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Orlando Sentinel
Hurricanes, earthquakes estimated to cost insurers $95 billionBrian Hutchings talks about the depression, thought to be related to a sinkhole
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
Brian Hutchings talks about the depression, thought to be related to a sinkhole, in the northbound lanes of the new S.R. 429 extension, about a mile south of Kelly Park Road, in Apopka, Fla., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (Joe Burbank/Orlando S... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Nine toxic Superfund sites in Central Florida waiting for EPA helpBoard at the time — had dumped into an unlined pond that overflowed into a wetl
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
Board at the time — had dumped into an unlined pond that overflowed into a wetland and through a drainage ditch into Lake Apopka. Workers unearthed 72 leaking barrels of chemicals and carted away 3,800 cubic yards of badly contaminated soil. In... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Prep Primer: University chases first district title, FPC seeks playoff berthby Mandarin's record. Four of the Mustangs' five defeats came at the hands of s
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
by Mandarin's record. Four of the Mustangs' five defeats came at the hands of state-ranked teams (Godby, Lee, Raines, Apopka). Picks: Chris — Spruce Creek 28-24; Zach — Spruce Creek 35-21; Godwin — Spruce Creek 42-24 Seabreeze (4-3) at... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Wildlife group, Apopka oppose making temporary Wekiva Parkway interchange permanentConservationists and Apopka City Council members spoke out this week against th
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Conservationists and Apopka City Council members spoke out this week against the idea of adding another permanent interchange on the Wekiva Parkway, the billion-dollar elevated toll road designed to protect wildlife and environmentally sensitive... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Prep Primer: University chases first district title, FPC seeks playoff berthby Mandarin's record. Four of the Mustangs' five defeats came at the hands of s
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted yesterday
by Mandarin's record. Four of the Mustangs' five defeats came at the hands of state-ranked teams (Godby, Lee, Raines, Apopka). Picks: Chris — Spruce Creek 28-24; Zach — Spruce Creek 35-21; Godwin — Spruce Creek 42-24 Seabreeze (4-3) at... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
College of Charleston Favored To Win 2017-18 CAA Men's Basketball ChampionshipCacok, UNCW Jr. F 6-7 240 Riverdale, Ga./Alpharetta Joe Chealey, Col. of Charl
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
Cacok, UNCW Jr. F 6-7 240 Riverdale, Ga./Alpharetta Joe Chealey, Col. of Charleston Sr. G 6-4 190 Orlando Fla./Apopka Tyler Seibring, Elon Jr. F 6-8 225 Normal, Ill./Normal Community Justin Wright-Foreman, Hofstra Jr. G 6-1 185... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Week 8 football points: Bartram, Bolles, Clay gain in rankings30.29 OTHERS IN REGION 1-8A Winter Park 42.50 Flagler Palm Coast 41.71 Weki
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
30.29 OTHERS IN REGION 1-8A Winter Park 42.50 Flagler Palm Coast 41.71 Wekiva 40.71 Sanford Seminole 40.20 Apopka 39.13 Lake Mary 38.43 Orlando Boone 36.17 Spruce Creek 35.50 Timber Creek 34.67 Oviedo 34.57 Orlando Evans... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Week 8 football points: Bartram, Bolles, Clay gain in rankings30.29 OTHERS IN REGION 1-8A Winter Park 42.50 Flagler Palm Coast 41.71 Weki
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 days ago
30.29 OTHERS IN REGION 1-8A Winter Park 42.50 Flagler Palm Coast 41.71 Wekiva 40.71 Sanford Seminole 40.20 Apopka 39.13 Lake Mary 38.43 Orlando Boone 36.17 Spruce Creek 35.50 Timber Creek 34.67 Oviedo 34.57 Orlando Evans... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando elections: District 3 candidates trade accusations as race heats upAzam called the defunct golf course a “dump” and touted her experience working
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Azam called the defunct golf course a “dump” and touted her experience working to improve Rock Springs Ridge Golf Club in Apopka. Stuart’s campaign said the Apopka course, which like Lake Orlando closed in 2014, is still dilapidated. Azam said... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
African tortoise found in Mount Dora relocated to Apopka exotic animal-rescue facilitya resident nabbed it. Now it’s settling into its new digs at the CARE Foundatio
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
a resident nabbed it. Now it’s settling into its new digs at the CARE Foundation, an exotic animal-rescue facility in Apopka, next to another African tortoise — “a great example of how people buy an animal at a pet store without really knowing... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
As daughter of football coach, West Orange's Taylor Head goes for kill on undefeated volleyball teamplayed terrible.’ I’m proud of her. She works really hard.’’ Despite his footb
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
played terrible.’ I’m proud of her. She works really hard.’’ Despite his football commitments — West Orange (4-4) upset Apopka 31-27 on Friday night — Bob said he has missed only a couple of Taylor’s matches this season. He prefers to sit with... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Friday night's high school football scores from across Florida20 Wesley Chapel 21, Hudson 13 West Florida 49, Bay 14 West Nassau County 24
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
20 Wesley Chapel 21, Hudson 13 West Florida 49, Bay 14 West Nassau County 24, Fernandina Beach 21 West Orange 31, Apopka 27 West Port 21, East Ridge 14 Westminster Christian 28, Palmer Trinity 6 Wildwood 40, Keystone Heights... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
West Orange stuns No. 1 ranked Apopkaa balanced offense and an 80-yard kickoff return touchdown by Darrell Harding t
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
a balanced offense and an 80-yard kickoff return touchdown by Darrell Harding to overcome a 274-yard rushing performance by Apopka’s Akeem Brown and upset the No. 1 ranked Blue Darters 31-27. The Warriors (4-4) got 110 rushing yards and a touchdown... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Friday's ScoresBeach 42, Treasure Coast 0 Viera 49, Martin County 0 Wekiva 44, Evans 7 Wesl
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Beach 42, Treasure Coast 0 Viera 49, Martin County 0 Wekiva 44, Evans 7 Wesley Chapel 21, Hudson 13 West Orange 31, Apopka 27 West Port 21, East Ridge 14 Westminster Christian 28, Palmer Trinity 6 Wildwood 40, Keystone Heights... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hurricane Irma storm-debris efforts picking up, but many communities still have a long way to gowho have been on the job since the cleanup began in Orange County’s second-larg
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
who have been on the job since the cleanup began in Orange County’s second-largest city. “It wouldn’t be fair,” he said. Apopka also parted with AshBritt Environmental rather than renegotiate an existing contract with the debris-removal company,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Restaurant hiring gets tougher with low unemploymentin each location. Chef Ed Hollingsworth said he is so short on the staff he ha
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
in each location. Chef Ed Hollingsworth said he is so short on the staff he had to close his Chuck Wagon restaurant in Apopka earlier this month for a day when he and his wife were unable to work because of death in the family. Hollingsworth... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Third depression opens up in Apopka, authorities sayWednesday along State Road 429 and prompted two lane closures. A third hole ope
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Wednesday along State Road 429 and prompted two lane closures. A third hole opened up last month about 15 miles from Apopka. Two sinkholes were reported in the area last month, on Kelly Park Road. bpadro@orlandosentinel.com or 407-232-0202.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
FHSAA football playoff projections feature area teams on the fringeas provided by the FHSAA. Class 8A, Region 1 Projected playoff teams: Winter
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
as provided by the FHSAA. Class 8A, Region 1 Projected playoff teams: Winter Park (44.3), Flagler Palm Coast (41.5), Apopka (41.4), Seminole (40.8), Wekiva (40), Lake Mary (39), Boone (38.8), Port Orange Spruce Creek (36.6). Notable: Orange... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Another depression forms on State Road 429 closing two lanesthe cash lanes. He said it will take about two weeks to fix. This is the seco
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
the cash lanes. He said it will take about two weeks to fix. This is the second depression to form along the road — the other opened last month about 15 miles north near Apopka. Two sinkholes near homes on Kelly Park Road also opened last... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Ribault, Bradford gain in FHSAA’s latest points listin each region qualify for the playoffs. Mandarin 33.17 Sandalwood 32.00 Win
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
in each region qualify for the playoffs. Mandarin 33.17 Sandalwood 32.00 Winter Park 44.29 Flagler Palm Coast 41.50 Apopka 41.43 Sanford Seminole 40.75 Wekiva 40.00 Lake Mary 39.00 Orlando Boone 38.80 Spruce Creek 36.60 Orlando Evans... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Ribault, Bradford gain in FHSAA’s latest points listin each region qualify for the playoffs. Mandarin 33.17 Sandalwood 32.00 Win
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 10 days ago
in each region qualify for the playoffs. Mandarin 33.17 Sandalwood 32.00 Winter Park 44.29 Flagler Palm Coast 41.50 Apopka 41.43 Sanford Seminole 40.75 Wekiva 40.00 Lake Mary 39.00 Orlando Boone 38.80 Spruce Creek 36.60 Orlando Evans... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Young People's Concerts marks a millionth-student milestoneartistic director of Opera Orlando, is one such student who found inspiration t
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
artistic director of Opera Orlando, is one such student who found inspiration through music education. Preisser grew up in Apopka and attended a Young People’s Concert with his classmates from Dream Lake Elementary School. Children not destined... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Counties roll out bear-proof trash cans as the opportunistic eaters' range expandsand my garbage was all spread over my yard. Again,” said Steven Hamilton, 48, w
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
and my garbage was all spread over my yard. Again,” said Steven Hamilton, 48, who lives in unincorporated Orange north of Apopka. “That happens once or twice a month.” He and his wife, Jennifer, took delivery Tuesday of a new lock-top trash... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Orange County: Apopka bear-proof trash canscans Tuesday morning to Orange County residents who ordered them. Deliveries w
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
cans Tuesday morning to Orange County residents who ordered them. Deliveries were made Tuesday to curbs throughout the Apopka-area -- the heart of bear country -- with the aim of curbing encounters between humans and Florida black bear. The... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Orange County: Apopka bear-proof trash cansAPOPKA, Fla. - Orange County Commissioner Bryan Nelson and county workers began
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
APOPKA, Fla. - Orange County Commissioner Bryan Nelson and county workers began delivering bear-resistant garbage cans Tuesday morning to Orange County residents who ordered them. Deliveries were made Tuesday to curbs throughout Apopka -- the heart... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Senators seek money for beach renourishment, St. Johns Riverand $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects de
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 10 days ago
and $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. The water management district would also oversee the money for the St. Johns River under the proposal (SB 204)... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Apopka holds off Dr. Phillips in Monday night matchup(6-1), playing their second game in four nights, recorded four sacks and gained
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
(6-1), playing their second game in four nights, recorded four sacks and gained over 400 yards of offense in a 21-14 win. Apopka defeated the Panthers by a combined three points the past two seasons. “The offensive line is our strength, and... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Senate panel advances bill to set aside $50 million a year for beachesand $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects de
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 10 days ago
and $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. The water management district would also oversee the money for the St. Johns River under the proposal (SB 204)... Read more
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Reality TV World
Florida man stages photo shoot in front of trash-eating beara series of photos and videos to Facebook showing the massive bear feasting on
Reality TV World / Posted 11 days ago
a series of photos and videos to Facebook showing the massive bear feasting on trash from the overturned bin outside of his Apopka home. The photos include a shot of Radney posing with his son in front of the bear and a photo with some neighbors he... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lawmakers grapple with Irma recovery, costslow pace of debris removal was criticized as well. Some companies with contrac
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
slow pace of debris removal was criticized as well. Some companies with contracts with Central Florida cities such as Apopka, left for more lucrative contracts in South Florida. Attorney General Pam Bondi issued subpoenas to three companies as... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Giles D. Phillipshis wife, Jennifer, McAdoo; sisters, Linda Timko and her husband, Michael, Athe
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
his wife, Jennifer, McAdoo; sisters, Linda Timko and her husband, Michael, Athens, Ga.; Carolyn Goff and her husband, Tim, Apopka, Fla.; Suzanne Rebecca and her fiancé, Bill Harrox, Berwick; and several nieces and nephews. Giles’ funeral will be... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Family has photo shoot with bear in their yardAPOPKA, FL (CNN/WKMG) – There’s still plenty of debris in Apopka leftover from
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
APOPKA, FL (CNN/WKMG) – There’s still plenty of debris in Apopka leftover from Hurricane Irma. But that’s not what attracted a crowd of civilians, police, and television reporters. A black bear was not the neighborhood guest Dustin Radney was... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Mandarin can’t slow down Apopka star RB in lopsided lossthe junior speedster ran through the Mustangs defense at will. He finished with
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 13 days ago
the junior speedster ran through the Mustangs defense at will. He finished with 231 yards in 16 attempts. Turning point: Apopka (5-1, ranked No. 3 in 8A) tool their lead Williams’ 64-yard run on the third play of the game and went on to amass 301... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mandarin can’t slow down Apopka star RB in lopsided lossthe junior speedster ran through the Mustangs defense at will. He finished with
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
the junior speedster ran through the Mustangs defense at will. He finished with 231 yards in 16 attempts. Turning point: Apopka (5-1, ranked No. 3 in 8A) tool their lead Williams’ 64-yard run on the third play of the game and went on to amass 301... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Friday's ScoresPREP FOOTBALL American 36, Hialeah-Miami Lakes 0 Apopka 55, Mandarin 12 Armw
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
PREP FOOTBALL American 36, Hialeah-Miami Lakes 0 Apopka 55, Mandarin 12 Armwood 48, Plant City 7 Arnold 23, Rutherford 7 Atlantic Community 48, Santaluces 0 Auburndale 20, Haines City 0 Aucilla Christian 62, Rocky Bayou Christian 27 Avon Park... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Week 8 football scheduledistrict game in span of seven days for the Bulldogs Gateway at Osceola, 7:30
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
district game in span of seven days for the Bulldogs Gateway at Osceola, 7:30 Lake Nona at Harmony, 7:30 West Orange at Apopka, 7 Timber Creek at Boone, 7 Seminole at Oviedo, 7 Matanzas at Mainland*, 7 Evans at Wekiva, 7 Trinity Prep at The... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Suspect in Altamonte Springs woman's killing to be evaluated for mental health issuesas a family’s caretaker. Winter Park police launched a manhunt for Fulford. Her
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
as a family’s caretaker. Winter Park police launched a manhunt for Fulford. Her body was discovered in a wooded area off Apopka-Vineland Road Sept. 30. Winter Park police called Nelson a suspect. He was arrested in a Jacksonville hotel Sunday on... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
MDCA rides single wing attack to start season 5-0back to the days of Glenn "Pop" Warner and installed the single wing. Despite
The Daily Commercial / Posted 14 days ago
back to the days of Glenn "Pop" Warner and installed the single wing. Despite its age, the single wing has been used by Apopka coach Rick Darlington — a friend of Tackett's — to win multiple state championships. Tackett said Darlington taught... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
History of Lake Apopka's environmental death and rebirth goes to archivesLake Apopka’s plunge into an environmental abyss and slow recovery has spanned
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
Lake Apopka’s plunge into an environmental abyss and slow recovery has spanned decades as chronicled by reams of documents to be turned over Saturday for public archiving. Scientific findings, court actions, agency declarations, state legislation,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Wekiva stuns No. 1 Dr. Phillipsgames by an average of 26 points. Wekiva, which lost 10-6 at undefeated Winter
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
games by an average of 26 points. Wekiva, which lost 10-6 at undefeated Winter Park on Sept. 7, plays another perennial power, Apopka, in three weeks. Wekiva and Apopka are the frontrunners in Class 8A, District 4. DP plays Apopka on Monday n... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Justin Barney’s Week 7 picks: Bradford, Lee, St. Augustine gets Wsbe available on Jacksonville.com and FirstCoastVarsity.com each Thursday aftern
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
be available on Jacksonville.com and FirstCoastVarsity.com each Thursday afternoon. All games 7 p.m. unless indicated Apopka (4-1) at Mandarin (2-3): Brutal game for the Mustangs against the single-wing machine of the Blue Darters. TU pick:... Read more
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Newsweek
Does God believe in Trump? White evangelicals are sticking with their "Prince of Lies"to millions on TV and, when she’s back in Florida, to her smaller flock at the
Newsweek / Posted 15 days ago
to millions on TV and, when she’s back in Florida, to her smaller flock at the New Destiny Christian Center church in Apopka. White and her fellow prosperity theologians have put some white-out over the New Testament line that it is easier for... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Jenny Poppins' cared for 2 families, loved ones sayarrested at a motel in Jacksonville on Sunday. The day before, her body was fo
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
arrested at a motel in Jacksonville on Sunday. The day before, her body was found in woods in southwest Orange County off Apopka-Vineland Road. Winter Park Police Cpt. Pam Marcum said the agency is in the midst of an investigation and couldn’t... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hurricane Irma federal recovery center opens in OrlandoBrian Hutchings talks about the depression, thought to be related to a sinkhole
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Brian Hutchings talks about the depression, thought to be related to a sinkhole, in the northbound lanes of the new S.R. 429 extension, about a mile south of Kelly Park Road, in Apopka, Fla., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (Joe Burbank/Orlando S... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Jackets, Generals top list of locals as FHSAA releases point averagesobstacles in area schools’ path to the postseason. Winter Park 46.40 Flagler
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 17 days ago
obstacles in area schools’ path to the postseason. Winter Park 46.40 Flagler Palm Coast 41.20 Sanford Seminole 41.00 Apopka 40.80 Lake Mary 39.80 Orlando Boone 39.67 Wekiva 39.40 Orange City University 38.67 Timber Creek 36.75 Spruce... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Apopka McDonald's employee sues over noncompeteA former McDonald’s employee in Apopka is at the center of a growing court batt
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
A former McDonald’s employee in Apopka is at the center of a growing court battle pitting low-paid service workers against fast food companies that try to limit their job-hopping opportunities, according to lawsuits filed against the corporation and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Attorney General Pam Bondi investigating debris-removal companies after Hurricane IrmaHurricane Irma, which hit Central Florida on Sept. 10. Company officials could
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
Hurricane Irma, which hit Central Florida on Sept. 10. Company officials could not be reached immediately for comment. Apopka, Orange County’s second-largest city, had a pre-storm contract with AshBritt to remove debris. “They never showed... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
News of Record for Monday, Oct. 2, 2017or prowling; Robert Wright, 37, Orange City, possession of cocaine, possession
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
or prowling; Robert Wright, 37, Orange City, possession of cocaine, possession of paraphernalia; Larry K. Daughtry, 53, Apopka, possession of cocaine; Walesca Vazquez, 48, Deltona, failure to appear; Devon L. Williams, 26, Daytona Beach, grand... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man who was sought by police in murder of Florida nanny is arrestedfound unspecified evidence inside that pointed to murder. On Saturday, Fulford
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
found unspecified evidence inside that pointed to murder. On Saturday, Fulford's body was discovered in the woods off of Apopka-Vineland Road. Records showed that Fulford's ATM card had been used to withdraw $300 on the day she disappeared, and... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Person of interest in missing woman's death found in Jacksonvilleshe was supposed to fly to Dallas the next day to see her newborn grandchild.
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 18 days ago
she was supposed to fly to Dallas the next day to see her newborn grandchild. Her body was found in a wooded area along Apopka-Vineland Road in Orange County on Saturday. Fulford’s death is being investigated as a homicide. Police have not... Read more
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