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Environmental attorney calls on Tampa Sports Authority not to use controversial pesticide this week

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With just 24 hours before the Tampa Sports Authority is poised to begin applying a controversial pesticide on a city of Tampa owned golf course, neighboring activists have recruited a well-known environmental attorney for a last-ditch effort at preventing the spraying from occurring. “Please do not apply Curfew to the Babe Zaharias golf course in Tampa,” Cape Canal based attorney Ralf Brookes writes in a letter to the TSA board. “There are too many proximate residents and citizens of Tampa who live too…

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Remembering birthdays past — Part 1

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Today, my 30th birthday, is a rare moment when the past is probably just as long as the future and so I can’t help but feel both hopeful and reminiscent. As for that reminiscense, I wanted to jot down a few birthday memories that I will never forget: I recall fondly my 17th birthday because, at that age, that was the first year I could go to the movies by myself to see an R-rated film. Not that I hadn’t gone…

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