TAXES: Local government officials including Sheriff Judd oppose a proposal to increase the homestead exemption, saying it would likely force an increase in property tax rates.

WOMEN’S MARCH: A rally planned for Munn Park 11-3 Saturday (Facebook) will champion progressive causes.

FIGHTING HUNGER: Polk’s Agape Food Bank, Florida Baptist Children’s Homes, kidsPACK and VISTE are among 27 agencies benefitting from the 2016 Publix Food for All fund-raiser. (The print article is more complete than the online version, which was posted before dollar amounts were announced yesterday.)

Source: The Ledger

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Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com 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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