MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. — More than 40 Madeira Beach businesses are worried they’re going to lose their waterfront property if the city doesn’t step up to help with a major sand blocking and drainage issue, which they say is creating a beach, where there once was water. Now, they are begging the city to fix it.

Business owners along John’s Pass say that over the years, the water running through John’s Pass has continued to deposit sand clear up to the seawall, creating what they say is a dangerous beach area, and eliminating their waterfront property.

“Where I’m standing right now, it should be about maybe 10-12 feet deep,” said Captain Dylan Hubbard, Owner of Hubbard’s Marina.

Dylan Hubbard, Owner of Hubbard's Marina, stand on sand buildup, where there once was several feet of water

John Pellizzari

Dylan Hubbard, Owner of Hubbard’s Marina, stand on sand buildup, where there once was several feet of water

But instead, the water around one of Hubbard’s Marina’s boats is ankle deep,

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Every day people are bombarded by ideas that could derail their financial future. Bad advice, differing expert opinions, and sales pitches are everywhere. They’re faced with important money decisions that could either be very costly or really pay off in the long run.

Whether they personally have $100,000 or $100 million, they feel the burden and stress of making the best moves for their future despite a lot of uncertainty. How do they decide what to do with their money? Where do they turn for financial advice? What if they’ve been misled?

Chad Willardson wrote Stress-Free Money to show people how to overcome the seven obstacles standing between them and financial freedom. He exposes the risks, biases, and major mistakes that keep so many people from reaching their goals. I recently caught up with Chad to learn what inspired him to write the book and which idea he shares is

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The government continued to defend the PM CARES Fund even as it sparked off a verbal duel between the treasury benches and the Opposition on Friday in Parliament.

The issue flared up up during the introduction of ‘The Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation and Amendment of Certain Provisions) Bill, 2020’ in the Lok Sabha. The Bill will replace an ordinance promulgated on March 31 to provide for extension of various time limits under the Taxation and Benami Acts and to provide tax benefit for PM CARES Fund. It also provides for extension of time limits contained in the Rules or Notification which are prescribed/ issued under these Acts.

 

Although the Opposition has consistently opposed the PM CARES Fund, what triggered the storm on Friday was one specific provision which says “donation made to the PM CARES Fund shall be eligible for 100 per cent deduction under section 80G of the

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relates to Trump Administration to Block Pebble Mine in Alaska

Photographer: Al Grillo/AP Photo

The Trump administration is planning to block the controversial Pebble Mine in southwestern Alaska that’s recently drawn opposition from powerful Republicans, according to a person familiar with the matter.

The project, which has known deposits of copper, gold and other metals, is located in an area that drains into Bristol Bay, home to the world’s most productive wild salmon fishery.

Conservationists, local activists and fishing operations have fought the project for years, but blocking the project would be a reversal for the Trump administration.

In 2019 Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency resumed consideration of the proposed water pollution restrictions that had effectively stalled the project since they were outlined in 2014. In July, Pebble Mine secured a final environmental impact review from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, regarded as a major step toward permitting and production.

The Corps is said to be

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