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“Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 1.22.20 - Florida Politics” plus 1 more

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“Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 1.22.20 - Florida Politics” plus 1 moreSunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 1.22.20 - Florida PoliticsPosted: 22 Jan 2020 01:09 AM PSTLast week Floridians were almost evenly split on whether the U.S. Senate should convict PresidentDonald Trumpand boot him from office. And his 2020 chances seemed even grimmer.Today, a new poll from the Florida Chamber of Commerce shows some rays of sunshine for POTUS.Donald Trump gets a ray of sunshine in Florida. The Chamber found Trump would snag Florida's 29 electoral votes no matter which of the top Democrats gunning for his job appeared on the November ballot — he'd beat U.S. Sen.Elizabeth Warrenor South Bend MayorPete Buttigiegby 7%, former NYC MayorMike Bloombergby 5%, and former VPJoe Bidenby 4%.Another positive trend is waning support for his ouster. More than half those polled opposed conviction while 43% approved.Republicans are…

“USS Arizona: The men who survived - AZCentral.com” plus 1 more

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“USS Arizona: The men who survived - AZCentral.com” plus 1 moreUSS Arizona: The men who survived - AZCentral.comPosted: 24 May 2019 06:19 PM PDTEditor's note: This story originally published in 2014, as part of a special report about the USS Arizona and the living survivors of the attack on the ship. Read more about the ship and the attack that sank it. Lou Conter In 1941: Quartermaster 3rd Class Share This Story GRASS VALLEY, Calif.Lou Conter is telling the story of the night his patrol bomber was shot down seven miles off the coast of New Guinea, dumping the seaplane's 10-man crew into the Pacific Ocean.The crew was not alone in the water."We had 10 or 12 sharks around us all the time," Conter says. "I told the men, 'If a shark comes close, hit it in the nose with your fist as hard as you can.'"The men stayed afloat until another plane saw the burning wreckage and tossed out a life raft. The exhausted crew dragged ashore an hour later and hid in the j…