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Local students learned important lessons about black history Saturday as they celebrated the Juneteenth holiday at Valencia College's West Campus. Juneteenth has its origins in Galveston, Texas, where on June 19, 1865, slaves first learned that they had...
The third suspect in the stabbing of Pittsburgh Steeler Mike Adams was arrested this morning in Gainesville, Fla. Jerrell Whitlock, 26, of Hazelwood was found in a room at the Knight's Inn on Northwest 13th Street. The room had been booked for three days...
Question: What's green and brown and wet all over? Answer: Unfortunately, Lake Harris, Little Lake Harris and the Dead River. This is not so funny. Have you noticed? The lakes and their connector to Lake Eustis, always dark from tannins, have turned a...
Life centered on children for Patricia Hegert, a former school teacher and mother of 11. The longtime Orlando resident started teaching shortly after high school at a small schoolhouse in Nebraska. There was one classroom, and she taught all grades. "It...
McAlister's Deli, a fast casual restaurant, has signed agreements with four franchise groups to develop 21 new restaurants in seven states including Central Florida. Five restaurants will be developed in north Orange County by Abundant Endeavors and WNY...
William Van Poyck, whose botched jail break in 1987 left a prison guard dead, spent his last day with family, friends and a spiritual adviser. An executioner injected poison and stopped his heart at 7:24 p.m. Wednesday at the Florida State Prison in...
Tribune reporterBased on several tweets, the Chicago White Sox appear on the verge of announcing the signing of several top picks from last weekend's amateur draft. Pitcher Tyler Danish, the Sox's second-round pick, is scheduled to fly to Chicago on Thursday, according...
Tags: Chicago White Sox, Spring Training
Sun SentinelCooper City's Simon Shuham has put together an impressive high school resume. He earned varsity letters in three sports--golf, soccer, and volleyball. He's a National Merit Finalist and a National Advanced Placement Scholar. He finished with a 3.99 GPA...
With few words but miles of training, Colonial's Andres Arroyo became the fastest all-around distance runner in Florida history. He raced to greatness with record-setting performances on three consecutive weekends in March and April, and then an...
Florida, land of the giant invasive snail, and the giant invasive python, is also home to a giant, indigenous mosquito, which may come out in force this summer, if the rains are just right. The extra-large Psorophora ciliata, known colloquially as a...
Tags: Natural Disasters, Tropical Storms
Should designated drivers abstain from booze? If you said, yes, you might be shocked to know that 35% of so-called DDs drank on duty, while a portion of them were legally drunk when they hit the road, according to a new study. That finding, published...
FAU's summer football camps have proven to be fruitful, as the Owls have scored two commits in three days. Gainesville offensive lineman Byers Hickman committed to FAU Monday after camping with the Owls, according to Andrew Ivins. FAU was Hickman'...
Tags: Florida Atlantic Owls
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