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Seffner auto shop helps fix disabled woman's SUV after vandal throws acid on it in Brandon

A Seffner auto shop is lending a helping hand to fix a disabled woman's SUV after a vandal poured acid on the side of it. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. SEFFNER, Fla. - A Seffner auto shop is lending

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2017-11-20 21:21:35

Florida Southern College adds virtual sports

LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) - A Polk County college is taking competition to a new level - a virtual level. Florida Southern College is adding eSports to its athletics program. That means the athletes won't be competing on any field or court, rather strictly online. "In high school I was an athlete, I wr

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-20 22:27:02

Small Business Saturday focuses shopping attention locally

The National Retail Federation says the average holiday shopper will spend an estimated $967 this year. That'll go toward gifts under the tree, food on the table and paper, ribbons and bows. But where does that money actually go when it leaves your account? If you're buying your holiday cookies, egg

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 19:46:51

Police activity closes one lane of WB I-4 in Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - Police activity has closed one lane on Interstate-4 in Hillsborough County. One lane on westbound Interstate-4 is closed at mile marker 2 near Interstate-275. A Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson said the closure is due to police activity in the area. Lakeland Pol

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-20 16:27:27

Burnetti Law Firm donates to children's hospital

LAKELAND - The Dean Burnetti Law firm of Lakeland recently donated more than $5,000 to the Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Bereavement Fund through its philanthropic arm, the Dean Burnetti Law Charitable Foundation, the company announced in a press statement. The hospital has an outpatient car

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-20 21:45:41

"You know it needs to be moved, everyone in here knows it needs to be moved. So move it," Turner said.

LAKELAND -The statue of a Confederate soldier in Munn Park is a constant reminder of discrimination and suppression and it sits in a place of honor, community leaders told city commissioners Monday. "Our position is simple. We do not advocate for observing - looking at - any vestige of any Confedera

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-20 19:58:25

Munn Park Confederate monument debate heats up again

The issue of a Confederate monument in Munn Park in downtown Lakeland is heating up again. That's because city commissioners are considering a resolution to keep the monument in place but possibly add one or more additional monuments to reflect the historical progress in civil rights. At Monday's ci

BAY NEWS 9 - 2017-11-21 01:15:00

Letter: Public transit is very much needed

Thank you for the informative article about Citrus Connection ["3 of 5 leaving transit board," Nov. 13]. I am sorry to see Lakeland City Commissioner Don Selvage retiring, because I think he has great leadership ability. Thankfully we have Commissioner Phillip Walker to keep an eye on things. As a

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-20 05:01:00

NW Indiana police searching for more victims of 'Sweetheart Swindler'

Northwest Indiana police are searching for more victims of the "Sweetheart Swindler," who allegedly exploited several women sexually, emotionally and financially. Hobart police will formally announce the charges against 32-year-old Lenard Adams at a press conference Tuesday morning. Adams is accused

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-20 16:22:00

Chicago suing U.S. Steel over Lake Michigan discharge

The city of Chicago announced it will sue U.S. Steel over its discharges of the carcinogen hexavelent chromium into Lake Michigan. Chicago filed an notice of intent to sue over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act when the Midwest Plant in Portage released the chemical, which became widely know

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 20:00:00

Former Cook County president says he'll run again in 2018

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger talks with students Thursday wihle visiting teacher Maria Hensen's second-grade class at Lincoln Elementary School in Dolton. Stroger was principal for a day at the school. Heather Eidson | The Times CHICAGO - Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 19:30:00

11 recipes for a rustic Thanksgiving

Buy Now These hearty recipes go back to the land for a rustic Thanksgiving spread that will leave your guests feeling full and grateful. Food recipes and styling by Nicole Bissonnette. Pie recipes by Taylor Emmons. Photography by Joseph Gonzalez. Joseph Gonzalez/Blackbean Photography For an appetize

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 18:00:00

Gary's Temple Israel welcomes Rabbi Robin Damsky

Rabbi Robin Damsky is the first female rabbi at Temple Israel in Gary. She has been a rabbi, educational director, camp director, educator, principal and more. She is very concerned and passionate about social justice and local food initiatives. She has a nonprofit called In the Gardens in which the

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 16:17:00

Making the holidays more memorable by helping others

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Sandra Hudson said she has spent a good part of each Thanksgiving and Christmas days for the last 25 years helping to serve food to the needy and lonely as part of the Michigan City Holiday Meals program. "My family

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 16:00:00

Are heated floors worth it?

Climbing out of the shower on a winter day with a cold bathroom floor may have you asking, "Are heated floors worth the investment?" If you're considering heated floors in the bathroom, here's everything you need to know about installation, costs, and benefits. How do heated floors work? Heated floo

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 14:00:00

Back for a second year, holiday popup brings local flavors to SSCVA 'Christmas Story' event

Hearing children's giggles and squeals of delight are almost enough to keep adults occupied during the quirky A Major Event at the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority's annual tribute to its native son Jean Shepherd. The tribute includes all manner of jolly happenings at A Christmas Story Co

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 22:30:00

Saugus Board of Selectmen race recount set for Nov. 27

A recount for the Board of Selectmen race will take place on Nov. 27. Corinne Riley requested a recount for the Board of Selectmen race after coming up 16 votes short in her election bid. Riley tallied 1,645 votes in the Nov. 7 Board of Selectmen race, finishing in sixth behind Debra Panetta (2,309)

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 22:34:08

Zack Cummings of Saugus chosen as face of Dana-Farber's Giving Tuesday campaign

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has selected Zack Cummings as the face of the organization's Giving Tuesday campaign - an initiative that aims to raise more than $1 million to support cancer research and patient care. Cummings, 15, will be featured in Dana Farber's social media posts, digital ads a

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 19:24:18

Tania Fabo of Saugus chosen as Rhodes Scholar

The following information was compiled from the Office of the American Secretary of The Rhodes Trust Elliot F. Gerson, American secretary of the Rhodes Trust, announced the names of the 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States, including Tania N. Fabo of Saugus. Fabo is

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 15:55:35

Broadhearth holiday pop-up shop and open house at Saugus Iron Works

Join the Saugus Iron Works, 244 Central St., Saugus, for a special winter opening of the Iron Works House on Saturday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Step back in time and enjoy light refreshments, early music, and shop Eastern National's pop-up shop Broadhearth for unique items ins

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 13:00:00