fringe major leaguer to a star. Last winter,
Joyce, Frazier deliver homers as Pirates edge Phillies
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
thge Tigers' J.D. Martinez from a fringe major leaguer to a star. Last winter, Joyce worked with Bobby Tewksbary of the University of Central Florida. Joyce knew Tewksbary had helped the Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson become an AL MVP. What was the... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Football player, coach tackle man peeping on young cheerleaders(WESH) Police at the University of Central Florida are crediting a football pla
Football player, coach tackle man peeping on young cheerleaders
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
(WESH) Police at the University of Central Florida are crediting a football player and cheer coach with helping stop a voyeur targeting young girls. Tristen Payton, a wide receiver on UCF's football team, and Joseph Morton, a cheer coach, are being... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Virginia Bishop Upstill Pickeringto all ages of children and young adults. She furthered her education and recei
Virginia Bishop Upstill Pickering
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
to all ages of children and young adults. She furthered her education and received her Masters in Music Education from University of Central Florida in Orlando. With a keen interest in the mental development of children through music, she also... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Apopka pastor called Trump's 'God whisperer'friendship. "I found out that he loved God," White said in March, according to
Apopka pastor called Trump's 'God whisperer'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
friendship. "I found out that he loved God," White said in March, according to an online video of a Trump rally at the University of Central Florida. "I found a very caring man. I found a man who had more integrity than most people that I had... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Man caught for allegedly recording young girls in bathroomORLANDO, Fla. - Police at the University of Central Florida are crediting a foo
Man caught for allegedly recording young girls in bathroom
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 4 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - Police at the University of Central Florida are crediting a football player and cheer coach with helping stop a voyeur targeting young girls. Tristen Payton, a wide receiver on UCF's football team, and Joseph Morton, a cheer coach,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
UCF football player runs down alleged cheerleading camp voyeurUniversity of Central Florida football player Tristan Payton can add crime-stop
UCF football player runs down alleged cheerleading camp voyeur
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
University of Central Florida football player Tristan Payton can add crime-stopper to his list of roles at the school. Payton, who plays wide receiver for the Knights, helped Wednesday in apprehending a suspected voyeur accused of filming teenage... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Volusia, Flagler add 8,000 jobs as unemployment rate drops againright time to start or grow a business with more people having jobs and able to
Volusia, Flagler add 8,000 jobs as unemployment rate drops again
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
right time to start or grow a business with more people having jobs and able to spend." Sean Snaith, economist with the University of Central Florida: "It's a good report, not the blockbuster we had in May, but Florida is still out front of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
College football star chases down man filming cheer camp restroomstar and aspiring cop chases down peeping Tom filming cheerleading camp in rest
College football star chases down man filming cheer camp restroom
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
star and aspiring cop chases down peeping Tom filming cheerleading camp in restroom and holds him until police arrive A University of Central Florida wide receiver chased down a peeping Tom Tristan Payton chased down Jonathan Hui and waited for... Read more
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NBC Miami
UCF Student Arrested for Videotaping Girls Inside Bathroomman was arrested after allegedly videotaping girls inside a bathroom during a r
UCF Student Arrested for Videotaping Girls Inside Bathroom
NBC Miami / Posted 5 days ago
man was arrested after allegedly videotaping girls inside a bathroom during a recent cheerleading camp on the campus of the University of Central Florida. Jonathan Hui, who is a student at the school, was charged with multiple counts of video... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Hometown Heroes: Honoring Clark and Champaign County veteransAlaska for four years; the University of St. Thomas ROTC in St. Paul, Minn., fo
Hometown Heroes: Honoring Clark and Champaign County veterans
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Alaska for four years; the University of St. Thomas ROTC in St. Paul, Minn., for four years; Elmendorf for four more years; University of Central Florida ROTC, Orlando, Fla., for three years. Total time that you served? 20 years What did you do in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Hook a king, then crown it off with a recipe by executive chef Sarah Scott at El Gaucho in Bellevueshe worked her way through every station to the top. She enjoys eating dim sum,
Hook a king, then crown it off with a recipe by executive chef Sarah Scott at El Gaucho in Bellevue
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
she worked her way through every station to the top. She enjoys eating dim sum, loves music, and played bass trombone at University of Central Florida and Rollins College, admitting she almost majored in music performance. Salmon fisheries... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
UCF spending taxpayer money in student senate records fightORLANDO, Fla. - The University of Central Florida said it has followed state an
UCF spending taxpayer money in student senate records fight
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - The University of Central Florida said it has followed state and federal law to pay for legal defense teams and deny access to student government voting records to the press and the public. To date the University has spent $250... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
UCF football player chases down voyeurism suspectTristan Payton is still undecided on his major at the University of Central Flo
UCF football player chases down voyeurism suspect
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Tristan Payton is still undecided on his major at the University of Central Florida but he may have a future in law enforcement if he doesn't continue his football career. The school's wide receiver and kick returner is being credited with catching... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Gregg Popovich believes Brian Wright will 'thrive' with Spursat La Sierra University in Riverside, California, Wright pursued an MBA and Mas
Gregg Popovich believes Brian Wright will 'thrive' with Spurs
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
at La Sierra University in Riverside, California, Wright pursued an MBA and Master's in sports business management at the University of Central Florida when his playing days concluded. His NBA career began through an internship with the Orlando... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orange County Sheriff's deputies armed with opioid overdose antidotethe distribution of the first 25 doses to deputies during a press conference Th
Orange County Sheriff's deputies armed with opioid overdose antidote
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
the distribution of the first 25 doses to deputies during a press conference Thursday, the sheriff's office joined the University of Central Florida Police Department, the Orlando Fire Department, the Orlando Police Department and Orange County... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Student-run newspaper for UCF shutting down after 48 yearsThe student-run newspaper that has served the University of Central Florida com
Student-run newspaper for UCF shutting down after 48 years
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
The student-run newspaper that has served the University of Central Florida community for 48 years will end its run next month. It is closing down, the paper announced today, at the behest of its owner, which has decided to put its "time and... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
UCF football player tackles student caught taking videos of girls in campus bathroomORLANDO, Fla. - A 21-year-old University of Central Florida student was arreste
UCF football player tackles student caught taking videos of girls in campus bathroom
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - A 21-year-old University of Central Florida student was arrested after police say he took videos of girls attending a cheerleading camp at the CFE Arena on campus. Jonathan Hui has been charged with lewd and lascivious behavior,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF football player stops voyeurism suspectA University of Central Florida football player was credited with catching a vo
UCF football player stops voyeurism suspect
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
A University of Central Florida football player was credited with catching a voyeurism suspect fleeing police on Wednesday. UCF police were pursuing Jonathan J. Hui, 21, after he was accused of taking video of underage high school girls going to the... Read more
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First Coast News
Man accused of recording cheerleaders at UCF bathroomafter police said he recorded video of girls in a bathroom at the CFE Arena dur
Man accused of recording cheerleaders at UCF bathroom
First Coast News / Posted 5 days ago
after police said he recorded video of girls in a bathroom at the CFE Arena during a cheerleading camp this week. A University of Central Florida police officer was called to the arena around 6 p.m. Wednesday to investigate. A cheerleading... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Man accused of recording girls in CFE Arena bathroom during cheer campafter police said he recorded video of girls in a bathroom at the CFE Arena dur
Man accused of recording girls in CFE Arena bathroom during cheer camp
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
after police said he recorded video of girls in a bathroom at the CFE Arena during a cheerleading camp this week. A University of Central Florida police officer was called to the arena around 6 p.m. Wednesday to investigate. A cheerleading... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando team tackles virtual bank teller developmentprefer face-to-face communication with bank employees. For now, though, Ortiz'
Orlando team tackles virtual bank teller development
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
prefer face-to-face communication with bank employees. For now, though, Ortiz's 13-person team – which includes several University of Central Florida graduate students and graduates – has advanced technology in mind. Ideally, Ortiz said,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Henken: Sanders supporters haven't been burnedstill keep the bumper stickers on our cars. The establishment can pry those fro
Henken: Sanders supporters haven't been burned
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
still keep the bumper stickers on our cars. The establishment can pry those from our cold, dead hands. Will Hanken, 21, of Orlando, Florida, recently graduated with a degree in advertising and public relations from the University of Central Flor... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Waitress writes heartfelt note, secretly pays for table of deputiesBurke secretly set her plan in motion. “I just wanted to express my gratitude,
Waitress writes heartfelt note, secretly pays for table of deputies
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Burke secretly set her plan in motion. “I just wanted to express my gratitude,” said Burke who is a recent graduate of the University of Central Florida and part-time host and waitress at the restaurant on Alafaya Trail in Orlando. Burke was... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF President John Hitt: There should be a home for us in the Big 12He is president of the University of Central Florida, the state's largest publi
UCF President John Hitt: There should be a home for us in the Big 12
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
He is president of the University of Central Florida, the state's largest public university and the second-largest public university in the United States. Under his leadership, UCF has evolved from a commuter school in Orlando into a major research... Read more
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dna
New venomous snake discovered in Costa Ricaand underscores the importance of maintaining natural-history collections," sai
New venomous snake discovered in Costa Rica
dna / Posted 7 days ago
and underscores the importance of maintaining natural-history collections," said Christopher Parkinson, professor at the University of Central Florida, who led the team that made the discovery. The team first discovered evidence of the new... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Spurs hire Pistons executive Brian Wright as assistant general managerplayed basketball as an undergraduate at La Sierra University in California bef
Spurs hire Pistons executive Brian Wright as assistant general manager
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
played basketball as an undergraduate at La Sierra University in California before attending graduate school at the University of Central Florida, where he received an MBA and a Master's in sports business... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Lovetts in Father-Son tennis tourneyMazen Osama finished as the sixth-ranked NCAA doubles team in the nation. For h
Lovetts in Father-Son tennis tourney
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 days ago
Mazen Osama finished as the sixth-ranked NCAA doubles team in the nation. For his junior year, he's transferring to the University of Central Florida. Before making that transition, he changed teams again this week by switching doubles partners,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Lovetts in Father-Son tourneyMazen Osama finished as the sixth-ranked NCAA doubles team in the nation. For h
Lovetts in Father-Son tourney
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 days ago
Mazen Osama finished as the sixth-ranked NCAA doubles team in the nation. For his junior year, he's transferring to the University of Central Florida. Before making that transition, he changed teams again this week by switching doubles partners,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Amid GOP tumult, Scott gets a big stageis the potential to greatly increase your name recognition with Republicans acr
Amid GOP tumult, Scott gets a big stage
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
is the potential to greatly increase your name recognition with Republicans across the country," said Aubrey Jewett, a University of Central Florida political science professor. Scott is thought to be considering a run for U.S. Senate in 2018,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Amid GOP tumult, Scott gets a big stageis the potential to greatly increase your name recognition with Republicans acr
Amid GOP tumult, Scott gets a big stage
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
is the potential to greatly increase your name recognition with Republicans across the country," said Aubrey Jewett, a University of Central Florida political science professor. Scott is thought to be considering a run for U.S. Senate in 2018,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF students design NASA firing room desksfrom now, UCF student Sylvia DiPaulo may look at a photograph snapped during a
UCF students design NASA firing room desks
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
from now, UCF student Sylvia DiPaulo may look at a photograph snapped during a NASA launch and see her legacy. With her University of Central Florida classmates, DiPaulo helped design a working space for NASA engineers in the agency's firing... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
All about the 'selfie': UCF senior takes in RNC as alternate delegateCaleb Spencer, a 22-year-old senior at the University of Central Florida, acted
All about the 'selfie': UCF senior takes in RNC as alternate delegate
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 8 days ago
Caleb Spencer, a 22-year-old senior at the University of Central Florida, acted just like many other millennials on Monday during the first day of the Republican National Convention. Caleb Spencer is a senior at the University of Central... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF students design NASA firing room desksWith her University of Central Florida classmates, DiPaulo helped design a work
UCF students design NASA firing room desks
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
With her University of Central Florida classmates, DiPaulo helped design a working space for NASA engineers in the agency's firing room, the area where launches are orchestrated at the Kennedy Space Center. "It means a lot," she said for her team to... Read more
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PhysOrg
New venomous snake discovered in Costa Ricateam of scientists has solved a case of mistaken identity and discovered a new
New venomous snake discovered in Costa Rica
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
team of scientists has solved a case of mistaken identity and discovered a new species of venomous snake. Credit: University of Central Florida An international team of scientists has solved a case of mistaken identity and discovered a new... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump scores for '60 Minutes'; ABC wins night"Celebrity Family Feud" (7.5 million), "The $100,000 Pyramid" (7 million) and "
Trump scores for '60 Minutes'; ABC wins night
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
"Celebrity Family Feud" (7.5 million), "The $100,000 Pyramid" (7 million) and "Match Game" (5.8 million). Cheryl Hines, a University of Central Florida grad, was among the players on "Match Game." "Big Brother" had 5.8 million fans, but CBS... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Orlando City earns 2-2 draw in Vancouverwho picked up a loose ball just yards from goal. Center back Seb Hines wore th
Orlando City earns 2-2 draw in Vancouver
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
who picked up a loose ball just yards from goal. Center back Seb Hines wore the captain’s armband. Barry, a former University of Central Florida standout, made his first career MLS start in his fifth appearance. This was the second of a... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Spartanburg writer wins South Carolina First Novel PrizePress.�In "Ember," the sun is dying, civilization is collapsing and Lisa’s marr
Spartanburg writer wins South Carolina First Novel Prize
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Press.�In "Ember," the sun is dying, civilization is collapsing and Lisa’s marriage to Guy is falling apart. It’s a story�of love and survival as they struggle to find their way through the frozen world beneath the Ember. “This evocative,... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
UCF Professor explains significance of failed Turkish coupcertain government using their own will by election. The government is in contr
UCF Professor explains significance of failed Turkish coup
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 10 days ago
certain government using their own will by election. The government is in control.” Bruce W. Farcau, a professor with the University of Central Florida, served at the State Department. He’s an expert on foreign governments and tourism, and says... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF lacks diversity among faculty, leadershipAt the University of Central Florida, more than four out of every 10 students a
UCF lacks diversity among faculty, leadership
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
At the University of Central Florida, more than four out of every 10 students are minorities. But inside the classrooms and the administrative offices, much of that diversity disappears. Nearly three-quarters of fully tenured faculty members are... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
DAVID PANNELL: Near miss leads to serendipitous encounter with artistLos Angeles, Yale University, and the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco. He
DAVID PANNELL: Near miss leads to serendipitous encounter with artist
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Los Angeles, Yale University, and the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco. He worked for years as the art director at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. You can see a sample of his work at the Caron Gallery in downtown Tupelo. It’s not... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Longtime skin care maker expanding in Boca Ratonbut may eventually become chairman. "He's going to take my role," Mervyn Becke
Longtime skin care maker expanding in Boca Raton
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
but may eventually become chairman. "He's going to take my role," Mervyn Becker said of his son, who has degrees from the University of Central Florida and the University of Miami. Warren Becker joined the company in 2007. His brother Jared, 34,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Cheryl Hines, Deborah Roberts, Olivia de HavillandYoung vs. Weird Al Yankovic and Tony Hale vs. Justin Long. "Celebrity Family F
Cheryl Hines, Deborah Roberts, Olivia de Havilland
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Young vs. Weird Al Yankovic and Tony Hale vs. Justin Long. "Celebrity Family Feud" at 10 p.m. Sunday on ABC will feature University of Central Florida grad Cheryl Hines. The lineup also includes Ike Barinholtz ("The Mindy Project"), Jack McBrayer... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Police video released from Pulse nightclub tragedymoments after a gunman opened fire. The shooting left 49 people dead. The vid
Police video released from Pulse nightclub tragedy
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
moments after a gunman opened fire. The shooting left 49 people dead. The video released is body cam video from the University of Central Florida Police Department. “You’re not on scene yet are you?” a dispatcher radios to a UCF... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Alaska fish harvest soars into the millionssun block being slathered on by beach-goers around the world is causing major d
Alaska fish harvest soars into the millions
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 11 days ago
sun block being slathered on by beach-goers around the world is causing major damage to ocean corals. A new study by the University of Central Florida reveals that the mix of 20 chemicals in even one drop of sunscreen can severely damage fragile... Read more
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