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Local botanical business qualifies for agricultural cost-share program

Board approves ranking of agricultural projects to share in $1.56 million for water conservation, nutrient reduction Thirteen agricultural projects will share in $1.56 million from...

Voter rights group rallies to end limbo in battleground Florida

By Trimmel Gomes/Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Voting and civil-rights groups held a rally outside a Tallahassee federal court Monday, calling for a temporary...

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Department of Health hosting Breast Cancer Awareness event in October

From the Florida Department of Health/Orange County The community is invited to a Breast Cancer Awareness event on October 3, 2019, hosted by the Breast...

City Council ratifies Wylam as Apopka Fire Chief

 The Apopka City Council unanimously ratified the appointment of Sean Wylam as the next Fire Chief of the Apopka Fire Department at its Wednesday...

Florida business group calls for teacher raises, more technical schools

By John Haughey | The Center Square A council of Florida business leaders is calling on state lawmakers to increase teachers’ salaries, require school districts...

Superblocks: Barcelona’s car-free zones could extend lives and boost mental health

By Anupam Nanda, University of Reading The world’s biggest cities have larger populations and higher economic outputs than in some countries. But as they grow...

How a person vapes, not just what a person vapes, could also play a...

By Risa Robinson, Rochester Institute of Technology In the wake of six deaths and 380 cases of confirmed and probable lung disease across the U.S.,...

Becker and Byrd clash at City Council; vote for Apopka Fire Chief delayed

Deputy Fire Chief Sean Wylam named acting fire chief By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice It's been a cruel summer in Apopka. First and foremost...

Is Florida protected from offshore drilling?

By Trimmel Gomes of the Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Despite a White House threat to veto legislation that would permanently ban drilling off Florida's...

City Attorney releases findings in the Apopka Fire Department investigation

Apopka City Attorney Joseph Byrd released his findings yesterday into the investigation of "wrongdoing" at the Apopka Fire Department, which lasted over four months,...

Car Cameras Put the Brakes on Careless Driving, Proving Taxpayer Benefit

From the Orange County Newsroom Orange County has invested in DriveCams, and the payoff has been beneficial to both taxpayers and helping improve safety. What are...

Why community-owned grocery stores like co-ops are the best recipe for revitalizing food deserts

By Catherine Brinkley, University of California, Davis Tens of millions of Americans go to bed hungry at some point every year. While poverty is the...