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Bankson and Becker: Always a coin flip apart

Opinion/Analysis By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice Doug Bankson and Kyle Becker have a lot in common. Both began their political careers in 2016. Both...

5 ways life would be better if it were always daylight...

By Steve Calandrillo, Jeffrey & Susan Brotman, Professor of Law, University of Washington, The Conversation In my research on daylight saving time (DST), I have...

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Trusting The Voice: The distinction between news, fake news, and social media

Opinion By Reggie Connell/Publisher and Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice What the heck is going on in Apopka? Does the mayor want the fire chief to...

Mac McGuffin: A trailblazer in Apopka journalism

By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice Apopka lost an icon this week, and the world of local journalism lost one of its trailblazers.  W.R....

Well, It’s Not Illegal!’

By Stephen M. Kuebler and Jonathan Beever/UCF Forum columnists How often have you heard someone say: “Well, it’s not illegal!” The statement is frequently used to...

The American GI in WWII, uncensored

By Edward Gitre, Virginia Tech I can still recall the exhilaration I felt in the reading room of the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. It...

Facebook doesn’t fool me – but I worry about how it affects you

By Joseph B. Walther, University of California, Santa Barbara A number of prominent figures have called for some sort of regulation of Facebook – including...

A dark chapter of Apopka history quietly ends (hopefully)

Opinion By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice At the tail end of the Apopka City Council meeting last week, City Attorney Joseph K. Byrd...

Our community is at its best when we lift one another up

Inspiration By Anjella Warnshuis/UCF Forum columnist A few weeks ago I was watching TV when I received one of those calls that you hope never to...

Easter falls on a Sunday this Year?

The VOICE of Inspiration By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice A few years ago, I worked at a sales office with about 50 employees....

Does legalizing marijuana help or harm Americans? Weighing the statistical evidence

Opinion/Analysis By Liberty Vittert, Washington University in St Louis The legalization of marijuana has been a topic of contention and confusion for both sides of the...

Central Florida’s housing crisis deserves support from a fully funded Sadowski Affordable Housing Trust...

Opinion By Jeffrey M. Fagan/2019 President, Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association Yet again, the Florida Legislature is poised to raid the Affordable Housing Trust Funds. Recently we learned...