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POT: Lakeland commissioners, trying to decide whether to lower penalties for being caught with small amounts of marijuana, will hear from nine experts and members of the public on Nov. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hollingsworth Room of the Lakeland Center.

COMBEE ELEMENTARY: Principal Tammy Farrens tells parents what the school is doing to lose its “turnaround” status.

UTILITY: Reporter Christopher Guinn explores the effects on electric rates of a blown Lakeland Electric transformer and steps to replace it.