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  • 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...
  • Former marine sentenced in bribery case

    Former marine sentenced in bribery case
    As he sat at the defense table in a Miami federal courtroom Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Jose Emmanuel Torres wanted the judge to remember his 15 years of spotless military service to his country. But prosecutor Jeffrey Kaplan wanted the judge to remember...
  • Search for Marine's missing wife enters 21st day

    Search for Marine's missing wife enters 21st day
    More than 20 days ago, a U.S. Marine's pregnant wife went missing as she headed to Joshua Tree National Park, but authorities still don't know what happened to her. Authorities say the disappearance of 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms, who...
  • 'Tornadoes of fire' leave small Washington town reeling

    'Tornadoes of fire' leave small Washington town reeling
    Smoke hung like a cataract obscuring the pale-blue sky. It was hard to breathe Monday, hard to see, hard to envision a workable way forward. Late last week, a wind-whipped wildfire raced at speeds of as much as an acre a second over a nearby ridge and...
  • Manchester Landscaper's Kindness Earns Notice Of Ford Motor Co.

    MANCHESTER — A commercial landscaper's tale of a boy and a big red truck caught the eye of Ford Motor Co. The automaker shared Tom Topping's Facebook posting about his recent encounter with Kevin Fellows on its corporate Facebook page, then...
  • 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...
  • Pregnant wife of U.S. Marine missing nearly two weeks; no new clues

    Pregnant wife of U.S. Marine missing nearly two weeks; no new clues
    The search for a U.S. Marine's pregnant wife who went missing nearly two weeks ago as she was headed to Joshua Tree National Park is expected to intensify over the weekend, officials said. Search and rescue crews have been scouring the massive...
  • 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...
  • Legislature approves plan for new Orange County veterans cemetery

    Legislature approves plan for new Orange County veterans cemetery
    A proposal to build a new veterans cemetery in Orange County cleared the Legislature on Monday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's approval.  The measure by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) would direct the state Department of Veterans...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill requiring cellphone 'kill switches'

    Gov. Brown signs bill requiring cellphone 'kill switches'
    Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers addressed technology's dark side Monday, with Brown approving a requirement for "kill switches'' on smartphones and legislators requesting new protection for victims of revenge porn and identity theft. A...