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Lakeland, Florida is located in Polk County. Zip codes in Lakeland, FL include 33815, 33807, and 33801. The median home price in Lakeland is $134,900 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Lakeland information.

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1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Polk teacher faces 20 more charges for sex with student

Central Florida Aerospace Academy teacher Jennifer Fichter stood in front of a judge Wednesday facing numerous charges after police say she had sex with a student multiple times.

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5 hrs ago | ABC Action News

Battle over beer is brewing in Tallahassee

Doble just returned from a trip to Tallahassee where he argued on behalf of his business and others like it.

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15 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Polk Museum gets 'All Decked Out' with skateboard art

Skateboarders may resist their culture going mainstream but it seems inevitable when the venerable Smithsonian Institution creates Innoskate, a festival started in 2013.

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Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it comes to trying to have a child.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Teacher fired for inappropriate texts, touching student

A Bartow middle school teacher is fired, and police say he should be charged for inappropriate contact with a 5th grader.

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WTLV

Red flags missed in Florida teacher sex case

WTSP was contacted for the first time by the Polk County school district about a Lakeland teacher who, according to police, admitted to having sex with her 17-year-old student.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

KOAT-TV

Rebecca Sedwick: New questions about bullying

Before she jumped to her death in September,12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland, Florida, was repeatedly bullied on- and offline, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said at the time.

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MAN Snapshots - Florida Jets, Paradise Field, Lakeland, FL

It is always a challenge to cover events in their entirety in just one article in MAN.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

New York Daily News

Florida teacher busted on sex charges has scandalous history : report

Jennifer Fichter told a former co-worker she had a crush on a 14-year-old boy six years before Florida cops charged the young instructor with abusing a 17-year-old.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABC Action News

Ellen recognizes local kid for anti-bullying

LAKELAND, Fla. - At the age of 13, Jaylen Arnold is truly being the change he wants to see in the world.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Superintendent: Lakeland teacher falsified application

Jennifer Fichter who is accused of having sex with a student also faced some serious allegations at another teaching job.

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WLKY-TV Louisville

Rebecca Sedwick: New questions about bullying

Before she jumped to her death in September,12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland, Florida, was repeatedly bulled on- and offline, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said at the time.

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CNN

Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Police file raises questions about bullying

Rebecca Sedwick , 12, jumped to her death in September. The Florida girl had complained of bullying by classmates months before her death.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dear Abby: Assistant's gruff attitude needs to be smoothed out

Dear Abby : How do I deal with an assistant who keeps calling me a "brownnoser"? She did it again yesterday at a staff meeting in front of my boss and another assistant.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Miami New Times

Amazon Will Start Charging Florida Sales Tax on May 1

We're sure that after yesterday the last thing you want to hear about is more taxes.

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WFTV Orlando

$70K bond for teacher accused of sex with student

A Polk County judge set a high bond for a Lakeland teacher accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

School crossing to be removed in Lakeland

Polk County, Florida -- The Cleveland Court Elementary crossing guard located at Cleveland Heights Blvd. and Edgewood Drive in Lakeland will be removed due to the inconsistent use of the crossing by elementary students.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Fla. woman accused of stealing from employer

A long-time employee of a manufactured homes company faces grand theft charges following a four-month investigation by Lake Wales police.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Man gets life for setting wife on fire

A central Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire.

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