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Lakeland, Florida is located in Polk County. Zip codes in Lakeland, FL include 33815, 33807, and 33801. More Lakeland information.

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Ellen recognizes local kid for anti-bullying

LAKELAND, Fla. - At the age of 13, Jaylen Arnold is truly being the change he wants to see in the world.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Superintendent: Lakeland teacher falsified application

Jennifer Fichter who is accused of having sex with a student also faced some serious allegations at another teaching job.

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WLKY-TV Louisville

Rebecca Sedwick: New questions about bullying

Before she jumped to her death in September,12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland, Florida, was repeatedly bulled on- and offline, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said at the time.

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CNN

Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Police file raises questions about bullying

Rebecca Sedwick , 12, jumped to her death in September. The Florida girl had complained of bullying by classmates months before her death.

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Lab Management Today

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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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