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Amy Pavuk
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A photographer defied odds when he snapped photos of a massive bull alligator tearing apart a smaller gator and thrashing its carcass against the water at a nature reserve in Lakeland. MORE: http://bit.ly/UO3BCD
It's something that happens regularly in the wild, but is seldom caught on camera.
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Today marks the 10th anniversary of the "Xbox murders," where six young adults were bludgeoned to death in a Deltona home. The massacre remains the deadliest in Central Florida in more than 20 years.
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Crayola Experience, a hands-on attraction based on colorful crayons, will open in the Florida Mall next summer, company officials announced this morning. http://thesent.nl/1Auifjh 
 
Crayola Experience, a hands-on attraction based on colorful crayons, will open in the Florida Mall next summer, company officials announced this morning.
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UCF students make prosthetic arm for 6-year-old boy -- for $350!
Alex Pring was born without an arm, which takes a lot of the fun out of being a 6-year-old boy.
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An Orlando judge sentenced a Turkish man to federal prison for his role in a computer hacking and credit card scheme, which enabled a Central Florida crime ring to make hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal purchases.
An Orlando judge sentenced a Turkish man to federal prison for his role in a computer hacking and credit card scheme, which enabled a Central Florida crime ring to make hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal purchases.
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Get a shave. Get a new exhaust at this Orlando business that combines a muffler shop and a barbershop. 
Alberto Ramos opened Superior Muffler and Precision Cuts after his son got a bad haircut.
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Five things for Wednesday, August 6 http://thesent.nl/1ofpW82
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: an early morning robbery and shooting; political signs at a school; and are you a narcissist.
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Orange County Regional History Center calls for nominations for upcoming Orlando icons exhibit.
Time is running out for nominations for an upcoming exhibit about the historic icons of Orlando.
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An Orlando man caught peeping up a woman's skirt with a shoe-mounted camera while she shopped at a local business was sentenced to 45 days in jail followed by four years probation.
An Orlando man caught peeping up a woman's skirt with a shoe-mounted camera while she shopped at a local business was sentenced to 45 days in jail followed by four years probation, the State Attorney's Office said Wednesday.
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Show your love for the City Beautiful by #Orlandoing  http://bit.ly/1rKXddD
If you've ever wanted to appear in a video on OrlandoSentinel.com, this is your chance. Snap a selfie with an Orlando sign in the background, add the hashtag Orlandoing and send it to Jon Busdeker.
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Comedian Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart over deadly accident http://thesent.nl/W728Zn
Tracy Morgan has filed suit against Wal-Mart, as the owner of the truck that allegedly struck Morgan's limousine on June 7. Morgan and several other passengers suffered severe injuries in the crash and were hospitalized, while one other person was killed.
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In her circles
168 people
Have her in circles
292 people
Lisa Cianci's profile photo
Mark Mason's profile photo
Adamopoulos Alicia's profile photo
Sam Pineas's profile photo
Dan Wine's profile photo
Victor Levin Acosta's profile photo
Sun Sentinel's profile photo
Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law's profile photo
Walter Pacheco's profile photo
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  • Orlando Sentinel
    Reporter, 2004 - 2014
  • The (Lakeland) Ledger
    Reporter, 2002
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Orlando, FL
Previously
McKeesport, PA
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Amy Pavuk is a breaking news reporter with the Orlando Sentinel, covering criminal justice and legal issues.
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Amy Pavuk covers federal court, Florida's prescription drug epidemic, and breaking news ranging from homicides to wildfires in Central Florida. Amy Pavuk enjoys the challenge of investigative and watchdog reporting.
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Amy Pavuk has received journalism awards from the Florida Society of News Editors and the South Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Education
  • University of Central Florida
    Journalism, 1998 - 2002
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