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

    Tuesday Nov 11 | 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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  3. Meet 2014 40 Under 40 honoree Joanna ConleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | 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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  4. Sinclair, Beverley MelrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | 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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  5. Melrine, Sinclair BeverleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | 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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  6. Deputies: Man inappropriately touched girl after asking for directionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | 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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  7. Cops: Man who touched teen girl soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | 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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  8. Victim identified in Poinciana homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Tupperware to add senior-living facility at proposed SunRail stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... federal tax dollars for SunRail expansion, Osceola will have three stations - at Tupperware Center, Kissimmee and Poinciana. Will the people in the "senior living facility" be kept in air-tight plastic containers when they aren't walking around the ...

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  18. Tupperware adds independent living at SunRail stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... federal tax dollars for SunRail expansion, Osceola would have three stations - at Tupperware Center, Kissimmee and Poinciana. In addition to plans for aparments and senior housing, the company known for popularizing home-sales parties for plastic ...

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  19. Rivers, Maggie LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | The Lakeland Ledger

    MAGGIE LEE RIVERS, 56 POINCIANA - Maggie Rivers, 56, died 8/30/14, of heart failure. Visitation, Fri.

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  20. SunRail to Orlando airport moves closer to realityRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... of a process that's already underway for two Phase 2 projects. Phase 2 South, which will add four stops, ending at Poinciana, could be completed by the end of 2016, Olore said, while Phase 2 North to DeLand should be just behind that. Olore said ...

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