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

    Yesterday | 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 Shuttered businesses, outdated strip malls and used car lots line most of the roadway.

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

    Wednesday | 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 Shuttered businesses, outdated strip malls and used car lots line most of the roadway.

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  3. County gets trail route compromiseRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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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  4. Volusia gives trail residents chance to choose pathRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | 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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  5. Residents railing about Volusia trail's pathRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Tracking a stormy few daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | WESH-TV

    FOR THEM? YEAH. NOT FOR US. THANKFULLY. IT IS THE SEASON. THAT WE'RE TALL STARTING TO LOOK TOWARD AIR TRAVEL.

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  16. Crappie QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Florida Sportsman

    Well, its falla at least it is while I am working on this bloga and the cooler weather it ushers in brings out anglers on the hunt for black crappie . Just so happens, fall is also when FWC's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute biologists are doing the bulk of their sampling.

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  17. Daytona Beach supports community catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Deltona, Volusia, the most populous city in Volusia County Florida, lying on the northern shore of Lake Monroe along the St. Johns River, approves trap-neuter approach ! Mark Harper, with the Daytona Beach News Journal reports in his November 8, 2014 release that the city and county both approve new programs that support TNR and reject the traditional approach of killing healthy, wild born animals. The Daytona Beach City Commission agreed to try an approach which stresses sterilization over euthanasia.

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  18. Trail gaps starting to hook upRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    By Mark Lane mark.lane@news-jrnl.com Volusia County, like neighboring counties, has a near-great system of bike trails. Near-great because there's a few miles of trail here and a few miles there, with big stretches of traffic in-between.

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  19. Sanford mayor's opponents say Triplett voted against residents on 2 downtown projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    When Mayor Jeff Triplett was elected in 2010, he vowed to change the long-held perception that Sanford was filled with racial divisions, bad cops and good old boys. Now Triplett, credited for helping keep Sanford calm even as thousands of protesters descended on the city's streets, is running for another term.

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  20. Sanford mayor's opponents say Triplett voted against residents on 2 downtown projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    When Mayor Jeff Triplett was elected in 2010, he vowed to change the long-held perception that Sanford was filled with racial divisions, bad cops and good old boys. Now Triplett, credited for helping keep Sanford calm even as thousands of protesters descended on the city's streets, is running for another term.

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