Lakeland has been selected as new home of the NOAA Hurricane Hunters, their nine aircraft and their approximately 100 employees. Here’s an architectural rendering of the facility on Lakeland Linder Airport property designed by The Lunz Group. Both of Florida’s U.S. senators praised the move. Check video of today’s announcement at the airport and read The Ledger’s coverage.

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Barry Friedman founded in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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