As BP continues to look for ways to stop the massive oil spillage in the Gulf, Governor Charlie Crist has declared seven more Florida counties are in a state of emergency. Meanwhile former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham says he hopes this disaster will not change Florida forever. Graham talked with WUFT-FM’s Kara Van Hoose. A live video feed showing the oil gushing from the blown out well in the Gulf of Mexico is now available online at http://globalwarming.house.gov/spillcam[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/4BobGqa.mp3]
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High Springs Commissioners postpone talks on residents’ request to ban single-use plastic
A group of High Springs residents will have to wait for the High Springs City Commission to resume its discussion of whether to ban the use of plastic straws and carry-out containers in all establishments in the city. The commission said it will revisit the issue at an as-yet unscheduled strategic planning session.