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  • Offer to help time share scam victims just another scam

    Offer to help time share scam victims just another scam
    I haven't written about time share scams for a while, but that doesn't mean they've taken a vacation. If anything, based on what a Salisbury Township couple recently went through, they're becoming more despicable.
  • Want to become security officer? Training course offered at LSSC

    Want to become security officer? Training course offered at LSSC
    Lake-Sumter State College's Continuing Education is offering a security-officer training course beginning Tuesday at the Leesburg campus, 9501 U.S. Highway 441. Florida requires 40 hours of professional training for all Class D license security-...

    In 'Bizarro World,' gun laws actually make sense

    Last week, I woke up in Bizzaro World. I'm sure the good folks of Boston, or just about anyone who has ever visited Beantown, would dispute that characterization. But, I was in town for a National Association of Black Journalists convention, and the...

    Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans pledge to support, promote local foods

    Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans pledge to support, promote local foods
    Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans gathered at Orlando's East End Market Monday night to pledge to promote local foods. The unprecedented gathering of Central Florida's top culinary artisans culminated in the signing of a food "Manifesto," a...

    Test Kitchen bonus: Recipes using wild-caught Florida shrimp

    Florida shrimp adds a succulent, sweet element to summer menus. Here are three favorites from the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen files: Basil Chimichurri Grilled Gulf Shrimp Skewers 4 servings 4 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed 6...