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Orange County Tax Collector Earl K. Wood has died

October 15, 2012
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Orange County’s longtime tax collector, Earl K. Wood, died early this morning. We wrote recentlyabout the fact that the 96-year-old, who has been in office for five decades, was going to run for office again (though some say he didn’t really intend to do so – he just happened to miss the withdrawal deadline to...
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Sunday Film News Roundup — October 14th, 2012

October 14, 2012
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Sunday Film News Roundup — October 14th, 2012

What a boring week. Or perhaps I just paid less attention to the internet this week because of the annoyingly ubiquitous “A-Rod is benched” story that the baseball media jizzed themselves empty over this week. I keep meaning to separate my Twitter feed (where I got 90% of these links from) but am just...
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Backbooth hosts heavy metal bands in Swamp Abyss Sorcery Fest

October 13, 2012
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Backbooth hosts heavy metal bands in Swamp Abyss Sorcery Fest

As a living snapshot of today’s darkest horsemen of the Florida heavy, this well-curated, one-day mini-fest is a consolidated, super-enriched summoning of Sunshine State tonnage.
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re:deux Fashion Show features pieces by Orlando designer Anne Benson

October 13, 2012
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Her items are made completely from recycled clothing items – jeans, sweaters, blazers and outdated pieces are brought back to life as something new and interesting to wear (and look at).
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Winter Park Autumn Art Festival returns for its 39th year

October 12, 2012
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Winter Park Autumn Art Festival returns for its 39th year

Celebrating its 39th year, this expansive festival continues to boast a lineup of 150 Florida-based artists displaying their works in a variety of media, ranging from paintings and ceramics to photography and jewelry.
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VOD Review: Knuckleball! – Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg (2012) (4 Stars)

October 12, 2012
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VOD Review: Knuckleball! – Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg (2012) (4 Stars)

Everything about the fundamental mechanics of baseball seems simple. Kids stuff. That’s when we come to it, as little kids hitting off a tee, or having a ball tossed softly to us in the park. There’s nothing to it. You rear back to throw. You kick as hard as you can to run. Extend your arms...
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