Friday, Dec 19, 2014
Some former Cuba residents say upgrading of relations is a good idea
Armando Rodriguez, left, talks with Boazil Zamora, father of the owner of Havana Days Bakery, in the restaurant on Thursday. Rodriguez came to the U.S. from Cuba in 1969 and supports President Obama’s move to open diplomatic relations with Cuba.

— Having left Cuba when he was 9 years old, Ario Salgueiro doesn’t think much about the country anymore, years later.

A black bear tries to get into a garbage can protected by a trash caddy near Lake Placid. The bear was not able to get to the garbage, according to FWC spokesman Gary Morse.
Highlands County has a bear problem
Deputy Superintendent Rodney Hollinger said many Sebring High School students used their cellphones to text or email their parents Monday during a lock down at the school.
Relaxed school cellphone policy working, administrators say
Sebring’s Dakota Slade, left, works over his opponent on his way to a technical fall in Tuesday’s win over Okeechobee.
Blue Streaks edge Brahmans

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