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airline news…

U.S. Airlways seats come with a price…

would you pay an extra $5 for an aisle or a window seat?…or you could always play baseball park…and move if the opportunity presents itself…

Bumped fliers’ awards to double…

top payout starting in May $800 …. travelers forced onto another flight from overbooking that take them more than 2 hours after their original arrival will be paid full price of their fare…

know some LBTS residents who love being bumped…. from flights…

Local section…

Runway still far from clear for convention center hotel…

as in previous post….they really want this hotel…another perspective from Michael Mayo….. which gets built first the new runway at the airport or the hotel…place your bets…

Officials table talk to cap campaign contributions…Hollywood….in previous post…Mayor Bober wanted to halve the amount for contributions from individuals and a ban from corporations…it was pulled from the agenda due to a missing commissioner…

Front section…

End nearer for sewage dumping..

in previous post…dumping into ocean finally has an end in site….2025…that’s thinking ahead….in the meantime…sewer rates will increase…why…for improved water treatment plants to replace the 6 current 2 mile out  pipelines existing …

www.miamiherald.com

Broward and state…

Fred Grimm…

Florida can’t evolve at war with science…

interesting opinion column about the ever growing strange dichotomy of Florida…wanting to be cutting edge in science… via Scripps Research and still go back to creationism being taught in schools…

Broward Government…

Ritter cleared of conflicts…no conflict of interest with Vice Mayor Stacy Ritter and her lobbyist husband…but…she will be more cautious in the future…by choosing to abstain and file the necessary forms…if there is an issue that could be perceived as conflict of interest…

timely after the Sunshine Law discussion in LBTS….

Obits…

MIT professor and father of chaos theory coined the ‘butterfly effect’…

90 yeard old Edward Lorenz….came up with the theory that small effects lead to big changes…the butterfly effect….something as miniucule as a butterfly flappinfg its wings in Brazil changes the atmosphere in ways that could later trigger tornadoes in Texas….discovery of “deterministic chaos” brought about one of the most dramatic changes in mankind’s view of nature since Sir Isaac Newton…won 1991 Kyoto prize….

Business section…

Developer in Doubt…

Wachovia foreclosing on La Olas Riverfront… retail/entertainment complex…Boca Developers has not paid its bills…also stopped work on their project in North Miami Beach… more of these sudden stops to come….

Eyeing appraisers’ property…

legislators would change an apparent conflict of interest…appraisers …appraising their own properties…. sounds good to me…always thought the same should go for building inspectors…code enforcement…on their homes… just a thought….

opinion page…

Let’s purchase development rights to rural properties….

targeted rural properties and their use…interesting read…tax implications…. funding…. Charles H. Bronson Fl. Comm of Agriculture…

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