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DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC: CSX work has closed several downtown rail crossings, forcing north-south traffic into a bottleneck on Florida Avenue. As often happens, railroad officials weren’t available to answer questions about how long the work will take.
FIRE: The cause of a fire at Arbor Glen Apartments in north Lakeland that left several dozen residents scrambling to find new homes was a screw or nail that had pierced an electric wire, degrading it enough to cause ignition, Lakeland fire officials said.
SOUTHEASTERN: After a strong third quarter, the SEU women’s basketball team succumbed to Concordia University 67-59 in the NAIA Division II championship game.
RIP: Betsye Kay Finch, founder of Betsye Kay’s school of Dance | Chaplain Clarence Edwards LeMasters, former president of the Talbot House Ministries board
Source: The Ledger
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