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  • Nancy 'Nan' Roberts: Beach lover always had a sunny outlook

    Nancy Roberts lived life with a cheerful disposition — and she didn't let a sudden diagnosis of pancreatic cancer change that. "She was positive to the end," said her son, Jep Roberts of Chuluota. "She wouldn't wallow in the negative." Nancy...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight PHANTASMAGORIA props, costumes, puppets and more give an inside  look into the "Phantasmagoria" theatrical production. 8:30 a.m.-5  p.m. today, Monday-Oct. 10 (reception 4-5 p....
  • Lake Howell to play autistic football player

    Lake Howell to play autistic football player
    WINTER PARK — Thursday night's high-school football game between Lake Howell and Clermont East Ridge may not qualify as the game of the week, but it is the game of a lifetime for Christopher Joey Williams. In a matchup of winless teams, the...
  • Edsall Donation Pushes Jasper Howard Memorial Fund Over Top

    Edsall Donation Pushes Jasper Howard Memorial Fund Over Top
    UConn officials said Tuesday that fundraising has been completed for the Jasper Howard Memorial, with former coach Randy Edsall making a donation that helped organizers reach the goal. The memorial will be dedicated at halftime of UConn's homecoming...
  • Which Florida college has the most desirable co-eds?

    Which Florida college has the most desirable co-eds?
    The University of Miami is home to some of the most desirable and pickiest singles in the state compared to other major Florida colleges. Orlando-based University of Central Florida is average or below in those two categories, according to a new study...
  • Tech companies fuel UCF's new $1 million lab facilities

    Tech companies fuel UCF's new $1 million lab facilities
    Backed by money from two major tech companies, the University of Central Florida on Tuesday will launch a new $1 million complex of laboratories, creating an informal co-working setting for science, art and imagination to morph into new technologies....
  • UCF's Hitt touts new projects, scholarship push

    UCF's Hitt touts new projects, scholarship push
    The University of Central Florida, the state's largest university, is in "excellent" shape, "aggressively moving forward" with plans to expand facilities, faculty rosters and scholarships for needy students, President John Hitt said Wednesday. It is...
  • Orlando code schools train computer programmers online

    Orlando code schools train computer programmers online
    Shortly after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in digital media, Nick Pettit joined a key startup in Orlando's high-tech industry. Pettit was one of the first two employees at Treehouse, a computer-programming school...
  • Bright Futures cuts prompt call for more tuition aid

    Bright Futures cuts prompt call for more tuition aid
    Florida should spend $45 million next year on college financial aid to make up for deep cuts to its popular Bright Futures scholarship program, university officials say, or many disadvantaged students might be shut out of a higher education. The number...
  • Top football center Luke Hiers of Lake Wales commits to UCF

    Top football center Luke Hiers of Lake Wales commits to UCF
    Lake Wales offensive lineman Luke Hiers, one of the top centers in the country, committed to UCF on Sunday during an unofficial visit to the Orlando campus this weekend. He also visited UCF for last week's victory over Bethune-Cookman. Hiers posted to...
  • Early-voting sites increase; but hours, days drop

    Early-voting sites increase; but hours, days drop
    TALLAHASSEE — A year after far-reaching election reform, Florida's election supervisors are deploying more early-voting sites but fewer total hours and days than in the last nonpresidential-year election, an analysis shows. Florida's massive...