Read It in the Morning Paper

  • A Florida Senate map drawn by voter-rights groups and approved by a judge Wednesday will extend the Lakeland-based district currently represented by Kelli Stargel into Lake County and remove some Polk County areas north of I-4.
  • Trave Williams, founder of the Big Hearted Angels Christmas charity, died in a work-related timber accident Dec. 21. He was 77.
  • Victoria Collins remains jailed as a grand jury indicts her for first-degree murder in the death of her ex-lover.