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  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...
  • Medical-religious partnerships can address health needs of an aging society

    In my July 7 column, "Sharing learning opportunities has come full circle," I mentioned that I couldn't fit into that column all the information I had learned at the Maryland Gerontological Association's spring conference. One of the topics I didn't...
  • A desperate search for missing relatives

    HOUSTON - Once again, Ellis Ashford scanned the hundreds of notes taped to the wall of the convention center looking for news of his missing sister. The 56-year-old roofer from New Orleans last spoke to Brenda as Hurricane Katrina was slamming into the...
  • Central Florida domestic violence hotlines

    If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, help is available. Here is a list of Central Florida domestic violence hotlines: Orange County Harbor House, Orlando Hotline number: 407-886-2856 Osceola County Help Now of Osceola County,...
  • Too many voters missed their chance for change: Editorial

    Too many voters missed their chance for change: Editorial
    This year's ballot for Florida's primary election — with local, judicial, state and federal races — offered voters the opportunity to begin transforming government and politics in the Sunshine State. It's a shame so few of them accepted that...
  • Years after 9-11, war's kids can't bury parents' loss

    Years after 9-11, war's kids can't bury parents' loss
    Before Brandi Anderson begins her senior year at Warner Christian Academy in South Daytona this morning, she'll stuff pencils, paper, and other supplies into a blue and pink-flowered rucksack. Not that her backpack is the only baggage she carries. A...
  • Dad, son had child porn on computers, FDLE said

    Dad, son had child porn on computers, FDLE said
    A father and son in Volusia County are accused of having child porn on their computers, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced today. Agents with FDLE's Orlando Regional Operations Center arrested Daryl Hunter, 52, and his son, Morgan...
  • Planning to Take Seniors to the Beach: Consider Important Tips for a Safe Trip

    Planning to Take Seniors to the Beach: Consider Important Tips for a Safe Trip Grandparents have arrived for a few days, and you are planning to take them to the beach for some fun time. Getting in the car and going on a trip with our grandparents is...
  • Trader Joe's center lines up incentives

    Trader Joe's center lines up incentives
    A new Trader Joe's distribution center planned for Daytona Beach is expected to receive about $6.6 million in economic incentives from governments and private entities. Volusia County agreed to contribute $4.67 million of incentives for a warehouse that...
  • Volusia School Board candidates pledge to donate salaries

    Volusia School Board candidates pledge to donate salaries
    Two candidates for Volusia County School Board have pledged to donate their School Board salaries of $34,010 a year to vocational programs if elected. Opponents say the pledge is a publicity stunt, and the district has high-quality, broad career and...
  • DOJ civil-rights probe in Zimmerman-Trayvon case continues

    DOJ civil-rights probe in Zimmerman-Trayvon case continues
    In Washington 21/2 years ago, the nation's top civil-rights enforcer, Thomas Perez at the U.S. Department of Justice, sat down with Sanford's mayor, city manager and U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and promised to investigate whether Trayvon Martin was the victim...
  • Did 2004 hurricanes strengthen region?

    Did 2004 hurricanes strengthen region?
    The 2004 hurricanes made Central Florida stronger, WKMG-Channel 6 finds in a new special. Chief meteorologist Tom Sorrells hosts the program, "Charley, Frances and Jeanne: 10 Years Later," at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Reporters Erik von Ancken, Mike...