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Rain Cancelling Some Downtown Polk Events. But Don’t Let That Stop You….

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RAIN RAIN GO AWAY!! Tonight’s First Friday in downtown Lakeland, Florida has been cancelled because of rain. The “Guns & Hoses” events scheduled for tonight will be included in June’s First Friday, which will also have as a theme “Taking it to the Streets,” the Downtown Lakeland Partnership said. In Winter Haven, Florida (863area), the Central Park Stroll and Main Street Winter Haven Art Walk has been postponed to June 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., according to the City of Winter Haven. But don’t let that stop you from enjoying your Friday Night. All your favorite hot spots will still be open and ready to take care of you! Visit www.863area.com to check out some great local businesses and events to head out to!

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Legoland’s Imagination Zone Attraction to Run on Solar Power

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The Imagination Zone attraction at Legoland in Winter Haven will run permanently from power supplied by solar panels on the roof of the building and from power supplied by a renewable energy source network as part of a partnership between Legoland and Tampa Electric. Via: https://www.theledger.com/article/20140422/newschief/140429773     

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What You’re Seeing is a Halo Around the Sun

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  LAKELAND | The sun isn’t exploding and it’s not a alien invasion. Via: https://www.theledger.com/article/20140416/news/140419435     

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Publix Backs Bill to Define Full-Time Employee

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  LAKELAND | Two prominent Central Florida-based companies have expressed support for a piece of legislation that would redefine “full-time employment.” Via: https://www.theledger.com/article/20140416/news/140419431     

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With Ironman Coming, Haines City Accelerating Wi-Fi Project

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With thousands expected to gather at Haines City’s Lake Eva complex for the Ironman 70.3 competition this weekend, city officials have accelerated a project to accommodate competitors, guests and media with a public wireless connection. Via: https://www.theledger.com/article/20140409/newschief/140409211     

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Bucs Trade Receiver Mike Williams to Buffalo

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Via: https://bucsscene.blogs.theledger.com/14880/breaking-bucs-trade-receiver-mike-williams/     

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