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After pointed Broward pull-out, Uber set to take ride-hailing fight to Tallahassee City Hall

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On the heels of Uber‘s announcement of its planned end to operations in Broward County effective July 31, the San Francisco-based firm is enlisting “ridesharing” fellow travelers to join them Wednesday night as Capital City commissioners debate an ordinance to regulate them in a manner similar to taxi companies. Just nine days ahead of the scheduled completion of a Broward County “TNC Implementation Plan” to end Uber’s current legal “gray area” status, Uber walked away from the negotiating table, opting to simply leave…

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Florence Snyder: Postcard from Red Hills Horse Trials

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Tallahassee’s Red Hills Horse Trials isn’t the first thing that comes to mind for working-class people looking to spend a spring afternoon outdoors with the kids. It’s easy to feel intimidated by a United States Equestrian Association event that attracts an international crowd of die-hard members of the horsey set. But the “suggested donation” of $15 is a whole lot less than a day at Disney. And the look on children’s faces as they sit on a family picnic blanket watching…

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