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  • Wounded Warriors find support while cycling

    Wounded Warriors find support while cycling
    WILLIAMSBURG — Old Dominion University student Robert Lawson still finds it hard to relate to civilians, even after being one for the past five years. After six years in the U.S. Marine Corps, he finds himself most at home with fellow veterans....
  • Man sentenced for marijuana distribution, obstructing and hindering police

    Man sentenced for marijuana distribution, obstructing and hindering police
    A judge sentenced a Westminster man convicted of distribution of marijuana and obstructing and hindering police to jail time but will consider modifying the sentence in 30 days in light of the defendant's military service and desire for treatment for...
  • Clermont hosting a ceremony in honor of 9/11 victims

    Clermont hosting a ceremony in honor of 9/11 victims
    The public is invited to attend a memorial program sponsored by the City of Clermont on Thursday at 9 a.m. The ceremony is being held to honor the victims and first-responders of the World Trade Center collapse following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11,...
  • Ocoee goes camo, hosts Winter Park for military-appreciation night

    Ocoee goes camo, hosts Winter Park for military-appreciation night
    Expect to see a lot of camouflage at Ocoee Friday night during the football team’s 7:30 home game against Winter Park. It’s been dubbed “Camo the Complex,” a military-appreciation night. Admission is free for all military...
  • Tinker Field, wars, and fair districts: Letters

    Memories of Tinker Field When my husband and I moved our small family to Orlando from Brattleboro, Vt., he was responding to the doctor's recommendation to get his ill wife away from the freezing Vermont winters and into a pleasant Florida clime. The...
  • Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers

    Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson easily brushed aside challengers from within their parties Tuesday while a surprise opposition candidate emerged in another Central Florida district. Mica faced three opponents for the Republican Party's...
  • Fall promises bounty of great new books

    Fall promises bounty of great new books
    Writing a fall books preview on a limited word budget is a futile exercise. So many great titles hit the shelves in the peak publishing season that kicks off in September and runs through the end of the year, that even as we highlight quite a few, we...
  • Anne Arundel County and Maryland running events schedule

    COUNTY RACES Sept. 6, 8 a.m. – Run Awake 5K for Achon, Uganda Children's Fund/Quiet Waters Park. Information: active.com Sept. 6, 8:30 a.m. – Race to the Lake 5K/Pasadena United Methodist Church/ Pasadena. Information: pasadena5k.org...
  • A pastime pivot

    A pastime pivot
    Ed Darrah did not set out to become a needlework artist. Darrah joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1945, when he was 17. The World War II veteran served for 3 1/2 years, mostly working in China to repatriate the Japanese out of China. Once he left the...
  • Legislature approves plan for new Orange County veterans cemetery

    Legislature approves plan for new Orange County veterans cemetery
    A proposal to build a new veterans cemetery in Orange County cleared the Legislature on Monday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's approval.  The measure by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) would direct the state Department of Veterans...
  • At obstacle course gyms, exercisers run the fitness gamut

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire. Fitness experts say obstacle course gyms offer a fun, goal-oriented workout that cultivates endurance, strength and agility....
  • Lockheed F-35 training work gets big boost

    Lockheed F-35 training work gets big boost
    Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a nearly $233 million boost to its Orlando work on flight-training and maintenance simulators for the advanced but often troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. The contract increase – one of the largest...