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  • Tips on buying and preparing steak for Father's Day

    Tips on buying and preparing steak for Father's Day
    Here are tips on buying and preparing steak for Father's Day. Speak up. Tell the meat cutter or meat counter person what you're looking for. How many people are you feeding? Do you want individual steaks or a big Flintstones-size slab to share? Does...
  • No 'amen,' but nonbeliever wins praise for his invocation

    No 'amen,' but nonbeliever wins praise for his invocation
    All that was missing from David Williamson's invocation Monday was an "amen." The founder of the Central Florida Freethought Community, an association of "nonbelievers" and a chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, delivered the ceremonial...
  • Trustco plans new Florida HQ in Central Florida, to expand statewide

    Trustco plans new Florida HQ in Central Florida, to expand statewide
    Trustco Bank said Monday it plans to establish a new Florida headquarters in Longwood, move its current operations from Maitland and expand its presence in Florida with a series of new branches. The Glenville, N.Y.-based bank – 16th largest in...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/13)

    All in all, Hampton Roads baseball fans hope their major-league contingent will see better days than they have in the first third of the 2014 season. Michael Cuddyer has a fractured shoulder. Ryan Zimmerman missed much of the lineup with a hand injury,...
  • With tax passed, what now for Seminole's trails?

    With tax passed, what now for Seminole's trails?
    Seminole County voters' approval of a penny sales-tax hike that starts Jan. 1 is good news for the county's trails system. The tax can be used to build new trails, and several plans are in the works. Here's a summary from Seminole public-works official...
  • Best steaks for grilling on Father's Day

    Best steaks for grilling on Father's Day
    Dad doesn't need another tie for Father's Day. Just grill a steak on June 15 and let him groove to a carnivorous beat. What to buy? Well, rib-eye remains the favorite across the United States — and the bigger the better on dad's day. But the...
  • Greetings, salutations and a tip of the hat still exist in a time of texting

    Although some customs have changed — and in spite of omnipresent ear buds and texting — the custom of greeting people still exists. I remember my grandfather lifting his hat as he passed, without speaking to, the female supervisors on our...
  • Apopka LB Billy Caughell lands first offers from Air Force, Georgia State

    Apopka LB Billy Caughell lands first offers from Air Force, Georgia State
    Apopka's Billy Caughell has come a long way from his skinny days as a sophomore linebacker at Apopka High. He's added pounds and muscle to the skinny frame, as well as a skill-set that has earned him mention with some of the best linebackers in Central...
  • 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...
  • Nationwide venture capital outperforms stock market

    Nationwide venture capital outperforms stock market
    At least one Central Florida venture capitalist is taking note of national news that venture capital funds outperformed the stock market in recent activity. Venture capital is money invested in a young company, usually in exchange for equity or a...
  • SunRail delayed after train hits landscape trailer in Longwood

    SunRail delayed after train hits landscape trailer in Longwood
    The SunRail commuter line hit a snag Wednesday when one of its trains hit a utility trailer near the Longwood station, causing delays for the new service. No one was hurt in the crash, which happened about 5:30 p.m., but there was a delay of nearly two...