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  1. United Fresh Names 2017 Family Business Scholarship WinnersRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    UNITED FRESH NAMES 2017 FAMILY BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS Aug. 23, 2017 Source: United Fresh news release United Fresh Produce Association is pleased to announce the four recipients of the 2017 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarships: * Brian Loffredo, Operations Manager, Loffredo Fresh Produce, Des Moines, IA * Geoff Ratto, Sales, Ratto Bros., Inc., Modesto, CA * Mikee Suarez, Sales, MAS Melons & Grapes, LLC, Nogalez, AZ * Nick Wishnatzki, Marketing Projects Manager, Wish Farms, Plant City, FL The Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarship Program was founded in 2001 by sisters Karen Caplan and Jackie Caplan Wiggins, in honor of their mother, Frieda Rapoport Caplan.

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  2. Former Tampa Bay area athletes disciplined at NC StateRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WFLA

    Former Armwood running back Erin Collins, former Durant player Xavier Lyons and former Plant City star Antoine Thompson were all disciplined. The university did not specify which code of conduct violation took place, but reports in Raleigh say an investigation revealed an alleged sexual assault happened during a party last month.

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  3. Vision Zero plan to make Hillsborough roads safer to be unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... It started in Sweden and was adopted by the U.S. in 1997. The Hillsborough County Commission, School Board, Plant City Commission, Tampa City Council and Temple Terrace City Council have all adopted the Vision Zero resolution, which sets a goal of ...

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  4. Solar Eclipse Brings More Than ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | World News Report

    SOLAR ECLIPSE BRINGS MORE THAN EXPECTED World Witnesses Amazing Occurrence Tampa, FL, August 21, 2017-As all eyes on earth turn towards the sky to witness the amazing full solar eclipse, it brings with it more than just a spectacular astronomical phenomenon. See the video here: Aquamelon , the 100% all-natural watermelon juice is proud to announce the grand opening of its new cold pressed production facility in Plant City, FL.

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  5. HomeTeam 25: Football rankings for Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Tampa Bay Online

    ... and Evan Lewis, in a 51-0 preseason rout over Brandon. Treshaun Ward, a 1,000-yard rusher, transferred from Plant City and gives the Titans the depth at running back they lacked a year ago. The defense, which allowed seven points or fewer in seven ...

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  6. Three run in special election for mayor of Temple TerraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... city manager, resigned because of an illness in the family and also to take a job as interim city manager of Plant City, he said. Ganessingh and Jurado both said in recent interviews that they think the city's biggest challenge is selling the ...

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  7. Pedestrian killed in Liberty County crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | WTXL

    ... west of County Road 1641 in Hosford. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say 45-year-old Victor Sandoval Rivera from Plant City, FL was hit when the driver of a 2015 Chevy Camero, Rachel Sims, 24, of Blountstown, drifted outside the eastbound lane.

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  8. Republicans face primary in whirlwind special election for Plant City-area House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    With qualifying completed this week, the field is set in a whirlwind special election to replace state Rep. Dan Raulerson, R-Plant City - and the race could come down to two candidates in a Republican primary, Yvonne Fry and Lawrence McClure. Three other candidates, all less well-known, qualified by the deadline this week: Democrat Jose Vazquez, Libertarian Bryan Zemina and no-party candidate Ahmad Hussam Saadaldin.

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  9. Yarborough, Georgia S. "Louise"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Lakeland Ledger

    GEORGIA 'LOUISE' S. YARBOROUGH, 99 TAMPA - Georgia 'Louise' S. Yarborough, 99, born on 2-20-18; entered into eternal rest on 8-13-17. Hopewell Funeral Home, Plant City.

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  10. FHP: Pedestrian killed in Liberty County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | WTXL

    ... Road 20, that's west of County Road 1641 in Hosford. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say the 45-year-old man from Plant City, FL was hit when the driver of a 2015 Chevy Camero, Rachel Sims, 24 of Blountstown, drifted outside the eastbound lane.

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  11. Garcia, Lisa J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Lakeland Ledger

    LISA J. GARCIA, 58 LAKELAND - Lisa J. Garcia, 58, passed 8/13/17. Visitation at Wells Memorial, Plant City, 8/18 from 4-6pm and a funeral at 6pm.

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  12. Osborne, Dixie a.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Lakeland Ledger

    DIXIE A. OSBORNE, 88 PLANT CITY - Dixie A. Osborne, 88, born in W.Va., on 4/25/1929; entered into eternal rest of 8/12/17. Hopewell Funeral Home, Plant City.

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  13. Boswell, Charles M. "Chuck"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Lakeland Ledger

    CHARLES M. 'CHUCK' BOSWELL, 72 PLANT CITY - Charles M. 'Chuck' Boswell, 72, of Plant City, born on February 10, 1945, entered into eternal rest on August 4, 2017 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and was stationed in Korea.

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  14. Inmate gives employer fake letter from sheriff's office to keep jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    PLANT CITY, Fla. An inmate is accused of faking a Polk County Sheriff's Department letter in order to keep his Plant City job while he was in jail.

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  15. Joe Henderson: As he exits, Donald Raulerson says Legislature needs major overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    Republican Dan Raulerson of Plant City has served five years as the state representative for District 58, but he will be voluntarily leaving on Aug. 15. He said issues related to recent back surgery convinced him this is the right move. His district covers much of east Hillsborough County and voters there must like the way he handled things.

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  16. Inmate gives employer fake letter from sheriff's office to keep jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | NBC2 News

    PLANT CITY, Fla. An inmate is accused of faking a Polk County Sheriff's Department letter in order to keep his Plant City job while he was in jail.

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  17. Couple sends fake letter from...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Marco Sullivan and his girlfriend Martisha Wilson sent a letter of what appeared to be a letter from the Polk County Sheriff's Office to Reddy Ice in Plant City to try to retain Wilson's job while absent. Marco Sullivan, 32, is charged with criminal use of personal identification.

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  18. Dicks, William CarlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Lakeland Ledger

    WILLIAM CARL DICKS, 90 Longtime Businessman/City Commissioner LAKELAND - William Carl Dicks, Army veteran, long time businessman, city commissioner, mayor and loving father and grandfather died Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at home after a brief illness. He was 90. Born in Plant City, April 15, 1927, he was the son of James Raymond Dicks and Lucille Streyer Dicks.

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  19. Syfy channel series to highlight Ogdensburg nativea s paranormal experienceRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... dubbed “The Research In Paranormal Department.” “We had a paranormal investigation in Plant City, Fla, that caught the attention of the network due to the amazing activity that was caught on film by my team,” Mr. Bouchey ...

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  20. Charity Golf Tournament, Ducks Unlimited Dinner & MoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Osprey Observer

    ... Unlimited (DU) of Hillsborough County, Florida, will host its annual Dinner and Auction on September 14 at the Plant City Armory located at 4004 Airport Rd. in Plant City. Happy hour starts at 6 p.m.; dinner served at 7:15 p.m., with raffles and ...

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