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Don’t let a stomach illness ruin your holidays

Know the signs of sickness

Sick to your stomach? Here are a few clues that may help you figure out what it is that’s bugging you.

Louis Roney: Completing the circle

My fate was not to be born to riches, but my life has been blessed by more than plenteous lucre ever could have brought me.

I have worked long and hard in the many years since moving to Winter Park and I am happy that we are affluent enough to enjoy old age here.

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A giant healthy step: quit smoking

Hold eachother accountable

Let’s start with an obvious step that contributes to heart disease, cancer, respiratory diseases and other causes of death: Smoking.

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Give the gift of better health

Sprouts, socks and yoga pants: Healthy ideas for your gift list.

Gifts can encourage or support good health. To help you out, we offer some healthy gift ideas.

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Dog's nose-licking can halt healing

Getting your dog's nose to heal

The tip of the nose is a tough spot to have a scratch when you’re a dog. The skin is somewhat thin, and the wound itches as it heals, and what dog can resist licking that itchy spot?

Six big-picture tips for your 2017 budget

Budgets for beginners

With the New Year just around the corner, let’s resolve to do a better job managing our money. Here are six big-picture tips to keep in mind when preparing your 2017 budget.

Try a Czech delight, and nutty fruit balls

Tastes for the holidays

The perfect holiday sweets for an old-fashioned swap with friends.

Chris Jepson: Trump – a primer

I thought a Trump Primer was in order to set the millions of Trumpian numbchucks straight.

Why did so many Americans willingly check their brains at the door (while in the election booth voting for Trump) when the candidate himself campaigned on a platform of outright lies, half-truths and deception?

Louis Roney: Review of Orlando Philharmonic/Emanuel Ax

Ax is a pianist’s pianist and has all the fingers that only the greatest pianists possess.

His performance was an extraordinary personal experience for me and I shall jump at the opportunity to hear him again.

Louis Roney: Original sin

Thinking about sin is hardly a good hobby. And original sin is not only often pointless but confusing.

Knowing nothing myself about sin, I’m surely not going to try to get you involved in it — though there are some things about you that irk the hell out of me.

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Christina Rordam: State of the market 2017

Will the White House affect your house?

There are changes at the governmental level for sure. However, it’s not cause for alarm or celebration in my personal opinion as it relates to home ownership.

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Knights to face Arkansas State in Cure Bowl

Cure Bowl bound

The Knights knew they were going bowling since early November, but now they know how far they'll travel: about 10 miles.

Tips for a healthy holiday season

Limit fat, sugar in recipes

Here are a few simple tips to help you make healthy choices so you can enjoy a guilt-free holiday.

Letter to the Editor: A holiday gift that matters

The holiday season is an appropriate time to do something for the caregiver.

Many family caregivers volunteer and, in the process, sacrifice their jobs and social lives to devote their time to a loved one in need.

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Holiday temptations can spell trouble for pets

Have emergency vet number on hand

Holiday gatherings can be distracting, so it may be best to keep pets in a secure, comfortable area away from loud noise and tempting foods.

Letter to the Editor: A LYNX rider's request

On a limited budget, a LYNX senior discount bus ticket would be most helpful and allow me to become a frequent rider.

Surely there must be a better way for a bus driver to affirm one’s over-65 age than to expect seniors to spend a morning on a trip downtown for an unnecessary ID card.

How to keep your exercise routine moving forward

Keep your workout on track

The primary variable that I’ve found with a lot of people who experience the start and stop workout routine is managing their expectations in a couple important areas.

Why is alcohol banned with antibiotics?

Are they safe to have together?

In general, if you are sick enough to need antibiotics, it is prudent to avoid alcohol, and certainly to avoid excess alcohol. But alcohol does not render antibiotics ineffective.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Holiday Calendar

Christmas in the Park is a way for the museum to share their rare Tiffany collection with the public, and in this, its 38th year, the event is still free.

Today at 6:15 p.m., a signal will be given to turn on the Morse Museum window lights – which look particularly magical in the Park – and Winter Park’s holiday season begins.

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Senior Holiday Calendar

A holiday band concert will play all of your holiday favorites with Seminole State College’s Jazz Ambassadors and the Community Symphonic Band.

Seminole State College’s Jazz Ambassadors and the Community Symphonic Band will get you into the holiday spirit with two concerts on Monday, Dec. 5 and Tuesday, Dec. 6.

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