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Applicant: Reececliff Family Diner in Lakeland canceled job interview because of pregnancy

8/9/2018
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On Tuesday evening, an employee at Reececliff Family Diner in Lakeland contacted her on Facebook Messenger to confirm a 9:15 a.m. interview. Moments later, the interview was canceled. Why? Words: Christopher Guinn Sounds: Laura L. Davis READ MORE: http://www.theledger.com/news/20180808/applicant-reececliff-family-diner-in-lakeland-canceled-job-interview-because-of-pregnancy

Duration:00:04:17

What is Only in Polk?

7/31/2018
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Duration:00:03:56

The Big Nerd Podcast w/Ray Beasock: Stand-up comedy is no joke!

7/26/2018
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Stand-up comedy is no joke ... Well it's full of jokes but it's a tough gig to pull off. Here how local comedians James and Forrest deal with hostile crowds, bad sets and how they piece together their bits for laughs all right here on The Big Nerd Podcast!

Duration:00:36:15

The Big Nerd w/Ray Beasock: What's gonna happen in WWE's Extreme Rules PPV?

7/13/2018
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After a brief hiatus, the Big Nerd Podcast returns and we're once again talking wrestling. WWE's Extreme Rules PPV is Sunday and the Matador and JD return to dish out their opinions on what's gonna happen in the final PPV before SummerSlam!

Duration:00:43:24

The Big Nerd w/Ray Beasock: Talkin' bout Sunday's WWE PPV Money in the Bank

6/15/2018
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The Big Nerd returns his focus to the squared circle as The Matador and JD join him to discuss Sunday's WWE PPV Money in the Bank.

Duration:00:40:47

Ernest Combee talks Lakeland before power, plumbing and Publix

5/16/2018
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Ernest Combee, 86, has lived long enough to see the world go from people using horses to ride into downtown Lakeland to watching humans launch into space, their rockets streaking a white column across the blue sky beyond his family’s homestead. READ MORE: http://www.theledger.com/news/20180505/interview-with-lakelands-ernest-combee-great-grandson-of-confederate-soldier

Duration:00:30:20

Talking Polk County football with FSU coach Willie Taggart

5/11/2018
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Florida State head coach Willie Taggart made a visit to Lakeland on Friday. Our own Brady Fredericksen caught up with the first-year Noles coach and talked about getting used to his new job, locals on the roster and more.

Duration:00:06:45

The Big Nerd w/Ray Beasock: Break out the dice -- we're talking table-top gaming!

5/2/2018
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Break out your dice, but be sure not to step on the 4-sides ones as we talk roleplaying and table-top games with a three dedicated role playing nerds and of course The Big Nerd himself!

Duration:00:44:33

The Big Nerd w/Ray Beasock: Ring of Honor wrestling star "The Horror King" Vinny Marseglia

4/23/2018
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Ring of Honor wrestling star "The Horror King" Vinny Marseglia agreed to put down his axe and pick up the phone and talk to us about his career and of course his love of horror movies.

Duration:00:32:39

The Big Nerd w/Ray Beasock: Zach Buss returns to talk Wrestlemania, other nerdy things

4/13/2018
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Zach Buss returns to talk upcoming Nerd stuff and we also have our reactions of Wrestlemania 34!

Duration:00:31:13

The Big Nerd Podcast w/Ray Beasock: WRESTLEMANIA!

4/6/2018
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After a brief hiatus, the Big Nerd Podcast returns and re-enters the squared circle as Ray's group of wrestling nerds talks about the upcoming Wrestlemania weekend.

Duration:01:04:57

Polk County School Board member Billy Townsend on school safety and long-term goals

3/30/2018
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Polk County School Board member Billy Townsend provides his take on school safety and the long-term issues that face the school district. Notably, he says, the real power of a local school board in the face of state education policy supremacy is to take a stand and refuse to follow through on orders he says will hurt schools.

Duration:00:52:03

Brady Fredericksen talks baseball with Neal Duncan

3/29/2018
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Ledger reporter Brady Fredericksen talks RussMatt and Detroit Tigers with Neal Duncan, a senior business development manager at Central Florida's Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing.

Duration:00:25:36

Backcourt Violation: Talking NCAA tourney, NBA playoffs

3/28/2018
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Brady looks at the Final Four and what to expect from the NBA races -- playoff and tanking.

Duration:00:34:03

Jaron Skipper testifies as he’s sentenced to 25 years for severely injuring his children in a crash

3/10/2018
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Jaron Skipper testifies about his young children, who were severely injured when he slammed a truck into the rear of a city bus when he had methamphetamine in his system. His son, John, who was 5 when the crash occurred in January 2017, was left in a permanent coma. Click here to read the full story.

Duration:00:02:00

Publix GreenWise Market coming to Lakeland

3/9/2018
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Click here to read the full story.

Duration:00:00:33

Schottelkotte: Lakeland man, 2 teens get prison in dating-website robbery

2/27/2018
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A Lakeland man and two teenagers could have faced up to 30 years in prison for the armed robbery of a man they met on a social-media app last year. Instead, Austin Fenimore, 24, along with Wyett Earl Davis and Dalton Obermark, both 17, will spend three to four years behind bars after pleading no contest to armed burglary and grand theft in separate agreements with prosecutors.

Duration:00:01:21