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Ask a Trainer: Pick up the weights to lose more weight

I often have to remind people how cardio, weight training and diet activities, in unison, will help them reach their weight loss goals quicker.

Weight training also helps prevent fatigue during cardio, allowing you to increase your lung capacity and strengthen your heart.

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Winter Springs weightlifter raises money for toddler leukemia patient

A weighlifter's special burden

Whether his arms fell off or not, he said, he was going to lift 500 pounds.

Edgewater falls to Boone, soars to regionals

Even after one of their most successful seasons in a decade, it was hard for the Edgewater Eagles to escape the pressure of a rivalry game for the ages.

Winter Park City Talk

Urban coyote public meeting

Experts will be available to address questions and concerns regarding coyotes in eastern Orange County.

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UCF Knights prepare for tough Tulsa

Can the Knights take it over Tulsa?

Tulsa may seem like an easy match for UCF’s football team on paper, with a 2-7 overall record this season, but the Knights have a bad history they’ll contend with when they meet this week.

How to save your water-stained wood floor

Tips to remove tricky water stains

If the standing water around the vases hasn’t buckled the wood, you should be able to deal with the stains without too much effort.

Christina Rordam: Marketing homes to Millennials

Not every Millennial is flaky and self-entitled; so don’t forget to include them in your marketing plan.

In fact, you’ll find that if you simply speak their language and treat them with respect, they can be some of the best buyers out there.

Louis Roney: Are you “cultured”?

We human beings are both the creators — and the products — of cultures.

Belonging to our “culture” are such diverse things as our educational standards, manners, what’s playing at the local movie theater and on the TV, our crime, and our punishment of criminals.

How to find the right home for your entertainment style

Do you dream of hosting the perfect family Thanksgiving celebration? Is it your fantasy to throw a New Year’s party that all of your friends remember?

These are things you should let a Realtor know, regardless of what time of year it is!

Maitland City Talk

Thank you, Maitland veterans

Thank you, Maitland veterans, service men and women, and guests for your participation in the event honoring and celebrating veterans on Sunday, Nov. 9, at Venue on the Lake.

Letter to the Editor: Maitland resident excited for a downtown

I believe if residents knew about all of the benefits, the city’s zoning limitations and so on, they would be able to make a more educated decision.

I feel that after talking about building a downtown for 15 years, the city finally has a decent proposal.

Chris Jepson: The Republican mind

The Republican mind is a thing of unmitigated wonder as it devolves backward to the 14th century.

Speaking of black holes, I just love the Republican mind, don’t you? I like how ideas to address what challenges America are lost there.

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Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The Winter Park Concours d’ Elegance – now in its 13th year – is a full weekend of activities.

Sunday’s Concours will display more than 160 of the world’s finest automobiles arranged by make and model, chronologically and by private collection for viewing interest.

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Winter Park looks to makeover storefronts on Fairbanks Avenue

City to start grant program

Winter Park’s latest effort to revitalize West Fairbanks Avenue may be giving local storefronts a facelift.

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Dr. Phillips Center opens in grand style

DPAC opens in style

On Nov. 6, Orlando celebrated the grand opening of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts with a ribbon cutting ceremony and tour of the brand new facility.

Toys that aren’t on the hot list

Remember: The best toys are kid-powered.

Consider some extra-value toys, the ones that engage a child and don’t depend on battery life.

Community Bulletin

St. Margaret Mary celebrates 60 years

St. Margaret Mary Catholic School in downtown Winter Park will celebrate its 60th anniversary this Saturday, Nov. 15, with a mass and reception.

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Princeton at College Park passes Orlando Commission

Residents threaten legal action

One of the most controversial College Park developments in recent memory finally passed last Monday to the dismay of some College Park residents – but not without a potential legal battle on the horizon.

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Happy Hour for Hunger

In an effort to fight hunger this holiday season, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Winter Park Village to host Happy Hour for Hunger on Thursday, Nov. 13.

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Local veteran breaks ground on home in Winter Park

Vet celebrates homecoming

A wounded Army veteran came one step closer to finding a new home in Winter Park on Tuesday morning – the same day that soldiers across the country from past and present were honored and celebrated.

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