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Man With Counterfeit Money Leads Police On High Speed Chase In Stolen Car

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Crystal man is facing charges after fleeing police in stolen car in Polk County, Wis. Friday afternoon.

Terrell James Buechner, 41, has been charged with one count each of knowingly fleeing police, driving after revocation of license, operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent and resisting officers. 277 more words


Lakeland: Palace Italian Restaurant

On a recent excursion to Lakeland, we opted for lunch at Palace Italian Restaurant on South Florida Avenue.  I had been there before and remembered the food being delicious, so I was happy to return.  401 more words


Winter Haven: Woody's Bar-B-Q

I lived in North Carolina for several years, so when I go out to eat barbecue, one of the first questions I ask is whether the restaurant offers… 418 more words


Erasing local minimum wage gains

The state minimum wage in Iowa has been stuck at $7.25 for over nine years. But because of the actions of four county boards, a third of the private-sector workers in the state are now covered by a local minimum wage ordinance. 614 more words


Winter Haven: Boston Market

My wife and I enjoyed a free lunch at Boston Market recently, thanks to a holiday gift card from my parents.  I’ve been to Boston Market a few times over the years; I enjoyed it but am not a regular there because I tend toward locally owned restaurants.  461 more words


Lakeland: Brasa Latina

We were in north Lakeland recently to do some shopping and followed that with lunch at Brasa Latina, at Market Square Mall on U.S. 98 North, just south of the I-4 interchange.  532 more words


Old Cattle Vats at Lake Wales Ridge State Forest

I have always enjoyed exploring at Lake Wales Ridge State Forest, located in central Florida along what is known as the Lake Wales Ridge or Mid-Florida Ridge.  231 more words

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