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  • Former longtime Lake County Sheriff George Knupp Jr. dies at 70

    Former longtime Lake County Sheriff George Knupp Jr. dies at 70
    TAVARES — At the peak of his law-enforcement career, George Knupp Jr. was arguably the most popular political figure in Lake County. The former four-term sheriff was credited with beefing up the department, adding programs and upgrading equipment....
  • Lake County right to claim share of hospital-district taxes

    Back in March, county commissioners started making noises about asking for a piece of the taxes collected by two hospital districts that cover Lake. Last week, they did it. Commissioners asked for $145,165 total from the two, and the letters warned that...
  • Pat Williams: More about his blood disease

    Pat Williams: More about his blood disease
    A month ago, Pat Williams had never heard of multiple myeloma. Now he's intimately familiar with the blood disease. Diagnosed with the disease after a physical in January, the 70-year-old Orlando Magic executive is undergoing chemotherapy twice a week...
  • Friday Morning Reads: Hospitals panic over Scott budget

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The week has finally come to an end and the lawmakers were sent on their merry way home to return in January for the start of the legislative session. Both the Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott were plenty busy this week with the release...
  • Winter Park school for disabled students wins grant, hosts event with Magic

     
    A Winter Park private school for children with cerebral palsy and other motor disabilities has won a $100,000 grant from the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation. The Conductive Education Center of Orlando offers a blend of education and therapy known as...
  • Tuesday Morning Reads: Redistricting, guns and Adam Putnam

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to this edition of the morning reads. It's a full day today in Tallahassee with the Senate looking at redistricting on the floor today. So to get you read, here are five stories you should be reading this...
  • US Surgeon Gen’l to Orlando:We want to bring health to you

     
    U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin spoke to health professionals, health ministry leaders and media at the Lake Mary Marriott Hotel Saturday, to kick off the Health Summit, an annual meeting sponsored by the Health Ministries of the Seventh Day...
  • Dr. Oz: I won’t show Paula Deen episode, but it would help people

     
    Weight is the main issue on "Dr. Oz"; the star estimated it's the topic of a third of his episodes. "It's our Angelina Jolie, our Brad Pitt. It always works," Oz said. "People want to hear that every single day. It’s remarkable. It is such a...
  • Florida Hospital performs region’s first heart transplant

     
    brightcove.createExperiences(); Nearly four years after it sought to establish the region’s first heart transplant program, Florida Hospital announced today that its transplant team had successfully completed Central Florida’s first one. Edwin...
  • Companies, interests, spend $127 million to lobby lawmakers

     
    TALLAHASSEE — They are waging multi-year campaigns to build billion-dollar casinos, get their tax bills reduced, break into the renewable energy business, and fight over the right of injured parties to sue. They are the more than 2,500 utilities, ...
  • Barbara West working as Florida Hospital media consultant

     
    "I am so enthused about what I am doing because it directly impacts people's lives, and I am very grateful for the opportunity Florida Hospital has given me," West wrote. "I have always admired their dedication to quality health care and their constant...