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BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County School District superintendent Lori Romano spelled out in no uncertain terms the deep financial issues the district will face if voters reject a penny sales tax …


Allen Sherrod floats in Lake David in 2010 in Groveland. On Thursday, Sherrod will hoist on his scuba gear and dive into the Atlantic Ocean  near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, where he plans to stay underwater for 55 hours to set a new world record. [Orlando Sentinel]

Weeki Wachee diver aims to stay submerged in Atlantic for 55 hours (w/video)

FORT LAUDERDALE — Allen Sherrod surfaced from a stormy sea nearly three years ago with swollen hands and scabbed legs, weak but triumphant. He had spent two days — 48 hours and 13 minutes, to be exact — at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, 900 feet from the shore of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. It was a dive that earned  …