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1001 Reasons LA is Better than Florida

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• #147 - A Tallahassee prison warden and two of his assistants were removed yesterday after an inmate had his ass kicked by four guards - NYT

• #148 - Crooks stole customer information from the parent company of T.J. Maxx to create credit cards which they then spent on Wal-Mart and Sam's Club gift cards in 50 of Florida's 65 counties. Are these crooks saying that Florida Wal-Mart's are easy to rip off? - Information Week

• #149 - A 15-year-old in Parkland, Florida set off an acid bomb at school. Nine were injured, slightly. - AP

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• #150 - Anna Nicole's not-funny judge was popped for pot in a park in Hollywood, Florida - Monsters and Critics

• #151 - 19 year old mom arrested for leaving her baby outside - Local 6

• #152 - A Cocoa man says his wife was having rough sex with him when she died, with his belt around his neck, hours before their divorce was going to be legal - Local 6

#153 - There are so many crocodiles in Florida now, more than in the last 30 years, that they are no longer considered endangered. Uh, great. - National Geographic

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