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Local section….

Hollywood…hires new city attorney…is currently deputy city attorney of Boca Raton…

Big news…they had 140 applicants for the position…can’t wait to see how many LBTS  had respond to our RFPs!

Community News Roundup…

what a shame so many communities advertising for in this section for their holiday events…. LBTS  is not among them…again…why?

Ft. Lauderdale…Galt Ocean Drive…the city agreed to a temporary sidewalk …wow…what a concept…next development we need the same!

Hillsboro Beach … Town officials are on the verge of increasing water rates two times…new finance director did audit and found water dept. was operating at a loss.

Audits…are they in our future too?

This one belongs on Jay Leno…the Florida House decided in Tallahassee on Thursday that it will continue to be optional for restaurant restrooms to have toilet paper!

Murder in the court….budget cuts are killing the Florida judicial system according to the head of Florida’s Supreme Court….

Business….

Magazines are in the same bind with advertisers and decreased readers due to the internet ….same as the newspapers…local and national….

Borders to sell? …..it’s the crunch of the 3 C’s…credit/capital/consumer spending…and I will add to that……Amazon.com

Front section…..

Backup calls slow police responses…maybe there is a reason for the 29 in town?…but they are still not where I would expect them…case in point…St. Patrick’s street party…many informed me…. no BSO were around…and it troubled quite a few residents….

Chesapeake Bay project long way from completion…delays…was to have the plans by 2010…thats after 25 years…no it is not a misprint!….now it may be another 3- 4 more after….yikes! Maybe it isn’t too soon to plan for Town Hall etc…after all?

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Broward and State….

State seeks investors to manage I- 75….Florida transportation officials  are moving ahead with a plan to lease Alligator Alley to private investors….the private company would take over maintenance and toll charges…which would increase to the tune of…$3 doolars within a year…$4.50 by 2012…and within  a decade $6.75…it is now $2.50…the cost to lease..$500M-1B….pocket change for some….

March 29th….8 pm is going dark for an hour…and it won’t have anything to do with an outage….it’s part of Earth Hour….

Business section….

Citigroup cutting 2000 more…on top of the 4000 already announce….previous post…Dubai can’t even help enough!

Benihana shoes….limited edition Adidas….$110…. called ” The Habachi” the price for a couple to dine at their restaurant…. LBTS’  Aruba next? “The Lobster Sandwich’?

Front section…California…proof that the Kennedy name and being family can’t even secure a job in government…Governor Schwarzenegger terminated (pun intended) his brother- in – law and Clint Eastwood from their piositions on the state parks commission….they never saw it coming!

The Gov. wants to build a toll road through the state park and they opposed it…..

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