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  1. CREWS, ELLENRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ELLEN CREWS, 82 POINCIANA - Ellen Crews, 82, died of heart failure 11/30/14. A memorial ceremony will be Sat.

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  2. 1 of 2 army recruiters accused of having sex with Osceola student bonds out of jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Back had recently relocated with his family to Michigan. "Earlier this week, investigators went to Back's home in Poinciana, spoke with neighbors and they indicated they saw moving trucks and the home was vacant," said Lizasuain. Investigators said ...

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  3. Two Army recruiters accused of sex with teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | ABC Action News

    ... an ill family member. He faces two counts of sex with the 17-year-old. "Earlier this week they went to his home in Poinciana, spoke with neighbors, and they indicated they saw moving trucks and the home was vacant," said Twis Lizasuain, Osceola ...

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  4. Second APAG Meeting for the I-4 Poinciana Parkway Connector PD&E StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Capital Soup

    Orlando, FL - A second Agency Project Advisory Group meeting for the Interstate 4 Poinciana Parkway Connector Project Development and Environment Study is being hosted by the Florida Department of Transportation on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. This meeting is being held to coordinate with environmental resource agencies having permitting and/or approval authority and with other governmental and non-governmental organizations.

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  5. Deputies: Woman may know more about man's death in weed grow houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Orlando Homicide Report

    Osceola County detectives are looking for a woman who may have information about an October homicide in a marijuana grow house. Yury Francisco Campos-Diaz, 27, was found dead in a burning house on Colonade Court in Poinciana Oct. 30. Investigators also found more than 100 marijuana plants A witness later told detectives she saw a woman in a black vehicle go into the house before the homicide, sheriff's spokeswoman Twis Lizasuain said in a statement.

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  6. Man found dead in Osceola pot grow houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Orlando Homicide Report

    A 27-year-old man was found dead along with $100,000 worth of marijuana plants after a fire ripped through a Poinciana home almost two weeks ago, officials said. The body of Yury Francisco Campos-Diaz was discovered along with 100 marijuana plants as the sun went down October 30 and flames burned inside the Poinciana house he rented, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.

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  7. Meet 2014 40 Under 40 honoree Joanna ConleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Business Journal

    Joanna Conley is CEO of Poinciana Medical Center, a new one-story, $65 million, 30-bed hospital that opened in Osceola County in July 2013.

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  8. Sinclair, Beverley MelrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... - Beverley Sinclair died 10/29/14. Vis., 11/6/14 at 6-9pm, Claude Holmes Sr. Mem. Chapel, Svc. 11/7/14 at 11am, Poinciana Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. Bookmark this memorial on Facebook with the My Memorials application. My Memorials helps you ...

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  9. Melrine, Sinclair BeverleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... B. Melrine died 10/29/14. Vis., 11/6/14 at 6-9pm, Claude Holmes Sr. Memorial Chapel, Svc. 11/7/14 at 11am, Poinciana Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. Bookmark this memorial on Facebook with the My Memorials application. My Memorials helps you ...

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  10. Deputies: Man inappropriately touched girl after asking for directionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputies are asking for help identifying a man who allegedly inappropriately touched a 16-year-old girl on Friday morning in Poinciana. Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputies are asking for help identifying a man who allegedly inappropriately touched a 16-year-old girl on Friday morning in Poinciana.

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  11. Cops: Man who touched teen girl soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Click Orlando

    Deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a man who inappropriately touched a 16-year-old girl, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. Deputies arrived after 6 a.m. Friday in the area of San Lorenzo Road and Cobalt Drive in Poinciana, and spoke with the teen girl about the alleged incident.

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  12. Victim identified in Poinciana homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Click Orlando

    Yury Francisco Campos-Diaz, 27, was found dead by deputies around 5 p.m. Thursday at 390 Colonade Ct., according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. Anyone with information about Thursday's incident is asked to call the Osceola County Sheriff's Office at 407-348-2222 or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS .

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  13. Schools rail against explosion of new testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Michele Keller tallied the tests to be taken at her high school in October and found the number jaw-dropping: more than 2,800 individual exams. "There's no instruction time," said the testing coordinator at Poinciana High School in Osceola County.

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  14. Dragons look to ground EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Highlands Today

    After the past two weeks the Lake Placid Green Dragons are looking forward to taking the field against Poinciana tonight - and that's no sleight against the Eagles. But after facing Cardinal Mooney and Golden Gate in their last two games, the Green Dragons welcome the opportunity to place somebody a bit more comparable.

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  15. Scott, Crist add to field office chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Gov. Rick Scott showed off his re-election campaign's fifth Central Florida field office, in East Orange County Thursday, while Democratic challenger and former governor Charlie Crist opened his campaign's sixth local office, in Poinciana. Both made quick visits while they were there to schmooze with the volunteers and make a couple of quick phone calls to possible supporters, Scott at 5742 Old Cheney Highway and Crist at 2928 Pleasant Hill Rd. Scott said his campaign now has over 9,000 volunteers statewide who are knocking on 100,000 doors a week.

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  16. Valencia College to open Poinciana Campus a year early, hire architectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Business Journal

    Valencia College leaders on Sept. 24 approved pulling $2 million out of the college's fund balance to accelerate the Poinciana Campus plans by a year.

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  17. Brevard hits 'most boring' listRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Click Orlando

    Local 6 news partner Florida Today reports Movoto's list-makers' calculations of 775 places, Brevard County has the most snooze-inducing areas among the Top 10. Palm Bay snored its way to No. 2, behind only Poinciana, a census-designated place southwest of Kissimmee.

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  18. Polk student says she had to sit on bus floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | ABC Action News

    The Polk County School Board is dealing with a major shortage of bus drivers and students are noticing the effects. Ashley Kelley says students on her bus from Poinciana to Haines City were crammed in like sardines, taking up every single seat.

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  19. Titans topple DragonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Highlands Today

    ... against a pretty solid Class 6A team in Naples. The Green Dragons will take to the road on Friday for a game at Poinciana to face the Eagles, who are looking for their first win of the season. It will be Lake Placid's final tune-up game before ...

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  20. Celebrity Nutbars Goes 'Kickstarter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | PR Log

    ... Fall Festival at Solivita on November 1, 2014 when Celebrity Nutbars "walks the red carpet" in its premiere at the Poinciana, Florida arts fair. Check out CelebrityNutbars.com for the complete story, view the jocular "indie movie" showcasing this ...

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