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  • Barefoot 5K, clinic aims to raise money for cancer center

     
    Interested in getting a properfeel for barefoot running? The TravelCountry.com Barefoot FunRun in Sorrento on Nov. 19 offers an opportunity to learn the basics from a barefoot running expertbefore youditch yourshoes. Michael Sandler, best selling...
  • Photos: New Seminole Wekiva Trail segment

     
    The 0.9-mile segment runs from the Markham Road trailhead west to the Wekiva River. But at the halfway point where the trail crosses County Road 46A, the trail goes from paved to dirt, apparently to mitigate any pollution or runoff that paving might bring...
  • House passes septic tank inspection repeal 105-11

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House easily passed a measure to repeal a statewide septic tank inspection program that the Legislature passed in 2010. The measure repeals a law sponsored by former state Sen. Lee Constantine, R-Altamonte Springs,...
  • CDA Service Week

     
    United We Serve is a phrase coined by our President, designed to push all of us to get more involved with our communities. Every year our national federation— the College Democrats of America (CDA)—reiterates this phrase with CDA Service Week,...
  • Need some nature fast? Try Metro Orlando's trails

    Need some nature fast? Try Metro Orlando's trails
    If you have an hour or two, you have enough time to hit the trails and woods of Central Florida on foot or by bike -- while rarely straying far from civilization. Or you can spend all day pedaling: With only minor gaps, the trails now link Orlando...
  • Wekiva Marina reborn as Wekiva Island

    Wekiva Marina reborn as Wekiva Island
    Bill and Mary Sue Weinaug hope their legacy will be the rack full of green canoes, the bustling riverside bar, and the rows of wooden Adirondack chairs on 6 acres bordering the Wekiva River in Seminole County. The Weinaugs are the new owners of the...
  • Turn bar into way to save Wekiva River

    Turn bar into way to save Wekiva River
    Maintaining a wilderness area in the heart of a metropolis is like maintaining a hair pouf in a tornado. And that makes preserving the Wekiva River a very iffy proposition. Already it has become a faux wilderness defined by wire fences and fire roads, a...
  • Bill Segal should have been open about deals

    Orange mayoral candidate Bill Segal once dismissed stronger ethics laws as the trivial pursuit of the "chattering class.'' Imagine the chattering Sunday after the Orlando Sentinel reported on Segal's failure to disclose his business relationship with...
  • To fix Gulf's woes, think years and billions of dollars

    To fix Gulf's woes, think years and billions of dollars
    John Hankinson Jr., a veteran of many of Florida's biggest environmental battles, is now the federal government's point man for one of the nation's most pressing challenges: cleaning up the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the largest offshore oil spill...
  • Hunting bears wouldn't do much good — it's a people problem

    Hunting bears wouldn't do much good — it's a people problem
    Raised in the woods so's he knew ev'ry tree Kilt him a b'ar when he was only three Davy, Davy Crockett King of the Wild Frontier Grab your musket, because the time might be near when we have to go kill us some bears in Central Florida's wild frontier....
  • Wekiva River Players Junior Theatre presents Disney’s “Aladdin, Jr.”

     
    The Seminole County elementary and middle-school students who make up the Junior Theatre for the Wekiva River Players are ready to put on their latest show: Aladdin Jr., based on the Disney film. And, here's a tip: There's a nice discount on ticket prices...