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Lake County (Florida)

Lake County (Florida)
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Top Lake County (Florida) Articles

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  • Orange County Xway reorg bill is out

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As long expected, the potentially controversial legislation re-structuring and expanding the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority has materialized in the Senate. But in a move to appease regional partners, the new authority...
  • With half a dozen competitive races, Central Florida voters have a chance to shape Tallahassee agenda

     
    In one corner of Central Florida, a Republican state representative and the Democratic chairman of Volusia County are competing for a Senate district that reaches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Ocala National Forest. In another, a Democratic state...
  • DOE works to set passing scores for FCAT science, plus biology and geometry end-of-course exams

     
    Like it did last year with FCAT reading and math, the Florida Department of Education is working to set new scoring standards for its revised FCAT science exam and its new biology and geometry end-of-course exams. So far, it has had a committee of...
  • Connie Mack ‘Freedom Tour’ all over Central Florida this week

     
    Fresh off his debate with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson Wednesday night, GOP U.S. Senate nominee U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV will be making several Central Florida stops in the next couple of days as part of his whirlwind “Freedom Tour” campaign,...
  • Lake developmentally disabled children cast mock presidential votes

     
    Days before thousands of Florida voters have even cast their ballots, some children at Lake Hills School, a special center for profoundly disabled students, already determined who they wanted as president. Most of the students at the school have the...
  • Orlando Sentinel Voter Guide

    Orlando Sentinel Voter Guide
    Be prepared for Election Day with poll locations, our candidate endorsements and a guide to the amendments! FIND YOUR PRECINCT Information about voting locations is available at these websites: Lake County: http://elections.lakecountyfl.gov Orange...
  • Lake County moves to stop 'pill mills'

    TAVARES — Two mothers who lost sons to overdoses of prescription painkillers applauded county commissioners for imposing new restrictions on pain-management clinics that dispense the medicine. "I hope this saves lives," said Ellen Tidwell of...
  • College recruiters flocking to Mount Dora to see quarterback Vegas Harley

    College recruiters flocking to Mount Dora to see quarterback Vegas Harley
      Mount Dora quarterback Vegas Harley's athletic skills were on display for all to see last football season. His arm and his feet accounted for almost 3,100 yards of offense and 29 touchdowns — 1,261 passing yards and 14 TDs and 1,837 rushing yards...
  • Don't get snookered by fears spread by Amendment 4 foes

    The lies are starting to work. A multimillion-dollar campaign financed by developers, builders, land speculators and others who stand to make fortunes from over-development is starting to convince Floridians that Amendment 4 will bring on Armageddon....
  • Too many voters rely on party labels

    One good thing about mid-term elections is that they give voters a chance to learn about new candidates without the distraction of the wild presidential race. One excellent potential elected official emerged from this season, and she is worth watching in...
  • Bicyclist killed by motorist remembered for living life at full throttle

    Bicyclist killed by motorist remembered for living life at full throttle
    Harry Nickell was riding his bicycle Sunday morning on the shoulder of U.S. Highway 27 near the Lakeridge Winery when a car traveling in the same direction wandered off the road and slammed into him from behind. In a blink, Lake County's unofficial...