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Bilmar Beach Resort accused of secretly filming guests, making sex tapes

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When Mirta Brown, 58, and her husband Luis Brown, 59, checked into the Bilmar Beach Resort in Treasure Island in early February, they did what many married couples do. They got busy. Away from home and free of the stresses of regular life, the Lee County couple engaged in “marital intimacy,” safe in the knowledge no one was watching. It appears, however, someone was watching. Or at least they assume someone was watching after discovering a 360-degree camera outside their…

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Pinellas County moves to ban fracking

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Pinellas County Commissioners are poised not only to prohibit fracking in the county but also to penalize drilling companies that violate the ban. If commissioners give the proposal tentative approval at Tuesday’s meeting, the ban would likely come before them at a June 7 public hearing. Pinellas County Commissioner Janet Long said the issue of fracking — a method of drilling into the ground to get oil and gas from the rocky substrate — has been talked about by commissioners…

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