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  1. Deputies: Toddler critical after near-drowning in poolRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    An 18-month-old boy was listed in critical condition after being found unconscious and not breathing in a pool Tuesday at a home near Longwood, according to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office.

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  2. FHP: Construction worker seriously hurt in hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    A construction worker was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash near Interstate 4 in Seminole County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Employees with Orlando Paving Company told WESH 2's Chris Hush that one of their coworkers, 23-year-old Christopher Cattaneo, was walking toward the Longwood rest stop, right off the eastbound lanes of I-4, when a truck swerved and struck him and then drove away just before 2 a.m. on Tuesday.

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  3. FHP: 23-year-old construction worker hurt in hit-and-run crash on I-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... was struck by a hit-and-run driver while striping the pavement in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 in Seminole County early Tuesday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol. "The construction worker was working within a lane closure located ...

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  4. Anita Smithey: Oviedo woman convicted of murdering her husband wants to be freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Husband killer Anita Smithey returns to court this morning, asking a judge to release her on bail while she appeals her conviction. Four months ago a Seminole County jury found her guilty of second-degree murder.

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  5. Closed golf courses, Netanyahu and Legislature: LettersRead the original story

    Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... taxpayers' dollars that could be put into other state priorities. The Seminole Work Opportunity Program in Seminole County strives to do this with adults and young people who are aging out of the children's state system and, as disabled adults, are ...

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  6. Deloitte, Verizon hiring tightens local job marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... the jobs would have an average salary of $60,520 a year, or about $20,000 more than the average wage in Seminole County. "Every single IT candidate I speak to is also interviewing at Deloitte," Sprinkle said. "The hard-to-find people are in that ...

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  7. Pulte Homes acquires home sites in NE Orange CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Business Journal

    Pulte Homes has acquired 52 estate home sites at Lake Pickett Reserve in northeast Orange County, just south of the Seminole County line.

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  8. February 27, 2015 Legal Noitces V.2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Business Journal

    IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SEMINOLE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012CA004497 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR STRUCTURED ASSET INVESTMENT LOAN TRUST MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-3 Plaintiff, vs. DAVID ESLER, et a Defendants.

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  9. Man robbed 2 banks in less than an hour, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A suspect is in custody after he was accused of robbing two banks in Seminole and Orange counties in less than one hour on Thursday. The first robbery happened at a TD Bank on East Altamonte Drive in Altamonte Springs about 11:20 a.m., police spokesman Rob Pelton said.

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  10. Cops: Woman tried to drown girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Click Orlando

    ... girl's head underwater until the girl's brother pulled Smith off her. Smith was arrested and taken to the Seminole County Jail, where two small, clear plastic bags containing a white substance, which tested positive for cocaine, were found in her ...

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  11. Deloitte's tech hiring in Orlando rapidly nears 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Sanford and Kissimmee, the rate fell to 5 percent in December, also down from 5.3 percent in November. In Seminole County, where the new Deloitte center is, the rate was 4.5 percent. Over the past year, the metro area's professional and business ...

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  12. Look back: George Zimmerman verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... th Mark O'Mara (left) and co-counsel, Don West and Lorna Truett, on the 25th day of Zimmerman's trial at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center, in Sanford, Fla., Saturday, July 13, 2013.

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  13. Parents CONCERNED Over Children Having to Learn 5 Pillars of Islam...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Right Wing News

    In Seminole County, Florida, students and parents are witnessing firsthand the kind of double-standards that exist when it comes to promoting Islam in schools. Though the left maintains a frenzied and absolute assertion of a supposed wall of separation between church and state for Christians, according to WFTV , Islam is getting a free pass under the guise of education.

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  14. Docs on former top cop releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Click Orlando

    ... sued by six workers claiming discrimination. In hundreds of pages of new documents released Wednesday by the Seminole County Sheriff's Office, investigators say they found 73 sustained cases of discrimination that includes officers who say McNeil ...

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  15. Protect rural Seminole with regional planning: Our TakeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Seminole County calls itself "Florida's Natural Choice" - a smart piece of marketing when much of nearby Central Florida has long since been paved over. Fundamental to Seminole's brand is its policy, ratified by voters in 2004, of protecting an eastern portion of the county from intense development.

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  16. 9 Investigates: Is your kid's classmate a felon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WFTV Orlando

    ... confidentiality laws protect the interest of minors," said executive director of Secondary Education for Seminole County Public Schools Dr. Mike Blasewitz. "We are strictly forbidden from notifying anyone other than classroom teachers." In November ...

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  17. US limited in prosecuting ZimmermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News Times

    This Jan. 10, 2015, booking file photo provided by the Seminole County Public Affairs shows George Zimmerman. The U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, that the former neighborhood watch volunteer will not face federal charges in the shooting death of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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  18. Trayvon Martin's mom says killer got away with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Orlando Sentinel

    For two days the world waited for the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman. Outside the Seminole County courthouse, more than 200 demonstrators were on hand to hear what would become of the man who shot Trayvon Martin.

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  19. Parents express concern over Islamic lessons found in textbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Some parents who are upset about a controversial history textbook being used in many classrooms spoke out at the Seminole County, Florida school board meeting Tuesday night. Two weeks ago, WFTV talked to parent Ron Wagner , who said his son was learning the specifics of Islam in a textbook at Lyman High School. 2 comments

  20. School officials sweat as online testing looms next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... failures and hurt students unfamiliar with the tools of online exams. Walt Griffin, superintendent for Seminole County schools, noted the state's certification document only provided one option for superintendents. They must sign off on school ...

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