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1001 Reasons LA is Better than Florida

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#155 Drunk driver who killed a Gainesville Police lieutenant (whose body flew over the hood and windshield of the pick up truck) claims he had no idea why he was later pulled over for manslaughter -

#156 "As far as racist, antiquated state songs written in minstrel-show dialect go, Florida sure has a doozy with Stephen Foster's 'Old Folks At Home.'" -

#157 A preacher in Jacksonville has taken it upon herself to start a "Pull Up Your Pants" campaign against boys who enjoy wearing baggy pants - WFTV

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#158 Tallahassee is too good for Florida - Washington Post

#159 Woman who couldn't get over 1,000 people to vote for her for DeSoto County Commissioner is now throwing her hat into the US Presidential race - WinkTV

#160 "As far as the insurance industry is concerned, Florida, and particularly its Gold Coast, is another hurricane disaster waiting to happen, with more than $2 trillion worth of real estate at risk. The reason: seemingly unabated coastal construction, an economist said Friday at the closing session of the National Hurricane Conference." - Ledger - Enquirer

#161 With nowhere else to put them, thanks to local laws, Miami officials are okaying 5 sex offenders to live outdoors under a bridge - Miami Herald

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