Monthly Archives: March 2016

Kim’s Hallmark in Lakeland survives in tough business

The Lakeland Square store closed earlier this year and the Plant City Hallmark in December, Ray Kasunic said. The nearest Hallmark stores are in Orlando, Clermont and Brandon, according to the corporation’s website.

Kim’s Hallmark in Lakeland survives in tough business

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California lawmakers OK highest statewide minimum wage

The legislation now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown, who is expected to sign it into law after previously working out the plan with labor unions. The state of New York was considering a similar move. Brown was traveling out of state until Friday evening and wasn’t expected to sign the bill immediately.

California lawmakers OK highest statewide minimum wage

Judge says creamery’s all-natural skim milk isn’t skim milk

So unless an appeals court disagrees, the Ocheesee Creamery will continue to dump perfectly good skim milk down the drain rather than comply with the state’s demand that it sell it as "imitation skim milk."

Judge says creamery’s all-natural skim milk isn’t skim milk

Affordable Model 3 is Tesla’s biggest test yet

Tesla planned to unveil its Model 3 Thursday night at its Los Angeles design studio. It doesn’t go on sale until late 2017, but potential buyers could reserve one with a $1,000 deposit at Tesla stores starting Thursday morning.

Affordable Model 3 is Tesla’s biggest test yet

Legoland plans changes to accommodate autistic guests

The attraction is now installing a large panel of hands-on, sensory-stimulating activities in a quiet space within the park, Legoland said in a news release. It is the first of several planned projects designed to make Legoland more accommodating.

Legoland plans changes to accommodate autistic guests

LDS Church sees 15 percent reduction in missionaries after age change surge

When President Thomas S. Monson announced in October 2012 that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was lowering the age for missionary service, many young men and young women rushed to put in their papers, eager to serve.

LDS Church sees 15 percent reduction in missionaries after age change surge

Utah colleges eye 3.7-percent tuition hike

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah higher education authorities are set to consider a tuition increase that would raise college bills by as much as $278 a year.

Utah colleges eye 3.7-percent tuition hike

Enrollment at Utah colleges grows as flood of missionaries return

SALT LAKE CITY — The number of students at Utah colleges increased again this year as returning Mormon missionaries flooded back to school, helping campuses recover from enrollment drops following the church’s historic move to lower missionary ages, new data…

Enrollment at Utah colleges grows as flood of missionaries return

Pleasant Grove police arrest man on reports of burglarizing home

A Provo man was arrested by Pleasant Grove Police Wednesday night on suspicion of burglarizing a home about a week ago.

Pleasant Grove police arrest man on reports of burglarizing home

‘Saturday’s Warrior’ receives cinematic punch-up

Mormon cinema may have had a “father” in the 2000 film “God’s Army,” but this week, LDS artists are preparing for a visit from Grandpa. “Saturday’s Warrior” — sometimes called “the grandfather of Mormon arts and culture” — is returning…

‘Saturday’s Warrior’ receives cinematic punch-up