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Sheriffa s office starts crisis intervention training
Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton has kicked off a two-year initiative to train law enforcement and detention deputies in crisis intervention techniques.
Florida berry growers need promotion group
Before growers were scheduled to begin harvesting in mid- to late March, their typical start, they were optimistic they could pack a record 25 million pounds.
The Orlando Sentinel
No one injured in small explosion at Duke Energy plant near Bartow
Firefighters responded on Monday afternoon to a small explosion and fire at the Duke Energy Hines Energy Complex near Bartow, officials said.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Polk residents reminded to be "Summer Safe"
The Florida Department of Health in Polk County reminds all residents and visitors to take reasonable precautions during summer activities.
Volunteer Florida, AmeriCorps Construct Mini-Libraries, Perform School Clean-Up in Central Florida
Today, Volunteer Florida and AmeriCorps members created 15 mobile libraries and participated in a campus clean-up project.
St. Petersburg Times
A Bartow lawyer's private struggle spills into public domain
In 2003 and again this spring, a Bartow lawyer told a federal judge that people are torturing her through a microchip illegally placed in her head.