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2 women killed in separate crashes at same scene on Florida’s Turnpike; 1 crash involves road ranger

Two women died Monday morning in separate crashes at the same site on Florida’s Turnpike in Orange County. One of them was killed after crashing into a Florida Department of Transportation road ranger truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash took place at around 3:20 a.m. when a 22-year-old Ohio man was driving a pickup truck south on the Turnpike near mile marker 269 in the ...
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2 women killed in 2 separate crashes on Florida Turnpike, FHP says

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol says two women were killed in two separate crashes in the same spot on Monday morning. In the first crash, a 22-year-old man was traveling southbound on the Florida Turnpike in Winter Garden in the right lane. For an unknown reason, a 22-year-old female was stopped in the right, southbound lane of the Turnpike. The driver reportedly did not see her vehicle stopped in the travel lane and struck her car.
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'We can already feel the pinch.' Families aren't getting child tax credit checks for the first time in 6 months

Without a January child tax credit payment, Jen Cousins will have to wait a few extra months to replace the brakes on her minivan, the only car her family of six owns. Cousins, 44, a stay-at-home mom in Orlando, Florida, has been receiving the full credit for each of her four children ages six, eight, twelve and thirteen for the past six months. She's put most of the extra money toward medical expenses – the entire family wears glasses, one child needs special prescription eye drops and speech therapy and soon, her oldest kids will need braces.
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Deputies search for missing Volusia County woman

VOLUSIA COUNTY – The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a DeLand woman who is believed to be missing and endangered. 35-year-old Chanda Mims was reported missing Friday, but was last seen the week of Jan. 16, deputies said. [TRENDING: Sorry, Central Florida. That wasn’t snow you...
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2 dead in separate rear-end crashes on Florida Turnpike in Orange County

ORLANDO, Fla. – A driver was killed early Monday in a crash on the Florida Turnpike where authorities were investigating an earlier fatal wreck, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The first fatal crash happened at 3:20 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the turnpike near mile marker 269. [TRENDING:...

This was My First Time Doing an Auto Body Paint Job and that Caused a bit of a Problem!

Today, is paint day and the whole family is optimistic. The weather is perfect for painting. The temperature is in the seventies, low wind and clear skies. We love the, Fire Red Pearl paint color we chose. With great excitement we started painting. Our hearts sunk when the paint was completed and we realized it was a blunder. There was streaking, blotches and running where the paint was not applied correctly. We don’t give up easily, so we decided to give painting a second try. The next pass was not quite as perfect as we were hoping, but it was a job we were not ashamed of. Our hearts were lifted when we painted the white “V”, unique to the, “Good News Bus” and it was a success.

From frost to rain: What to expect tonight & tomorrow

ORLANDO, Fla. — People throughout Central Florida woke up to find frost on the windshields of their vehicles Monday morning, and it won’t be warming up anytime soon. Although all frost and freeze advisories have expired, temperatures are forecast to be in the upper 30s and mid 40s Monday night, with no freeze concerns for Tuesday morning.

Disney's Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Florida

Disney's Animal Kingdom is the most underrated park at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. I personally think that the Kilimanjaro Safari alone may just be the best ride in all of Disney World. Animal Kingdom is a whole different atmosphere than what you would find at Magic Kingdom, but we think it is well worth taking one day to spend here. We are Brittany and Jay and we travel full time in our RV bringing to Newsbreak content from all over the country. Follow us here for tips on what to see and do in your local area, for your next vacation or just to see where we end up next.

Orange County prepares sales-tax-hike pitch to pay for road improvements, SunRail, Lynx

With the coronavirus pandemic looming over Central Florida in April 2020, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings called off his 11-month campaign to raise the county sales tax by a penny, an increase he described as critical for improving the region’s deficient transportation network. “Times are just too uncertain right now,” he said then. But Tuesday, Demings, who was forced to work in isolation ...
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FREEZING! Coldest air of season grips Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. – Monday started off very cold across Central Florida, with many areas waking up to frost and freeze advisories. Ocala dipped into the mid-20s, with The Villages and Kissimmee dropping below freezing at 31 degrees. Low temperatures on the coast and in metro Orlando reached the mid-30s to low 40s.