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  • Season Preview 2014: Museums and Learning in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Museums and Learning in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens: The museum is at 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors,...
  • Peabody Auditorium

    Peabody Auditorium
    The auditorium, at 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach, programs theater, dance, classical and other music, comedy and more. Details: 386-671-3460 or PeabodyDaytona.com. See other listings for programming in non-theater genres. MAMMA MIA!: Nov. 6....
  • Voters approve extension of half-penny sales tax for schools in Orange

    Voters approve extension of half-penny sales tax for schools in Orange
    Orange County voters on Tuesday agreed to pay for 10 more years of school construction and renovation, continuing a half-penny sales tax that has been in place for more than a decade. Voters also cast ballots in School Board races across Central Florida,...
  • Most incumbent judges beat back challengers

    Most incumbent judges beat back challengers
    A slew of county and circuit judgeships were up for grabs when Central Florida voters went to the polls Tuesday, but almost all incumbents held their seats. Voters in Orange and Osceola countieshad the opportunity to dramatically reshape the local...
  • Primary voters make Crist-Scott battle official

    Primary voters make Crist-Scott battle official
    TALLAHASSEE — Charlie Crist's transformation from Republican governor to Democratic nominee was cemented Tuesday as he easily cruised to the nomination for his old job by his new party. Now voters and donors will be bracing themselves as Crist and...
  • Thompson wins second term on Orange County Commission

    Thompson wins second term on Orange County Commission
    In a primary marked by low turnout, Orange County voters elected Commissioner Jennifer Thompson to a second term Tuesday and sent two other commission races to Nov. 4 runoffs. Thompson will represent District 4 in southeast Orange County for another...
  • Primary election attracts slow, steady stream of voters

    Primary election attracts slow, steady stream of voters
    Turnout was light but steady for the primary election held today across Central Florida and the rest of the state. Polls closed at 7 p.m.  Central Florida voters were choosing candidates for county commissioner, judge and School Board. They'll...
  • Heart association wants teens trained in CPR

    Heart association wants teens trained in CPR
    In an effort to create "a generation of lifesavers," the American Heart Association is pushing for all Florida high-school students to learn CPR before they can graduate. The requirement — already adopted by 19 states, including most of those in...
  • Ferguson debacle should spark look at 'Rambo' policing

    Ferguson debacle should spark look at 'Rambo' policing
    Twenty years ago, before World Cup soccer invaded Orlando, then-Orange County Sheriff Kevin Beary had a brain flash for controlling barbarians at the Citrus Bowl gates. He needed a tank. Well, not a tank, really, but a $139,000 armored truck. Beary just...
  • Facebooking Sanford judge formally charged with 'bizarre behavior,' ethics breaches

    Facebooking Sanford judge formally charged with 'bizarre behavior,' ethics breaches
    Sanford Circuit Judge Linda Schoonover, accused of retaliating against a wealthy divorcee for ignoring a Facebook friend request, was charged Monday with a variety of ethics violations by the state agency that polices judges. The most dramatic...
  • Lake Brantley home to Seminole's top principal, assistant principal

    Lake Brantley home to Seminole's top principal, assistant principal
    Seminole County Public Schools has named a principal and assistant principal of the year -- and they are both from Lake Brantley High School. Principal Mike Gaudreau and Assistant Principal Juliene McDonald were honored by the School Board and were also...