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HOSPITAL: Florida Hospital (website) is interested in building a clinic near Florida Poly that could expand into a hospital and serve a part of Polk where population is growing.

CANDIDATE: Kathy Smith Barsotti (Facebook) hasn’t started raising money in her race for City Commission but she’s scheduling regular listening sessions.

AUDI: Polk’s first Audi dealership (Facebook) is the area’s only car store with a female general manager.

FANCY FLEA: The vintage market (website) has expanded, bringing about 175 vendors to the RP Funding Center Friday and Saturday.

MEGA MERCADO: Editor Lenore Devore goes Mexican and non-chain for her latest Nibbles restaurant review, giving Mega Mercado (Facebookfour stars.