U.S. HOUSE: Andrew Learned leads in fund-raising among the five Democrats vying for their party’s nomination for the seat in Congress that represents most of Lakeland. He has collected $64k and says his next report will show him at more than $100k. Republican incumbent Dennis Ross has amassed $662 | View contributions

SUN ‘N FUN: The 44th annual Fly-In starts Tuesday at Lakeland Linder Airport and runs through April 15 | Website

TRIATHLETE: Bob English, 79, has ambitious plans for Sunday:  biking 56 miles, swimming 1.2 miles and running 13.1 miles. The Lakeland resident and former Polk County commissioner will be the oldest competitor in the Ironman 70.3 Florida | Event website

TWO OFFICERS: A circuit judge declined to issue a domestic violence injunction in a case involving a Lakeland Police detective and lieutenant.

POLICE BEAT: Michael Robert Guthridge, 31, died of gunshot wounds early Friday outside an apartment south of Crystal Lake | Willard Miller, 69, of Snowy Plover Drive in Lakeland, died when his three-wheeled mobility scooter suddenly accelerated across US 98 North near Thomas Road and was hit by a vehicle Friday evening.

Source: The Ledger

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Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com 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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