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FOR FRIDAY, April 11, 2014
Mayor's Prayer Breakfast 2014
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Feature headlines Opinion & Articles of Interest
Apopka Runoff early line
Runoff for historic city election results are in
A line formed before the doors opened to vote. Find out which candidates won in this historic event in this week's Apopka Chief.

Art and Jazz Fest 2014
Many schools celebrate music and art
Read about the fifth annual Art & Jazz Festival story on page 1C and see more pictures on pages 1A and 10C in this week's Apopka Chief.

Art and Foliage Fest art
Artists, crafters will have their work on display
Find out what will take place during the 53rd annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival in this week's Apopka Chief.

Brandie Howard remembered
Apopka student remembered
Read more on AHS student Brandie Howard in this week's Apopka Chief.

road rage
Police respond to road rage incident in Apopka
Find out who was stopped and why in this week's Apopka Chief. .

OUR POSITION:

Congrats to ...; ... service hard to beat
"...there is no limit to what we can accomplish..." Read our opinion on the city election on page 4A.
Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY:
OPINION & ARTICLES OF INTEREST

ObamaCare is Unaffordable, Unworkable, Un-American Care Act
“The odds against our freedom and prosperity are insurmountable..." Read Corbeil's column on ObamaCare. See page 4A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

Bill enhances Florida for veterans

"... Florida has the third-largest military population..." See Bryan Nelson’s Florida G.I. Bill column on page 4A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

OCPS finalist for nation’s top prize

Read Christine Moore's article on the largest education prize in the country that honors urban school districts on page 4A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

If We Only Had a Heart

"He did something that drives me nuts..." Read Patti Bankson's article on possible presidential candidates on page 5A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

We all extend our appreciation to Willie Lewis Freeman

"He did something that drives me nuts..." Read Patti Bankson's article on possible presidential candidates on page 5A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Mayor Land has managed to lead and to be loved

Apopka will be what we make it

It is time to put partisanship aside

New commissioners welcomed to city government service


Everyone has an opinion. Share yours NOW!
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Police Beat: STAY INFORMED. Get the details: Who, when, and why arrests were made in our community.

Lifestyle & Community headlines
Herman Engelmann greenhouses
Herman Engelmann Greenhouses sold
Find out who bought the Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses in this week's Apopka Chief. .

Walk for Hunger event
Major benefit event for Loaves & Fishes held
Read about the annual 'Walk for Hunger' event and find out if the goal was met in this week's Apopka Chief.

Relay for Life event
Relay for Life teams raise money through the night
Find out how much the relay has raised so far and see more photos on page 12B in this week's Apopka Chief.
Apopka Elks Lodge donation
Apopka Elks Lodge makes donation
Find out who benefited from this donation in this week's Apopka Chief.
Jeanne Broadhurst birthday
Apopka resident to celebrate birthday
Read more about Jeanne Broadhurst in this week's Apopka Chief.
Mosquito Creek Outdoors spring fishing expo
Mosquito Creek Outdoors hosts spring fishing expo
Find out what took place during this event in this week's Apopka Chief.
rotary contest Rick Belben and Dina Cedillo
Group sponsors contest on Rotary Fair Page
Rick Belben gives Dina Cedillo the prize. Find out how many entered the Belben Realty Group contest in this week's Apopka Chief.
Foliage Seroma meet Rick Parks
Foliage Sertoma meeting scheduled with speaker
Read more about Rick Parks and find out is invited to attend the meeting in this week's Apopka Chief. .

Leonard David Sosinski
Former Apopka Boy Scout helps veterans
Read more about Leonard David Sosinski and Mike Sosinski's annual Veterans Gift Campaign in this week's Apopka Chief.

Other Feature Headlines, Events and More:

  • Hobby Lobby will have ribbon cutting. Find out when in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • St. Johns water management district updates its Strategic Plan. Find out what the Strategic Plan includes on page 7A in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Home broken into while mom, kids are there. Find out what happened during this ordeal in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking new ideas and new viewpoints for the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Find out what is required in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The Red Hat Pool Pals will meet. Find out who the group is for on page 1C in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program in Apopka is hosting a seminar, “Inbound Marketing ­– It’s Time to Transform Your Marketing.” Find out when the program will be held in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • First Presbyterian Church of Mount Dora invites all to attend special Holy Week services. Get the dates and times for these events on page 2C in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Wekiva Presbyterian Church invites public to attend 'A Living Tableau of Da’Vinci’s Last Supper'. Find out when in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Community Health Centers Inc., announced new officers to the organization’s Board of Directors. Find out who they are in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Read our Home and Garden... Florida Style section articles, There are ways to keep the work and cost of bathroom renovations low and Did you know? Flowers attract insects with scent on pages 6C, 7C in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The VFW Post 10147 presents 'A Tribute to the Rat Pack' with Frank, Sammy, Dean and Marilyn. And a tribute to the Andrew Sisters. Get details on how to attend this night of nostalgia in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Read the article, IRS tax deadline is rapidly approaching, on page 8C in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Dr. Neil Nedley held a free orientation for his Depression Recovery Program. Find out when the classes will meet in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Delight in these creative ways to use leftover Easter ham. See Kapers on page 4C.
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AHS vs Ocoee and Olympia baseball
Blue Darters play ball with Ocoee, Olympia
Find out the outcome of these baseball games in this week's Apopka Chief.

WHS coach Jessica Polk
Apopka assistant coach to coach WHS soccer
Read more on Wekiva's new head soccer coach Jessica Polk in this week's Apopka Chief.

AHS Schylar Lillethorup
Athlete lands spot on national volleyball team
Get to know Apopka High's Schylar Lillethorup in this week's Apopka Chief.

AHS coach Mark Griseck
AHS assistant coach coming from Olympia
Read about Apopka's new assistant basketball coach Mark Griseck in this week's Apopka Chief.
AHS vs Deltona Pine Ridge flag football
Darters tackle against Deltona Pine Ridge High
Find out who won this flag football game in this week's Apopka Chief.
AHS tennis Anjali and Anita Kapur
Apopka twins place in championship tourney
Find out where tennis players Anjali and Anita Kapur placed in the tournament in this week's Apopka Chief.
AHS basketball signers Taylor Breck and Deion Fields
Darter ballers sign letters of intent
Find out where Taylor Breck and Deion Fields signed to play in this week's Apopka Chief.
WHS vs AHS volleyball
Mustangs and Darters spike at volleyball match
Find out which team got slammed in this week's Apopka Chief.
AHS softball seniors
AHS softball team honors seniors before game
Who scored more runs? Find out if Apopka or ocoee won in this week's Apopka Chief.
AHS boys lacrosse seniors
Seniors honored by AHS lacrosse team
Guess what happened with game officials for the game against Ocoee. Find out in this week's Apopka Chief.
WHS vs Dr Phillips lacrosse
Mustangs and Panthers battle for win
Find out if Wekiva won this lacrosse game against Dr. Phillips in this week's Apopka Chief.
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