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

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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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  2. Sanford eyes prime downtown lakefront land for hotel, shops, homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | 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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  3. Heavy downpour floods roads across Central FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | 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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  4. Orlando man's first gator was nearly 13 feet longRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | 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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  5. Tracking a stormy few daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Seminole County closes boat ramps as St. Johns River risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WFTV Orlando

    Officials closed ramps at Mullet Lake Park, Lake Monroe and Lake Jesup. In some cases they said the boat docks are under water.

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  12. Pinnacle Ozone Solutions Exceeds City's ExpectationsRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Water Online

    Pinnacle Ozone Solutions, LLC a leading supplier of ozone process technology and equipment, announced that it has successfully completed delivery and final commissioning of the Sanford, Florida Water Treatment Plant #2 ozone system. The startup marks a milestone in Pinnacle's growth as one of the largest capacity single enclosure ozone generator platforms delivered to date.

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  13. Pinnacle Ozone Solutions Exceeds City's ExpectationsRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | GlobeNewswire

    The startup marks a milestone in Pinnacle's growth as one of the largest capacity single enclosure ozone generator platforms delivered to date. The completed ozone system provides up to 600 pounds of ozone per day while maintaining constant concentration at any turn-down.

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  14. In reversal, Sanford OKs assisted-living facility on Marina IslandRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Sanford city commissioners reversed course late Monday night and approved a developer's plan to build an assisted-living facility on Marina Island, one of this city's most scenic spots in the downtown district. The approval came less than two months after commissioners voted 3-2 to reject a similar plan by the same developer, a Lake Mary company called TFA IV LLC. But city commissioners decided to vote again on the project after Commissioner Randy Jones said last month that he wanted to reconsider his opposition to the project.

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  15. Sanford residents debate future of Marina IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WESH-TV

    ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE. LATE BREAKING RIGHT NOW, TWO SIDES ARE FIGHTING OVER THE FUTURE OF SANFORD'S WATERFRONT, A PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT ON MARINA ISLANDS.

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  16. Deltona still working on scrub jay planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Florida scrub jays, those social birds that sometimes welcome visitors to Lyonia Preserve by landing on their ball caps, haven't been as accommodating to commercial developers. As a threatened species, developers of certain properties must survey for the birds, and if discovered, engage in a lengthy federal process to mitigate – or pay into a fund that helps protect the birds on other lands.

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  17. Seminole residents ready to battle 2 key developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    It starts today, when Sanford residents plan to gather at City Commission chambers to oppose a proposed assisted-living facility on Marina Island, one of the most scenic and promising spots in this city's downtown district. Then on Tuesday, Seminole residents will jam into the County Commission building to fight a development being pitched by the Catholic Diocese of Orlando, which wants to build hundreds of homes and apartments, along with a hotel and cemetery on a rural spot near Winter Park.

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  18. Noise wall to be built near SunRail maintenance yard in SanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | WFTV Orlando

    Channel 9 has learned the Florida Department of Transportation will have to shell out thousands for a noise wall near the Sanford SunRail maintenance yard. Dozens of complaints have been sent to FDOT from frustrated residents in the Preserve at Lake Monroe community.

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  19. Pristine Marina Island in Sanford is site of new development battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    One of Sanford's most exclusive pieces of waterfront property has become a battleground between a developer who wants to include an assisted living facility in his building plans and residents who think it's a horrible fit for the downtown area.

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  20. Man rescued after falling overboard from sailboat on Lake MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Click Orlando

    While searching for the man, Seminole County Fire Rescue crews found another sailboat that had capsized. Authorities said the person on that boat was nearby in the water and was rescued.

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