It's the Friday edition of Sh*t happened — CL's version of "potted meat food product."
While the city of St. Pete has already committed $350K to a ferry pilot project, Tampa is reluctant to come to the table with any financial resources of its own, citing a lack of details about the plan and an unwillingness to subsidize possible failure on the part of a third-party company. In other, completely unrelated news, congratulations Hillsborough County, you get to pay for more shit for Raymond James and a terrible football team.
Walt Disney World and a few other Florida theme parks have begun using metal detectors as an added layer of security. "But we came here to forget about the turmoil of the real world," said an idiot who refuses to acknowledge that actions have consequences, and who is also someone I made up as a symbol of 65% of America.
And finally, a man was convicted of being part of a ring that smuggled cocaine from Honduras to Tampa via his job with Norwegian Cruise Line tourist cruises. Finally, an explanation for Norwegian Cruise Line tourist cruises!