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Florence Snyder: Postcard from ‘The Process’

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In Casablanca, “everybody goes to Rick’s” Cafe Americain.  In Tallahassee, everybody goes to Andrew’s Capital Grill. Or Andrew goes to everybody, as he did last night, personally attending to the feeding and watering of 1,200 of Associated Industries’ closest friends at its annual eve-of-session cocktail party. Andrew Reiss has been doing this since the party began, 28 years ago poolside at the old Ramada Inn. Andrew hugs and smiles a lot more than the brooding, lovelorn character played by Humphrey…

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Florida restaurant and hotel lobby blasts Dana Young’s new gaming bill

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The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association — a group with outsized importance in our state’s tourism-centric economy — issued a statement Tuesday excoriating the proposal released yesterday by House Majority Leader Dana Young. “We will continue to fight this legislation, along with any other measure that seeks to expand gambling under the false pretense that it will bring additional jobs, attract more tourists, and increase Florida’s tax base,” said FRLA President and CEO Carol Dover. “Florida currently enjoys record number of tourists,…

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