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Florida's U.S. Senators — Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio — introduced legislation Thursday to extend the stay of some Canadian citizens who vacation in the U.S. 

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While he wasn’t actually born in Florida, Jeff Klinkenberg's parents moved to Miami from Chicago when he was 2 years old, and Klinkenberg is about as Florida as it gets.

 

He grew up in pre-air conditioned Miami, fishing in the Everglades and Florida Bay. He wrote his first book about Davy Crockett when he was just 6. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1971 and got his first job in journalism at The Miami News, where he worked until moving to what was, at the time, called the St. Petersburg Times, before becoming the Tampa Bay Times where he wrote his Real Florida column until retiring in 2013.

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This month, a Miami University of Ohio professor, Michele Navakas, released a book called, "Liquid Landscape: Geography and Settlement at the Edge of Early America."

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This past state legislative session, Florida’s beaches got the most funding for renourishment than they have in more than a decade: $50 million. 

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