PROTEST: Hundreds of protesters marched from Salem’s Fresh Eats on Memorial Blvd. to the Lakeland Police Department to protest the December shooting of Michael Jerome Taylor. (Turnout estimates varied; WFLA pegged it at “more than 100.”)

WRESTLING: The Lake Gibson Braves wrestling team captured their second straight HSAA Class 2A Duals state championship yesterday in Kissimmee.

HOME: Former Lakeland Dreadnaughts Steve Pearce and Chris Sale returned “home” to Henley Field to help out at a baseball and softball clinic for about 100 area youths.

THRIVING: After surviving kidnapping by the terrorist group Boko Haram, Lydia Pogu was invited to attend Southeastern University. Three semesters in she is thriving at the school working on a legal studies major.

Source: The Ledger

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