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High-Speed Internet Access: Study Finds Polk County, Florida Is Stuck in Slow Lane

The county lags behind most of the state in homes with broadband usage By John Ceballos THE LEDGER Published: Monday, November 17, 2014 at 11:39 p.m. Last Modified: Monday, November 17, 2014 at 11:39 p.m. Lakeland-Winter Haven’s 66.9 percent of … Continue reading

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‘Serious interest’ from ‘Amazon-size users’ in CSX intermodal facility in Winter Haven

Oct 16, 2014, 2:56pm EDT Ashley Gurbal Kritzer Reporter-Tampa Bay Business Journal The first speculative warehouse at CSX Corp.’s Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center in Winter Haven in Polk County, Florida is expected to break ground within 30 days, adding … Continue reading

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Polk Vision is very active in the 10th year of implementation

A partial list of September 2014 Polk Vision activities • Leadership Polk Class VIII Retreat Thursday, September 18, 2014 • LEAD on Hunger Tuesday, September 23, 2014 • Government Task Force Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Education Task Force Wednesday, … Continue reading

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School Board Commits $300,000 for Polk Vision to Implement Alignment Project

Polk Vision is on the verge of becoming an Alignment community. Alignment is a process started in Nashville to address education and health problems. It has spread to at least five other cities, and Polk Vision is working to add … Continue reading

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Polk Vision Honors Volunteers, New Leadership Class Unveiled

PAUL CRATE | LEDGER MEDIA GROUP By John Ceballos THE LEDGER Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:11 p.m. LAKELAND | During its annual meeting Wednesday night, Polk Vision reflected on a year’s worth of initiatives and accomplishments while introducing … Continue reading

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Florida Polytechnic University launched in Polk County, Florida

Florida Polytechnic University launched with a bang on Saturday 8/16/2014, a pyrotechnics display highlighting the iconic Innovation, Science and Technology Building as dignitaries and the general public enjoyed the grand opening of the state’s 12th public university. http://tbo.com/news/breaking-news/floridas-newest-university-opens-near-lakeland-20140816/ http://www.clickorlando.com/news/florida-polytechnic-university-opens-saturday/27530474

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Collaborating to conduct a community health improvement process for Polk County.

Polk Vision and the Florida Department of Health in Polk County are collaborating to conduct a community health improvement process for Polk County. http://polkvision.com/news/

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