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Proposed manatee protection restrictions draw both support and opposition

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Although some people welcome the federal proposal to curtail boating in Kings Bay year round, not everyone is happy about it. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports, those who oppose the plan say they don’t think manatees are at risk.

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