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Blake Dowling: Amazon Go storefront, the next big disruption in retail, society

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When it comes to the home theater experience, we used to rent movies from Blockbuster and Movie Gallery. VHS came and went. Then DVD, which is gone (for the most part). In regards to transportation, there are still taxi cabs out there, but everyone I know contacts Uber to get a ride. Have you bought a CD lately? I know plenty of music execs who wish they could turn back the clock when there were huge margins on tapes, LPs…

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Today on Context Florida: Death penalty sentencing, education & society, bad ideas never die and changing party affiliation

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Today on Context Florida: Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Florida’s death penalty sentencing system, declaring that it violates defendants’ Sixth Amendment Rights to trial by jury. Hurst v. Florida is expected to prompt death penalty litigation by many death row inmates who were sentenced under the unconstitutional procedure. About 80 percent of the state’s death row inmates were sentenced to be executed after split, majority-only juries recommended that the trial judges impose the death penalty. The Supreme Court…

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