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  • DRUG PROGRAM: Nonprofit agencies that provide low-cost prescription drugs to poor people are feeling financial threatened by new requirements from insurance companies and the pharmaceutical industry. The two Congress members representing Polk County have signed a letter asking a federal agency to protect the program enabling low-cost drugs.
  • DELGADO: As he retires from 23 years with the city of Lakeland and five years as city manager, Tony Delgado reviews the changes he’s seen and urges his yet-unnamed successor to keep the city’s “brand” and transparency top priorities.
  • ROCKY HORROR: A Tampa-area theater troupe will perform “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” from the beds of 18-wheelers in front of the movie being projected onto a big screen at Silver Moon Drive-In on Oct. 10 | Event Facebook page