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Knights look to recover from UConn shocker

After one of the tougher conference games on their schedule, the Knights hit the road last week for what was expected to be the easiest, with a shot at taking sole possession of the AAC title. They were wrong.

It’s not quite a stroke, but very dangerous

The symptoms you are describing are in the distribution of the middle cerebral artery in the left hemisphere of the brain.

his could be caused by a blockage in the artery or, less likely, by an embolism.

Safety tips for seniors living alone

Here are a few hints to stay safe.

Nearly 30 percent of seniors live alone. Home safety is very important to us, and even more important during the short, dark days of winter.

Senior Calendar

Senior activities abound in November

A "Rock and Roll" themed dance sponsored by Belles and Beaus Dance Club will be held Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Marks Street Recreation Complex, 99 E. Marks St., Orlando.

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96-year-old Mayflower resident wins Best of Show at “Art for Generations”

Resident Audrey Francini, a 96-year-old artist, teacher and Mayflower resident, won the “Best of Show” Award of $200 for her needlework piece, “Shokke Flowers.”

Louis Roney: Sweetie

Dogs exist to bring happiness to people, and they justify their existence at every opportunity.

It’s impossible not to love dogs in return.

Are dogs growing more anxious?

Evidence isn’t clear that anxiety in dogs is rising, but there is a rise in the understanding and diagnosis of anxiety in pets by veterinarians.

This has led to an increase in diagnosis and treatment for pet anxiety.

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Senior pool sharks jump into the deep end

Ladies run the table

Residents at some local senior living communities spend their golden years trying new hobbies and sports, including eight women who have their own pool playing group at Village on the Green in Longwood.

Chris Jepson: Them that gots the power makes da rules

That our democracy can be so brazenly hijacked by special interests is not a particularly new phenomenon.

My specific disappointment is with an electorate incapable of focusing-on and voting its own interests and, more importantly, by not insisting that our democracy, our electoral process remain free, open and fair.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

It’s been 20 years in the making, and now – from noon to 6 p.m. on Nov. 8 — the public is invited to take self-guided tours through Orlando’s brand new Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center.

The tours will include special photo-ops and the opportunity to purchase tickets for upcoming shows and events.

Volunteer 'grandmas' garner respect in local schools

Take charge in classrooms

The foster grandparents work to prepare 3- to 4-year-olds for kindergarten, mentor children in afterschool programs, support children in shelters or medical facilities or provide guidance in elementary school classrooms.

Ask a Trainer: Staying fit in the cold

Just because you don’t have access to equipment doesn’t mean you will have to forego a great workout.

If you feel the need for an extra challenge (or just want to keep your family guessing), pick up some canned vegetables, a frozen turkey, a heavy purse, your grandbaby, or anything else you can find to use as free weights.

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Mica, Cortes win in Florida Republican wave

State turns redder

Much of Maitland and Winter Park were seeing red as election results rolled in on Tuesday.

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Bauer wins Seminole County school board seat

Wins mother's old seat

A recent DUI wasn't enough to stop Republican-backed Jeff Bauer, who took on his mother’s legacy Tuesday night as he defeated 27-year Navy vet Rich Sloane.

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Schenck re-elected in Oviedo, Brown falls in Winter Springs

Brown unseated

“This campaign was never about me, this campaign was about our city,” Cannon said. “What myself and a lot of citizen’s in this city thought was that it needed to change.”

Lions clinch district title

Wild final game

Justin Spencer made a name for himself on the football field just in time on Halloween night.

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Police release 911 call in Oviedo murder

Son accused of murder

“Joshua!” a voice yells during the call, then later, “You ******* did this! I know that you ******* did this!”

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Snow Mountain returns to Oviedo

City prepares for Christmas Parade

Hoping for a white Christmas in Oviedo? The City of Oviedo will host its annual Snow Mountain event and Holiday Parade from 4 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13 outside the Oviedo Mall.

Voice endorses Rich Sloane for Seminole County School Board

Obvious choice for Board

The Seminole Voice strongly endorses Rich Sloane for Seminole County School Board District 1.

Lions cling to championship hopes

Can they clinch?

Brutal defense highlighted Oviedo’s narrow defeat of Winter Park on Oct. 24, with the Lions escaping by a 7-6 score.

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