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Messiah, Art Festival and Food and Rum Fest


The Messiah Choral Society presents their 42nd annual performance of Handel’s Messiah on Sunday afternoon at 3:00 at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center in Downtown Orlando. Dr. John Sinclair, Professor of Music at Rollins College will conduct the 120+ member choir and professional soloists. The performance is also supporting the Second Harvest Food Bank by requesting concert attendees bring donations of nonperishable food items. Doors open at 2:15 , and since this an open to the public concert you may want to get there early for the best seats.
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How Dogs Understand What We Say


Dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices, but what about the meaning of words? A clever experiment with 250 canines shows that dogs understand more of our speech than previously thought.
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Easy Gift Ideas from 90.7 WMFE


Give a gift they will remember for years to come. Give the gift of tickets to see two great public radio personalities – Author and humorist David Sedaris comes to Orlando April 17th and This American Life host Ira Glass comes June 20th. Single tickets are $90 or get a pair for $180. Don’t wait! Order your tickets today and be a holiday hero! Call 1-800-785-2020 or go to http://www.wmfe.org/events/
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Equal Access to Fresh Foods


It’s widely known these days that there are huge swaths of the United States, especially in urban areas, where it’s not easy to get access to fresh, whole foods. Convenience stores stocked with nonperishables like mac-n-cheese, cup-o-noodles and premade frozen entrees are everywhere, but in some communities, true grocery stores with wide aisles stocked with fresh produce, meats, dairy and whole-grain products are scarce – you need to take a car or a bus just to get a head of lettuce or an onion, not to mention any kind of meat that isn’t in frozen nugget or patty form.
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Retailers gear up for Small Business Saturday


There are only four weekends until Christmas- including Black Friday weekend, when 140 million Americans are expected to hit the stores in search of a good deal.The Florida Retail Federation is forecasting a 5 percent increase in sales this holiday season over last year.
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