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A woman marries a carnival ride and candy canes represent white Jesus: 2013 wacky news year in review listen

12/27/13 Janelle Irwin
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Tags: Florida, weird news, Janelle Irwin, Stephen Colbert, bongs, Bruce the Ferris Wheel

As you know, 2013 is almost over. In just a few days the world will usher in 2014, most of us in some sort of inebriated blur, no doubt. But here in Florida, the rest of the nation could likely think that the entire Sunshine state populous is in a perpetual fog of dumbness. So, in honor of yet another WTF Florida kind of a year, we bid 2013 adieu with a discussion on some of the whackiest stories.

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Florida's ban on bongs looks imminent

04/26/13 Janelle Irwin
Last Call Friday
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The Florida Senate, Friday, approved legislation that would ban drug paraphernalia used to smoke marijuana. The ban on bongs was introduced by St. Petersburg area Rep. Darryl Rouson who is an admitted ex-addict. If signed by Governor Rick Scott, the law would take effect on July 1st.

Sellers would be charged with a misdemeanor for first offenses. Subsequent offenses would be a third degree felony.

Critics are outraged over the decision arguing that Florida has it backwards. Several ...

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