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SEBRING — Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, is gearing up for its Spring Paper Clover event, a semi-annual fundraising campaign that provides millions of dollars in scholarships for 4-H youth. Donations from the program provide opportunities for youth to atten…

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AVON PARK — Across the United States, vital arts, music and sports programs are being cut annually due to growing budgetary constraints. Today’s youth are missing out on valuable opportunities to expand their knowledge and diversify their interests, as well as the chance to have a little fun.

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and projected no rate hikes this year, reflecting a dimmer view of the economy as growth weakens in the United States and abroad.

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AVON PARK — Across the United States, vital arts, music and sports programs are being cut annually due to growing budgetary constraints. Today’s youth are missing out on valuable opportunities to expand their knowledge and diversify their interests, as well as the chance to have a little fun.

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Aviation regulators worldwide laid down a stark challenge for Boeing to prove that its grounded 737 Max jets are safe to fly amid suspicions that faulty software might have contributed to two crashes that killed 346 people in less than six months.

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One of the last investigations Jim Boren oversaw before he retired as executive editor of The Fresno Bee was a four-month examination of substandard housing in the city at the heart of California’s Central Valley.

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WASHINGTON — Iowa hog farmer Howard Hill is feeling the pinch from President Donald Trump’s get-tough trade policies — his pigs are selling for less than it costs to raise them. It’s a hit that Hill is willing to take for now, but his understanding also comes with a caution flag for the president.

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LAKELAND — Wauchula State Bank commercial lender Andrew Foreman is now based at the bank’s new Loan Production Office (LPO) in Lakeland.

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NEW YORK — Amy Baxter’s business took off after she appeared on “Shark Tank” with her device that blocks pain from injections — orders flowed in and she bulked up her inventory.

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SEBRING — Just in time for the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts race, Seven opened its doors officially Thursday with a ribbon cutting. The first official party to be held at Seven was the Tri-Chamber mixer complete with local dignitaries.

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SEBRING — If you’ve been wondering what that modern, some say “retro,” looking hotel is across from Lake Jackson on U.S. 27 is, the wait is over. The 82-room Tru by Hilton Sebring, 1775 U.S. 27 South, hotel opened for tourists and visitors on Wednesday, Feb. 20. The front faces Lake Jackson,…

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LAKE PLACID — There’s a new look to the site of the former KFC restaurant in Lake Placid. It is now the home of O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, Store 5393, at 126 U.S. 27 South. The phone number is 863-659-3134.

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WASHINGTON — The number of homes being built in December plunged to the lowest level in more than two years, a possible sign that developers are anticipating fewer new houses to be sold this year.

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As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar blue-vested “greeters” at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those jobs say they’re being ill-treated by a chain that styles itself as community-minded and inclusive.

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NEW YORK — Amazon, which has wrestled with counterfeit products on its site for years, has developed a fleet of tools that allow sellers to remove items from Amazon.com themselves and to prevent fake goods from making it to the site at all.

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy turned in a solid performance in 2018, boosted in part by tax cuts and higher government spending. But growth slowed by year’s end, and most economists envision a weaker outlook for the coming months and probably years.

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