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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.
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Feb 18, 2014; Lakeland, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila during a team practice at Joker Marchant Stadium.
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.
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.
As you've probably read already on Saturday there was a collision between a light plane and a parachutist that was spectacularly captured by a local amateur photographer.
A Winter Haven man told police he stabbed his mother to death because she had been "controlling his money for too long."
This weekend's aviation events highlight Women of Aviation Worldwide Week with open houses in addition to traditional fly ins for food... When arriving at the first stop on our pilots association's annual poker run, one of our pilots said on the frequency, for all to hear:... News this week includes Garmin's announcement of new capabilities for ... (more)
This series of photos from MyFoxTampaBay.com show the harrowing collision between a skydiver and a small Cessna earlier today in South Lakeland Florida.
An Honor Flight scheduled to take off from Lakeland and bring World War II veterans to view the World War II monument in Washington, D.C., has been cancelled.
A Polk County judge sentenced 53-year-old Clarence Montgomery on Thursday. A jury found him guilty of manslaughter in December.
When someone mentions a Frank Lloyd Wright house located near moving water, you probably think of "Falling Waters" in Pennsylvania.
Polk County Sheriff Office Deputies are on the scene of a three vehicle traffi crash in the northbound lanes of US 98 North between Old Soldier Road and Keen Road.
Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix, a privately owned company with 1,077 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina, reported a 5.2% increase in sales for the fiscal year ending Dec. 28. Total sales for the year were $28.9 billion, according to a news release from Publix.