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  • Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit
    A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine....
  • Dr. Ralph Kroopnick, Storrs dentist, retires after 45 years

    Dr. Ralph Kroopnick has been practicing dentistry for 53 years. He has been at the same location on Middle Turnpike in Storrs for 45 years. On Oct. 7, at the age of 79, Kroopnick was in his office with his receptionist, Mary Farr, preparing to work on his...
  • Winter Park man liked holidays, helping others

    Stewart Fritz loved to surprise kids during the holidays, whether it was dressing as Santa Claus for Christmas or popping out of a casket on Halloween. Fritz, a resident of Winter Park for the past 58 years, died Monday. He was 84. Fritz loved the...
  • Former Boy Scout leader in York pleads guilty in molestation case

    Former Boy Scout leader in York pleads guilty in molestation case
    A former Boy Scout leader from York County pleaded guilty to taking "indecent liberties with a child by a person in custodial or supervisory relationship" on Thursday and was sentenced to three years in prison. Thomas G. Seifert had been charged with 12...
  • Simulation firm ECS to add jobs with new $29M contract

    Simulation firm ECS to add jobs with new $29M contract
    Orlando-based Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS) has won a new five-year $29 million contract with the U.S. military. The contract expands the role that ECS plays in providing training and simulation for medical services for U.S. Air Force...
  • U.S., Arab allies step up airstrikes around Syria border city

    The U.S. and its Arab partners stepped up airstrikes around Kobani, a northern Syrian border city that Turkey's president said Tuesday was about to fall to Islamic State militants. Warplanes belonging to the U.S., Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates...
  • Sex-sting snares U.S. Air Force member from Orlando

    Sex-sting snares U.S. Air Force member from Orlando
    A former Orlando resident has pleaded guilty to a charge of child enticement while serving in the U.S. Air Force. Nicholas Darwin Yancey faces as much as life in prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set. Yancey, an enlisted member of the U.S....
  • Want to beat Islamic State? Try the Afghan model, circa 2001

     Want to beat Islamic State? Try the Afghan model, circa 2001
    President Obama, who swept to power in 2008 in part on his promise to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq, is clearly a reluctant warrior. His concern about getting involved in "mission creep" in the deserts of Iraq, where nearly 4,500 troops have died, recently...
  • Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane

    Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane
    A massive search continued late Saturday for a missing pilot last seen taking off from Flagler County Airport Friday morning. Raymond A. Miller, 77, of Palm Coast took off from the airport around 9:30 a.m. Friday in his small, private plane heading in...
  • Lauderdale Lakes election could determine balance of power

    Lauderdale Lakes election could determine balance of power
    Voters will elect a new face to the commission Nov. 4, one that could determine the political leanings of the commission for the next two years. The six-member commission has split on a number of issues, leaving it to Mayor Barrington Russell — who...
  • FCAT-diploma flap, Obama, and Winter Garden: Letters

    FCAT-diploma flap I couldn't believe the article "Family fights FCAT rule keeping model student from his diploma" in the Aug. 24 Sentinel. The parents of Chinese student Jiaqi Chu want to have a law changed in Florida because he missed graduating high...