Florida Once Again a Laughingstock in the Midst of the Pandemic

With toilet paper stripped from grocery store shelves by hoarders, people are left to use alternatives that don’t always flush very well. Florida wastewater treatment plants are reporting that toilet paper alternatives are clogging the system, entangling pumps needed to move sewage—and sometimes breaking them. They caution: Baby wipes, tissues, napkins and paper towels should never be used. So what’s […]

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It Can Be a Challenge to Take License With Donald Trump

Jail 45

It can be a challenge to take license with America’s 45th president. Literally. In Sweden, Marcus Saaf, admitting he “was drunk and thought it was fun” tried to apply for a vanity license plate reading TRUMP. Swedish authorities denied the application, saying it was “offensive.” The Swedish Transport Agency, which issues license plates, has a rule that prohibits political messages […]

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Florida’s Haunted Interstate 4 Claims Even More Victims

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A stretch of Interstate 4, known as the Dead Zone, has been eating cars. In its entirety, I-4 connects Tampa with Daytona Beach, cutting through central Florida and, importantly, is the most heavily trafficked route used by millions of tourists flocking to Disney World each year. So, just by virtue of the volume of vehicles traversing the highway every day, […]

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