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Crime and Safety - Sun-SentinelAs they did on Thanksgiving,??rest stops on??Florida???s Turnpike will offer free coffee for overnight Christmas and New Year's travelers to encourage ???safety breaks.??? Road construction will also pause during some of the most heavily traveled days....
Crime and Safety - Sun-Sentinel?? Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year???s road trips to visit?? family and friends are about to begin, and Florida???s Turnpike is offering free coffee for overnight travelers to encourage ???safety breaks.??? Road construction will also pause during...
The Swampby Sara K. Clarke Samuel Snow fought for more than six decades for justice, and an honorable discharge from the Army. He got it Saturday -- just hours before his death. The 83-year-old Leesburg, Fla. veteran died early Sunday after......
Tags: Armed Forces, Defense
The SwampGood morning. Here are a few Washington events of note for Wednesday, October 22. President Bush is meeting with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a hearing on the credit rating......
In June, Kaitlin will turn that magic age of 18. As the clock strikes midnight, she will become a grownup and get booted out of foster care to make her own way in the world. Never mind that she has two more years of high school before she can go to...
Troubling new information that has surfaced since an April 7 column about Leesburg commissioners voting to spend $80,000 on a fire-training center suggests that the fire chief withheld information that there was already one in town that firefighters could...
Tags: Politics, Fires, Elections, Science and Technology
Creeeeak! That's how it started. Just one little crack on the corner of the house in the concrete block. Larry King, who owns a property-appraisal business in Leesburg, noticed the first crack in his 30-year-old home about two years ago. Then more...
Lake County's municipal spendthrift is at it again. This particular waste of taxpayer cash should have raised alarms, even with Leesburg city commissioners who never met an ill-judged expense they didn't leap to pay. The expense involves the city...
Since 2007, planes at Leesburg International Airport have been under the command of air-traffic controllers working in a tower visible from U.S. Highway 441. Now, the federal government is threatening to close the tower April 7 as part of a shutdown...
If anyone thinks the Legislature's move to eliminate the word "retarded" from state laws is giving in to the PC police, think again. This word wasn't scrubbed out by our hypersensitive, politically correct culture. "Retarded" was hijacked years ago by...
If a columnist writes about abortion, a response through the roof is guaranteed. But red-light cameras? Who knew you cared so much? It turns out that Lake County residents have passionate feelings about red-light cameras, those devices that take video...
Second of two parts. What does it mean to be gay in Lake County schools today? It means having a ton of friends at Eustis High School and being elected to the student council. It means being spit on in the hallways of Carver Middle School in...
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