Trayvon Martin protest march planned for weekend

A coalition of college students will spend the next three days marching about 40 miles between Daytona Beach and Sanford to protest the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

The group, who call themselves the Dream Defenders, said they organized the march to “stand against racial profiling, institutional racism and the legacy of violence that continues to plague young people of color.”

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UCF: Pictures of notable UCF alumni - OrlandoSentinel.com)
"The House plan would cut state dollars by nearly $250 million next year for Florida’s 11 universities. The more draconian Senate blueprint would slash their support by $400 million. To help universities fill the gap, the House plan would raise their tuitions by 8 percent. Schools would be free to tack on 7 percent, for a 15 percent total increase."

Editorial: Break the cycle of cuts for Florida universities

As more and more employees use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, iPhones and blogs - on work time - it has hatched a host of crucial questions just beginning to be studied by experts. Does time spent on social media affect worker productivity? Does it lead to friction among workers and employers - and do companies have the right to set social-media policies and discipline employees who violate them? 
Join Orlando Sentinel Reporter Greg Dawson for a live chat about social media at work today at 1 p.m.

As more and more employees use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, iPhones and blogs - on work time - it has hatched a host of crucial questions just beginning to be studied by experts. Does time spent on social media affect worker productivity? Does it lead to friction among workers and employers - and do companies have the right to set social-media policies and discipline employees who violate them?

Join Orlando Sentinel Reporter Greg Dawson for a live chat about social media at work today at 1 p.m.

37th Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival draws 298 artists
We will be hosting a live chat on our Facebook page tonight with our top political reporters from 5-7 p.m. Opinions Editor Mike Lafferty will get the chat started and explain why the Orlando Sentinel endorsed Mitt Romney. Feel free to leave your questions and comments on our page now. 

We will be hosting a live chat on our Facebook page tonight with our top political reporters from 5-7 p.m. Opinions Editor Mike Lafferty will get the chat started and explain why the Orlando Sentinel endorsed Mitt Romney. 

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Light Up UCF 2011

(Stephen M. Dowell, Orlando Sentinel / December 8, 2011)
The lights twinkle during Light Up UCF on the campus in front of the UCF Arena on Thursday, December 8, 2011.
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Light Up UCF 2011

(Stephen M. Dowell, Orlando Sentinel / December 8, 2011)

The lights twinkle during Light Up UCF on the campus in front of the UCF Arena on Thursday, December 8, 2011.
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Brant Parsons, Iliana Limón and Mike Bianchi talk about UCF officially becoming a part of the Big East

Valencia College student Gilberto Moleiro (Valencia College / November 15, 2011)
Five Valencia College students will get up to two years’ worth of free tuition after winning a video contest that urged students to share stories about how they overcame their struggles to stay in school.
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Valencia College student Gilberto Moleiro (Valencia College / November 15, 2011)

Five Valencia College students will get up to two years’ worth of free tuition after winning a video contest that urged students to share stories about how they overcame their struggles to stay in school.

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