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  • X-way must protect scrub-jay habitat: My Word

    I was recently part of an Orange Audubon Society survey of scrub lands proposed for purchase by the Central Florida Expressway Authority as mitigation for construction of the Wekiva Parkway. These scrub lands are home to the Florida scrub-jay. This native bird is found only in Florida — nowhere else in the world.
  • Apopka-based Orange commission seat has deep primary field

    Apopka-based Orange commission seat has deep primary field
    Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka. Five candidates are vying to replace him in an Aug. 26 primary, and if no one wins more than 50 percent of...

    Wekiwa Springs cleanup would use state money to put homes on sewer service

    Wekiwa Springs cleanup would use state money to put homes on sewer service
    A plan to extend sewer lines near Wekiwa Springs to homes that have septic systems would be paid for mostly with tax money but has agitated residents who fear the project would cost them thousands of dollars, tear up streets and yards — but do...

    15 cool Central Florida rivers to canoe, kayak

    15 cool Central Florida rivers to canoe, kayak
    With just a few weeks remaining till most kids go back to school, time's getting short to get some outdoors exercise with them unhurried by worries about homework and tests. If you own a canoe or kayak or can rent or borrow one, why not try some of the...

    Longwood man dies in Lake County DUI crash

    Longwood man dies in Lake County DUI crash
    A Saturday night crash in Lake County left one man dead and another jailed on DUI and other charges. Robert Wenrick, 43, of DeBary, was driving east on State Road 46 at about 10:15 p.m. when he struck a pedestrian who was standing in the roadway,...