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  • Judge orders new Central Florida congressional map by Aug. 15, and wants a special election to fill it

    Judge orders new Central Florida congressional map by Aug. 15, and wants a special election to fill it
    TALLAHASSEE -- A judge on Friday gave the Florida Legislature two weeks to design a new congressional map for Central Florida that doesn't conflict with the state's anti-gerrymandering requirements, potentially pushing back the election date for filling...
  • Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots

    Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots
    If you've spent time hating on the parking lot at Trader Joe's in Winter Park this summer, I have one question for you: Have you ever driven anywhere else in Central Florida? This region is blanketed with horrible parking lots. I'd go as far as to say...
  • Maybe Apopka could learn from these slogans

    Maybe Apopka could learn from these slogans
    Apopka calls itself "The indoor foliage capital of the world," which sounds like something Christopher Guest made up for a mockumentary about local government. Mayor Joe Kilsheimer wants to rebrand his city, and I don't blame him. Apopka can still...
  • UM commit Dexter Williams eliminates Gators; says he's 90 percent 'Canes

    UM commit Dexter Williams eliminates Gators; says he's 90 percent 'Canes
    With two more running back additions to Miami's 2015 recruiting class last month, it appeared things could be getting crowded for Winter Garden West Orange's Dexter Williams. He committed to The U in April even though it appeared he might be a heavy...
  • Deondre Francois talks about FSU QBs, IMG and Jacques Patrick

    Deondre Francois talks about FSU QBs, IMG and Jacques Patrick
    As Deondre Francois stood outside the room where he was about to make his college choice known to the public Thursday, he received a surprising text message. He was about to announce his commitment to FSU when the senior Bradenton IMG Academy...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight Back to school block party   Orlando Fashion Square, 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando,  will be giving away $20,000 cash in Back-to-School Bucks, starting Friday at...
  • 8/3: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard ANTONIO RACINES, 59, Melbourne, died July 26. Dove Funeral Home, Orlando. Lake JESSE JAMES BLALOCK, infant, Mount Dora, died Thursday. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis. JOSEPHINE DIETZ, 89, Clermont, died Friday. D.J. Enea Family...
  • High-speed, gigabit internet offered by CenturyLink in select cities

    High-speed, gigabit internet offered by CenturyLink in select cities
    High-speed gigabit internet access has been rare in Central Florida, but CenturyLink is offering it now in limited commercial areas and some large residential developments. According to Lisa Willis, marketing manager, CenturyLink gigabit service is...
  • 8/10: Deaths in Central Florida

    Lake JULIA ANITA CHRISTOPHER, 89, Eustis, died Thursday. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis. BENNIE DEITRICH JR., 57, Leesburg, died Wednesday. Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society, Lady Lake. EDITA LARA, 85, Clermont, died Thursday. Funeraria San...
  • Rising prices push new-home buyers into Lake, Osceola counties

    Rising prices push new-home buyers into Lake, Osceola counties
    Rising prices, stagnant wages and creeping interest rates are pushing Central Florida's new-home buyers into Lake and Osceola counties, where real estate struggled the most during the downturn. After home prices collapsed starting in 2007, partly...
  • Charles Hawthorne: He oversaw groves when citrus was king

     Charles Hawthorne: He oversaw groves when citrus was king
    During half a century in Central Florida's citrus industry, Charles Edward Hawthorne made deals with only his word and a handshake. "We never had any dispute over anything during 50 years of doing business together," said one-time citrus magnate Jerry...