• Responding to a Lakeland mother’s request, a Polk School District committee recommends 10-20 minutes of recess daily for grades K-2 and 50-80 minutes weekly for grades 3-5.
  • Polk County is unlikely to follow Lakeland’s lead in relaxing Sunday alcohol restrictions. Commissioner Ed Smith: “If I had my way, I’d bring back Prohibition.”
  • Two citrus industry leaders, including Lakeland’s Jim Horrisberger, died in a helicopter crash in Nicaragua.

Source: The Ledger

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