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Seniors with golden guns
Wed  Mar 22 2017 08:30AM
It wasn’t the OK Corral, but it was definitely a shoot-out ... For the first time, nearly four dozen shooters took aim at a medal, gold, silver or bronze at … read more.
School Board reluctantly addresses issue
Wed  Mar 22 2017 08:30AM
Nathaly Encarnacion went to last week’s Polk County School Board meeting seeking for members to acknowledge support for the gay community and for disciplinary action against a bus driver who … read more.
Un-parade’s reputation continues growing
Wed  Mar 22 2017 08:30AM
BARTOW — The reputation of Bartow’s St. Patrick’s Day “Un-parade” now stretches beyond its borders, as it has for quite some time and this year was not any different in … read more.
Impasse continues between teachers, district
Wed  Mar 22 2017 08:30AM
School Board Member Billy Townsend said at the March 14 meeting to lock in place the contract the District and the Polk Education Association has in place now, except for … read more.
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Fultz seeking third term
Wed  Mar 22 2017 08:30AM
Lake Wales Mayor Seat 1 Mission Having served as the Mayor of Lake Wales for four years, Eugene Fultz has overseen much economic growth and development, and he hopes to oversee even more with a third term. Under his past … read more.

Bowlin wants to drain the swamp
Wed  Mar 22 2017 08:30AM
Lake Wales Mayor Seat 1 Mission While the current mayor claims the city is doing fine, his opponent, Ed Bowlin, claims otherwise, and feels that he’s the man to steer it in the right direction. As a local political activist, … read more.

City must entice economic growth
Wed  Mar 22 2017 08:30AM
City Commission Seat 4 Mission When Jack Van Sickle first left the city commission in 2011 after serving four years, he left the city with a well-funded management reserve, control over its debts, and several major projects underway, he said. … read more.

Stewart wants to be the people’s voice
Wed  Mar 22 2017 08:30AM
City Commission Seat 4 Mission As a lawyer, Flora “Tonya” Stewart has always fought hard for her clients to ensure that their needs are met and that they receive the justice they deserve. Stewart wants to transfer her experience from … read more.

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State, National and World News
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sun  Mar 26 2017 07:58PM
BRADENTON (AP) — Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida. Desoto Speedway officials said in a Facebook post on Saturday night that track owners and staff were saddened by the crash. The statement says Steele … read more.

Ahoy, justices! Floating home case winner back to high court
Sun  Mar 26 2017 07:58PM
RIVIERA BEACH (AP) — Fane Lozman beat long odds when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him in 2013 that his floating home was a house, not a vessel subject to seizure by the city of Riviera Beach, Florida. The … read more.

USF football player in stable condition after shooting
Sun  Mar 26 2017 07:58PM
TAMPA (AP) — A University of South Florida football player was injured from a shooting. The University of South Florida said in a statement Sunday that safety Hassan Childs was in stable condition. The statement says that no one else … read more.

Judge says Pulse lawsuit may be tossed out of federal court
Sun  Mar 26 2017 07:57PM
ORLANDO (AP) — A judge says a lawsuit brought by victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre against the gunman’s employer and wife may be tossed out of federal court. U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra last week issued an order raising … read more.

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