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Lake County (Florida)

Lake County (Florida)
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Top Lake County (Florida) Articles

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  • Connie Mack ‘Freedom Tour’ all over Central Florida this week

     
    Fresh off his debate with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson Wednesday night, GOP U.S. Senate nominee U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV will be making several Central Florida stops in the next couple of days as part of his whirlwind “Freedom Tour” campaign,...
  • Lake developmentally disabled children cast mock presidential votes

     
    Days before thousands of Florida voters have even cast their ballots, some children at Lake Hills School, a special center for profoundly disabled students, already determined who they wanted as president. Most of the students at the school have the...
  • Orlando Sentinel Voter Guide

    Orlando Sentinel Voter Guide
    Be prepared for Election Day with poll locations, our candidate endorsements and a guide to the amendments! FIND YOUR PRECINCT Information about voting locations is available at these websites: Lake County: http://elections.lakecountyfl.gov Orange...
  • College recruiters flocking to Mount Dora to see quarterback Vegas Harley

    College recruiters flocking to Mount Dora to see quarterback Vegas Harley
      Mount Dora quarterback Vegas Harley's athletic skills were on display for all to see last football season. His arm and his feet accounted for almost 3,100 yards of offense and 29 touchdowns — 1,261 passing yards and 14 TDs and 1,837 rushing yards...
  • Starving education will lead to intellectual skeletons

    Starving education will lead to intellectual skeletons
    Second of two parts. Sunday's column took a look at the recent Tea Party rally that marked the unveiling of Florida Gov. Rick Scott's first budget. Scott claimed in a written statement distributed at First Baptist Church of Eustis, where the event was...
  • Too many voters rely on party labels

    One good thing about mid-term elections is that they give voters a chance to learn about new candidates without the distraction of the wild presidential race. One excellent potential elected official emerged from this season, and she is worth watching in...
  • Lake County right to claim share of hospital-district taxes

    Back in March, county commissioners started making noises about asking for a piece of the taxes collected by two hospital districts that cover Lake. Last week, they did it. Commissioners asked for $145,165 total from the two, and the letters warned that...
  • Here's why Casey Anthony does not deserve death penalty

    Here's why Casey Anthony does not deserve death penalty
    I am beginning to wonder if Casey Anthony and José Baez could pull off the impossible. Not exoneration from the jury but a death sentence from the judge. As satisfying as that may be to the multitudes who have posted comments on our coverage of this...
  • Casey Anthony verdict shocks Central Florida

    Casey Anthony verdict shocks Central Florida
    Ever since the 2008 disappearance of 2-year-old Caylee Marie Anthony, Janice Seals-Mack has eaten up every sound bite she could find on the missing-person-turned-murder case. So when she heard Tuesday that Caylee's mother, Casey Anthony, was found not...
  • Lauren Ritchie: Thanks to family's fight, young students not barred from college

    Lauren Ritchie: Thanks to family's fight, young students not barred from college
    Lake-Sumter Community College has been thoroughly spanked. Two years ago, the college refused to admit as a dual-enrollment student a then-12-year-old Center Hill girl who was more than academically qualified to study at the two-year community college....
  • Lake County moves to stop 'pill mills'

    TAVARES — Two mothers who lost sons to overdoses of prescription painkillers applauded county commissioners for imposing new restrictions on pain-management clinics that dispense the medicine. "I hope this saves lives," said Ellen Tidwell of...
  • Don't get snookered by fears spread by Amendment 4 foes

    The lies are starting to work. A multimillion-dollar campaign financed by developers, builders, land speculators and others who stand to make fortunes from over-development is starting to convince Floridians that Amendment 4 will bring on Armageddon....