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  • Ian Fraser, music director who worked with Julie Andrews, dead at 81

    Ian Fraser, music director who worked with Julie Andrews, dead at 81
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ian Fraser, whose 11 Emmy Awards and 21 additional nominations made him the most-honored musician in television history, died of complications from cancer Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was 81. All of Fraser's...
  • E-cigarettes must be restricted

    E-cigarettes must be restricted
    I strongly support the arguments made by Interim City Health Commissioner Jacquelyn Duval-Harvey in her recent commentary ("Regulate Baltimore's e-cigarettes," Oct. 22). Electronic cigarettes should be regulated. There is no conclusive scientific...
  • Ron Villella, former Pembroke Pines mayor, dies at 70

    Ron Villella, former Pembroke Pines mayor, dies at 70
    Ron Villella, the mayor of Pembroke Pines in the 1970s who left South Florida to work for newly elected Gov. Bob Graham, died Saturday at a hospital from a rare soft tissue cancer that began in his leg, friends said. Mr. Villella, who was most...
  • Orlando Sentinel Etcetera Listing - LocalLabs

    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Event/Festival 14th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: kick-off party at Clancy's Cantina on today, indoor venues around Flagler Ave. and New Smyrna Library on Saturday, indoor venues...
  • Volunteer helps get the word out

    Name: Jennifer Martinez Age: 33 Residence: Wellington Birthplace: West Palm Beach Family: Husband, Gil; daughters, Madison and Annabelle Career: President of JLM Communications, a public relations, marketing and event planning firm Organization: The...
  • The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me

    The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me
    Thursday brings another Great American Smokeout, an admirable occasion that never did me any good as a cigarette smoker. It didn't help me for a couple reasons: I don't like to join things, and I could never not smoke for more than a couple hours...
  • Kids of Character: Justin Friedman

    Kids of Character: Justin Friedman
    Justin Friedman Age: 17 School: Nova High in Davie Grade: 12th Hometown: Hallandale Beach Trait: Caring By assisting wounded warriors and their families, Justin is living what he calls "the good life." "The good life would most likely be...
  • New north Eustis fire station dedication set for Saturday

    New north Eustis fire station dedication set for Saturday
    Eustis' Fire Department will have a dedication and grand opening of its second fire station at 1800 Hicks Ditch Road, which serves north Eustis. The event begins at 10 a.m. Saturday. Festivities include a ceremonial raising of the flag and wetting of...
  • Classic employees raise $12,216 for breast cancer awareness

    Classic employees raise $12,216 for breast cancer awareness
      Seminole Classic Casino has raised $12,216 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month through its special events and property-wide initiatives. All proceeds collected were donated to the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer...
  • Doctors stumped as more breast cancer patients remove healthy breasts

    Doctors stumped as more breast cancer patients remove healthy breasts
    Evidence is mounting that too many women with early-stage breast cancer are opting for mastectomies instead of having breast-conserving surgeries that offer the same odds of survival. A new analysis of more than 1.2 million breast cancer patients in the...
  • Cancer-benefit trip planned for Tarpon Springs festivities

    Cancer-benefit trip planned for Tarpon Springs festivities
    C's for Cancer, which stands for crafts, cruises, concerts and cancer survivor dinners that benefits the Lake-Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society, is sponsoring a bus trip to Tarpon Springs on Jan. 6. Tarpon Springs, a town about 15 minutes north...