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| 10/24/2012

› Bogus letters question Florida voters' citizenship

The state has launched a criminal investigation of bogus letters sent to at least dozens of Florida voters suggesting they won't be allowed to vote unless they prove they are U.S. citizens. The letters, received by voters in at least 23 counties so far, falsely claim to be from county elections supervisors and demand proof of citizenship within 15 days.

› Palm Beach boat show adds $77 million to South Florida economy, study shows
Marine industry leaders envision a Palm Beach International Boat Show that could rival Fort Lauderdale’s boat show going on this weekend.

› Sarasota County says no to food truck on Siesta Key
A food truck promising gourmet gumbo and specialty mashed potatoes to late night patrons of Siesta Key Village proved to be too controversial for the tiny entertainment district.

› UM reports it adds $6B to South Florida economy
After a bruising year, UM commissions a report to make its case as a driver of growth. A report shows a $2 billion increase in UM’s impact since the recession began in 2007.

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