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Tavares, Florida is located in Lake County. Zip codes in Tavares, FL include 32778. The median home price in Tavares is $159,900 which is roughly $83/per square foot. More Tavares information.

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Thursday Aug 14 | The Orlando Sentinel

Leesburg commissioners vote to keep Fire Department

Leesburg city commissioners on Monday unanimously voted to keep their Fire Department rather than disbanding it and contracting with Lake County to provide service.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Mount Dora firefighters cool off kids during Water Day

That was the scene, above and below left, on a recent sweltering day at the W.T. Bland Public Library, when firefighters cooled off the young set with a little H2O.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Educational Foundation gives backpacks to 3,000 kids from struggling families

Unfortunately, many struggling families don't have the money to spring for new backpacks.

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New York Daily News

First body buried at Florida reform school ID'd

Researchers identified the first of 55 bodies found at the Dozier School for Boys as 14-year-old student Owen Smith.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

County offers mobility-access ramps for eligible residents

Lake County's Housing Services Division is offering eligible citizens help with obtaining mobility access ramps for the physically disabled.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Exchange student host accused of using spy cams to record victims in bathroom

Police said the suspect, Lloyd Lindquist, works at Lake Sumter Community College and was a host for foreign exchange students at his home.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Lake County agency will auction animals, including horses, rooster

Lake County Animal Services will host an animal auction at 11 a.m. Saturday at the shelter, 28123 County Road 561, Tavares.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Massive road construction leaves Tavares small businesses suffering

Pemba Lama has to hold on three more weeks. If he can do that, his little convenience store has a chance of survival.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Retirement planning? Know what your goals are.

Geeta Chandran checks on the flowers in her garden at ShantiNiketan, a retirement community for people from India, in Tavares, Fla.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

'Red for Ed' school-supply initiative culminates with weigh-in in Tavares

People collecting school supplies or food for the "Red for Ed" initiative of the Educational Foundation of Lake County in partnership with THAT! Company can drop off donations from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday along Ruby Street downtown.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Brandon Sun

Some niche retirement communities geared to people with specific interests or backgrounds

Niche retirement communities are growing particularly popular as the 76 million baby boomers reach retirement age.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Indian senior community part of growing niche

In this June 25, 2014 photo, Ram Chandran demonstrates his prayers in his bedroom at ShantiNiketan, a retirement community for people from India, in Tavares, Fla.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Indian senior community part of growing niche

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Click Orlando

School uniforms irk some in Lake Co.

CATCH THE SERIAL ARSOARSONIST. BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING IS ON A LOT OF TO DO LISTS.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Tomahawk Nation

FSU Has Apparently Offered 7'-5" C Tacko Fall

Good god, Leonard Hamilton would make this kid something special. Unfortunately, he is not slipping under the radar with the likes of Xavier and KSU offering him as well.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Firefighters responding to controlled burn in Tavares

Firefighters are responding to a controlled burn Friday morning at South Dora Road and County Road 561, according to a city official.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King researching second Lake book

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King lunching at O'Keefe's Irish Pub & Restaurant recently when he was in town conducting research.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Woman turning 106 gave up driving but not chocolate ice cream

Anita Doebler, who reaches that mark today, had the answer instantly: "A piece of vanilla cake with chocolate icing - and some chocolate ice cream."

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