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10 from cheerleading commit
Wed  May 25 2016 08:30AM
BARTOW — It was a high energy event, no question about it. For on Thursday, May 19, inside the Bartow High School cafeteria, 10 graduating seniors on the Coed Cheerleading … read more.
Home of Champions
Wed  May 25 2016 08:30AM
• Cheerleaders sign scholarship, Page 46 The Bartow High School gym was rocking Monday as virtually the student body turned out to cheer and celebrate what the school definitely is … read more.
Onward and upward for Pudge
Wed  May 25 2016 08:30AM
After an illustrious career with the Bartow Police Department, it came as a shock to many when David Aaron Wyant, best known as “Pudge,” announced he was leaving the force … read more.
‘Millennial Moms’ still key for citrus marketing efforts
Wed  May 25 2016 08:30AM
BARTOW — The Florida Department of Citrus will be giving up a lot of things in its next budget year, but ‘millennial moms’ won’t be one of them, it hopes. … read more.
More Local News
Lindsey: More precautions needed
Wed  May 25 2016 08:30AM
In a week and a day after it was proposed by a Polk County Commissioner at a regular board meeting, a street light was installed at the intersection on Clubhouse Road and Andros Boulevard in South Lakeland where a George … read more.

County plans to improve, speed up P&D department
Wed  May 25 2016 08:30AM
The Polk County Commission last Tuesday agreed to implement a series of changes that are expected to improve and speed up the way the board’s planning and development department does business. The county will be following a strategic plan drawn … read more.

18 to fight the road ahead
Wed  May 25 2016 08:30AM
Eighteen people on Friday graduated from the Polk County Problem Solving overcoming alcohol and drug addictions and they were told at the ceremony at the Polk County Courthouse that a lot still lies ahead of them. “This is our 16th … read more.

Stimulating minds via the senses marks third Take the Lead
Wed  May 25 2016 08:30AM
(Editor’s note: This is the next installment in an ongoing series about Take the Lead, a program for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive impairments, yet who are still able to live at home; it is a partnership … read more.

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State, National and World News
Tropical Storm Bonnie ruins long weekend on Carolina beaches
Sat  May 28 2016 09:24PM
Tropical Storm Bonnie ruins long weekend on Carolina beaches CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Bonnie formed Saturday afternoon off the coast of South Carolina as heavy rains from the system ruined the start of the long holiday weekend. Top … read more.

Ohio zoo kills gorilla to protect small child in enclosure
Sat  May 28 2016 09:24PM
By DAN SEWELL Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A special zoo response team shot and killed a 17-year-old gorilla Saturday that grabbed and dragged a 3-year-old boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit moat, the Cincinnati Zoo’s director said. Authorities … read more.

NASA successfully inflates new space station room
Sat  May 28 2016 09:22PM
By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA successfully inflated a new experimental room at the International Space Station on Saturday, producing the world’s first pump-it-up compartment for astronauts. The operation took much longer than expected, … read more.

AP-NORC Poll: Voters interested, not excited about election
Sat  May 28 2016 09:22PM
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Mary Heintzelman shakes her head in disgust over the presidential election. “I don’t think we have a candidate that’s really suitable to be president in either party,” says Heintzelman, an administrative assistant from Whitehall, Pennsylvania. Her … read more.

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