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  • Ocoee goes camo, hosts Winter Park for military-appreciation night

    Ocoee goes camo, hosts Winter Park for military-appreciation night
    Expect to see a lot of camouflage at Ocoee Friday night during the football team’s 7:30 home game against Winter Park. It’s been dubbed “Camo the Complex,” a military-appreciation night. Admission is free for all military...
  • Fall promises bounty of great new books

    Fall promises bounty of great new books
    Writing a fall books preview on a limited word budget is a futile exercise. So many great titles hit the shelves in the peak publishing season that kicks off in September and runs through the end of the year, that even as we highlight quite a few, we...
  • Cannon fire at Fort McHenry helps to mark celebration

    Cannon fire at Fort McHenry helps to mark celebration
    The gunners at Fort McHenry readied the 3-ton cannon known as Messenger, heaving it into position behind a wooden wall with a block-and-rope pulley system and loading it with gunpowder and a substitute cannonball of peat moss. The call came: "Clear!" and...
  • Aaron C. Dutton, Marine, engineer & magician

    Aaron C. Dutton, Marine, engineer & magician
    Aaron C. Dutton, who walked away from a scholarship at Morehouse University to join the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17, died from stroke complications on Aug. 25. The 40-year Baltimore resident was 74. Born Aaron Coleman Dutton in September...
  • Clermont hosting a ceremony in honor of 9/11 victims

    Clermont hosting a ceremony in honor of 9/11 victims
    The public is invited to attend a memorial program sponsored by the City of Clermont on Thursday at 9 a.m. The ceremony is being held to honor the victims and first-responders of the World Trade Center collapse following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11,...
  • Broward killer apologizes, then speaks against death penalty before execution

    Broward killer apologizes, then speaks against death penalty before execution
    — Broward killer Robert Lavern Henry, who viciously beat and burned his co-workers in order to steal $1,269.26, was put to death by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison. Janet Cox Thermidor, 35, and Phyllis Harris, 53, lost their...
  • Tinker Field, wars, and fair districts: Letters

    Memories of Tinker Field When my husband and I moved our small family to Orlando from Brattleboro, Vt., he was responding to the doctor's recommendation to get his ill wife away from the freezing Vermont winters and into a pleasant Florida clime. The...
  • Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers

    Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson easily brushed aside challengers from within their parties Tuesday while a surprise opposition candidate emerged in another Central Florida district. Mica faced three opponents for the Republican Party's...
  • Iraq War veteran from Broward charged in $235,000 sting

    Iraq War veteran from Broward charged in $235,000 sting
    A former U.S. Marine Corps intelligence officer from Cooper City was formally charged Friday with bribery and exceeding his authorized level of access to a government computer. Jose Emmanuel Torres, 37, has been cooperating with investigators and is...
  • O.C. veterans propose cemetery on former Marine base

    O.C. veterans propose cemetery on former Marine base
    When American Legion Chaplain Bill Cook peered through the chain-link fence at the windswept landscape — a broken runway, scrubby fields and green foothills in the distance — he remembered the Phantoms. The fighter jets were once a regular...
  • The legacy of Oriole Bob Young [Letter]

    The legacy of Oriole Bob Young [Letter]
    The Sun has done an excellent job commemorating the 60th anniversary of the St. Louis Browns becoming the Baltimore Orioles ("The Orioles: Sixty Years in Baltimore," March 30). It was a class act for the Orioles to invite former shortstop Billy Hunter...