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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Bottled water or tap water?

Published 4/25/2011 Ashling Daily Tidings
After a bitter fight, Niagara Bottling Co. got permission two years ago to pump as much as 484,000 gallons a day from the Floridan Aquifer near Groveland. Today, Panhandle residents are fighting to prevent Nestle from taking nearly 500,000 gallons a day from the spring-fed Wacissa River.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Welcome to Mermaid Camp! Historic Florida theme park, Weeki Wachee Springs, promises to turn guests into real life Ariels Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-1376002/Mermaid-camp-Weeki-Wachee-theme-park-Florida-opens.html#ixzz1OYTdmokX

Published 4/12/2011
For a few days in September, Weeki Wachee Springs' very own troupe of mermaids will turn budding water babies into fully fledged queens of the sea.

While the water park was once a major attraction, less than 20 mermaids and two mermen now perform at the attraction.