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  • POLICE PAY: Lakeland’s police union, already at odds with city administrators over a new contract, are asking for extra pay for officers facing coronavirus hazards. The mayor and city manager have reservations.
  • DEADLY MISTAKE: Lakeland Regional Health’s chief medical officer warns that some people are risking death by delaying emergency room visits because of fears of exposure to COVID-19. Patients with coronavirus symptoms are quickly separated from others on arrival, he said.