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  1. Amazon's first fulfillment center in Florida opens in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | St. Petersburg Times

    The Amazon distribution center in Lakeland is up and running. The online retailer said Thursday it shipped its first order out of the fulfillment center to a customer in New York. 1 comment

  2. Florida Polytechnic rises from turmoil to start STEM missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | St. Petersburg Times

    As a member of his high school robotics team and creator of a money-making tech website, the Broward County teen was thrilled to hear about a state university focused entirely on science, technology, math and engineering, the curriculum known as STEM.


  3. Wake up: Orlando chain to open Keke's Breakfast Cafe in TampaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    A new breakfast spot opening in Tampa is out to prove that the first meal of the day isn't just the most important, it's the best.


  4. Youth gymnastics coach accused of sex with 13-year-old in HillsboroughRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    Justin Thomas Henry, 21, was charged with lewd and lascivious battery for two incidents in which he engaged in sexual activity with the girl, including one on Monday morning, according to an arrest affidavit.


  5. Polk Museum of Art puts Florida landscape photos on exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Another exhibition of photography to consider is "Terra Incognita: Photographs of America's Third Coast" at the Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St., Lakeland.


  6. Publix to launch new website for shoppers to register for special offersRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    For fans of customer loyalty programs who don't want to carry another card, Publix is launching a website that allows shoppers to register for special offers.


  7. Apollo Beach man dies after fight with sonRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    An argument that escalated into a fight between a father and son ended with the death of the father early Saturday, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.


  8. Amazon hits construction milestones at Ruskin facilityRead the original story

    May 13, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Amazon has finished installing the exterior walls and roof of its distribution center under construction in Ruskin, two milestones along the way to completing the 1.1 million-square-foot facility, company officials said Tuesday.


  9. Amazon starts hiring for Ruskin, Lakeland fulfillment centersRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Amazon's career websites list about 40 Florida positions, ranging from operation engineers and industrial maintenance technicians to human resource employees and administrative assistants.


  10. Region baseball: DH turns tide for Bishop McLaughlinRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Drew Stofanik figured it was another in a frustrating line of well-struck balls making its way to an opponent's glove.


  11. Polk Museum gets 'All Decked Out' with skateboard artRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Skateboarders may resist their culture going mainstream but it seems inevitable when the venerable Smithsonian Institution creates Innoskate, a festival started in 2013.


  12. Polk County teacher accused of having sex with student faces Hillsborough charges, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A 29-year-old Lakeland teacher accused of having sex with one of her 17-year-old students now also faces charges in Hillsborough County.


  13. Construction of Amazon fulfillment center well under wayRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Amazon is racing to complete construction of a massive warehouse in southeastern Hillsborough County in time for the holiday shopping rush and likely will end up hiring even more people than the 1,000 originally planned.


  14. Gaetz pushes open records attorney bill, but for whose benefit?Read the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Just last year, the Panhandle Republican, who made his fortune in the hospice industry, supported a bill shielding hospitals from liability and limiting expert witness testimony in medical malpractice cases.


  15. 'Site Specific' at Polk Museum features Central Florida artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Barbara Sorensen, "Topographies Installation," 2007, includes "Boat Installation" in the background and "Foothills Installation" in the foreground .


  16. Median slows traffic on 66th Avenue SRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    In very recent years, St. Petersburg has installed and reinstalled multiple "speed humps" along 66th Avenue S between 22nd Street and 25th Way - less than three-tenths of a mile.


  17. Soaring Calatrava design will be centerpiece of Florida PolyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The visual associations may vary but the first reaction to the enormous, strange and wondrous something that suddenly appears just off Interstate 4 at a Lakeland exit is universal.


  18. Questions arise in St. Petersburg over the cheapest way to do curbside recyclingRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    As the city prepares to bring universal curbside recycling to its 76,000 homes, questions are being raised about how the city will select a vendor for the service.


  19. Strawberry Festival teen has a steer and a role in the Queen and CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Her perfectly styled long brown locks might not stay that way throughout the Florida Strawberry Festival.


  20. Republican Rep. Dennis Ross illustrates challenges of immigration reformRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Over the past year, immigration reform activists have shown up at his home, camped on the lawn of his church and visited him in Washington.


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