LAKELAND REGIONAL: In a report that spans roughly two full pages, business writer Kevin Bouffard examines the quickly dissolved partnership between Lakeland Regional Health and Orlando Health. The picture that emerges involves a clash of cultures and lines of authority, as well as disagreements over whether a merging of IT and supply chain could achieve savings.

WATSON CLINIC: More than 200 people reported stomach ailments after a clinic holiday luncheon Wednesday, prompting a Polk County Health Department investigation of a possible food-borne illness outbreak.

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Barry Friedman founded in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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