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  • How much can Obama really do outside the U.S.?

    To the editor: Max Boot is long on criticism but short on useful advice. ("Obama needs to work on his foreign policy, not his golf game," Op-Ed, July 29) He says we should have "trained" the Libyan army, because that worked so well in Iraq. What...
  • Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries

    Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries
    On August 26 Central Florida Republicans will pick congressional candidates in three Central Florida districts, including one in which a longtime incumbent faces opposition. District 7 Eleven-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Mica, Winter Park, faces...
  • 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...
  • 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. 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...
  • 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...
  • Nick Francona goes from hell of war to Angels' front office

    TEMPE, Ariz. — The summer in Helmand province, an arid region of southern Afghanistan known to be a Taliban stronghold, was the worst. Hunkering down for eight months in a mud-hut compound with no running water was challenging enough for 1st Lt....