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Delray Beach steps in it with puppy sale regulations

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If passing one ordinance isn’t enough to curb the sale of puppy mill dogs, try passing two. That’s how they roll in Delray Beach. Several years ago, leaders of Delray Beach got serious about cracking down on the sale of dogs bred in out-of-state puppy mills. In 2016, the City Commission passed an ordinance curtailing the retail sale of dogs and cats. In doing so, the city government found that once you stick your left foot into a situation, it’s pretty hard to pull it back out again.…

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Hurricanes leave Florida coasts vulnerable to ‘King tides’

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Flood warnings have been issued for parts of Florida’s Atlantic coast experiencing annual “King tides.” The National Weather Service says flooding is expected along the St. Johns River and South Florida’s coastline through Friday. King tides bring the year’s highest tides each fall. Scientists say they’re inching higher because of rising sea levels. According to the Miami Herald offshore winds from Hurricane Nicole are causing waters to flood some low-lying areas more than expected. TCPalm.com reports beaches with significant erosion and damage…

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Rick Scott called out Tea Party meeting, but he handles it with aplomb

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Looks like Bill McCollum’s team was out in force at Delray Beach Tea Party meeting: 

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Florida House leader Adam Hasner weighed in on Jacksonville Muslim professor’s nomination

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This is a must-read post from the Florida Times-Union’s Tia Mitchell: The Florida House majority leader, who has ties to the anti-radical Islam movement, called at least two Jacksonville City Council members to discuss the nomination of a Muslim professor to the city’s Human Rights Commission. Rep. Adam Hasner, R-Delray Beach, reached out to the council members before their April 13 meeting, when a vote on Parvez  Ahmed’s nomination was scheduled. The council voted 13-5 — including 11 of the…

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Florida House leader Adam Hasner weighed in on Jacksonville Muslim professor’s nomination

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This is a must-read post from the Florida Times-Union’s Tia Mitchell: The Florida House majority leader, who has ties to the anti-radical Islam movement, called at least two Jacksonville City Council members to discuss the nomination of a Muslim professor to the city’s Human Rights Commission. Rep. Adam Hasner, R-Delray Beach, reached out to the council members before their April 13 meeting, when a vote on Parvez  Ahmed’s nomination was scheduled. The council voted 13-5 — including 11 of the…

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