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4 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Former Army soldiers who witnessed Holocaust to speak at Villages remembrance event

Four former Army soldiers who were either involved in the liberation of several concentration camps or witnessed the aftermath of a notorious massacre will speak at Temple Shalom by The Villages' 10th Annual Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance service.

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Related Topix: The Villages, FL, Lady Lake, FL, Leesburg, FL, Sumter County, FL, Wildwood, FL

9 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Montverde Academy's Ben Simmons named top high-school junior basketball player in U.S.

Ben Simmons, star of Montverde Academy's elite basketball team, has been named national Junior Player of the Year by MaxPreps, a CBSSports.com site that covers high-school sports.

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Related Topix: High School Basketball, High School Sports, Florida High School Basketball News, Florida High School Sports

9 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Eustis church starts Easter eve service targeted to kids and their families

A humble request from a mother of three has launched an inaugural Easter eve worship service geared toward families at a Eustis church - complete with a live lamb.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Eustis, FL

19 hrs ago | Business Journal

April 18, 2014 Legal Notices V.1

UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF CAROLYN S. BOST, ET AL., Defendants.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Learn to prevent cancer, ways to improve digestive health

The University of Florida/Lake County Extension Office next "Nourish Your Body" series is "Nourish Your Digestive System" from 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 28 at Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W. Guava St. Participants will learn ways to improve digestive health with tips and information about having more fiber in their diet helps lower blood cholesterol ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lady Lake, FL, Life, Food, Dieting, Fruits, Vegetables, Eustis, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Bay Street Players stage bedroom farce 'Boeing Boeing'

So it is no surprise that the bedroom farce "Boeing Boeing," an example of the genre by Marc Camoletti, is the most performed French play in the world.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Group plans memorial for girl killed in day-care crash

Residents of Groveland will keep the memory of 4-year-old Lily Quintus alive with a new playground that will soon bear her name.

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Related Topix: Groveland, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Mother, baby killed in Lake County crash

A Lake County mother died Tuesday night of injuries suffered in a traffic crash that also killed her 6-month-old daughter.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Mount Dora to host two Indonesian visitors learning about American government

Officials will show a pair of Indonesian government officials how they go about the business of running a thriving American small town during a visit that is part of a U.S. State Department program.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Pro golfer Robert Gamez raises money for Boys & Girls Clubs bus

Gamez raised money for a bus the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lake and Sumter Counties is using in the wake of the School Board ending free busing for kids headed to after-school programs.

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Related Topix: Golf, Golfers, Robert Gamez

The Orlando Sentinel

Lake deputies rescue teen girl from suspected sex trafficker

An offer of a drink and snacks was all it took to lure the 14-year-old Orlando girl into a man's car.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Clermont, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Lake Griffin State Park offers guided boat tours

Guided boat tours of the Dead River Marsh and Lake Griffin are being offered at Lake Griffin State Park, 3089 U.S. Highway 27-441 in Fruitland Park.

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Related Topix: Fruitland Park, FL, The Villages, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Missing 87-year-old man with mental problems left walker behind, Leesburg cops say

A search is underway after an 87-year-old man with mental problems vanished from an assisted-living facility in Leesburg, leaving his walker behind.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WESH-TV

Slight chance of rain Monday afternoon

PEOPLE HAD TO JUST PULL OFF THE ROAD DURING THAT STORM. HERE IN CENTRAL FLORIDA, WE'RE NOT SEEING ANYTHING LIKE THAT.

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Related Topix: Florida, Palm Coast, FL, Brevard County, FL, Palm Bay, FL, Eustis, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Services network will present child-protection conference

Lake County Shared Services Network will present its child protection conference from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 13 at Mission Inn Resort and Club, 10400 County Road 48, Howey-in-the-Hills.

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Related Topix: Howey in the Hills, FL, Florida Atlantic University, Mount Dora, FL, Sorrento, FL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Historical museum to have grand reopening

After several months of tweaking exhibits, the Lake County Historical Museum will hold a grand reopening ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Related Topix: Paisley, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Bottlebrush tree proves wildlife magnet

We are in the process of replacing our house's 22-year-old wall-to-wall carpeting with flooring less likely to trigger allergies.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

One dead, two injured in Saturday crash near DeLand A fatal crash in...

A fatal crash in Lake County just a few miles west of DeLand killed one person and injured two others Saturday evening.

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Related Topix: Deland, FL, Eustis, FL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Tavares seaplane crashes, none seriously injured

The pilot of a seaplane has no serious injuries after crashing the aircraft at Lake Idamere Park just outside of Tavares city limits.

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Related Topix: Tavares, FL, Air Accidents

The Orlando Sentinel

Baby fairs seek sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers

The Young Families Health Initiative Committee of Lake County is seeking sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers for the 25th annual baby fairs.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Kids, Clermont, FL, Minneola, FL

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