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Today on Context Florida: Trump & Hitler, ethics in the classroom and Florida tough on renters

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Today on Context Florida: Martin Dyckman discusses the recent Web ad from Republican presidential candidate John Kasich that subtly compares Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. While Kasich took heat for the suggestion, Dyckman says it would be just as wrong to ignore Hitler’s examples as to trivialize them. History often repeats itself. Bad history should be taken as warning. It does not necessarily trivialize Hitler to observe that Trump’s strategy and tactics recall some of those favored by the one-time Austrian…

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Iowa football fans targeted by first ad blitz from pro-Jeb Bush super PAC

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Iowa football fans will be some of the first to experience an initial advertising blitz for Jeb Bush, as a pro-Bush super PAC placed a seven-figure airtime buy for the last quarter of 2015. Right to Rise USA is spending $1.66 million for TV time in Iowa – which holds the nation’s first presidential caucuses — set to run from Sept. 15 to Dec. 28. It will also be the first major advertising campaign supporting a specific candidate in the 2016 race.…

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SP Preservation’s Summer walking tour

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Come join St. Petersburg Preservation for its next summer evening historic walking tour on Tuesday, July 14, leaving from the historic Detroit Hotel at the NW corner of Central Avenue and 2nd Street at 6:00 P.M. The tour should end at approximately 8:15 P.M., leaving time to enjoy sunset with a cool drink or perhaps a gelato at a downtown business. The tour will include sections from both our popular “Original” Downtown Historic Tour as well as our newest tour,…

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Don’t miss the last walking tour of the season from St. Petersburg Preservation

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Come join St. Petersburg Preservation this Thursday, June 11, for a special summer evening walking tour leaving from the historic Detroit Hotel at the NW corner of Central Avenue and 2nd Street at 5:30 P.M. (sharp!). The two hour tour will include a pleasant stroll in both a portion of downtown and in Historic Kenwood, one of the most intact bungalow neighborhoods in the country. We will travel between downtown and Kenwood aboard one of PSTA’s trolley/buses. At the walking…

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