Lakeland News Watch – Tigers & Publix

Lakeland News WatchSALES SURGE: The Tigers sold 520,000 individual spring training tickets Saturday, the first day of sales. That represents a sizable rise over the 290,000 first-day sales in 2006. — Detroit Free Press

Fill up in the lot of your local Publix — After four years of testing, Publix Super Markets Inc. is finally going to rev up its entry in the gas station business. The Lakeland chain plans to begin aggressively expanding its collection of seven Pix convenience store/filling stations and roll out more of its Spartan gas kiosks that debuted two months ago … More at -> St. Petersburg Times