DINING: Cob and Pen, the restaurant opening soon in Dixieland’s Tudor House, bills itself as a sophisticated setting for craft beer, fine wine and plenty of pork.

POLITICS: There’s a lot separating U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross and challenger  Jim Lange. The incumbent Republican supports Donald Trump; the Democrat channels Bernie Sanders. And the fund-raising gap is 50-to-1.

SCHOOLS: At Kathleen Middle School, an energetic principal walks the halls and mines data to steer out of turnaround status.

FESTIVAL: Polk’s Hispanic Festival, held under perfect weather Saturday, grows each year.

Source: The Ledger

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