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Ant-proof pet food

Create a water moat

If you have problems with ants in your pet's food if feeding outside, you will like this trick.

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Baldwin Park couple brings comfort to Ronald McDonald House

Couple offers comfort

On the last Friday of every month for the past three years, Angela and her husband Jason have taken over the kitchen at the Ronald McDonald House at Florida Hospital cooking meals for the guests in need.

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Central Florida magician works to trick Penn and Teller

Fooling Penn & Teller

Seven minutes is all Kostya Kimlat had to perform a magic trick on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” the hour-long competition series featuring the legendary duo Penn and Teller.

Economy report suggests cautious optimism

Most of us have only our own paycheck to gauge how the country is faring.

We expect that our own purchasing power will increase only 3.3 percent this year. But we're still optimistic. While optimism is good, so is caution.

Fess up: Your doctor has heard it all

Please don't be embarrassed

I guarantee you that your doctor has seen them many times before. The sooner you are seen, the faster you can get relief.

Ask a Trainer: The role of genetics in aging

One of my favorite sayings that I repeat with clients regularly is that genetics may load the gun, but lifestyle pulls the trigger.

Although there may be genetic factors that increase your susceptibility to something such as chronic arthritis, you may certainly be able to prevent such a severe misfortune by taking pro-active steps.

The growing number of immigration secessionists

It turns out that everything we've heard about the evils of states and localities defying federal law is wrong.

Through the years, the left has created dozens upon dozens of so-called sanctuary cities devoted to frustrating federal immigration enforcement.

Study shows women have higher Alzheimer's risk

Bad news for females

Research reported at the recent Alzheimer's Association International Conference has some bad news for half of us ... the female half.

Senior Calendar

Senior events abound

Your guide to the best senior events happening in Central Florida in August.

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Local 7-year-old fights to find cure for Rett Syndrome

Flowers for a cure

Carly Springhart is on a mission to find a cure for Rett syndrome, a debilitating neurological disorder that mostly affects girls; her sister Brooklyn one of them.

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Veteran astronaut comes to Altamonte for talk

A life of flight

On Aug. 14, Bob Springer, fighter/bomber pilot, Top Gun aviator and NASA astronaut will speak at a special event for veterans at One Senior Place in Altamonte Springs.

Facing the future of facial recognition technology

Personal space a thing of the past

Face recognition is here, which means that cameras and sophisticated computers will recognize you even as you, uh, head down the street.

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Co-op offers cheaper source of solar power in Winter Park

Co-op harnesses solar power

Winter Park residents wanting to limit their home’s dependency on fossil fuels now have a safer and cheaper option: solar power co-operative groups.

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Erika Spence: Business in the Park

When you hear the term “chamber of commerce,” you might think of economic development, networking or professional development – and those things are alive and well at the Chamber.

First up is the Winter Park Executive Women Luncheon presented by Orlando Health on Aug. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Winter Park Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce.

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Beating the mid-summer heat

Temps peak this week

Avoid the catastrophic effects of heat as Orlando approaches the peak of summer temperatures.