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  1. Some niche retirement communitiesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... collegiate allegiances. Here are some niche retirement communities found across the United States. ShantiNiketan in Tavares, Florida: This retirement community located about 30 miles northwest of Orlando is geared to residents from India. A ...

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  2. Indian senior community part of growing nicheRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SFGate

    In this June 25, 2014 photo, Ranu and Arvind Patel, right, check the their 'chariot' in their home covered with religious symbols that will take part in a Hindu religious celebration at ShantiNiketan, a retirement community for people from India, in Tavares, Fla.

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  3. Decision on school uniforms irk some in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Click Orlando

    ... ALREADY REQUIRE UNIFORMS, THE DECISION TO MAKE THIS SCHOOL. IT WILL MADE TONIGHT AT 6:00 AT THE DISTRICT OFFICES IN TAVARES. WE UNDERSTAND THERE ARE MORE ISSUES PARENTS WANT TO TAKE UP AT THIS MEETING TONIGHT. RIGHT PARENTS ARE GOING TO BRING UP ...

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  4. A year later, Blue Rhino still owes explanation for propane-depot explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Firefighters continue to work a fire at a Blue Rhino propane plant in Tavares, Fl.

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  5. FSU Has Apparently Offered 7'-5" C Tacko FallRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Tomahawk Nation

    ... Unfortunately, he is not slipping under the radar with the likes of Xavier and KSU offering him as well. The Tavares Florida native (Orlando area) looks like a surefire stud and getting him would seriously lessen the blow of losing Turpin after this ...

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  6. Firefighters responding to controlled burn in TavaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Firefighters are responding to a controlled burn Friday morning at South Dora Road and County Road 561, according to a city official.

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  7. Couple of Clemson recruiting itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The State

    ... USC also was an offer. He visited Clemson in the spring. The Clemson basketball team has offered 7-5 Tacko Fall of Tavares, FL. Some of his other reported offers are Florida State, Baylor, Kansas State, Purdue and Tennessee. The State is pleased to ...

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  8. Woman turning 106 gave up driving but not chocolate ice creamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... piece of vanilla cake with chocolate icing - and some chocolate ice cream." Doebler, who lives at Sterling House in Tavares, said she's not sure why there's so much fuss about her age. Asked if horses and buggies were the main means of travel at the ...

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  9. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King researching second Lake bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... research. You might see him in the Leesburg library. Or maybe lunching at O'Keefe's Irish Pub & Restaurant in Tavares. He haunts the courthouse, too. Historian and Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert King is an unassuming figure in jeans and black boots ...

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  10. Family, community mourn deaths of victims killed in baseball bat bludgeoningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... when Shannon's 32-year-old longtime boyfriend, James Earl Jones, picked up a baseball bat and slaughtered them at a Tavares home. Jones, who suffered from schizophrenia, was later found dead in nearby Lake Dora. Shannon and Mavis Ratliff died July ...

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  11. Library expo focuses on babies, toddlersRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... ines or to download an application, visit lakecountyfl.gov/rebate, stop by Animal Services, 28123 County Road 561 in Tavares or call 352-343-9688.

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  12. Area authors can showcase works at Leesburg libraryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... of Sorrento Elementary School, 24605 Wallick Road, and Durenda McKinney, who recently was appointed principal of Tavares Elementary, 720 E. Clifford St., will each have a meet-and-greet at their schools at 5 p.m. Tuesday. For more information about ...

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  13. Boat club offers prep course for captain's licenseRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Adams Marine Seminars. The class will meet Sept. 8-19 in the clubhouse, 12001 U.S. Highway 411 by Dead River in Tavares. Students will meet from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The test, which will be ...

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  14. Get tips on growing fall and winter vegetable gardensRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The University of Florida/Lake County Extension Office's next "Saturday in the Garden," a speaker series featuring Florida-friendly landscaping, will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 2 at the agricultural center, 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares.

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  15. 9 Investigates: Could these tragedies have been prevented?Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | WFTV Orlando

    Police say James Jones used an aluminum baseball bat to attack and kill his girlfriend Shannon Ratliff, her brother Eddie and her mother, Mavis, earlier this month in Tavares.

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  16. Baseball bat killings rekindle debate over Florida's care of mentally illRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A man bludgeoned three people with a baseball bat and then killed himself, Tavares police said.

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  17. Tavares residents come to grips with baseball-beating deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... week that inflicted fatal wounds on Shannon Ratliff, 42, and her mother, Mavis Ratliff, 65, and left her brother, Tavares sanitation worker Eddie Ratliff, 51, critically injured. Police identified James Earl Jones, 32, as the attacker at the home at ...

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  18. Community grieves after third victim in murder-suicide diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WESH-TV

    A third person has died after being beaten with a baseball bat in Tavares earlier this week, according to the victim's pastor.

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  19. Third victim in Lake County baseball-bat beating attack diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A 51-year-old sanitation worker died today and became the third fatal victim in Monday's baseball-bat attack in Tavares, a city official said.

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  20. 'Black & White Ball' will aid Boys & ; Girls Clubs in countiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... buffet from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the club's facility, 424 N. Duncan Drive (State Road 19 south of Tavares ). The Friends of the Leesburg Public Library will offer the following free events as part of the library's summer-reading program at the ...

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