BROADBAND: The latest idea for testing ways to expand the city of Lakeland’s fiber optics network is a pilot program (appropriately named) at airport businesses, city commissioners learned Tuesday. However, some commissioners would like residences included in any tests of high-speed Internet.

DOWNTOWN PARKING: As commissioners move toward a decision on new parking in the city center, Jim Malless wonders how much financial support to expect from the private sector.

MUSIC: Terra Lago, a trio playing the tricky rhythms of bossa nova and samba, includes a father on classical guitar and a daughter singing in three languages.

Source: The Ledger

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