That Was the Week that Was – 2010 Week 47

We understand you’re busy. Who has time to read all the news? It takes a lot of work to even remember to check your favorite news and features site every day. And heaven knows you don’t have time to find the nuggets of news in the local dinomedia.

That’s why each Sunday, we present quick links to last week’s stories not to miss.

Lakeland Local

We published 17 articles during the 47th week of 2010 (November 22-28). Read The Death Sentence: Are We Doing it Right?, The Ledger Endtimes Part 2: The People and their Leaders, Barkett Leaves Flying Tigers to Manage Suns and the rest are linked here.

J. Seward Johnson Statues in Lakeland FloridaThe Ledger

Here’s a set of articles on Florida’s Transit Plan:

Government leaders may kill high-speed rail [Herald-Tribune]
Decision on Lakeland Rail Stop May Be Delayed [Tom Palmer]
Article About High-Speed Rail Is Misleading [Doc Dockery responds to Palmer’s Article]
Dockery Says Rail Plan Will Proceed [Bill Rufty Interviews Sen. Paula Dockery]

Other news to watch:

Winter Haven Commissioners Recommend C.R. 544 Interchange For Proposed Central Polk Parkway [Palmer]
Lakeland Electric’s Unit 5 Needs Repairs [John Chambliss]

Features:

Lakeland School Offers Refuge for Students With Autism [Gary White]
The Ledger’s Annual Guide to Buying Games for the Holidays [Kyle Kennedy]
Insurance Doesn’t Cover All Income Lost to Illness [Eric Pera]
Polk County School District Seeks Old Photos of Polk Schools [White]

Of interest to Lakelanders:

Despite a tight lid, picture of Gov.-elect Scott’s administration emerges [St. Pete Times]
Spending on arts pays off with big bucks in St. Petersburg, study says [St. Pete Times]

Lakeland Local Nameplate Photos for this Week

Nov 21, 2010 — St. John Neumann Parish Picnic. Oct. 30, 2010 – Photo by Tom Hagerty
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Nov. 22, 2010 — Elton John & Leon Russell in Concert at the Lakeland Center, Nov. 21, 2010 – by Darby Dowdy for Lakeland Local
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Nov 23, 2010 — Lakeland High School v. George Jenkins High School. Bryant Stadium. Nov. 5, 2010 – by Tom Hagerty for Lakeland Local

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Nov 24, 2010 — Commissioners Three at the Artful Bowl to Benefit Platform Art Nov. 16, 2010 by Tom Hagerty

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Nov 27, 2010 — Ava and Cream at Thanksgiving by Rosie Cafarelli for LakelandLocal.com

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Creative Commons License photo credit: Tom Hagerty for Lakeland Local

Creative Commons License photo credit: Darby Dowdy for Lakeland Local

Creative Commons License photo credit: Rosie Cafarelli for Lakeland Local

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