• FIRST FRIDAY returns to downtown Lakeland this week, but with a twist: Vendor displays aren’t returning yet; instead, parts of Kentucky and Tennessee Avenues will be converted into open-air seating for downtown restaurants and bars.
  • POLITICS: City Commissioner Scott Franklin‘s campaign for U.S. House got a boost when Congressman Matt Gaetz of Fort Walton Beach endorsed him in the Republican primary over incumbent Rep. Ross Spano | ALSO: WFLA | The Hill
  • FLORIDA POLY‘s faculty union is asking for remote-only classes this fall to stem the spread of the coronavirus. The university responds that it plans extraordinary distancing and safety measures and that many classes require a lab setting.

Source: The Ledger

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