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Caffeine pills vs. coffee

What's the better option?

Some people drink coffee for the caffeine; some people drink decaf to avoid the caffeine; most people like both the taste and the caffeine effect.

Chris Jepson: My problem with Hillary

I fear that if elected she will involve America in more Middle East interventions.

My problem with Hillary Clinton as president centers around her “history” of supporting American aggression abroad.

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Obituary: Theodore J. Wilson

Theodore J. Wilson lost battle with cancer

Theodore J. Wilson, Ted to everyone who knew him, finally lost a hard fought battle with cancer on April 28.

Senior Calendar

Senior activities abound

Join One Senior Place for an interactive workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, on celebrating your talents, reinventing yourself.

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Maitland downtown goes back to drawing board

Frustrating developers

The Maitland City Council is again second-guessing what Independence Lane should look like, frustrating developers.

Maitland City Talk

Maitland celebrates EMS Week

The city of Maitland would like you to join them in recognizing the 42nd annual National EMS Week from May 15 to 21.

Letter to the Editor: Library at MLK is a fatal flaw

Pros and cons for library site

As we discuss the pros and cons for the proposed Martin Luther King Jr. Park library site, what’s at stake here?

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Cinco de Mayo at 4 Rivers

John Rivers and team are trading in their cowboy hats for sombreros to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a patio party at 4 Rivers Smokehouse in Winter Park.

Community Bulletin

Ice cream social raises $18,000

Nearly 1,000 people attended the sixth annual ice cream social last month to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida, raising more than $18,000. The event has raised more than $118,000 in its six years.

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Event hopes to spur historic preservation

Protecting historic properties

Casa Feliz will host its 10th annual James Gamble Rogers II Colloquium on Historic Preservation to celebrate the area’s rich architectural resources.


Derby on Park

The exciting ambiance of the Kentucky Derby is brought right here to Winter Park at the Derby on Park event from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at the Winter Park Country Club, located at 761 Old England Ave.

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City OK with losing money on Booby Trap

Property overpaid for?

Winter Park may have a potential buyer for the former Booby Trap property – a transaction that would still leave the city $160,000 in the hole.

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Wildcats, Eagles knocked out of postseason

Baseball teams ousted

Winter Park High School and Edgewater High School baseball teams both saw their seasons come to an end last Wednesday.

Winter Park City Talk

Denning Drive walking tour and public meeting

The city of Winter Park, with assistance from GAI Consultants Inc., will hold two public involvement meetings to discuss Denning Drive, its current conditions, and future possibilities.

Louis Roney: Language please

A very famous shrink whom I knew in New York wrote a book saying that artists do things that are normal for artists, but would be deemed lunatic in less gifted people.

The fact is, people who have to sing stratospheric high notes are apt to sacrifice some of the routine normalities that less complicated people are free to enjoy.

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NASA chart shows Zika targeting Seminole

Graphic shows spread

Zika virus-carrying mosquitoes are expected to be on their way to Seminole County in numbers higher than nearly all of the country.

Winter Park sees two shootings in two days

In two days

Winter Park saw two shootings in two days earlier this week, with one resulting in the third homicide the city has seen this year.

Winter Park City Talk

Free living healthy workshops

The Winter Park Fire-Rescue Department is offering free Living Healthy and Living Healthy with Diabetes community workshops.

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Winter Park Commission says no to backyard chickens

No chickens for Winter Park

Did the Winter Park City Commission lay an egg during their last meeting? Pro-chicken residents in Winter Park would argue “yes.”

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Twin sisters add fire to Rollins lacrosse

Battle on lacrosse field

Tyler and Taylor Thomas are two senior members of the Rollins women’s lacrosse team.

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