BROADBAND: A University of Pennsylvania professor who has studied municipal broadband says Lakeland city commissioners should ask tough, skeptical questions before deciding whether to launch a utility.
LINKS:  Dr. Christopher Yoo’s study finds that most municipal broadband systems fail to make money, but the study has received ample criticism from organizations such as the Brookings Institution.

VOLUNTEERS: Tony and Melissa Lobozzo, who founded LoBo Ministries Inc., were named the Florida’s Volunteers of the Year for State Foster Care Agencies by the Florida Coalition for Children. Their agency is now finding ways to bring together siblings separated into different foster families | LoBo Ranch website

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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