Florida sunshine attracts nearly one million North Americans and Europeans to our state to escape frigid winters at home. While some native Floridians complain about the “snowbird” demographic, traditionally Northern senior citizens, they provide a much needed economic boom to the Sunshine state, especially South Florida. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy reports how these beach pilgrims affect north-central Florida.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/SM-snowbird-wrap.mp3|titles=SM snowbird wrap]
Liquor stores all across Florida are begging Governor Rick Scott to veto the bill that would change the law dating back to 1934 and allow retailers to bring the liquor inside with the beer and wine.