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Florida's Baseball Icons Are Open For Spring Visitors

This week opens another season of Florida’s Grapefruit League and there are still baseball sites that true fans should visit if they are in the state. 372 more words

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State and local officials invited to public records training

The Florida Institute for Reform and Empowerment (FIRE) has partnered with the First Amendment Foundation to offer a free training tomorrow in Orlando at 9:30 AM on open government.   377 more words

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Florida: Home of Sports Hall of Fames

Florida is not only a state where 95 million vacationers visit to get some sunshine on the beaches, play some golf or tennis, or even go fishing; Florida is a state that hosts a number of great sports Hall of Fame.   330 more words

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HOLLYWOOD'S BEACH IS NOT IN FORT LAUDERDALE

HOLLYWOOD’S BEACH STANDS ON ITS OWN MERIT
Recently I came across some advertising that stated the original Hollywood Beach Hotel was on the beach in Fort Lauderdale. 3,503 more words

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The Big Question (Mark)

When I was growing up, I used to go to New Orleans with my family to visit cousins and friends, and to celebrate Mardi Gras. 448 more words

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FUN IN THE SUN

The City of Miami Beach hosts a star studded Centennial Birthday party beginning Sunday, March 22. The 100 hour non-stop event features live music, fashion runway, car show, tennis exhibition and more. 75 more words

Vacation

Love and the Lot(tery)

On Valentine’s Day, I found an interesting article in the 1894 edition of The Chipley Banner, Emmett’s hometown paper. (He was 12 years old at the time; I don’t think this would have caught his eye.) 348 more words

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