New statewide beachfront property law causing conflicts, FDOT calls out SunPass

Your day-before-the-Fourth round-up of news from the day before the day before the Fourth.

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That new law allowing beachfront property owners to restrict access to their property down to the high-tide line is already causing some conflicts, as one such owner in Indian Rocks Beach — which has a preexisting ordinance restricting restriction, heh — has put up a fence to allow himself a private Fourth of July party. Look, we know the new law is confusing and contradictory and possibly anger-making, but remember: whenever confronted with something confusing and contradictory and possibly anger-making, the best way to proceed is by not being an asshole.

And finally, are you a regular SunPass user who's pissed off that their "system maintenance" last month that was supposed to last about week has caused problems for nearly a month? So's the Florida Department of Transportation, which is demanding answers. Privatization: It's the key to everything, really.

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