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A barefoot python hunter, sponge harvesters, and a wealthy radio host who may want to be governor

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Phil Levine is getting a lot of mileage out of his deal to be a satellite radio show host this summer. The Miami Beach mayor who’s raising money and organizing for a possible Democratic gubernatorial run insists his SiriusXM Radio show being tapped now on a rambling bus tour of Florida has nothing to do with politics, but rather with sharing the real spirit of Florida with the satellite service’s listeners.

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Orlando soccer team says it will fund bigger stadium

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Orlando’s professional soccer team will build a new stadium with private funding, instead of taxpayer money, and the structure will have almost 50 percent more seats than the original plan, team officials said Friday Orlando City Soccer Club officials said the revised stadium plan will have up to 28,000 seats, compared to 19,500 seats in the original plan. Orlando City Soccer Club will be the sole owners and operators of the stadium, which under the original plan would have been…

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Orlando City Soccer Club gets specialty license plate under proposed Senate bill

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There could be some purple and gold license plates in the greater Orlando area under a bill being proposed by the Florida Senate. Proposed committee bill 7072 authorizes 12 new specialty plates, including one for Orlando City Soccer Club, the state’s first Major League Soccer team. The plates would cost an additional $25 and the bill directs how that money should be spent. The proposed bill also eliminates from statutes speciaity plates previously authorized, including plates for Correction Foundation —…

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