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Pro-life groups call for protests at 14 Planned Parenthood facilities in Florida this weekend

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This Saturday, protests are being scheduled in front of Planned Parenthood facilities across the country, including 14 locations throughout Florida. More than 50 pro-life groups are listed as members of the “ProtestPP” National Day of Protest coalition.  According to the organizers’ website, the goal is to “raise awareness of the heartless and even illegal activities of Planned Parenthood by going to where the killing and harvesting of body parts from aborted children takes place.” The four main sponsors are Created Equal, the…

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Florida Family Action hosting GOP presidential straw poll next week

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Florida’s presidential primary election doesn’t take place until next March, but as the nation’s largest swing-state, it’s never too early to begin handicapping the candidates. That’s the attitude apparently being employed by John Stemberger’s Florida Family Action group, which announced today that it will be hosting an analysis/straw poll of the GOP candidates next week in Maitland. Among the panelists discussing the candidates will be Umatilla Republican state Sen. Alan Hays, national Tea Party leader Karin Hoffman from Fort Lauderdale,…

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Mitch Perry Report for 5.8.15 –The MOSI-USF Football stadium dilemma

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Hillsborough County Commissioners (and Administrator Mike Merrill) are gung ho on having the folks who run the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) explore an opportunity to move their facility into downtown Tampa, where it could be a part of Jeff Vinik’s grand plans to redevelop the Channelside area, even though there are serious questions about how productive such a move would be. As La Gaceta’s Patrick Manteiga noted last week, there’s the little issue about available parking in the area that has plagued…

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