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  • Florida's housing programs need all trust-fund revenue

    Last week, the National Low Income Housing Coalition released its Out of Reach report, a national report card on the housing wage — how much a family needs to earn to afford the fair-market rent in a given jurisdiction. For the Orlando area, the...
  • Constitutional officers question Orange clerk severance payouts

    Constitutional officers question Orange clerk severance payouts
    Severance packages for top employees are a rarity at constitutional offices in Central Florida, say elected officials running them, and not one of those officials would allow a senior staffer to receive a severance payout and keep working. The responses...
  • House, Senate approve $75 billion state budgets

    House, Senate approve $75 billion state budgets
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida House and Senate lawmakers on Thursday adopted dueling $75 billion spending plans that increase dollars headed for schools, services for the disabled and even put a little bit of cash back into taxpayers' pockets. The...
  • Pop-Up Piano concert Sunday at Wayne Densch

     Pop-Up Piano concert Sunday at Wayne Densch
    The second season of Pop-Up Pianos culminates Sunday, April 6, with a concert, contest and auction at Sanford's Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center. The art-and-music event, which begins at 2:30 p.m., is a fundraiser for the Steinway Society of...
  • Biker crime still alive and well in Central Florida

    Biker crime still alive and well in Central Florida
    Back in the early 1990s, federal agents infiltrated the local Warlocks motorcycle gang and busted dozens of members on charges of trafficking in weapons and homemade bombs. A few years later, members of the Outlaws biker gang were convicted of...
  • Three teens arrested in violent home invasion in Sanford

    Three teens arrested in violent home invasion in Sanford
    Sanford police on Friday arrested three masked teenagers who they say ransacked a home, held a resident at gunpoint and beat her. The woman, who was watching TV in the living room when the teens broke in about 12:30 p.m. through the front door, had cuts...
  • Seminole educators ask Scott to fix "nonsensical" testing requirements for new "scholar" diploma

    Seminole educators ask Scott to fix "nonsensical" testing requirements for new "scholar" diploma
    Seminole County school leaders pleaded with Gov. Rick Scott this week to fix Florida's confusing "scholar" diploma rules and the resulting "senseless retroactive testing" of students. In a letter sent this week, they asked him to exempt this year's...
  • Blessings in a Backpack weekend food program expands to Seminole County

    Blessings in a Backpack weekend food program expands to Seminole County
    Some of Seminole County's poorest students will be a little less hungry starting this weekend. That's because Hamilton Elementary has joined the Blessings in a Backpack program, which sends backpacks full of food home on Fridays with students experiencing...
  • UCF events to educate students about preparing for emergencies, disasters

    UCF events to educate students about preparing for emergencies, disasters
    UCF will hold a series of events next week to help students prepare for emergencies and disasters, including hurricanes. The 2014 KNIGHTSHARE Expo will feature a variety of classes on topics such as self-defense, suicide prevention, fire safety and...
  • Pucker up: It's National Grapefruit Month

    Pucker up: It's National Grapefruit Month
    It may be National Grapefruit Month, but the flavors are purely local. The Florida Department of Citrus is collaborating with Food Network chef Aarti Sequeira to share bold, exotic recipes to celebrate the harvest. Today at OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish...
  • Central Florida school leaders worry about quick implementation of new tests, new A-to-F grading

    Central Florida school leaders worry about quick implementation of new tests, new A-to-F grading
    Central Florida school leaders fear the state is rushing to roll out FCAT's replacement and a new school grading system. They worry the result will be more schools with lousy grades next year and a public that doesn't understand why their neighborhood...