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    Florida State removes statue of founder, slave owner Eppes

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    Eppes was once commemorated as the founder of FSU, and until early Thursday morning his statue was on the school's Westcott Plaza.

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    Eppes was once commemorated as the founder of FSU, and until early Thursday morning his statue was on the school's Westcott Plaza.

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  • Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

    Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

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    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...

    Rebuked as never before by his own party, including a stern pushback from usually reserved Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the U.S. president sought to end 27 hours of recrimination by delivering a rare admission of error.

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    Rebuked as never before by his own party, including a stern pushback from usually reserved Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the U.S. president sought to end 27 hours of recrimination by delivering a rare admission of error.

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  • Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

    Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:25:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:47:09 GMT
    The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019. (Source: Pixabay, File)The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019. (Source: Pixabay, File)

    The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019.

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    The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019.

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Posted by Rachel Leigh - email

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) – Government scientists say an outer edge of the massive Gulf of Mexico oil has reached a powerful current that could take it to Florida and beyond.

It's believed the blown out well is actually spewing more than 2 million gallons a day -- not the official estimate of 200,000 gallons.

BP hopes to start its latest effort to plug the leak Sunday.

In the meantime, Anushka Spa & Salon in CityPlace is offering free summer buzz cuts to Palm Beach-area children. They will then donate the hair to Matter of Trust, an organization which makes oil absorbing boom.

"For this to be the success that we know it can be, we need the support of the schools, the parents and student leaders," said Anushka Blau, founder and co-owner of the famed salon and spa.

Anushka is calling on all teachers, student leaders and parents to become "Buzz Cut Bandleaders". The school or organization that rounds up the most "Buzz Cut Buddies", 50 or more, will receive a $500 Anushka Gift Card for use at a future fundraising event.

For more information about FREE Summer Buzz Cuts or Anushka Spa & Salon, please call 561.820.0500 or visit www.AnushkaSpa.com. For information about Matter of Trust, please visit www.MatterofTrust.org.

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