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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 $138,500 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Lakeland information.

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18 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Lakeland official under fire for racist remarks

A Lakeland official, under for racist remarks he made during a public meeting, will be asked to resign by Mayor Howard Wiggs, according to the Lakeland Ledger. Lakeland official under fire for racist remarks A Lakeland official, under for racist remarks he made during a public meeting, will be asked to resign by Mayor Howard Wiggs, according to the Lakeland Ledger.

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12 hrs ago | Osprey Observer

Amazon Begins Operation At New Lakeland Fulfillment Center

Amazon's first Florida fulfillment center was pleased to roll out the orange carpet last month to welcome new employees who will pick, pack, and ship large items to customers. The 1 million-sq.-ft.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Panthers expanding tracks in Florida

Panthers expanding tracks in Florida State biologists are finding more panther tracks in Polk County and throughout southwest Florida. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1tSMHi2 LAKELAND, Fla.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Police: 3 hurt in possibly related shootings in Lakeland

Three men were wounded in three possibly related shootings - blocks away from each other - in Lakeland on Friday and Saturday, officials said. Rashon L. Faniel, 27, of Lakeland, was dropped off at Lakeland Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound in the chest, police said.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The City Wire

Sam's Club to host a BBQ showdown in Bentonville

Ten teams from around the Southeastern region are gearing up to show off their best BBQ efforts in Bentonville later this month as part of the Sam's Club National BBQ Tour. They are headed to Sam's Club headquarters in Bentonville to face off on Sept.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Sheriff: Husband, wife dead in murder-suicide

Deputies entered the bedroom and found 45-year-old James "Kevin" Denny and 41-year-old Jennifer Denny dead of gunshot wounds. Sheriff: Husband, wife dead in murder-suicide Deputies entered the bedroom and found 45-year-old James "Kevin" Denny and 41-year-old Jennifer Denny dead of gunshot wounds.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Polk sheriff: Husband, wife dead in murder-suicidePolk sheriff:...

Deputies entered the bedroom and found 45-year-old James "Kevin" Denny and 41-year-old Jennifer Denny dead of gunshot wounds. Polk sheriff: Husband, wife dead in murder-suicide Deputies entered the bedroom and found 45-year-old James "Kevin" Denny and 41-year-old Jennifer Denny dead of gunshot wounds.

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PHONE+

Cologix Acquires Colo5 to Create Data Center Platform

Cologix announced it closed a deal to acquire Colo5, a colocation and disaster recovery provider in Jacksonville and Lakeland, Florida, making this Cologix's ninth acquisition and broadening its presence in Florida. Colo5 has more than 225,000 gross square feet across two enterprise-grade hurricane resistant facilities in Jacksonville and Lakewood.

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Osprey Observer

Halloween Adventures & More

There are many things to do in the area this time of year for those looking for a fright fest. Here are some of the "not so family friendly" options.

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River Front Times

Brew Hub Expands Experimental Brewery to St. Louis

Brew Hub was founded two years ago in St. Louis, but its first brewery ended up in Lakeland, Florida. It's something of a shared office space: brewing equipment for craft breweries that don't have the capacity, capital or proximity to open their own brewpub.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Palm Beach Post

Republican Governors Assn. takes another toke on Morgan's marijuana rant

Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan's recent off-color rant urging young voters to support the medical marijuana ballot measure he is bankrolling is now the subject of two separate web ads - the latest aimed at tarring Democrat Charlie Crist. The Republican Governors Association has posted a new spot Monday tying the loose-tongued Morgan to Crist, an employee of Morgan & Morgan, which an off-camera participant in the pr0-marijuana event is caught proclaiming as "for the reefer."

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

SFGate

Universities forge ahead with 3-D printing

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Publix recalls jalapeno bagels

Publix is recalling its JalapeA o Bagels, which are sold in the self-service bins and bakery department, because they might contain pieces of glass and small stones. Publix recalls jalapeno bagels Publix is recalling its JalapeA o Bagels, which are sold in the self-service bins and bakery department, because they might contain pieces of glass and small stones.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Attorney John Morgan unleashes profanity-laced rant at pro-pot gathering

Well-known, and outspoken, medical marijuana proponent John Morgan unleashed a profanity-laced speech at a post-debate gathering last week. Morgan, an Orlando-based attorney, participated in a debate with Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd prior to joining supporters at a Lakeland bar.

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Sys-Con Media

Cologix Acquires Colo5, Expanding Footprint in Jacksonville and...

This is the ninth acquisition for Cologix, adding scale to its rapidly growing network neutral North American data center platform. More than 100 customers, ranging from local enterprises to Fortune 500 brands across finance, retail, media and system integrator sectors trust their mission critical IT deployments to Colo5.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Police: Teens stole school bus, went on joy ride

LAKE WALES, Fla.- Authorities say three central Florida teens stole a school bus, picked up other students and went on a joy ride. Police say the teens took the bus Sunday night after finding it parked at Lake Wales High School with the keys inside.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Casual Hoya

Dwayne Bacon and Bryant Crawford to Visit Georgetown on 9/12

Class of '15 guards Dwayne Bacon and Bryant Crawford will both visit Georgetown on Friday, September 12th - the same day the school officially breaks ground on the John R. Thompson Intercollegiate Athletics Center.

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Broward-Palm Beach

John Morgan's Profanity-Laced Video: United For Care Responds

Opposition to the legalization of medical marijuana have been circulating a cell phone video showing United For Care benefactor John Morgan giving a profanity-laced speech to young voters about marijuana.

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MDJonline.com

MDJ unveils new look, news lineup

Staff reports The Marietta Daily Journal is introducing a redesign of our editorial product today that includes a new look and several new features.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

News Talk Florida

Fire Crews Investigating Lakeland Juice Bowl Explosion

The Lakeland Fire Department is on the scene of an explosion at Juice Bowl, located at 2090 Bartow Rd in Lakeland.

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