Police searching for missing boater in Winter Park

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Emergency personnel in Winter Park are searching for a 21-year-old boater who went missing at Lake Osceola Monday. Investigators say the man went overboard around 7:30 p.m. and could not be immediately located. The incident was reported in the 400 block of Ollie Avenue in Winter Park. The Winter Park Police […]

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Travelers pour into Florida for Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend is a big weekend for vacation travelers, and according to AAA Travel an estimated 37 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home this year. That is an increase of 60% from a year ago. What You Need To Know  AAA Travel says 37 million people are expected to […]

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Florida National Cemetery staff feel veterans’ bond

BUSHNELL, Fla. — It’s impossible to describe the pain people feel on the day they say goodbye to their loved ones. At the Florida National Cemetery, those goodbyes are sometimes said by more than 20 families a day.  What You Need To Know 80% of the staff at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell are veterans The cemetery […]

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Biden commemorates fallen troops at Arlington Cemetery: ‘They live forever in our hearts’

“We are gathered at the sacred place, in this solemn hour, to engage in the most fundamental of undertakings: The right of remembrance,” President Joe Biden said Monday, his first Memorial Day since taking office. What You Need To Know President Joe Biden marked Memorial Day on Monday with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb […]

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Memorial Day ceremonies mix of in-person, virtual

ORLANDO, Fla. — Several Memorial Day commemorations will be observed in-person across Central Florida, but one of the area’s biggest events will still take place virtually. What You Need To Know Memorial Day commemorations across Central Florida are blend of in-person, virtual Orange County is hosting its ceremony virtually Sanford is hosting its ceremony in-person […]

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Gravestone project honors nearly 200 veterans for Memorial Day

SANFORD, Fla. — The Central Florida Cemetery Project is restoring and cleaning veteran headstones at Evergreen Cemetery in Sanford in a painstaking effort to honor and remember those who have served our country in the military.  What You Need To Know A group of volunteers who find, and restore neglected gravestones Central Florida Cemetery Project refurbishing […]

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President Biden honors fallen troops and their families at Memorial Day weekend service

President Joe Biden honored fallen service members and their families at a ceremony in his home state of Delaware on Sunday ahead of Memorial Day – an event he has attended nearly every year for decades. What You Need To Know President Joe Biden spent the Sunday before Memorial Day honoring fallen service members and their […]

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