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  • Olive-oil stores offer wide variety, along with education

    Olive-oil stores offer wide variety, along with education
    Olive-oil specialty stores in Central Florida are counting on Americans' fascination with the Mediterranean diet and interest in cooking to fuel their bottom lines. The concept is simple: Offer a variety of oils, allow customers to taste them before...
  • Back to school: What's new in Central Florida?

    Back to school: What's new in Central Florida?
    School's back for nearly 65,000 Seminole County students starting Monday, and 350,000 more kids in Orange, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties will head to the classroom in a week. Here is a look at some of what's new for the 2014-15 academic year in...
  • Early voting starts Monday in some counties

    Early voting starts Monday in some counties
    Election supervisors, worried that the redistricting brouhaha will confuse voters, have this message: The Aug. 26 primary is still on, and early voting is set to begin in some Central Florida counties starting today. Voters can start casting ballots...
  • Ex-prosecutors press for new trial for death-row inmate

    Ex-prosecutors press for new trial for death-row inmate
    The list is impressive: a former governor, a former Florida Supreme Court justice and the former attorneys general of four states. Each fought to put convicted murderers to death, but each has now asked the Florida Supreme Court to grant a new trial to...
  • Not everyone happy with longer day facing 33 schools

    Not everyone happy with longer day facing 33 schools
    Thirty three Central Florida elementary schools must extend their day by an hour when school starts next month, a plan some say will boost reading skills but others fear will leave young students sapped and overworked. The 33 schools — on campuses...
  • Tony's Deli closes in Orlando's Mills 50, continues in Sanford's eclectic downtown

    Tony's Deli closes in Orlando's Mills 50, continues in Sanford's eclectic downtown
    Tony's Deli, a longtime favorite in Orlando's Mills 50 near downtown, is closed. But a second location has opened at 129 W. First St. in Sanford's historic district. The family-owned Middle Eastern eatery first opened in 1977 and quickly became a go-to...
  • Lake Mary named to list of 10 Best Towns for Families

    Lake Mary named to list of 10 Best Towns for Families
    Lake Mary is a family-friendly city with good schools, affordable homes and a low-crime rate, and that earned it a Top 10 ranking on a new list of "Best Towns for Families" put out by Family Circle magazine. Lake Mary is the only Florida locale on the...
  • One year later, where are players in George Zimmerman trial?

    One year later, where are players in George Zimmerman trial?
    A year ago Tuesday the first of several hundred Seminole County residents were summoned to the Sanford courthouse for jury selection. A half-dozen of them ultimately would decide whether former Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman was a...
  • Seminole Mom's post on pulling her kid from public elementary school strikes chord with many readers

    Seminole Mom's post on pulling her kid from public elementary school strikes chord with many readers
    Lynne Rigby, a Seminole County mom who teaches online photography classes, typically uses her blog to showcase photos of her five children for friends and family to enjoy. Friday, she posted something very different, a blog entry titled "Why I am...
  • Teams from DeLand, Orlando win at OM World Finals

    Teams from DeLand, Orlando win at OM World Finals
    A six-member team from DeLand won first place at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals held last week at Iowa State University. A team from Princeton Elementary won third place in their category. The DeLand group turned a broken lawnmower into a Model T,...
  • Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship

    Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship
    A team that included two Seminole County students and was coached by a Seminole County teacher has won the National Tournament of Academic Excellence. The competition, which has origins in Florida, concluded Tuesday at Walt Disney World's Contemporary...