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Winter Haven, Florida is located in Polk County. Zip codes in Winter Haven, FL include 33884, 33882, and 33880. The median home price in Winter Haven is $145,900 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Winter Haven information.

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20 hrs ago | Switched

These Vintage Photos Prove Publix Has Always Been Awesome

Publix, of course, has had a good thing going for a really long time. If you live in the Southeast -- or know people from the region who can't stop talking about how much they miss it -- you know that Publix deli subs are the stuff of legends, associates are the most courteous in the business , and you just haven't lived until you've walked its ... (more)

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

NBC2 News

Clewiston VVA looking for local veterans who died in the Vietnam War

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America #594 in Lee County are searching for surviving family members or friends of four former Clewiston residents who gave their lives serving their country in the Vietnam War.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Click Orlando

2 burned, dog killed in fireworks accident

A 49-year-old woman and her 25-year-old son were burned during a Fourth of July fireworks accident, according to Auburndale police.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Marco Eagle

Police: Naples man uses Internet to solicit sex from boy, 13

A Naples man traveled from Tampa to Polk County to have a sex with what he thought was a teenage boy, according to a report from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in Winter Haven.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

News Talk Florida

Winter Haven Man Charged With Attempted Murder

A Winter Haven man has been arrested for robbery and attempted murder after he took a woman's purse and strangled her unconscious.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

NBC2 News

Police: Naples man uses Internet to solicit sex from boy, 13

A Naples man traveled from Tampa to Polk County to have a sex with what he thought was a teenage boy, according to a report from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in Winter Haven.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Teacher among 16 charged in undercover sex sting

The Polk County Sheriff's Office says 16 people are facing charges following an undercover child sex sting, including a high school teacher.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

WFLA-AM Tampa

One suspect is dead, three are in custody, and two others are at large

Authorities are investigating two carjacking cases that happened in Polk County Sunday that left one suspect dead, three suspects in custody, and two others on the run.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Armed carjacking; Suspect dies from injuries

On June 29th at approx. 3:05 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to an armed carjacking at Barnett Park, 121 South Lake Avenue.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

One dead after Polk County crash

One dead after Polk County crash No independent witnesses have been able to tell determine who had the right-of-way.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

12-year-old Winter Haven Girl Missing

A 12-year-old Winter Haven girl, Valansia Ceqile, has been missing from her home since Friday night, June 27th, at approximately 11:00 p.m. 12-year-old Winter Haven Girl Missing A 12-year-old Winter Haven girl, Valansia Ceqile, has been missing from her home since Friday night, June 27th, at approximately 11:00 p.m. Check out this story on ... (more)

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The Jersey Journal

East Greenwich crimelog: Man wanted for Delaware burglary pulled over

EAST GREENWICH TWP. - A Winter Haven, Florida man wanted for alleged burglary was arrested June 17 after being pulled over for a driving violation.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

1st case of mosquito-borne disease in Polk

Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1v2amfj WINTER HAVEN, Florida - Polk County health officials confirmed the first case of the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya fever in the county.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Repairs underway for parking lot sinkhole

Repairs underway for parking lot sinkhole Cleanup has begun on a sinkhole that opened up in a shopping center parking lot near Legoland last month.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Lakeland mail carrier arrested for mail theft

Lakeland mail carrier arrested for mail theft A mail carrier out of Polk County has been arrested for stealing mail and U.S. Treasury checks.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Lloyd Henderson

Mike worked for Early American Homes for 40 years, building more than 400 homes during his career.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

Click Orlando

Man claiming to be doctor kisses woman on mouth at Walmart, cops say

Winter Haven police have arrested a man after they say he was approaching women at stores claiming to a be a doctor and in one case, kissing a woman.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Cops: Man says he's doctor before molesting women

Winter Haven Police are looking for a man who tells women he is a doctor moments before molesting them at local retail stores.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Missing: 16-year-old boy out of Winter HavenMissing: 16-year-old boy...

Police say William Ernest Rostchild was last seen at his home in the 1900 block of 5th Street NE by his mother.

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Mass Transit

FL: 12 Polk Mayors Address Transit-Tax Issue at Roundtable

June 12--WINTER HAVEN -- While public transit and Polk County's newest university dominated the conversation at Wednesday's fourth annual Mayors Roundtable, this is still a group with some small-town issues.

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