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  1. Attorney for transportation secretary says SunRail yard move is 'not an option'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WFTV Orlando

    Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett wrote to the state's transportation secretary, asking to move a SunRail maintenance yard away from the preserve at Lake Monroe. The yard where the trains are tested every morning, before picking up riders, sits behind a residential neighborhood.

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  2. SunRail may be forced to move maintenance yard due to noise complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WFTV Orlando

    The yard where the trains are tested every morning, before picking up riders, sits behind a residential neighborhood near Lake Monroe in Sanford. Eric Zabukovec and his neighbors at the Preserve at Lake Monroe said they are surrounded by the sounds of SunRail maintenance from the work yard.

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  3. Potential bear hunting locations revealed in new proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WESH-TV

    New details have been released on a proposed plan for legalized bear hunting in Florida, including the price for a permit, potential hunting locations and the duration of the hunting season. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, a bear hunting permit would cost $100 for Florida residents and $300 for non-residents if the proposal is approved.

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  4. Perfect AfternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | WESH-TV

    IF YOU'RE INTERESTING ENOUGH. RIKKI WILL. YOU HAVE TO PASS MY TEST. NO, I'M JUST KIDDING.

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  5. Fishing for Carp: Grass Carp and TilapiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Florida Sportsman

    Fishing for carp? Florida anglers know it's not always a fish-eat-fish world. Vegetarian fish lack innate regard for the ingenuity lavished on modern sportfishing tackle and artificial lures.

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  6. Outta the Woods: ItA's Time to be TalkinA' TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Bradenton Times

    Hopefully, you've already started brushing up on your turkey calling 'cause spring gobbler season is here. Whether you prefer to use a mouth call, box call, slate or any combination, March means it's time to talk turkey, and I, for one, am in full turkey mode! Youth hunters can benefit from the two-day youth spring turkey hunting season the weekend prior to the opening of spring turkey season.

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  7. Hispanic business fund seeks $60K from Seminole CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Orlando Sentinel

    U.S. Highway 17-92, which cuts through the center of Seminole County between Lake Monroe in Sanford and Fern Park near the Orange County line, is not the most attractive road in Central Florida. Shuttered businesses, outdated strip malls and used car lots line most of the roadway.

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  8. Hispanic business fund seeks $60K from Seminole CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Orlando Sentinel

    U.S. Highway 17-92, which cuts through the center of Seminole County between Lake Monroe and Fern Park, is not the most attractive road in Central Florida. Shuttered businesses, outdated strip malls and used car lots line most of the roadway.

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  9. County gets trail route compromiseRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Land owners near Edgewater have come to an agreement that will prevent a proposed Volusia County rail trail from going through their properties. Residents along Old Blue Ridge/Cow Creek Road had until 5 p.m. Wednesday to turn in agreements giving away an easement at the front of their properties or else the county would build a trail on an old railroad bed right-of-way that cuts through many of the properties southwest of Edgewater.

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  10. Volusia gives trail residents chance to choose pathRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia County has given residents near Edgewater an ultimatum: Reach an agreement on allowing a trail in front of their houses - or the county will build it in their backyards. The Volusia County Council on Thursday gave residents on Cow Creek/Old Blue Ridge Road near Edgewater 13 days to come to a consensus on where they would like a roughly one-mile section of the East Central Regional Rail Trail to be built.

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  11. Residents railing about Volusia trail's pathRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    When Doug Henry bought his property near Edgewater about a decade ago, he never dreamed of a bike path cutting through it. Soon that could be a reality.

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  12. Volusia trails bridge over S.R. 415 opens in OsteenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Another piece of the East Central Florida Regional Rail Trail - a bridge over State Road 415 in Osteen - is now open. The $2.2 million overpass is, for now, a "bridge to nowhere," said Gerald Brinton, Volusia County's director of engineering and construction.

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  13. Seminole arts group withdraws request for $53,000 to paint boxes along U.S. 17-92Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Traffic-signal boxes at intersections along U.S. Highway 17-92 in Seminole County will remain plain green. At least for now.

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  14. Artists turn clunky metal traffic boxes into eye candy for driversRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Planning

    Jan. 27 --Sitting at a red light is not anyone's idea of fun. But at one College Park intersection, drivers can take in something a little more exciting than someone's tailpipe or political bumper sticker.

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  15. Orlando debuts bike share; Sanford unveils trail extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    At long last, Orlando Bike Share has rolled out, with Mayor Buddy Dyer and others joining downtown to launch the program Jan. 9. Bike rentals are $5 an hour, and racks are ar four locations downtown. For more on the program, click here .

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  16. Sanford RiverWalk extension one step closer to longer, scenic trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    It was cold and windy - the kind of morning that would force many Floridians to sit inside, cradling a mug of hot tea or coffee. He bundled himself in a puffy black parka and a ski mask and became one of the first people to walk on the newly completed extension of the Sanford RiverWalk trail.

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  17. Volusia's 'Queen of Trails' celebrates 20 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Pat Northey always had political aspirations, but she never could have guessed that journey would begin by getting snacks for Cub Scouts. "I would have to ask parents for bug juice and cookies," Northey said with a chuckle about her time as refreshment chair for Pack 565.

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  18. Sanford eyes prime downtown lakefront land for hotel, shops, homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The city of Sanford plans to team with a developer with the hope of turning a stagnant pocket near the Lake Monroe waterfront into a vibrant area filled with homes, restaurants, shops and a hotel. The plan is part of a push to spark development along Sanford's scenic waterfront and also to sell off a large portion of city-owned properties in its downtown district.

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  19. Heavy downpour floods roads across Central FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WESH-TV

    I'LL HAVE YOUR THANKSGIVING AND SHOPPING OUTLOOK AHEAD. LOCALIZED FLOODING HAS BEEN A PROBLEM ALL OVER CENTRAL FLORIDA TODAY.

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  20. Orlando man's first gator was nearly 13 feet longRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The puss caterpillar makes its home in many of the trees found in Florida. When touched, its bristles break off into the skin causing a painful skin reaction that can result in fever, vomiting and a trip to the hospital.

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