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  1. Five Questions for Don EslingerRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

    Don Eslinger has been the sheriff of Seminole County since 1990, when he was appointed by then-Gov. Bob Martinez. He was elected sheriff in his own right in 1992 and has been re-elected five times since.

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  2. GQ: George Zimmerman's family hoped for reality showRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... their son George killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black 17-year-old in Sanford Feb. 26, 2012. Although a Seminole County jury acquitted George Zimmerman last year, he and his family continue to live in hiding and typically carry guns, fearful that ...

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  3. 911 call released in Seminole County school evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    The FBI and Florida Department of Law Enforcement are still trying to track down the person responsible for a bomb threat that forced the schools to be evacuated. "Listen very closely," the caller told a 911 dispatcher.

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  4. School bomb threat hoax call releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    PHOTOS FROM AROUND THE REGION. JUST SEARCH WKMG IN YOUR APP STORE. NOW, WE HAVE SOME BREAKING NEWS IN SEMINOLE COUNTY WHERE WE JUST GOT THE CALL THAT SET OFF A HUGE SCARE AT SEMINOLE COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

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  5. Deputies release 911 call from elementary school bomb threat hoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... schools. He then tells the dispatcher that he will call back, however he never did. Investigators in Seminole County have released the audio recording of a man calling 911 to enter the bomb threat that led to the evacuation of several elementary ...

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  6. Shopping alert: Whole Foods Market opening Altamonte Springs storeRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... give an address or opening date. However, a Facebook post at Fleet Feet Sports included a comment that the Seminole County location is moving "40 yards soon so they can build the new Whole Foods in our spot." That store is at 303 E. Altamonte Drive.

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  7. Hoax bomb threat caller could face 16 years in prisonRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Orlando Homicide Report

    Eight elementary schools were evacuated on Friday in Seminole County after a bomb threat was made. All the schools were cleared, no bombs were found.

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  8. Cooking up a real-world education in public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... four-year endeavors that culminate with a food-preparation certificate - are on the rise in Central Florida. Seminole County has on-campus "restaurants" at two high schools. Osceola has culinary-arts programs at three. Lake County boasts ...

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  9. Wrong-way crashes spur road agencies to actionRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... his way home from work when he was killed by a wrong-way driver who plowed into him at 65 mph on S.R. 417 in Seminole County. Two weeks later, three died when their car, headed south on a northbound lane of Interstate 275 in Tampa, plowed into a ...

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  10. Bomb threat lead to evacuations of eight Florida schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | UPI

    The Seminole County Sheriff's Office said it received a phone call at 1:30 p.m. ET saying there were bombs at Casselberry and Winter Springs elementary schools, as well as Oviedo Elementary, which is not a school in that county. Lawton, English Estates, Red Bug, Lake Orienta, Forest City and Spring Lake elementary schools were evacuated, as well as Casselberry and Winter Springs.

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  11. $10K reward offered after school bomb threatRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | WESH-TV

    Several elementary schools in Seminole County were evacuated or locked down after a hoax call reporting bombs inside of schools Friday afternoon, deputies said. The FBI and Florida Department of Law Enforcement are now involved in the investigation, and a reward of up to $10,000 is being offered.

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  12. 8 Florida schools evacuatedafter bomb threatsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Lucianne.com

    Authorities in central Florida say theyA ve evacuated at least eight elementary schools following bomb threats. A sheriffA s office news release says the agency and Seminole County Public Schools received multiple calls around 1:30 p.m. Friday regarding bombs at the schools.

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  13. Investigators: Bomb threat hoax led to school evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WESH-TV

    Several elementary schools in Seminole County were evacuated or locked down after a hoax call reporting bombs inside of schools Friday afternoon, deputies said. I GOT THERE AND THERE'S KIDS EVERYWHERE.

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  14. Threat leads to elementary school evacuations in SeminoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WESH-TV

    Elementary schools in Seminole County are being evacuated or locked down after several calls reporting bombs at the schools Friday afternoon, deputies said. I WATCH -- WELL, LET'S GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE, WE ARE INTERRUPTING REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAM.

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  15. Eight Florida schools evacuated after receiving bomb threatsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Eight elementary public schools in Seminole County were evacuated on Friday because of a series of bomb threats the schools received. The Associated Press noted that Casselberry, Winter Springs, Lawton, English Estates, Red Bug, Lake Orienta, Forest City and Spring Lake were all evacuated after they had "multiple phone calls" with threats.

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  16. Closed golf courses should be held to standardsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... But they also shouldn't be able to get away with being deadbeats who make their neighbors do their yardwork. Seminole County commissioners have an opportunity here to come up with rules that are fairer to residents. After all, that's who the ...

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  17. 8 schools in Central Fla. locked down, evacuatedRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | WTLV

    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. -Elementary schools in Seminole County are being evacuated or locked down after several calls reporting bombs at the schools 8 schools in Central Fla.

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  18. Officials: Schools in Seminole County evacuated due to bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WFTV Orlando

    The Seminole County Sheriff's Office said it is investigating threats that forced the evacuation of a number of schools Friday afternoon. Parents were being advised that student pickup for county schools might run late because of the threats.

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  19. 8 Seminole Co. schools evacuated after threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | ABC Action News

    Areal Flood Advisory issued September 26 at 4:24PM EDT expiring September 26 at 5:30PM EDT in effect for: Polk Flood Warning issued September 26 at 12:00PM EDT expiring October 1 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Sarasota Flash Flood Watch issued September 26 at 10:46AM EDT expiring September 27 at 12:00AM EDT in effect for: Hardee, Highlands, Polk Eight elementary schools in Seminole County were evacuated early Friday afternoon after the sheriff's office and the school district received multiple threatening phone calls. The caller said bombs had been planted at the county's elementary schools.

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  20. 3 p.m. update: Schools remain evacuated after Seminole bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WESH-TV

    Elementary schools in Seminole County are being evacuated or locked down after several calls reporting bombs at all 35 of the schools Friday afternoon, deputies said. WE INTERRUPT YOUR REGULAR PROGRAMMING FOR BREAKING NEWS IN SEMINOLE COUNTY.

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