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1001 Reasons LA is Better than Florida
Every day, if not several times a day, someone in Florida does something stupid. Usually really stupid. Or disgusting, or ridiculous, or laughable.
So every day LAist will keep an eye on the three to four worst things of Florida and present them to you.
Why? Why not.
1. 68 year-old man stabbed to death today in what is the first murder of Broward County - CBS4
2. Jacksonville child molester wanted for "violent sexual attacks on teenage girls" found in Canada after a local noticed his suspicious behavior and Googled his name - London Free Press
3. Rich get richer! As Jeb Bush leaves office he was sure to help his fellow millionaires in Florida by repealing the Investment Tax. The top 2% of Florida's wealthiest will benefit from the repeal of this tax which begins today, costing the state approximately $160 million. - Palm Beach Post
photo by Graham Squires