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APD asking for help in locating missing Apopka teenager
The Apopka Police Department is asking for help in locating a missing Apopka teenager. Hailey Michaels was last seen wearing torn jeans, an unknown color crop top shirt and a black hooded …
In case you missed it: The Apopka news week in review
In case you missed it. The Apopka news week in review includes six articles that shaped the city last week... all in one place, including three articles on the Florida House District 39 election.
Apopka City Commission Special Election for Seat #3 moved to August 23rd
According to Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles, and Apopka City Clerk Susan Bone, the general election for Seat #3 is on August 23rd.
Republican Chuck Burt dropping out of State House District 39 race
Chuck Burt, a real estate agent from Casselberry, will withdraw from the race one day after Charles Hart, the Orange County Republican Party Chair, announced his candidacy.
A first: Scientists from the University of Florida grow plants in soil from the Moon
Scientists at the University of Florida are the first to grow plants in soil from the Moon. They used soil collected during the Apollo 11, 12, and 17 missions.
Grocery items with the greatest price increase in April
Stacker analyzed the Consumer Price Index released on May 11, 2022, to determine which common grocery store items saw the largest price increases in April. 

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The Race for 39: Orange County Republican Chair enters election
The race for 39 is getting crowded. Charles Hart, the Orange County Republican Party Chair, became the third Republican candidate and fifth candidate to enter the House District 39 race. There is …
In honor of Shireen Abu Akleh and the 17 journalists in 2022 who lost their lives covering the news
In just the first five months of 2022, 17 journalists have died, including seven in Ukraine since the Russian invasion. Since 1992, 1,443 have been killed.
Bags that give back: Candy’s Cats selected to benefit in the Winn-Dixie Community Bag Program
Winn Dixie estimates that one purchased reusable bag will be used at least six times per year and that each time a reusable bag is used it equates to five single-use bags that are not used.
What’s behind the US infant formula shortage – and how to make sure it doesn’t happen again
Media reports have highlighted the plight of mothers, fathers, and caregivers across the U.S. who have scrambled to find scarce supplies, or driven long distances to buy formula.
AMIkids sponsoring a Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program at the John Bridges Community Center
AMIkids Orlando in partnership with Lennar Homes will be providing a free Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program at John H. Bridges Community Center on Wednesdays (10 am -12 pm) beginning June 8th.
Strawberry growers can benefit from UF/IFAS research into dangerous disease
Strawberry farmers worldwide may get help from new University of Florida research that shows a way to battle one of the fruit’s fiercest foes.
Despite downward trends, 1 in 4 girls will be pregnant before age 20 in the US
According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, the U.S. teen birth rate is at an all-time low. As of 2016, the teen birth rate (20.3 births per 1,000 girls ages 15-to-19) declined …
Why free stuff makes us irrational
If you’ve ever wondered just how passionate people are about free samples at Costco, look no further than these 2 incidents.
Apopka Police Department Burglary Report: May 1st-7th
The Apopka Voice publishes a weekly burglary report from the Apopka Police Department that includes reported burglaries of businesses, residences, and vehicles.   
The Race for 39: Bankson v. Hughes could hinge on Roe v. Wade
The race for the State House District 39 is a long way off. The primary isn't until August 23rd, and the general election on November 8th, but two candidates seem to be the early favorites.
Demings touts new program to lower internet costs
Rep. Val Demings of the Florida 10th District (which includes Apopka) announced a new federal program created under the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
April showers brought above-average rainfall to most of the District
Two consecutive months of above-average rainfall in northeast Florida still leave parts of the St. Johns River Water Management District’s southern region abnormally dry.
Apopka Police Department Arrest Report
The Apopka Voice publishes a weekly arrest report that includes arrests, crashes, calls for service, and traffic citations. This report is for the week ending May 9th.
What is fentanyl and why is it behind the deadly surge in US drug overdoses?
Physicians like me have seen a rise in unintentional fentanyl use from people buying prescription opioids and other drugs laced, or adulterated, with fentanyl.
Apopka City Council spikes affordable housing project in City Center
Affordable housing. It's one of the building blocks for a strong economy and the gateway for a local workforce to get ahead of the economic curve.