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Lake Wales, Florida is located in Polk County. Zip codes in Lake Wales, FL include 33853, 33898, and 33859. The median home price in Lake Wales is $119,000 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Lake Wales information.

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Saturday Sep 13 | The Orlando Sentinel

Sheriff: 2 men arrested in connection with 29 burglaries

Michael Marquis Jones and Mark Starr are arrested in connection with string of Polk County burglaries, officials say. Michael Marquis Jones and Mark Starr are arrested in connection with string of Polk County burglaries, officials say.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

CBS Local

Small Church Stops Nation's Largest Medical Marijuana Facility From Moving Into Fla. Town

Many top officials from Polk County and the city of Lake Wales tried to stop but couldn't get it done, but a small church was able to prevent the largest medical marijuana facility in the country to be moving into Lake Wales. "The church is not interested," Pastor Marshal Kirchik of the Bethel Baptist Church told WTSP .

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Tiny Lake Wales church stops medical pot facility

Tiny Lake Wales church stops medical pot facility A small church has halted plans for a large medical marijuana facility in Lake wales.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Police: Polk teens take bus on 180-mile joyride

Three teenagers have been arrested for taking a Lake Wales school bus on a 180-mile joyride, and picking up some friends along the way.

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ABC Action News

Teens steal school bus, take 180 mile joyride

Three teens have been charged with stealing a school bus and taking it on a 180 mile joyride across Polk County.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Toledo Blade

Insect puts squeeze on Fla. citrus

The tourists stream to Florida in their cars, intent on a week at Disney World or a sugar-sand seashore or a nonstop party on South Beach.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Click Orlando

Largest pot plant proposed for Polk

LOCAL 6 HAS LEARNED A COMPANY CALLED GROW HEALTHY JUST PURCHASED AN OLD MATTRESS PLANT IN POLK COUNTY.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Biggest U.S. medical pot facility coming to Polk?

A small city in Polk County may soon be home to the nation's biggest medical marijuana facility in the nation and critics, including Sheriff Grady Judd, say there's little they can do to stop it.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Jewish World Review

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

In May, News of the Weird mentioned a Floridian with drug charges named Edward Cocaine.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

In this Wednesday, July 30, 2014 photo, Ellis Hunt Jr., 61, walks past an orange tree, left, which is affected by a disease called "greening", in Lake Wales, Fla.

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