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Bartow, Florida is located in Polk County. Zip codes in Bartow, FL include 33831, and 33830. The median home price in Bartow is $125,000 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Bartow information.

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Sunday Sep 14 | The Miami Herald

Phosphates past being reduced to rubble

Last month, a wrecking ball began crushing a century-old Polk County building that used to store phosphate until the newly mined rock dried out. The massive structure of steel-reinforced concrete, built near Mulberry in 1909, was among the few vestiges of phosphate's rise as a Polk County economic powerhouse.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

Phosphates past being reduced to rubble

Last month, a wrecking ball began crushing a century-old Polk County building that used to store phosphate until the newly mined rock dried out. The massive structure of steel-reinforced concrete, built near Mulberry in 1909, was among the few vestiges of phosphate's rise as a Polk County economic powerhouse.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Judge decides to move forward with Sept. 22 jury selection for Michael Dunn trial

Michael Dunn's second murder trial in Jacksonville will move forward with jury selection Sept. 22 after a judge for now has decided against a change of venue.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Six to Judicial Nominating Commissions

Timothy McCausland, 63, of Bartow, is the City Attorney for the City of Lakeland. He is reappointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar for a term beginning September 24, 2014, and ending July 1, 2018.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

SFGate

Man faces life sentence for fatal robbery

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Arrest made in 1987 cold case murder

Arrest made in 1987 cold case murder The Polk County Sheriff's Office says its homicide unit has solved a 27-year-old cold case.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Arrest made in 1987 cold case murder

Arrest made in 1987 cold case murder The Polk County Sheriff's Office says its homicide unit has solved a 27-year-old cold case.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Man gets 15 years for fatal robbery

BARTOW, Fla.- A central Florida man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a fatal robbery.

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Times of Oman

Killing for fun - The George Trepal story

As avid Agatha Christie fans and founder members of the Florida Grim Death Club, Trepal and his wife Diana were in regular demand organising murder mystery weekends in which participants were given a script and acted out a grisly plot.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Jury recommends life in prison for cop killer

When faced between a life sentence and the death penalty, the jury chose life for 21-year-old Kyle Williams.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Construction Equipment Guide

Flagler Unveils Products, Services at Trade Event

Chad Hastings and Alex Cottrill and Matt Morris, all of the Flagler sales team get a first-hand look at some of the newest products offered from Volvo.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ABC Action News

Bartow shooting puts two schools on lock down

A shooting that injured a Bartow man Wednesday afternoon caused police to put Bartow Middle School and Floral Avenue Elementary on a brief lock down.

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