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  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...
  • GeorgeFest performer admires first president's bravery, leadership

    GeorgeFest performer admires first president's bravery, leadership
    EUSTIS — The guy with the black three-cornered hat, gold-buttoned vest and powdered white wig with bow-tied ponytail will stand out at today's GeorgeFest Grand Parade. Rudy Treml, 75, will be decked out as George Washington when the parade gets...
  • History Matters

    February 1970 Go-go girls wanted From Times ads: "Antiques — Old things, cut glass, silver china, sm. pcs of furn. misc items; Old Dolls Wanted; also will buy old doll clothes. Private party; "Receptionist — Mature, attractive, alert w/...
  • Eustis' GeorgeFest celebrates Washington's birthday, small-town life

    Eustis' GeorgeFest celebrates Washington's birthday, small-town life
    EUSTIS — George Washington is an unsmiling figure on the dollar bill and other paintings. But the Father of Our Country surely couldn't resist grinning if he saw the birthday bash Eustis throws for him every year. Friday marks the beginning of...
  • Florida travel calendar, Feb. 27-March 1

    Florida travel calendar, Feb. 27-March 1
    Grant: The 49th Annual Grant Seafood Festival serves up the bounty of the sea Feb. 28-March 1. In addition to seafood delicacies, the festival features entertainment and crafts exhibits from more than 100 artists at 4580 First St. Festival hours are 9 a....
  • Obama must be clear: War on extremism is a war on violent Islamism

    Obama must be clear: War on extremism is a war on violent Islamism
    Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar — and sometimes it's not. I couldn't help thinking of Sigmund Freud's purported quote as I listened to President Obama talk recently about terrorism and as I watched the White House and State Department...
  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
  • Would you want a college drop-out in the White House?

    OK, here goes. I've no doubt that this column will probably generate more hate mail than any other I've written, much of it from my own friends. Maybe even my wife. But I'll say it right up front: I would not vote for any candidate for president, Democrat...
  • In Illinois stop, Chris Christie points to 'abject failure' in Oval Office

    In Illinois stop, Chris Christie points to 'abject failure' in Oval Office
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, giving a fundraising speech in the northwest suburbs Thursday, described Americans as being anxious because of "an absolute, abject failure in the Oval Office." The likely 2016 presidential candidate was the keynote...
  • New Jersey Governor Chris Christie launches political action committee

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie launches political action committee
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign. While not a formal entry into the race, opening the political action...
  • Larry Wilmore dives into the Bill Cosby controversy on 2nd night

    Larry Wilmore dives into the Bill Cosby controversy on 2nd night
    "The Nightly Show," the new "Daily Show" follow-up with host Larry Wilmore, is only two nights old and it's anything but "weak tea." For his second show, Wilmore devoted the entire program to comedian Bill Cosby and the continuing cloud of sexual...