Parks: Donations, like the one from an insurance company that will upgrade Webster Park, are essential for the city rec system, an official says.

Fish tales: A Lakeland-based fisheries biologist spends work hours checking lakes. His PhD wife studies salt-water creatures. Their dinner conversation: “some pretty nerdy fish conversations.”

Busted: Hippy-looking undercover detective pumping gas starts talking to a guy who pulled up. Guy offers to sell him $10 worth of pot. Arrest ensues.

Source: The Ledger

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