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  • Catcalling becomes issue on campuses

    Catcalling becomes issue on campuses
    Jamie Sonnentag was walking down Fairbanks Avenue in Winter Park one day last week when it happened — again — as two young men drove past in a car. The catcall. "Hey, mama!" — followed by a shouted comment on her figure. "It made...
  • Florida begins study on college affordability

    Florida begins study on college affordability
    New College of Florida enrolls a bigger percentage of students from well-off families than any other state university while Florida A & M University enrolls the biggest percentage from low-income families. This data on student-family wealth is among the...
  • Healthbox class of 2014 to present at Sanford-Burnham today

    Healthbox class of 2014 to present at Sanford-Burnham today
    Orlando-based BookThatDoc is one of the presenters today at Healthbox Florida’s annual Industry Innovation event at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, starting at 3 p.m. Healthbox is an accelerator program for health-related companies...
  • Santa 5K Fun Run/Walk will benefit college scholarships

    The South Lake Rotary Club is sponsoring its fourth annual 5K Santa Fun Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the pavilion in Clermont's Waterfront Park, 330 Third St., on Lake Minneola. Awards will be presented to first place men's and women's age groups as...
  • Melanie Kaprocki: 'Magical' student loved animals, people

     Melanie Kaprocki: 'Magical' student loved animals, people
    Melanie Kaprocki had everything going for her. Recently engaged to her "soul mate" and in the first year of doctorate studies at the University of Central Florida, she was described as "magical" and "joyful." "She had just the joy of living every...
  • Trevor Hall Sr.: Land broker sold sites for communities, church

    Trevor Hall Sr.: Land broker sold sites for communities, church
    The year after Walt Disney World opened, Trevor Hall Sr. sold his engineering business in Detroit and moved to the Orlando area with the hopes of getting into real estate. For most of the next three decades, Hall helped shape much of Central Florida...
  • Orange schools offer Common Core workshop for parents

    Orange schools offer Common Core workshop for parents
    Common Core academic standards have been debated, praised, criticized and even renamed in the Sunshine State during the past year. Now the new Florida Standards will be showcased in a "laugh while you learn" workshop. With 3-D glasses. And, nope, that's...
  • Construction workers in growing demand

    Construction workers in growing demand
    As South Florida's construction business rebounds after years on its knees, Delray Beach-based Meisner Electric is looking to beef up its workforce. Currently it employs 200 electricians – average age is 40 -- and with new projects on the horizon,...
  • Millennials' political apathy has to change: New Voices

    The political-campaign season is over for now. Mudslinging politicians populated the commercial breaks of every major news station in the land, desperately fighting each other for public office. Cheap campaign signs flapped about in the breeze. The...
  • Friends detail life of quad amputee, parents before bloody end

    Friends detail life of quad amputee, parents before bloody end
    When Sean Petrozzino got engaged, he asked his childhood friend Jacob Eichenbaum to be in his wedding party. Eichenbaum was surprised. The two didn't talk every day, like they did when they were kids, and he didn't even know Petrozzino was engaged....
  • Bernard O'Neill Jr.: Longtime attorney loved family, faith and conversation

    Bernard O'Neill Jr.: Longtime attorney loved family, faith and conversation
    There were few topics Bernard "Bo" Connors O'Neill Jr. couldn't talk about with gusto, whether it was politics, his beloved Notre Dame Fighting Irish football or spinning a yarn for his grandchildren filled with characters with names such as "Filet...