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Before we leave the first month of 2013, it's a good time to note that we've entered a bonanza year for Florida anniversaries. To begin with, happy 500th birthday to us! The Spanish explorer Ponce de León landed on Florida's shores in 1513. Like me, you...
Tags: Human Interest, Sanford, Melbourne, Seminole County, Kissimmee
Time for another round of hugs and slugs. We start with a big round of slugs for everyone involved in the NorthStar charter-school fiasco — one of the worst examples of education "reform" this state has ever seen. Revelations in this mess...
Tags: Rick Scott, Bob Dole, Human Interest, John McCain, Conway
Tech for the Rest of Us - Orlando SentinelOrange County Library snags the Library of the Future Award from the American Library Association. The annual award goes to a library that “demonstrates innovative planning and development of patron training programs about information technology....
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Want to email a member of the Florida House? Check the text of a bill? Live-stream a session of the House on your smartphone? There’s an app for that. But maybe not before the Legislature opens its 60-day session on March 5....
The Dish - Orlando SentinelTracy Zampaglione, public-relations administrator for the Orange County Library System, was one of four national finalists in a recent Cook’s Country magazine recipe contest for old-fashioned family favorites. Her Italian Love Nests was one of 120...
Hispanosphere - Orlando SentinelHow do young professionals embrace the value of their diverse background and how can they turn that into meaningful objectives in their lives? Now, more than ever, companies are looking to hire fresh perspectives of young, diverse, individuals to help...
Animal Crazy - Orlando SentinelCentral Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, on U.S. Highway 17-92 west of Sanford, is making plans for the next three months: Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 3-5, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Food Truck Phenomenon Treat your taste buds to a variety of foods...
Keeping late fees off your Orange County library card could open the door to free online website and app building courses, Photoshop tutorials, and other high-tech classes. Officials at the Orange County Library System today launched the DIY Learning...
Tags: New Products, Libraries, Arts and Culture
WHAT: As part of Viva Florida 500, the celebration of the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leon's landing on Florida's east coast, the Orange County Library System will present "Ponce de León and Flamenco — An Age of Discovery." Experience the...
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