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St. Augustine and Panama City — the nation’s top college towns?

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Tallahassee failed to make a ranking of the top 50 college towns but Panama City did? And St. Augustine was rank No. 1? Bogus. A web site called Collegeranker.com posted the ranking this week. I’m immediately attracted to any ranking of college towns. After working as a news reporter in non-college town Montgomery, Ala., for four years, moving to Gainesville in 1988 was rejuvenating. And then I spent 10 months in Boulder, Colo., in 1997 on an environmental journalism fellowship…

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New beer to help fund bird rehab

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Tampa Bay Brewing Company and Florida Aquarium will be serving up a specially brewed beer on Friday to help the rehabilitation efforts for marine life affected by the oil leak along the Gulf coast. The owners of Tampa Bay Brewing Company will launch the new beer, named New Horizon (to reflect the changing Gulf waters as a result of the Deepwater Horizon tragedy), at an event at 5 p.m. Friday. Two dollars from every New Horizon sold will be donated…

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Alberto to strengthen to hurricane

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From the National Weather Service: AT 10 AM CDT…A HURRICANE WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA FROM LONGBOAT KEY TO THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER. For more information: Computer Models Satellite Tampa Radar Track Map

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