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New rule: No weapons before students
Tue  Nov 18 2014 03:16PM
In the wake of last week’s ‘hard lockdown’ drill at a Winter Haven middle school where school police officers had guns drawn while students were present, the Polk school district … read more.
New rule: No weapons before students
Wed  Nov 19 2014 08:30AM
In the wake of last week’s ‘hard lockdown’ drill at a Winter Haven middle school during which school police officers had guns drawn while students were present, the Polk school … read more.
Dogs getting homes, but questions remain
Wed  Nov 19 2014 08:30AM
Almost three-quarters of the dogs involved in an alleged dog fighting case in Bartow and Fort Meade are getting new homes in the coming months, but who they were fighting … read more.
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Bell lauds veterans at Fort Meade event
Wed  Nov 19 2014 08:30AM
County Commissioner Melony Bell recalls the day she came to grips with the reality of military service in this country. “I can remember the day my brother Tim left,” she said. The time was the early 1980s, and she said … read more.

December happenings at the History Center
Wed  Nov 26 2014 08:30AM
Journey into Polk history this month at the Polk County History Center. The following programs and events are open to the public and free at the Polk County History Center. It is at 100 E. Main St., Bartow. For information … read more.

Holiday closings
Wed  Nov 26 2014 08:30AM
The following places will be closed during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Polk County Courthouse: Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 The Polk County Public Schools: Monday, Nov. 24 through Friday, Nov. 28 The Lake Wales Charter School District: Monday, … read more.

Pet insurance … should I use it?
Wed  Nov 26 2014 08:30AM
Insurance, to some it is a dirty word. Human insurance can be a difficult and tricky thing to navigate. So what about insurance for your pet. Is it beneficial? Helpful? Useful? The purpose of pet insurance is to allow you … read more.

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Black Friday blasts off
Sat  Nov 29 2014 01:19AM
NEW YORK — The kick-off to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving. Here’s a look at what’s happening on Black Friday: Best Buy site goes down This probably isn’t the best … read more.

Pope urges more Muslim opposition to Islamic State
Sat  Nov 29 2014 01:19AM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders to condemn the “barbaric violence” being committed in Islam’s name against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria as he arrived in neighboring Turkey Friday for a delicate visit aimed at improving … read more.

Mickey Rourke, 62, wins exhibition bout in Moscow
Sat  Nov 29 2014 01:19AM
MOSCOW (AP) — Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout. Rourke sent 29-year-old Pasadena native Elliot Seymour to the canvas … read more.

Who was Michael Brown?
Sat  Nov 29 2014 01:19AM
NEW YORK — For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers. Brown … read more.

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