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John Morgan on the weed (or at least remembering when he was). HILARIOUS FRIDAY NSFW POST! (video)

August 29, 2014
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John Morgan on the weed (or at least remembering when he was). HILARIOUS FRIDAY NSFW POST! (video)

The generally amazing SaintPetersblog.com has given us this gift for the end of a hellish week: John Morgan going blue on the green. You can read the story here, but we’re mostly in it for the video, presented below. (There was some non-blog reporting here). Here’s a snippet though that’s too good to pass...
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Voting-rights groups want Supreme Court to hear redistricting case

August 29, 2014
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Voting-rights groups want Supreme Court to hear redistricting case

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A coalition of voting-rights organizations and individual voters wants the Florida Supreme Court take up the legal battle over the state’s congressional districts. In a notice of appeal filed Friday with the 1st District Court of Appeal, the groups – which include the League of Women...
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Why Labor Day matters: We still don’t have a living wage, sick time, or much else here in Florida

August 29, 2014
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Why Labor Day matters: We still don’t have a living wage, sick time, or much else here in Florida

As we all prepare our vodka-melon balls and pour oil into our Jet-Skis and make certain three days are three VERY IMPORTANT DAYS for the maintenance of our personal well beings, it’s important to note that you wouldn’t have weekends, or a lack of unfair child labor or even a solid minimum wage (not...
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Rachael Ray’s Shelter Cats are Beautiful tour is coming to Orlando

August 29, 2014
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Rachael Ray’s Shelter Cats are Beautiful tour  is coming to Orlando

Rachael Ray's 'Shelter Cats are Beautiful' tour is coming to Orlando to take attractive photos of cats up for adoption at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando.
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Win free tix to Maker Faire at Skycraft Parts and Surplus this Saturday

August 29, 2014
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Win free tix to Maker Faire at Skycraft Parts and Surplus this Saturday

Maker Faire Orlando organizers will dole out five pairs of free tickets to the event that blows the roof off the Orlando Science Center each year.
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Disney autism lawsuit plantiffs could triple

August 29, 2014
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Disney autism lawsuit plantiffs could triple

The number of plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed again Disney regarding their treatment of autistic guests could triple, according to a report from Deadline.
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Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights announces final house

August 28, 2014
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Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights announces final house

A house based on the Michael Myers series, 'Halloween', is the final house added to the Halloween Horror Nights lineup.
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Florida Education Association files lawsuit over school vouchers

August 28, 2014
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Florida Education Association files lawsuit over school vouchers

This morning, the Florida Education Association filed a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott, the members of the Florida Cabinet, the state education commissioner, and the state departments of Education and Revenue, alleging that the tax credit voucher program is unconstitutional. Under the program, low-income families can apply for a tuition voucher of up to...
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Disney axes popular Epcot entertainment acts

August 28, 2014
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Disney axes popular Epcot entertainment acts

Aside from the obvious attractions, why do people visit Orlando’s theme parks? I go to Magic Kingdom for nostalgia; Universal for Harry Potter; Animal Kingdom for sunstroke; and Hollywood Studios for as little as possible. Until today, I would have said I go to Epcot to drink, and enjoy live entertainment around World Showcase....
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Jimmy John’s workers in Baltimore unionize

August 28, 2014
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Jimmy John’s workers in Baltimore unionize

In These Times published a piece yesterday about the unionization efforts of employees who work for Jimmy John’s sandwich shops in Baltimore. The story says that the workers have organized the Jimmy John’s Workers Union under the banner of the IWW, and that they’ve filed unfair labor practices charges with the National Labor Relations...
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