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'We Won't Rest': Farmworkers Demand Human Rights in the Fields
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers holds a vigil outside of Publix in Lakeland, Florida on Friday, March 14 The Immokalee, Florida migrant farm-workers who have forced some of the biggest food industry giants in the world to acquiesce to their demands for dignity in the fields say they are determined to make Wendy's and Publix do the same.
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Motor City Bengals
Jose Iglesias Will Start Season on DL, Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski Says
Feb 27, 2014; Lakeland, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias loose control of the ball as Atlanta Braves catcher Ryan Doumit slides into second safely during the third inning at Joker Marchant Stadium.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Publix protest: 'Fair Food' marchers heading to Lakeland stores
Scores of marchers today are gathering in Polk County in hopes of prompting Publix to join a campaign designed to give tomato pickers decent wages and working conditions.
Fla. man, jailed without bond since December, faces federal charges linked to extortion, pipe bombs
After Brian Henderson's threatening emails failed to reap the $5 million that he demanded from Publix, he figured he needed to deliver a "bigger boom."
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Model Airplane News
Florida Jets - Winners and Sneak Peek
MAN Team Rich Uravitch and David Hart have been covering some of the most popularRC events there are and recently, they were on the flightline of Florida Jets.
The Detroit News
Tigers' Iglesias to see specialist today to address shin issues
Lakeland, Fla. -- Jose Iglesias, who has not played in a game in two weeks, will see a specialist today as his stubborn shin problems threaten to place him on the disabled list ahead of Opening Day.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
News 4 Jax
Protestors march for Fair Food Program
FARM WORKERS AND FAMILIES DEMONSTRATING THAT SOUTH SIDE NEIGHBORHOOD ARE TAKING YOU P A UP A FAIR FOOD FIGHT WITH TWO BIG CORPORATIONS.
Detwiler delivers strong outing in loss to Mets
The Nationals and Mets both got good performances from fifth-starter candidates in Thursday afternoon's Grapefruit League contest at Space Coast Stadium, which New York won, 7-5.
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Drew Smyly, Jacob Turner on mound; game televised on FSD
The grounds crew prepares the field at Joker Marchant Stadium on a beautiful, sunny but cool morning in Lakeland, Fla.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Testimony to continue in Bradenton murder trial
Aguilar, 25, is charged with second-degree murder for the fatal shooting shortly after midnight May 26, 2012, of Natividad Faudoa, 32, in the parking lot of DaVinci's nightclub, 105 Cortez Road, Bradenton.
Cavanaugh Skyraider Heads to Florida
The Cavanaugh Flight Museum's Douglas AD-5 Skyraider left Texas Tuesday to join the Commemorative Air Force's Boeing B-29 Superfortress "FIFI" on the CAF AirPower History Tour in Florida.
Publix CEO to speak at United Fresh show
Ed Crenshaw, chief executive officer of Publix Super Markets, Lakeland, Fla., will deliver the keynote speech at the Opening Breakfast General Session at the United Fresh Produce Association's 2014 convention.
ABC Action News
B-29 WWII bomber arrives in Lakeland
When there's only one of these planes in the world that actually flies, it's worth coming to check it out.
WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
Mom, boyfriend face charges after toddler's death
The Ledger of Lakeland reports 24-year-old Victoria Reyes and 48-year-old Kevin Meadows are in the Polk County Jail.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Naples Daily News
Living Waters church buys former Albertsons in Estero
Living Waters Community Church has 18 separate "life groups" operating out of the church that meet on a weekly basis and help out in the community.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Commercial featuring Lakeland university is legal
A Lakeland landmark in the making is featured in a pickup truck commercial. But there are questions over whether it's legal to advertise and make money off of something that's paid for through your tax dollars.
Motor City Bengals
Detroit Tigers Links: Avila's Framing Value, Knebel's Fast Track, and Moya Gets a Look
Feb 18, 2014; Lakeland, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila during a team practice at Joker Marchant Stadium.
Rumor Roundup: A New Challenger by Daniel Rathman
Without the swap, Castellanos might have spent his first full big-league season as a left fielder.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
800 protesters march on Wendy's headquarters for farm worker rights
In a 10-city tour that ends on March 15 at the home base of Publix in Lakeland, Florida, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers stopped in Dublin, Ohio yesterday to call on Wendy's to join its Fair Food Program.
Model Airplane News
Florida Jets - High-Speed Action from Lakeland, FL
Long time Model Airplane News contributor Rich Uravitch spent the weekend on the flightline for the 2014 Florida Jets event getting the inside story on many of these impressive turbine powered jets and the pilots that fly them.