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  • 7/5: Deaths in Central Florida

    Lake MARGIE HICKS, 77, Leesburg, died Thursday. Page-Theus Funeral Home, Leesburg. JAMES A. PERKINS, 84, Leesburg, died Tuesday. Page-Theus Funeral Home, Leesburg. CLARENCE WARD, 77, Astor, died Sunday. Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society, Lady Lake....
  • 7/7: Deaths in Central Florida

    Lake DENISE T. KUJA, 65, Mount Dora, died Wednesday. Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals and Cremations, Tavares. Orange JUANA ALVAREZ, 88, Apopka, died Sunday. Orlando Direct Cremation Service. MARCIA S. DACOSTA, 54, Orlando, died Saturday....
  • As unrest continues, families left to mourn soldiers killed in Iraq

    As unrest continues, families left to mourn soldiers killed in Iraq
    Cpl. Christopher Lee Poole Jr. would have celebrated his 29th birthday this Fourth of July. A "firecracker baby," his parents called him. Every year his mother still gets him a big cake, and every year his family still gathers in his honor. But the...
  • Dog days of summer take toll on columnist's pooch

    Dog days of summer take toll on columnist's pooch
    I tried to kill my dog this week. Oh, not deliberately. Just because The Evil One has a few minor quirks of personality, such as the intense drive to terrify small children and devour them in a single gulp, doesn't mean a death sentence is in order....
  • Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend

    Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight--Holiday celebrations Brevard   City of Cocoa 4th of July Celebration: Brevard Symphony Orchestra  will play patriotic selections at a fireworks display over the  Indian...
  • Cars become 'hot ovens' for unattended kids, doctor says

    Cars become 'hot ovens' for unattended kids, doctor says
    The inside of a parked car can quickly turn into a furnace, especially in Florida. Adding a young child to the sweltering box — with summertime temps of 90 to 100 degrees — could be a fatal mistake, child experts say. A 15-month-old boy...
  • Bicyclists pedaling across the U.S. for veterans loving journey

    EUSTIS — Pedaling across the country and loving every minute. That's what Tracy Draper 48, of Eustis said about the 3,000-mile cycling journey across the U.S. that she has been participating in with six other team mates since they embarked June...
  • Kruppenbacher out as legal adviser in Apopka

    Kruppenbacher out as legal adviser in Apopka
    Apopka's longtime legal adviser, Frank Kruppenbacher, resigned Wednesday during an acrimonious City Council meeting when it became clear that new Mayor Joe Kilsheimer intended to oust him. "I was elected to help move the city in a new direction,"...
  • DJ M-Squared spins at CityWalk during Orlando residency

    M-Squared spins at CityWalk He's no Questlove, but Apopka's DJ M-Squared (real name: Michael McPherson) has built considerable buzz out of his strong performance in the second season of BET's reality series "Master of the Mix" in 2011. His credits...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to start your weekend

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to start your weekend
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight! 7 Eleven day Free small slurpee at 7 Eleven from 11 to 7.   Cow Appreciation Day Have you herd the news? Today is cow appreciation day at Chick-fil-A. Chick-...
  • Want to paddle Wekiva River? See 4 rental options

    Want to paddle Wekiva River? See 4 rental options
    So you're ready to paddle the Wekiva River, but where to rent a canoe or kayak? And what else is there to do? Here are four options. Click the name of each location for its website: Wekiwa Springs State Park: The park concession rents canoes or single...