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We can expect our lives that many forget that regard for others; a place information from the public many more laws like those being everyone around them is NOT where folks find themselves about the “at large” wanted car bantered around in Florida. interested in what we are doing in a Wild West atmosphere burglar. Imagine their surprise We cannot sit idly by and every minute of each and every where anything goes. With when the “at large” man posted let Social Media morph into day…. Is it really necessary to each passing day the ‘ol www a response to their Facebook something antisocial. tell all your “friends” where morphs a little bit more into post page saying, “#^$%* all you are eating lunch? something we will not even y’all *$%& I am innocent, Send questions or inquiries Social media started as a recognize in a couple of years. catch me if you can #&*?!” to LeaAnne Klentzman communication tool for college One example of an unexpected And they did, 6 minutes later. students. It has morphed into a metamorphosis in Social With good also comes Fort Bend Star way for far older than college Media came in 2008 when evil. The explosion in Social 4655 Techniplex Dr. Suite 300 folks to find and keep up with then candidate Barak Obama Media has given rise to a Stafford Texas 77477 all those “friends” you never liked anyway in high school, oh so many moons ago. You remember, even those classmates you never ever wanted to see and again, but who could pass up knowing where they are and what they look like now. One from any county outside the Moore. "We will continue to By Betsy Dolan thing is for sure, you can almost district does not qualify as an investigate the viability of a bet they are pudgy middle aged This much is clear: By 2016, alternative water supply unless groundwater transport option folks just like the rest of us. Richmond and Rosenberg (along the permittee can demonstrate as an alternate water supply Social Media has been with other municipalities) must that the groundwater for our two communities.” defined as an exchange of ideas, reduce their groundwater usage withdrawals will not cause Both municipalities TexRen ideologies or interactions by a by 30% to help aquifers below groundwater level declines," are working with Electro group of individuals in a virtual the earth's surface recharge. the amendment stated. Purification to create new environment. So what does that The best way to abide by The cities are trying to geological models that the state mandate isn't as clear. work out a compromise show subsidence concerns Sugar Land and Missouri City with the FBSD and have would be minimal. have built large, multi-million agreed to amend their own The matter will now go dollar surface water treatment Groundwater Reduction Plans before the Texas State Office plants. 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