Less than 24 hours left to buy new, more stretchy sweatpants before Turkey Day! But how did yesterday shake out? Let's see:
Try not to die from surprise, but it turns out Florida Governor Rick Scott did, in fact, discuss state business using a private personal email account, because he's untrustworthy and also probably Slenderman. Emails were finally provided to the AP more than three months after they were first requested; a spokesperson for the Scott camp said they simply show that the governor occasionally forgot to forward public-business discussions to his official email account when they came up in his private correspondence.
A 17-year-old Sarasota High School student and two others have been arrested for human trafficking in what authorities are calling a high school prostitution ring. The ringleader, a female, is said to have pimped out at least one other girl for $40 and a bottle of liquor, and talked about her business on Facebook, because Florida.
Michael Kors, a fashion designer whom a small handful of patient straight men know from the reality competition series Project Runway, is reportedly building a 6,000-plus square-foot waterfront home on Longboat Key. When asked why he settled on the West Central coast of Florida, the designer, known for always wearing a sport coat, T-shirt and jeans, said he needed to live somewhere it would always be super-cool to wear a sport coat, T-shirt and jeans.
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Deputies, with the help of various other central Florida law enforcement agencies, have finally cracked the area's notorious Avon Park-to-Deltona used-appliance trafficking ring. Seriously! Mazel tov!
And finally, the Food and Drug Administration has released its final rules regarding the display of calorie counts for food items at restaurants, grocery stores and more. Some researchers suggest, however, that despite the popularity of such changes, they will do little to make America thinner, or change our nation's eating habits. These researchers base their suggestions on "knowing some Americans."