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  • 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...
  • 5 Favorite Fishing Spots: Part 1 -- St. Johns River: salty and fresh

    Meandering through Central Florida, the St. Johns River is a top-notch fishery and a scenic getaway for any angler. There are many lakes along the river loaded with fish, attracting all types to try their luck. The hardcore bass anglers tap Lake Monroe...
  • Central Florida's best hikes: Seminole State Forest

    This is not the hike to wear that goofy camouflage hat with the Christmas-style reindeer antlers. At least not this time of year. And if the sound of distant gunfire makes you nervous, wear one of those orange reflector vests -- or just delay this hike...
  • Need some nature fast? Try Metro Orlando's trails

    Need some nature fast? Try Metro Orlando's trails
    If you have an hour or two, you have enough time to hit the trails and woods of Central Florida on foot or by bike -- while rarely straying far from civilization. Or you can spend all day pedaling: With only minor gaps, the trails now link Orlando...
  • Can marinas go green?

    Can marinas go green?
    Some people think a proposed marina in DeBary means more dead manatees and polluted waters in a pristine section of the St. Johns River. But the DeBary marina builder says it will be an environmentally friendly business that won't harm the area a bit....
  • Wekiva River Players Junior Theatre presents Disney’s “Aladdin, Jr.”

     
    The Seminole County elementary and middle-school students who make up the Junior Theatre for the Wekiva River Players are ready to put on their latest show: Aladdin Jr., based on the Disney film. And, here's a tip: There's a nice discount on ticket prices...
  • Wekiva Marina reborn as Wekiva Island

    Wekiva Marina reborn as Wekiva Island
    Bill and Mary Sue Weinaug hope their legacy will be the rack full of green canoes, the bustling riverside bar, and the rows of wooden Adirondack chairs on 6 acres bordering the Wekiva River in Seminole County. The Weinaugs are the new owners of the...
  • Bridge would lead to Econ’s doom

    I've been watching them whittle down the Econlockhatchee River for 25 years now. Here a house, there a house, everywhere a house-house. The view from Google Earth shows how depressingly skin-deep this wilderness has become. Environmental protections...
  • Part 1 of 3: In '04, killer's son recalled dad admitted to 2 killings

    Part 1 of 3: In '04, killer's son recalled dad admitted to 2 killings
    Travis Vining knelt in his Windermere living room early one November morning in 2004. As he did every day, Travis tried to quiet his mind to meditate. On this morning, his thoughts were anything but peaceful. Suddenly, nausea gripped Travis, then 44, as...
  • Bill Segal should have been open about deals

    Orange mayoral candidate Bill Segal once dismissed stronger ethics laws as the trivial pursuit of the "chattering class.'' Imagine the chattering Sunday after the Orlando Sentinel reported on Segal's failure to disclose his business relationship with...