The state of rage

Duffy, Brian; Eddings, Jerelyn
October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/11/93, Vol. 115 Issue 14, p40
Examines how crime, laid-back politics and booming growth have clouded Florida, the Sunshine State. Number of new arrivals to Florida each day; Crime rate; Increase in random violence; Dealmaking that abounds; Environmental dangers; Florida's elderly; Tourist murders; Racial tensions. INSETS: The 10 states of Florida.;How long will Florida fiddle?, by Jerelyn Eddings & Gordon....


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