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  • Stories will help explain life of Native Americans in Florida

    The staff and volunteers at Trout Lake Nature Center will offer a free program about the Seminole Indians of Florida and their culture at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the nature center, 520 E. County Road 44 Bypass in Eustis. Participants will hear stories used...
  • Eustis robotic team schedules open house

    The 12-Volt Bolt FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Team 1557, a Eustis-based technology team made up of high-school students and assisted by parents, teachers and professionals from Lake County, will have an open...
  • UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative

    UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative
    HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community. On Tuesday,...
  • Stop fretting about GMOs; we have bigger food issues to worry about

    Stop fretting about GMOs; we have bigger food issues to worry about
    The battle against genetically engineered food revolves mostly around the idea that it’s somehow bad for us in some way, though critics of the technology have a lot of trouble producing credible, peer-reviewed research as evidence. And arguments...
  • Clermont teen competing in Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition

    Clermont teen competing in Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition
    CLERMONT — For Michaela McLean, 16, of Clermont, her performance this week could further her goal of helping teens get healthier with proper nutrition. Michaela, an eighth-generation Floridian who recently was crowned Miss Florida's Outstanding...
  • Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications

    Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Public concerns about the U.S. government's secretive surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden have spawned a slew of encryption products and privacy services that aim to make electronic spying more difficult. Two...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Native plants offer minimum maintenance, maximum benefits

    Is there such a thing as a low-maintenance garden? Some landscapers and horticulturists will tell you no – every garden needs maintenance of some kind. For the most part, they are right. From personal experience, I can tell you there are high-...
  • Panther comeback in Florida means lost cattle for ranchers, study finds

    The Florida panther nearly died out in the 1990s, but conservation efforts since then have more than quadrupled the number of the endangered cats -- and research shows that may be bad news for cattle ranchers. For centuries, more than 1,000 panthers,...
  • Catholic Diocese pitches 900-home community in rural pocket of Seminole County

    Catholic Diocese pitches 900-home community in rural pocket of Seminole County
    From her backyard, Beverly Myers has a good view of one of the largest tracts of undeveloped land in Seminole County's core urban area. Hundreds of acres of woods and pastureland owned by the Catholic Diocese of Orlando wraps around the southeastern...
  • Virginia makes Top 10 states for number of farmers markets

    Virginia makes Top 10 states for number of farmers markets
    Farmers markets are alive and well in Virginia, which was cited as a top ten state for the number of markets available in a new United States Department of Agriculture report. With 249 markets listed, the Commonwealth comes in at No. 9, with...
  • Maryland Avenue Park opens up in Tropico

    Maryland Avenue Park opens up in Tropico
    A new park in the Tropico neighborhood of Glendale that was a vacant lot for many years opened to the public on Tuesday. The half-acre Maryland Avenue Park is located at 812 S. Maryland Ave., to the east of the Brand Boulevard of Cars. The lot was...