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  • TOWNSEND: Discussing a bill calling for term limits for school board members in Florida counties, state Rep. Melony Bell seemed to be talking about Billy Townsend when she said there’s a Polk School Board member “that most likely needs to be removed” from office for being disruptive “and the governor has not removed him.” When questioned by a Ledger reporter, she said she never mentioned Townsend by name and she supports term limits in general | YOUTUBE: Bell’s comments
  • THINGS TO DO: “Fly Like a Girl” aviation documentary directed by Lakeland’s Kate McEntire Wiatt at the Polk Theatre at 7 | Central Florida Rum and Food Experience at RP Funding Center from 4 to 7.