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  • Team RWB, Paddleboard Orlando offer help to military veterans

    Team RWB, Paddleboard Orlando offer help to military veterans
    After a decade of war, many veterans coming home are finding difficulty integrating back into society, where civilians move at a different pace, react to situations differently and respond with a different level of urgency.  Many veterans miss the...
  • $37M targeted for helping Florida's springs

    $37M targeted for helping Florida's springs
    Standing less than 2 miles from an algae-plagued Wekiwa Springs, Gov. Rick Scott and Florida's top environmental officials gushed praise Wednesday for $37 million in public money set aside to jump-start restoration work at some of the state's best-known...
  • Bill Sheaffer talks Casey Anthony, George Zimmerman

    Bill Sheaffer talks Casey Anthony, George Zimmerman
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Legal analyst Bill Sheaffer will discuss headline-making cases on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. Sheaffer weighs in on the Casey Anthony deposition, George Zimmerman'...
  • Florida Springs Guide: Rock Springs Run at Kelly Park and State Reserve

    Florida Springs Guide: Rock Springs Run at Kelly Park and State Reserve
    Note: Kelly Park is not to be confused with Rock Springs Run State Reserve, which is off limits to swimmers. For information on that state park, see below. Rock Springs Run at Kelly Park 400 East Kelly Park Road Apopka, FL 32712 (407) 889-4179 This...
  • Florida Springs Guide: Wekiwa Springs State Park

    Florida Springs Guide: Wekiwa Springs State Park
    Wekiwa Springs State Park 1800 Wekiwa Circle Apopka, Florida 32712 Phone: 407-884-2009 Located at the headwaters of the Wekiva River, the beautiful vistas within this park offer a glimpse of what Central Florida looked like when Timucuan Indians...
  • Fete outdoors: Orlando's bar patios

    Fete outdoors: Orlando's bar patios
    Spring weather. Beautiful sunsets. What's missing? If you answered "hiking boots and a compass," we clearly don't run in the same circles. In fact, I prefer not to run at all — especially when there are watering holes with an outdoor patio to kick...
  • 2013 Epcot Food & Wine Fest

    2013 Epcot Food & Wine Fest
  • Seminole Wekiva Trail is a good choice on a hot day

    Seminole Wekiva Trail is a good choice on a hot day
    The Seminole Wekiva Trail, a 14-mile urban, multi-use trail, runs on the former Orange Belt railway line. The trail runs from Markham Road near SR46 on the north end, to SR436 and Laurel Road on the south end. The north end includes a section of off-road...
  • Bloodhound goes fishing

    Bloodhound goes fishing
    Daisy is an 11-month-old bloodhound who is smart, fit  and fun-loving. The American Kennel Club describes the bloodhound as a "unique looking dog in a baggy suit" but the 75-pound Daisy hasn’t quite grown into her baggy suit yet.   Daisy recently...
  • Bear scoped out downtown Orlando for new home | Video

    This young cub wanted a taste of city nightlife. A young male between 2 and 3-years-old weighing 200-250 lbs. was doing what all young male bears must do: Striking out on his own, looking for a new home, when he ended up in downtown Orlando, two blocks...
  • Wekiva Island still laid-back spot

    Wekiva Island still laid-back spot
    No man is an island — and, obviously, the same applies to riverside watering holes. It had been two years since I had ventured out to Wekiva Island, the utterly laid-back local bar tucked along the Wekiva River in Longwood. At that time, the...
  • Wildlife along the Wekiva River

    Wildlife along the Wekiva River