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  • If you go: State tennis tournament

    If you go: State tennis tournament
    What: State tennis tournament When/where: Monday-Wednesday — Class 4A competition, Sanlando Park, Altamonte Springs; 2A team (Red Bug Lake Park, Casselberry) and individual (Sylvan Lake Park, Sanford) competition. Wednesday-Friday — 3A...
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  • Windermere Prep girls team ties for second at state tournament

    Windermere Prep girls team ties for second at state tournament
    Windermere Prep’s girls tennis team tied for second in the Class 1A state tournament Thursday at Red Bug Lake Park in Casselberry. The Lakers tied American Heritage-Delray with nine points. Miami Ransom Everglades won with 19. Windermere Prep&...
  • State lawmakers aim cash at Everglades cleanup

    State lawmakers aim cash at Everglades cleanup
    Flush with cash in state coffers, Florida lawmakers are pouring money into cleaning the mucky, polluted waters surrounding the Everglades. But the Legislature is poised to adjourn May 2 without addressing some of the most persistent polluters of...
  • SunRail can be your dining taxi in Central Florida

    SunRail can be your dining taxi in Central Florida
    SunRail is now speeding riders to various destinations around Central Florida. Several stops offer dining opportunities without the stress of parking a car. Just like the free Lymmo bus that circles downtown Orlando, dining along the rails takes some...
  • SunRail ticket machines, online site ready to take your money

    SunRail ticket machines, online site ready to take your money
    SunRail this morning started gearing up to charge people who board the $1.2 billion system. Rides have been free since the commuter train's inaugural run May 1, but the base one-way fare of $2 goes into effect Monday, May 19. Passes now can be...
  • David Bales: He left legacy of storytelling, laughter

    David Bales: He left legacy of storytelling, laughter
    David Bales' fishing rods stand motionless in his shop; his motor boat is gone, sold to a friend after the avid fisherman became too ill to use it anymore. The longtime Winter Park commercial landscaper, outdoorsman and storyteller died April 29 from...
  • Fred Mauk: On pipe organ, he brought music to many

    Fred Mauk: On pipe organ, he brought music to many
    When St. Mark's Presbyterian Church couldn't afford a new pipe organ, Fred Stewart Mauk had an idea: Why not find a used one? Mauk, organist at the Altamonte Springs church, kept his eyes peeled and in 1986 found a used pipe organ for sale at a church...
  • Senate scales back major springs bill

    Senate scales back major springs bill
    TALLAHASSEE -- Mired in a spat between property owners, the business lobby and local governments, a Senate panel on Tuesday gutted a proposal once hailed as a major step to protect Florida's dying springs. In a series of amendments, the Senate...
  • Lawmakers look to conservation amendment for springs cash

    Lawmakers look to conservation amendment for springs cash
    TALLAHASSEE -- The next Senate president said Wednesday his chamber had backed off a plan to devote at least $378 million a year to cleaning up pollution-choked springs because Florida voters this fall could make the decision for them. Sen. Andy...
  • Weight-loss 'expert' couldn't do it alone

    Weight-loss 'expert' couldn't do it alone
    Donni Alvarenga, Orlando Age: 37 Height: 5 feet, 6 inches Initial weight: 221 Current weight: 164 Pounds lost: 57 For Donni Alvarenga, losing more than 50 pounds was all about saving face. "I am driven by accountability," said the 37-year-...
  • In wake of grand jury, Senate adds ethics rules to Central Florida expressway bill

    In wake of grand jury, Senate adds ethics rules to Central Florida expressway bill
    TALLAHASSEE -- A plan to merge Central Florida's road-building agencies into one major tolling authority was amended Thursday by the state Senate to address the past pay-to-play culture tainting Orlando's expressway authority. The bill, SB 230, would...