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Line Dancing is coming back!

Line Dancing is coming back! Starting Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 10:30 a.m. join Em for a two-hour beginner Line Dancing class.

Louis Roney: Chatting with Machiavelli

Oddly, people who are our “blood relatives” are often people with whom we have little or nothing in common, and with whom we have little to do.

It is not unusual for people to be quite distant from their nearest relative, and for brothers and sisters to get along hardly at all.

Tips to prepare for a pet emergency

Make note of emergency vet contact information.

Please tell your readers that they should write down the number and address of their pet’s regular veterinarian and the nearest emergency vet clinic on their list of important numbers.

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Altamonte veterans event hosts pioneer female general

Female vet headlines event

After 28 years in the service Wilma Vaught retired as a brigadier general, for many years was one of the most highly decorated military women — a trailblazer for women in the military.

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Art show showcases seniors

Art across generations

In celebration of Active Aging Week, The Mayflower will host an art show, displaying the talents of its residents and local seniors.

Chris Jepson: Out to pasture but not out of life

Old white boys, who needs ’em? The only permissible sex or ethnicity in America that is still allowed to be publicly lampooned are white men.

No one gets in your face for lampooning white boys, and why not. We have it coming, historically speaking.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Foodie alert! Do not miss this! More than 75 restaurants are serving up big savings this September during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month.

With the greatest number of restaurants in the program’s nine-year history, this is your chance to have a magical meal at the restaurant you’ve been hungry for.

Tips to help pay off your mortgage early

Paying off the mortgage years early can open other avenues in your finances, especially for retirement or sending a child to college.

It’s not easy to clear a large debt like a mortgage, but there are steps you can take to reach your goal.

Hillary Clinton tees off on the president

Comparing a vacationing president to Nero fiddling while the world burns is a bipartisan cheap shot, one of the few endeavors that are.

No matter how many times the White House validly points out that POTUS is having a “working vacation,” fully in touch using all his sophisticated, albeit portable, communication devices, he’s still teeing off while Iraq is teetering.

Notes: Oviedo Mall grows again

Rhythm, Old Cotton Cargo and Spirit Halloween recently signed leases for spaces at the Oviedo Mall. A returning seasonal favorite, Go! Calendars, Games and Toys, has also inked a deal for the 2014-2015 season.

Calendar: Lego Movie in the park

The city of Casselberry will host its monthly Movies in the Park event on Friday, Sept. 5, at Lake Concord Park, located at 95 Triplet Lake Drive behind City Hall.

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Steven Sotloff memorial vigil at UCF tonight

Vigil for slain journalist

Steven Sotloff will be remembered on the campus he called his home tonight, at a vigil in his honor.

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Nest thermostat gets hacked by UCF

Hijacking a home

“Here come the fireworks,” he says. And then, magically, “Hello, Dave.” pops up on the Nest’s screen.

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Knights stunned in Croke Park Classic

Knights lose heartbreaker

Quarterback Justin Holman nearly pulled off a miracle comeback for the UCF Knights, but watched as a Sam Ficken field goal sailed through the uprights.

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Oviedo retires Blake Bortles' jersey

Jersey retired

It was a halftime ceremony that would be hard to forget. Blake Bortles, days away from playing his first NFL regular season game, walked out to the small, open field in Oviedo.

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Oviedo Lions trounce Lake Brantley on gridiron

Big win to start season

Retiring the number of a hometown football hero was just icing on the cake, as the Lions trounced Lake Brantley.

Notes: Big grant for Seminole State

The Duke Energy Foundation awarded Seminole State College of Florida a $77,000 grant this month to develop and implement a mobile solar-energy laboratory.

Calendar: Labor Day and beyond

Join your fellow UCF football fans to cheer on the Knights at special watch parties throughout the area.

Ask Sandi: Tune up your resume

They put a bunch of big words in the resume to make her seem smart. The problem was it didn’t.

My daughter made a comment that it sounded like they put a bunch of big words in to make her seem smart. The problem was it didn’t.

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Oviedo, Winter Springs in Safest Cities list

Seminole cities rank high

Winter Springs led the way for the Orlando-area cities at No. 3 overall. The FBI listed only 1.38 violent crimes per 1,000 residents, and 10.25 property crimes.

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