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Putnam: Citrus greening ‘has reached a crisis point’
Wed  Apr 16 2014 11:10AM
ST. PETERSBURG (AP) — This year’s Florida orange crop is approaching the fruit’s lowest harvest in decades, and experts say a deadly bacteria that’s infecting the trees is to blame. … read more.
Schools advised to speed investigations
Wed  Apr 16 2014 11:10AM
During a recent review of the Polk County School Board’s personnel operations, a consulting firm hired by the board decided the school district needed to speed up misconduct investigations. The … read more.
Putnam: Citrus greening ‘has reached a crisis point’
Wed  Apr 16 2014 11:10AM
ST. PETERSBURG (AP) — This year’s Florida orange crop is approaching the fruit’s lowest harvest in decades, and experts say a deadly bacteria that’s infecting the trees is to blame. … read more.
MLK project could include McCutchen statue
Wed  Apr 16 2014 11:10AM
A project designed to improve the area around Martin Luther King Jr. Street could include a statue of the city’s current favorite son. Fort Meade residents will be able to … read more.
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Springtime brings out more orphaned wildlife
Wed  Apr 23 2014 08:00AM
Springtime is here, which means that we will be starting to see more and more wildlife babies. Each species cares for its young in a different manner. Sometimes in our eagerness to help a baby that appears stranded, we may … read more.

Never boring in the CSI
Wed  Apr 23 2014 08:00AM
There are no TV cameras, no spotlights and no mega-stars who solve mysteries in a mere 47 minutes of airtime. But, there are pros who solve crime daily. They are CSI Polk County. An elite group, mostly women, whose eye … read more.


Wed  Apr 23 2014 08:00AM
Football to get later start Polk County Friday night football’s kickoff will be a little later this year in Polk County. County athletic director Don Bridges said regular season games will begin at 7:3 0 p.m ., a half hour … read more.

Polk schools ready for FCAT’s demise
Wed  Apr 16 2014 11:12AM
Some Polk County students are busy taking the very last Florida Comprehensive Tests to be given. Next year, they will face the new Florida Standards tests instead. The FCAT tests have been in place since 1998, but the state Department … read more.

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Decision: Affirmative action ban OK
Wed  Apr 23 2014 01:19AM
WASHINGTON — A state’s voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among the justices about a … read more.

High court eyes Internet TV
Wed  Apr 23 2014 01:19AM
WASHINGTON — Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the Internet. The high court heard arguments … read more.

Republican Curt Clawson wins special GOP primary
Wed  Apr 23 2014 01:19AM
FORT MYERS — The former CEO of an aluminum wheel company won a Republican primary Tuesday in a special election for the seat of a congressman who resigned in January after being arrested for buying cocaine. Curt Clawson, 54, defeated … read more.

Legislature argues Florida DCF budget
Wed  Apr 23 2014 01:19AM
MIAMI — After dozens of child abuse-related deaths, Florida lawmakers may add money for nearly 200 new child protective investigators and other services, but critics worry the proposal overlooks funding to treat mental health and substance abuse problems that are … read more.

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