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Why Can Florida Adults With Mental Illness Still Buy Guns?

Why Can Florida Adults With Mental Illness Still Buy Guns?

mag727 June 7, 2016 0

After every tragic, gun-related suicide the question inevitably arises: Why, in a country that purportedly mandates background checks and champions mental health, was a suicidal person permitted to purchase a firearm? Now, a new

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Rising Seas Are Pushing Too Much Salt Into The Florida Everglades

Rising Seas Are Pushing Too Much Salt Into The Florida Everglades

mag727 May 25, 2016 0

The Florida Everglades is a swampy wilderness the size of Delaware. In some places along the road in southern Florida, it looks like tall saw grass to the horizon, a prairie punctuated with a

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Sinkhole Discovery Suggests Humans Were in Florida 14,500 Years Ago

Sinkhole Discovery Suggests Humans Were in Florida 14,500 Years Ago

mag727 May 15, 2016 0

A stone knife, mastodon bones and fossilized dung found in an underwater sinkhole show that humans lived in north Florida about 14,500 years ago, according to new research that suggests the colonization of the

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For 1st Time Since 1978, U.S. Cruise Docks in Cuba

For 1st Time Since 1978, U.S. Cruise Docks in Cuba

mag727 May 2, 2016 0

The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years crossed the Florida Straits from Miami and docked in Havana Harbor on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that served as a stage for a

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President Barack Obama Reveals Executive Actions on Gun Control During Emotional Press Conference

President Barack Obama Reveals Executive Actions on Gun Control During Emotional Press Conference

mag727 January 5, 2016 0

After weeks of speculation surrounding the possibility of President Barack Obama issuing executive actions on the nation’s dire need for a stronger focus on gun control, Obama revealed his plans to help reduce the

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BP Comes To Record $20.8 Billion Settlement Agreement Over Gulf Oil Spill

BP Comes To Record $20.8 Billion Settlement Agreement Over Gulf Oil Spill

mag727 October 7, 2015 0

The biggest environmental settlement in history is, it turns out, a little bigger than first thought. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and five Gulf Coast states announced a $20.8 billion settlement with BP Monday,

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The Pinellas County School District Is Failing Black Students at a Shocking Rate. That’s Exactly What It Chose to Do

The Pinellas County School District Is Failing Black Students at a Shocking Rate. That’s Exactly What It Chose to Do

mag727 August 17, 2015 Comments Off on The Pinellas County School District Is Failing Black Students at a Shocking Rate. That’s Exactly What It Chose to Do

Last week, the Tampa Bay Times published a report of its sobering year long investigation of the Pinellas County School District, which is home to five of the worst elementary schools in the state,

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The 9 Lives Of Hulk Hogan: A History Of The Times Hulkamania Narrowly Avoided Destruction

The 9 Lives Of Hulk Hogan: A History Of The Times Hulkamania Narrowly Avoided Destruction

mag727 August 13, 2015 Comments Off on The 9 Lives Of Hulk Hogan: A History Of The Times Hulkamania Narrowly Avoided Destruction

This week Hulk Hogan celebrated his birthday, which must have been bittersweet. While Hogan the man is still going strong, his career may very well be finished after a series of racist and homophobic comments

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Florida Family Discovers $1M in Shipwreck Treasure

Florida Family Discovers $1M in Shipwreck Treasure

mag727 July 29, 2015 Comments Off on Florida Family Discovers $1M in Shipwreck Treasure

While tens of thousands of families travel to Florida each year to enjoy the beaches and sunshine, the Schmitt family take their annual holiday just a little off-shore in search of something else: treasure.

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12 Things About Being A Kid That We Need To Reclaim

12 Things About Being A Kid That We Need To Reclaim

mag727 June 5, 2015 Comments Off on 12 Things About Being A Kid That We Need To Reclaim

For a lot of us, memories of our childhood bring up feelings of nostalgia. Maybe it was a time where we truly felt free and happy; maybe we’ve spent some of our very task-driven,

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