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Lakeland, Florida is located in Polk County. Zip codes in Lakeland, FL include 33815, 33807, and 33801. The median home price in Lakeland is $137,500 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Lakeland information.

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54 min ago | Lab Management Today

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The BRIDGE is an online network from LMT dedicated exclusively for members of the Dental Laboratory community.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dear Abby: Assistant's gruff attitude needs to be smoothed out

Dear Abby : How do I deal with an assistant who keeps calling me a "brownnoser"? She did it again yesterday at a staff meeting in front of my boss and another assistant.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Miami New Times

Amazon Will Start Charging Florida Sales Tax on May 1

We're sure that after yesterday the last thing you want to hear about is more taxes.

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WFTV Orlando

$70K bond for teacher accused of sex with student

A Polk County judge set a high bond for a Lakeland teacher accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

School crossing to be removed in Lakeland

Polk County, Florida -- The Cleveland Court Elementary crossing guard located at Cleveland Heights Blvd. and Edgewood Drive in Lakeland will be removed due to the inconsistent use of the crossing by elementary students.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Fla. woman accused of stealing from employer

A long-time employee of a manufactured homes company faces grand theft charges following a four-month investigation by Lake Wales police.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Man gets life for setting wife on fire

A central Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire.

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Call to the Pen

Justin Upton almost takes out B.J. Upton with line drive

Mar 25, 2014; Lakeland, FL, USA; Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton talks with center fielder B.J. Upton before the game against the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium.

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CBS 47

Lakeland teacher arrested, accused of sex with student

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 PM on 4/15, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL BOSTON -- Ceremony to remember the victims on the 1 year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Teacher accused of sex with teen in car

A Polk County teacher is behind bars today after she was accused of having sex with a 17-year-old boy in her car, Lakeland Police say.

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WPTV Local News

Florida teacher accused of sex with student

Jennifer Christine Fichter, a 29-year-old English teacher in Lakeland, Florida, has been arrested and charged with 6 counts of Unlawful Sexual Activity With A Minor after admitting a sexual affair with a 17-year-old male student.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Drag racer dies from crash-related injuries

A Tampa drag racer has died from injuries he suffered in a crash at the Lakeland Motor Speedway earlier this month.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Florida Polytechnic University selects first president

Florida Polytechnic University's Presidential Search Committee has selected Dr. Randy K. Avent to be the University's first president.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Sentencing scheduled for 1981 shooting rampage

A 64-year-old man is expected to learn whether he will receive life imprisonment or be sent back to Florida's death row for a 1981 shooting rampage that left three people dead, including a Polk County sheriff's deputy.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

CBS 47

Publix employee in Fla. celebrates 50-year career

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 AM on 4/13, issued at 10:37 AM Bryceville, FL First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA LAKELAND, Fla.

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The Tennessean

Wedding: Ashlee Sams & Wesley O'Connor

Josh O'Connor, brother of the groom, officiated the ceremony. Parents of the bride are Marilyn & Harold Sams of Lakeland, FL.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Funeral held for Bay area soldier killed at Fort Hood

A soldier killed in shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, earlier this month is being remembered at private services in central Florida.

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Aero-News Network

Sun 'n Fun Celebrates 'Successful' 40th Fly-In

Well.... we've heard some pretty heavy duty SnF attendance claims before... and back then, they were B.S... But maybe this time, it will be different.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WFLA-AM Tampa

PCSO arrests 41 in 'Operation Sticky Hands '

The Polk County Sheriff's Office said detectives arrested 37 suspects for various retail theft charges after conducting surveillance at various retail stores during "Operation Sticky Hands" on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Fort Hood shooting victim's body to return to Florida

The body of one of the three soldiers killed in the rampage at Fort Hood will be returning to the Tampa Bay area.

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