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17 hrs ago | Statecollege.com

Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, July 29

Penn State's football team is preparing for its first ever international trip and that's generating a lot of excitement.

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19 hrs ago | Business Journal

Exclusive: BB&T to open four new C. Fla. branches, create up to 24 jobs

BB&T Co. will open four new bank branches in Central Florida in the next few months, creating up to 24 new positions, including some high-wage jobs, Regional President Tony Coley told Orlando Business Journal in an exclusive interview.

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20 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

UF ranks as 7th 'Best College for Your Money'

Money magazine has released its first-ever college rankings, and the University of Florida came in at No.

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Related Topix: Florida, University of Florida, New College of Florida, University, FL, Florida State University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Clermont, Eustis programs will educate residents about autism spectrum disorder

Close to 700 families in Lake County affected by autism are registered with the University of Central Florida's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Eustis, FL, Clermont, FL, Lake County, FL

New York Daily News

Florida boy, 6, gets prosthetic arm built with 3-D printer

The family of Alex Pring, who was born without a right arm, had been struggling with how they could afford a prosthetic limb - which can price as high as $40,000.

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Related Topix: Printers

Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

Loggerheads return to ocean at Tour de Turtles event

Loggerheads return to ocean at Tour de Turtles event Loggerheads crawl to ocean at Tour de Turtles event Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rJM7Wz Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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CNN

7th Annual Tour De Turtle 2014

Two Loggerhead Turtles, Shelley and Melba crawled off for their journey on July 27 2014 at 8:30am from Sea Turtle Conservancy in Melbourne Florida.

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Related Topix: Melbourne, FL

Russia Taday

a 'I can now climb trees': 6yo kid gets prosthetic arm from 3D printer

A 6 year-old boy from Florida born with right arm deficiency has received a prosthetic arm.

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The Orlando Sentinel

UCF police investigate armed home invasion at off-campus student housing complex

Police at the University of Central Florida are investigating an armed home invasion at Knight's Circle, a university-affiliated, off-campus student housing apartment complex.

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Related Topix: Florida

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Click Orlando

UCF issues alert after armed home invasion

A safety alert was issued Saturday night by the University of Central Florida after an armed home invasion at an off-campus affiliated housing complex.

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MyFoxPhilly

College Students Build Bionic Arm For 6-Year-Old, Free Of Charge

An engineering student at University of Central Florida is making a six-year-old's dream of being a normal kid, come true, by creating a new- bionic arm.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Include Uber in full spectrum of options: New Voices

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to take an "Uber" with a few friends to the University of Central Florida bar and club scene for a night out.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Opinion

The Orlando Sentinel

Disney moves toward $10 hourly starting pay as job market rebounds

Walt Disney World is among big companies moving toward paying workers at least $10 an hour - a change that experts say will improve the standard of living for the lowest-paid employees and could pressure other employers to raise pay.

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Related Topix: Walt Disney World, Country, Orlando, FL, Big Box Retailers

Business Journal

Shake Shack opening in Winter Park, Aldi debuts in Avalon Park

In case you didn't get enough of Trader Joe 's, a new burger chain will make its debut in Central Florida a few doors down.

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Related Topix: Winter Park, FL, Orlando, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

UCF students make prosthetic arm for 6-year-old boy

Alex Pring was born without an arm, which takes a lot of the fun out of being a 6-year-old boy.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Printers, Inventions, Science / Technology

Sunshine State News

IRS Investigating a 537 Consulting-Related, Tax-Violations Complaint Against Annette Taddeo

The Internal Revenue Service is processing a complaint against Annette Taddeo, gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist's running mate, for alleged violations of tax law involving employees, including failure to pay tax and failure to withhold tax, while she was chairwoman of the Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee.

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Related Topix: Tax, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Seminole Chronicle to stop publishing July 31

The Seminole Chronicle, a free weekly newspaper circulated in east Seminole County , will cease publication on July 31, company officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Brevard County, FL

Hispanic Business

Researchers at University of Central Florida Release New Data on...

Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- A new study on Health and Medicine is now available.

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Business Journal

Bento Cafe eyes Winter Park for future expansion

While Bento Cafe is close to opening its newest eatery near the University of Central Florida, the chain already has its sights set on bringing its Pan-Asian cuisine to Winter Park and three other Florida markets.

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Related Topix: Winter Park, FL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

'Battlefield' examines war at Maitland Art Center

WHAT: The Art & History Museums - Maitland is showing "Battlefield," an exhibition that presents different perspectives on conflict as seen through the eyes of several artists.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Entertainment

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