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December 12, 2017

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 2/7/2013

"Business, money -- everything is seven days."

-- Rodrigo Venturi, 35, a Fort Lauderdale hairdresser

The U.S. Postal Service plans to end Saturday mail delivery starting this summer to save about $2 billion a year and cut its losses now estimated at about $16 billion yearly.

The government agency would still deliver packages on Saturdays, and post offices now open on Saturdays would keep Saturday hours. But mail to homes would be delivered only weekdays, according to a proposal unveiled Wednesday that may need approval by Congress.

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel asked some Floridians their opinions on the proposal. Here are some responses.

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Sting performed with the Florida Orchestra for their 50th anniversary gala Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame rocker belted some of his biggest hits while conductor Michael Francis led the orchestra.

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How has the restaurant scene in Florida changed over the past 20+ years?

  • A lot - there's much more variety
  • Some - there are more restaurants but many are overpriced or mediocre
  • Not much - newer restaurants have driven out too many mom-and-pop places
  • Not sure - haven't been here long enough
  • Other (comments welcome)

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