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Florida Officials Ban the Term ‘Climate Change’

Florida Officials Ban the Term ‘Climate Change’

mag813 March 9, 2015 0

The state of Florida is the region most susceptible to the effects of global warming in this country, according to scientists. Sea-level rise alone threatens 30 percent of the state’s beaches over the next

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Florida Officals: Don’t Eat Python Meat

Florida Officals: Don’t Eat Python Meat

mag813 February 23, 2015 0

With the Florida Python Challenge on the horizon, officials are warning residents to be extra cautious when it comes to eating python meat. The novelty pie known as “Everglades Pizza,” which also contains alligator

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Florida Republican Aims To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Florida Republican Aims To Legalize Medical Marijuana

mag813 January 30, 2015 Comments Off on Florida Republican Aims To Legalize Medical Marijuana

A top Florida Republican filed a bill Monday that would legalize medical marijuana in the state, just months after a similar ballot measure received a majority of voter support, but fell just short of

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Florida Woman Spends $164,000 a Year to Live Permanently on a Cruise Ship

Florida Woman Spends $164,000 a Year to Live Permanently on a Cruise Ship

mag813 January 22, 2015 Comments Off on Florida Woman Spends $164,000 a Year to Live Permanently on a Cruise Ship

86-year-old Florida widow Lee Wachtstetter has spent the past seven years living permanently on the Crystal Serenity, a 1,070-passenger cruise ship, a residency that costs her around $164,000 a year. The woman, known as “Mama

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A Map of the United States Illustrating Which Cuisines Are Disproportionately Popular in Each State

A Map of the United States Illustrating Which Cuisines Are Disproportionately Popular in Each State

mag813 January 20, 2015 Comments Off on A Map of the United States Illustrating Which Cuisines Are Disproportionately Popular in Each State

Huffington Post associate infographics editor Alissa Scheller created a map of the United States showing which types of cuisines are disproportionately popular (compared to popularity in other states) in each state. Using restaurant review

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Absurd Florida: You Must Be Connected to Big Electric or We’ll Kick You Out of Your Home!

Absurd Florida: You Must Be Connected to Big Electric or We’ll Kick You Out of Your Home!

mag813 January 5, 2015 Comments Off on Absurd Florida: You Must Be Connected to Big Electric or We’ll Kick You Out of Your Home!

Robin Speronis lives off the grid in Florida, completely independent of the city’s water and electric system. A few weeks ago, officials ruled her off-grid home illegal. Officials cited the International Property Maintenance Code,

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Recipe of the Week: Mojo Turkey

Recipe of the Week: Mojo Turkey

mag813 November 22, 2014 Comments Off on Recipe of the Week: Mojo Turkey

Florida’s cuisine ranges from the deep Southern cooking of the humid, citrus-scented central and northern parts of the state to the more Caribbean-inflected cuisine of the marshy lowlands of Miami and the Keys. Here,

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Medical marijuana vote should be a no-brainer

Medical marijuana vote should be a no-brainer

mag813 November 3, 2014 Comments Off on Medical marijuana vote should be a no-brainer

When I was in pain — at times quite debilitating — from four breast-cancer related surgeries, I wished Florida had medical marijuana because narcotics make me sick. The highly addictive drugs my doctors prescribed

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