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1001 Reasons LA is better than Florida

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#46 St. Augustine Motherhood Maternity agreed to settle lawsuits with would-be employees who were not hired because they were pregnant, and with a woman who was fired when she was suspected to be pregnant - Miami Herald

#47 Palm Beach County's violence reminds some of Miami in the 70s & 80s: "Today, Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw says we are on the cusp of becoming another Miami. The gang names have changed — we've got the Top 6, MS-13, San Castle Soldiers — and their guns are better at killing." - Palm Beach Post

#48 Boca Raton so overrun by iguanas they're considering eating them or creating trendy restraunts that would cook em up - Palm Beach Post

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