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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 $130,000 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Lakeland information.

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6 hrs ago | Switched

Mom Asked For Pics Of Horses For Daughter With Disabilities. Bet She Didn't Expect This Surprise

Alexus Lasiter, who goes by Lex, has cerebral palsy, a seizure disorder, heart trouble and kidney problems , according to Today.com.

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Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Right Wing News

Sex offenders "House of Horrors" had brother and sister aged 11...

Sean Pearson and Jessica Rowland were accused of treating the 11 year old boy and 12 year old girl like a 'rabid dog.'

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

An Echo Through The Canyon'

On Sept. 9, 2013, 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick of Lakeland, Fla., jumped to her death after being bullied for over a year by at least 15 girls.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Store owner beaten, robbed for only $18

Store owner beaten, robbed for only $18 Lakeland Police say 76 yr. old store owner beaten and robbed for $18 Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/VsRz1z Lakeland police have released images of both of the suspects that were captured moments earlier as they strolled by a nearby business.

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Architect Online

Santiago Calatrava's Florida Polytechnic University Opens Tomorrow

Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, Fla., opens to the public tomorrow, becoming the 12th and newest school in the Florida State university system.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Couple arrest stems from bizarre child abuse, deputies say

Two Polk County children, an 11-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl, were subjected to painful and bizarre forms of abuse, leading to charges against their guardians, the Sheriff's Office said today.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Switched

Husband Discovers Wife In Astonishing Preschool Picture Taken 17 Years Before They Met

Jason Roth, from Miami, Florida, and Jessica Roth, from Lakeland, Florida, both 35, met at a club near their alma mater, Florida State University, and eventually fell in love.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Inhabitat

Santiago Calatrava's Spectacular New Building is a Living,...

That's not a futuristic spaceship or a sci-fi movie set - it's the latest building by world-renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava .

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

K99FM

Polk deputies investigate two unrelated hit and run crashes

Deputies say one crash occurred around 2:15 a.m. on US Hwy 92 in the westbound lanes at the intersection with Payne Street, in Auburndale.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Detroit News

Joey Pankake locked in at the plate for Single A Connecticut

Have fun, one and all. The name is colorful and of such instant allure Joey Pankake has no doubt heard every derivation of joke possible.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Pedestrian hit-and-run in Lakeland

Around 6:40 a.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014, Polk County Sheriff's Office received a call from a motorist who saw an adult white female laying on the south side of the roadway of eastbound Clubhouse Road in Lakeland, near Tillery Road.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Buildings

Florida Tile Opens New Boise Showroom

Florida Tile continues expanding its brand and market presence with the opening of the company's second tile and stone showroom in four months, this one in Boise.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Police: Lakeland fatal shooting gang-relatedPolice: Lakeland fatal...

This is one of the bullet holes left from a shootout Wednesday on Oregon Avenue in Lakeland that left a teen dead and a man wounded.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Armed victim returns gunfire, killing 14-year-old gang member, cops say

An armed Lakeland man killed a 14-year-old gang member in a shootout Wednesday evening after both drew guns and opened fire, according to the Lakeland Police Department.

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Jalopnik

FD RX-7 Faceoff: Stock Versus Modified

The FD generation Mazda RX-7 was built from 1991-2002 and is in my opinion the best looking of all Mazda vehicles.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Traffic Alert: Crash on I-4 eastbound in Lakeland

The accident happened shortly before 1 p.m. at I-4 and Kathleen Road. The Florida Highway Patrol reports there were injuries in the crash.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Daily Mail

Mom of teen suicide victim sues over daughter's death

Mother of 12-year-old suicide victim who was 'absolutely terrorized by school bullies' sues school board, another student and owners of the building her daughter leaped to her death from School Board of Polk County, Cemex Construction Materials of Florida and a former classmate all had a hand in the death of daughter Rebecca Sedwick, she claims The ... (more)

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ABC Action News

5 things you need to know for Monday

Here are five things you need to know happening in Florida on Monday, August 4, 2014.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Tigers blank Miracle 4-0

The Tigers scored three runs in the first inning off Miracle starter Brett Lee. Harold Castro led off with a single into left field.

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Daily Kos

Tampa Bay Automobile Museum: A Photo Diary

The Tampa Bay Automobile Museum, in St Petersburg, FL, is not very large by museum standards, but it has a nice collection of around 60 vintage automobiles from the 30's to the 80's, most from Europe and many with unusual designs or technical innovations.

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