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UCF Knights lose last-second OT heartbreaker

Postseason cut short

A difficult bracket in the American Athletic Conference men’s basketball championship tournament proved insurmountable for the UCF Knights, who fell in a first round overtime thriller.

Help kick chronic back pain to the curb

Help for spinal stenosis pain

Prolotherapy is the injection of an irritant solution into a space, designed to stimulate healing and reduce pain.

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Late-blooming author honored for activism by WPHS

Author fights for animal rights

The thought of being an author hadn’t occurred to Ginny Rorby in her younger years. In fact, the Winter Park High School graduate of 1962 says she hardly passed her classes.

Louis Roney: On the slopes

I don’t know what it is about doing dangerous things that attracts so many otherwise “sane” people.

We drive our cars very carefully all the way to the ski slopes and then put ourselves in a most perilous situation, one that could lead to the end of it all for us.

Tips to keep your guacamole green

How to keep leftovers from going brown

I have struggled with how to save the leftovers, because once it browns, it’s done. I learned a new trick, though.

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Maitland officials get legal costs covered by city

City to pay officials' legal fees

Maitland taxpayers will pick up the tab for the legal fees three city officials wracked up while defending themselves against alleged Sunshine Law violations.

Maitland City Talk

Maitland’s general municipal election

On Monday, April 13, Mayor-Elect McDonald will be sworn into office. The Inaugural Ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Maitland City Hall Council Chambers.

Chris Jepson: How we might live

I am at times a little miffed that I do not have more time to live.

Perhaps, in one way I am out of the ordinary. I became mindful at a relatively young age that this is it.

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Fleet Farming program increases local food access

Your source for local greens

Greens harvested by the bike-riding Fleet Farmers are washed, bagged and then sold to shoppers each Monday at the weekly Audubon Park Community Market.

Nancy Rudner Lugo: Salt wounds the heart

The Salty Six foods surprisingly high in sodium — and bad for your heart.

Sodium can raise blood pressure, and raise your risks for stroke and heart failure.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Be there or be square, dude. Bring your steady to the Fab and Funky Dance Party this Friday at the Maitland Civic Center.

Gary Blalock and the Maitland Stage Band will open for Ricky Sylvia and The Buzzcatz on March 20 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Venue On The Lake.

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Former mayor Bruce Mount to contest Eatonville election results

Election results challenged

Bruce Mount Jr., an Orlando attorney and son of now former-Mayor Bruce Mount, confirmed that he and his father will legally contest the results of the town’s March 7 election for mayor.

Community Bulletin

Company promotes branch manager

HomeBanc N.A. has promoted Richard R. Choy to officer, assistant retail branch manager at their Winter Park office located at 123 E. Morse Blvd.

Commissioner's Corner: County offers free after-school programs

Orange County government offers many services with which taxpayers may not be familiar.

Orange County partners with area public schools, government agencies, churches, grassroots organizations, and non-profit service providers to operate the Neighborhood Center for Families.

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Winter Park election shatters fundraising record

Campaign funds hit all-time high

Winter Park’s recent mayoral election may be welcoming in a new era of leadership, but it also shattered a previous campaign funding record, with even more money coming from outside Winter Park.

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Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s most prestigious outdoor art festivals, and it comes to Central Park this weekend.

Ask a Trainer: It's never too late

First thing’s first: it is never too late to get started!

Along with proper nutrition and stress management, exercise (specifically, strength training) is incredibly important when it comes to a well-rounded, healthy lifestyle.

Winter Park City Talk

Spring Pops Concert

On Sunday, March 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. the city of Winter Park will proudly host the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra as they present Spring Pops “Voices of Spring” in charming Central Park.

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Will Hauver inspires Egg Crack Challenge

Rollins athlete inspires challenge

A month after the athletic lacrosse player’s sudden death from Type I diabetes in February, Will Hauver’s joke is now a charity movement of its own.

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UCF stumbles into the AAC tournament

It's tournament time

A difficult bracket in the American Athletic Conference Championship tournament proved insurmountable for the Knights.

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