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Seminole County

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  • National HIV Testing Day -- what's your status?

    National HIV Testing Day -- what's your status?
    Here's a scary thought: One in six people who are HIV-positive are not aware of it. That means they're not getting the treatment they need to stay healthy -- and that they may pass the virus on to others unknowingly. But Friday marks the 20th annual...
  • Rolling Hills residents worry they may lose their golf course

    Rolling Hills residents worry they may lose their golf course
    Sandy Taylor bought her home overlooking the 13th fairway of the Rolling Hills Golf Club 25 years ago because of the quiet neighborhood and large oak trees. Since her retirement in 2002, she has played a round of golf nearly every morning on the course,...
  • Florida mom accused of refusing child medical care over vegan beliefs

    Florida mom accused of refusing child medical care over vegan beliefs
    A Florida mom has been arrested after police say she refused to give her 12-day-old child medicine or take the newborn to the hospital because doing so would violate her vegan beliefs, according to WESH. Sarah Anne Markham of Casselberry took her son to...
  • Trayvon Martin Foundation opens new office

    Trayvon Martin Foundation opens new office
    Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens is the new home for the Trayvon Martin Foundation. The historically black university hosted a ceremony Thursday that included about 100 people, including local politicians, state representatives and Trayvon's...
  • There's no debate -- kids should be vaccinated

    There's no debate --  kids should be vaccinated
    The number of people who have found God in the last 10 years has risen dramatically. That is, if we're talking about people who cite religion for exempting their school-age kids from state-required vaccinations. But that trend isn't about faith. And...
  • Low 4th-grade FCAT writing scores raise questions, prompt 'root cause analysis' in Seminole

    Low 4th-grade FCAT writing scores raise questions, prompt 'root cause analysis' in Seminole
    Fourth-grade FCAT writing scores fell in Seminole County this year, a drop the superintendent says defies immediate explanation but will get a "roll up our sleeves" study. The percentage of county fourth graders who passed the state writing test, 49...
  • Two Seminole County teams win national engineering competitions

    Two Seminole County teams win national engineering competitions
    Two teams from Seminole County Public Schools have placed first in the nation for their projects in the SECME engineering competition. The teams, from Milwee Middle School and Hagerty High School, first had to compete in a regional event held in...
  • As weather, water warm, health officials caution against brain-eating amoeba

    As weather, water warm, health officials caution against brain-eating amoeba
    Water activities are one of the many pleasures of living in Florida, but they are not without their dangers. As weather and water heat up, the threat of Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba that thrives in warm, fresh water, rises. Thus, health...
  • Disney names 15 Central Florida kids as Dreamers and Doers

    Disney names 15 Central Florida kids as Dreamers and Doers
    Disney has named 15 young Central Floridians as Shining Stars in its Dreamers and Doers program, which recognizes children who are community service leaders. The award comes with annual passes for the students and their immediate families. Chosen from...
  • Special Needs Shelter Registration for Seniors

    Special Needs Shelter Registration for Seniors   The recent storms that hit the Florida Panhandle area have reminded us of the approaching hurricane season. The Atlantic Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. For some in Central Florida,...
  • FDLE: Man plotted rape, killings, DVD

     FDLE: Man plotted rape, killings, DVD
    A Longwood man wanting to get his start in the child-pornography business planned to slash the throats of a mother and father so he could drug and rape their 9-year-old daughter, videotape their sex acts and then kill her, too, state law-enforcement...