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PROMENADE DRIVER: Dude made it about 2/3 of the way around the Lake Mirror sidewalk before he got stopped by the stairs — and a DUI charge | Video: LPD recreates his route

CITY MANAGER: Mayor Wiggs compares Tony Delgado’s salary with administrators in similar-sized Florida cities and concludes Lakeland’s manager deserves a raise.

CHARTER: When the strong-mayor push was brewing, city commissioners appointed a group to study the city charter and recommend changes. With the strong-mayor group’s version of a new charter on the Nov. 7 ballot, commissioners decided to hold off on putting their group’s proposals to a vote on the same day. Now they’re debating whether a spring special election is needed and when a decision should be made.