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Friday | via The Daily Commercial
TripAdvisor announced today the winners of its Travelers' Choice awards for beaches and while Baia do Sancho, in Brazil, was ranked by the travel planning and booking site's reviewers as the global winner, Sarasota County's famed destination spot finished No. Comment?
Friday Feb 17 | via American Thinker
An atheist teacher in a Florida middle school complained on an atheist Facebook page that she was being "harassed" and "bullied" by students who would invite her to church events and loudly say "God Bless You" when someone sneezed. The school district is looking into the matter because the teacher used disparaging comments in her Facebook postings to describe her students. Comment?
Thursday Feb 16 | via The Star
Panama City _ The Northwest Regional Library System has received grant funding for the Bay County Scientist in Residence Project which will prepare librarians and educators in the Panhandle to teach intermediate and advanced Science, Technology, Engineering and Math classes in their communities. The classes for the public will be geared for students ages 10-14. Comment?
Thursday Feb 16 | via Financial News & Daily Record
A controversial proposal that would allow liquor to be sold in grocery stores was nearly capped in its first House committee as lawmakers expressed concerns about who could handle the bottles. The House Career & Competition Subcommittee voted 8-7 Wednesday to approve the proposal , but Rep. Bryan Avila, the bill's sponsor, said he would try to change the plan before its next committee vetting. Comment?
Thursday Feb 16 | via Washington Times
A Florida public school district is investigating social media posts from a middle school teacher who complained on an atheist group's Facebook page that she was being "bullied" by her students. Susan Creamer , a teacher at Merritt Brown Middle School in Panama City, took to the Atheists of Bay County's private Facebook page to vent her frustrations about students in her class who invite her to church or teasingly yell "God Bless You" when someone sneezes, EAGnews.org reported . Comment?
Monday Feb 6 | via Marine News
The aging Pacific Northwest fishing fleet is either undergoing or about to undergo a long-overdo upgrade, judging by a major economic report commissioned by the Port of Seattle. Fisheries managers, seafood suppliers, yards and the supply chain all hope an accompanying surge in ship finance "lifts all boats". Comment?
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