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Brevard County: Rants & Raves
Another $25 million for beach sand? Thank heavens FEMA had the good sense to deny Brevard's latest request for still more beach sand. Hopefully, it will turn the appeal down flat, too. Hopefully, the governor will do likewise. Has Brevard Natural Resources not heard about the dismal economy impacting this area? Have Brevard commissioners not no......
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Indian River County: Rants & raves
Questioning flood insurance Taxpayers have been dumping our dollars into federal flood insurance since 1968. Finally fed up by constant losses, some are saying it is time to get the government out of the money losing insurance business altogether. The program is a classic example of feel-good politicians encouraging people to build too close to......
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Martin County: Rants & raves
Don't blame teachers Almost all professions reward employees based on results. Public school teachers, however, can get raises based on seniority. Public school unions stridently oppose pay for performance, claiming that teacher evaluations don't work. Blaming teacher evaluations is like blaming the measuring tool. We don't criticize a thermom......
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St. Lucie County: Rants & raves
Turn commercials down I wanted to find Rants and Raves to post a comment about the supposed new law concerning television commercials and their volume. For years the commercials have come on at a much higher volume than the regular programs we are watching. Supposedly a law was passed a couple weeks ago making it illegal for advertisers to incr......
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Volusia County: Rants & raves
Road needs a sidewalk I live on New York Avenue in Orange City and have been there almost 20 years. I would like to know how you slow down traffic on that road. There are no sidewalks. I am afraid someone is going to get killed walking down the road. The street needs a good sidewalk. It's dangerous. There are only two entrances to the subdivisi......
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