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  • Great War touched Orlando from far across the seas

    Great War touched Orlando from far across the seas
    As decades roll by, events seem to move closer together in the telescope of time. While the 150th anniversary of the Civil War continues, historians remind us it's been a century since the beginning — on July 28, 1914 — of World War I, also...
  • Storms, liberals, and black males: Letters

    Preparing for storms? I have read Beth Kassab's column, "Remembering Charley, the storm that changed us," in Tuesday's Sentinel, and also the editorial on Wednesday "Remember Charley: Be ready for storm season." In 2004, my husband and I thought we...
  • Royals star reliever Wade Davis carries memory of stepbrother on the mound

    He still does not understand the loss, why death would claim the stepbrother he considered his closest friend. Each day at the ballpark, Wade Davis slips into a Royals jersey bearing No. 17, the digits of Dustin Huguley. When Davis toes the rubber, he...
  • Orlando auditions: 'Tommy' at Mad Cow Theatre

    Mad Cow Theatre Announces Auditions for Male Children in The Who's Tommy MAD COW THEATRE is holding auditions for its upcoming production of The Who's Tommy, directed by Donald Rupe and musical direction by Don Hopkinson. Production dates are October...
  • Flippers, landlords find new home-loan money

    Flippers, landlords find new home-loan money
    Orlando landlord Brian Lunsford needed $40,000 to renovate a house that a college student almost burned down, so he turned to an online crowdfunding site. Within two days, more than a dozen investors had each agreed to loan him an average of $2,800...
  • Limburger spread found

    The kids are back in school this week. This means I have to stock up on lunch items. Usually a sandwich with a piece of fruit, cheese crackers and nuts are in their lunch bags. You can keep costs down by planning meals and considering what fruits and...
  • Divas of Dish: Summer Salad With Tofu

    Divas of Dish: Summer Salad With Tofu
    The divas don't bother turning on the stove when we can trump up a cool, satisfying supper. And we're not talking about a bowl of lettuce, but a dish that satisfies the craving for sweet, salty and crunchy, plus adds a punch of protein. We use firm tofu,...
  • Redistricting Redux in the courtroom

    Redistricting Redux in the courtroom
    TALLAHASSEE -- The authors and critics of Florida's re-drawn congressional map were back in a courtroom Wednesday haggling over the same seat that sparked their two year legal fight: the African-American-leaning district of Rep. Corrine Brown, D-...
  • First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida

    First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida
    At Grand Avenue Primary Learning Center in Orlando, Maddie Ginder tapped the knee of a kindergartner sitting cross-legged on a primary-colored rug. "See how she's sitting?" Ginder told her 19 students Monday. "We're going to call this criss-cross...
  • Ring in 2015 with JJ Grey & Mofro at House of Blues

    Ring in 2015 with JJ Grey & Mofro at House of Blues
    There will be lots of live music on New Year's Eve, but fewer chances to ring in 2015 with sounds steeped in Florida's swampy roots. If that sounds good, you'll want to be in the crowd for JJ Grey & Mofro, who plan to celebrate the final hours of 2014...
  • Mica: Army's top executive says Orlando training agency not at risk of shutdown

    Mica: Army's top executive says Orlando training agency not at risk of shutdown
    The Army's top executive says the Army's military training and simulation command in Orlando faces no threat of being dismantled or closed despite a current restructuring, U.S. Rep. John Mica said Wednesday. Mica cited a briefing on Tuesday from...
  • Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record

    Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record
    Steven Wayne Angle, who authorities say may know about a rash of 28 arson fires in Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach, is no stranger to handcuffs and a jail cell. Since 1992, the 40-year-old unemployed Sanford man has been arrested 24 times in Central...