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Tourists flock to Visit Florida website

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Since May 1st, 90,000 people from around the world have visited Florida’s tourism website, many of them to see if our coast had been affected by the massive oil slick sitting in the Gulf. Visit Florida wants tourists know that Florida is still open for Business. Will Seccombe, Chief Marketing Officer for Visit Florida, says their fighting rumors and bad press to make sure people don’t cancel their vacations without all the information. “It’s a big part of our state’s…

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My 1,000th post: I will be Live Tweeting from Glenn Beck’s book signing in Tampa and his rally where he will reveal “The Plan”

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First of all, thank you for making this blog so worthwhile that, with this one, I will have written 1,000 posts worth of opinions, apologies, endorsements, gotchas, links, predictions, pleas for mercy, rants, screeds, etc., etc. They say the first 1,000 is always the hardest to write, just as the first million is always the most difficult to earn. So, hopefully, the next 1,000 will come sooner — and easier — than the first. Regardless, I really am grateful for…

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