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  • City commissioners like no-new-taxes budget for new year

    City commissioners like no-new-taxes budget for new year
    It’s been a while, City Manager Randy Knight noted, since Winter Park raised its property taxes. “The millage rate of 4.0923 is the same millage rate we’ve had now for six years,” Knight told city commissioners during the July 28...
  • Leesburg looks to restore luster to aging Venetian Gardens

    Leesburg looks to restore luster to aging Venetian Gardens
    LEESBURG — For decades, Venetian Gardens was considered the gem of Leesburg. Today, the sparkle has disappeared. On Monday, city commissioners will get their first look at a plan to spruce up the aging 65-acre park that sits along Lake Harris....
  • 7/28: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard JOSE E. SANCHEZ, 37, Melbourne Beach, died July 20. Funeraria Porta Coeli, Kissimmee. Orange NATIVIDAD ALVAREZ, 88, Orlando, died Wednesday. Family Funeral Care, Hunter's Creek. PABLO ESPINO GONZALEZ, 65, Orlando, died July 19. Funeraria Porta...
  • LGBT sports groups offer camaraderie, exercise

    LGBT sports groups offer camaraderie, exercise
    If you're gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, where's a good place to find like-minded folks? That's easy: Sports groups. Central Florida boasts ones for all interests. Want to run or walk? Orlando Front Runners & Walkers meets three times a week at...
  • Alex & Sierra to play UCF

    Alex & Sierra to play UCF
    Alex Kinsey doesn't know when he'll finish his University of Central Florida degree. But he will return to UCF to perform as part of Alex & Sierra at the Aug. 21 Karmin concert. Alex & Sierra, winners of "The X Factor," are a real-life couple who...
  • Quaker Steak & Lube developing eateries in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee

    Quaker Steak & Lube developing eateries in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee
    Quaker Steak & Lube, a fast casual concept will develop four restaurants throughout Central Florida. Altamonte Springs' Wingnutz LLC plans to open Quaker Steak & Lube locations in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee over the next several years....
  • SunRail parking lot in DeBary may be expanded

    SunRail parking lot in DeBary may be expanded
    So many people are using the SunRail station in DeBary that commuter-train officials are looking at expanding the parking lot. SunRail project manager Tawny Olore said she thinks an additional 100 spots need to be added to the 275-space lot, which...
  • 2 killed in dump-truck crash on Boggy Creek Road

    2 killed in dump-truck crash on Boggy Creek Road
    Two Kissimmee women were killed Friday morning in a crash involving a dump truck and a sedan on Boggy Creek Road in south Orange County. A preliminary Florida Highway Patrol report shows the victims, driver Maritza Vasquez and passenger Yezenia Morales,...
  • Headlining Central Florida's legislative candidate list, Siplin says he can't 'leave the game'

    Headlining Central Florida's legislative candidate list, Siplin says he can't 'leave the game'
    TALLAHASSEE – Central Florida voters can expect to witness a handful of heated races for the state Legislature this year. But the outcomes aren’t likely to  place much of a dent in Republican control of the statehouse, even as the region...
  • Central Florida teen's resemblance to Elsa from 'Frozen' turning heads

    Central Florida teen's resemblance to Elsa from 'Frozen' turning heads
    A teen from Daytona Beach closely resembles one of the main characters from Disney's "Frozen" -- but it may not be the one you would expect. This Anna looks like Elsa.  While visiting the Altamonte Mall in Altamonte Springs, Anna Faith Carlson, 18,...
  • Former UCF standout Drew Butera catches Josh Beckett's no-hitter

    Former UCF standout Drew Butera catches Josh Beckett's no-hitter
    Former UCF catcher Drew Butera was part of Major League Baseball history for the second time during his career. Butera caught Josh Beckett's no-hitter for the Dodgers Sunday. It marked the second time Butera caught a no-hitter during his career. He...