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Marion County (Florida)

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  • Candidate hopefuls set to Hob Nob at event

    Leadership Lake County is sponsoring its bi-annual Political Hob Nob during which voters can mingle with candidates and take part in a straw poll on Aug. 14. The event is set for 5 to 8:30 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at Lake-Sumter State College's Leesburg...
  • Meet candidates for upcoming primary

    Meet candidates for upcoming primary
    Florida's primary is Aug. 26. The League of Women Voters of The Villages/Tri-County Area will sponsor a judicial meet and greet from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Candidates for judicial races including...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. AVIAN RECONDITIONING CENTER:...
  • Mount Dora Junior ROTC cadets visit nation's capital

    Thirty-two Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Mount Dora High School visited Washington D.C., from June 16 to 23. The cadets toured the Pentagon, Smithsonian museums, National Museum of the Marine Corps, National Museum of the...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are purchased in...
  • 'Sextortion' suspect called himself Sharky, report says

    'Sextortion' suspect called himself Sharky, report says
    She knew him as Sharky. The Fort Lauderdale girl met him online and, according to investigators, she sent him 25 sexually explicit photographs of herself. But when the 15-year-old girl tried to break off their 15-month-long relationship in February,...
  • Nurseries draw plenty of partner inquiries in pot business

    Nurseries draw plenty of partner inquiries in pot business
    In western Orange County and across Florida, a handful of veteran nursery owners hold the equivalent of high-stakes lottery tickets — and those owners have become very popular with businesses from across the country eager to be partners in Florida's...
  • Downtown Mount Dora will showcase works of art

    Downtown Mount Dora will showcase works of art
    "Florida Forever," the third annual showing of Florida-themed artwork, will kick off with a free reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Artisans on Fifth, an artists' cooperative-gallery shop at 134 E. Fifth Ave. in Mount Dora. The show will feature the...
  • Adopt a furry feline for only $5

    Marion County Animal Services is hosting Adopt a Shelter Cat Summer program through July 31. Kittens and cats can be adopted for $5 each, which includes spay/neuter surgery, rabies vaccine, a county license and microchip. The Animal Services office is...
  • Celebrity softball game aims to score help for homeless

    New Beginnings of Central Florida will present the third annual celebrity softball game at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 to benefit local homeless families. The event at the National Training Center's Legends Field, 2350 Legends Way in Clermont, will feature special...
  • Notorious Leesburg murderess Marie Arrington dead at 80

    Notorious Leesburg murderess Marie Arrington dead at 80
    More than 45 years have passed since Marie Dean Arrington wiggled through the window of her prison cell, scaled two wire fences in her pajamas and disappeared into a chilly March night. The convicted Lake County murderess and death-row inmate remained...