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Joe Henderson: What damage could follow as Frank Artiles’ rant reverberates around the globe?

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The damage wrought by state Sen. Frank Artiles’ racist rant has ripples that extend far beyond the seats of power in Tallahassee. All it took to confirm that was to type his “Senator Frank Artiles” into Google. Within seconds, a collection of stories popped up that confirms how much impact the bile from his bigoted psyche had when he called African-American colleagues … aw, you know what he said by now. You know what else though? Readers who follow the…

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Mitch Perry Report for 9.23.16 – Fall follies

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Welcome to the first full day of fall, Florida style. Now maybe it will actually start to feel like a different season in say, about a month from now? Speaking of the weather, good luck to the student-athletes at USF and Florida State University who will be playing in the excessively hot and humid conditions at high noon on Saturday at Raymond James Stadium. Or should I say, good luck to the fans who will be sitting under that unforgiving…

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A virtual-reality Olympics? It’s OK, but TV is still king

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If you want to glimpse the future of sports broadcasting, you can check out the Rio Olympics in virtual reality. But if you really want to immerse yourself in the competition, just turn on the TV. NBC, BBC and other Olympic networks around the world are offering the opening and closing ceremonies and selected events in VR, giving viewers a 360-degree perspective — that is, the ability to look up, down and all around — when they wear special headsets.…

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