The heat emanating from the small conference room of the Navarre Visitor's Information Center was not due to it being packed. Tension and animosity about the BP oil spill flowed from the some 100 residents, business owners and other concerned citizens who gathered to express their feelings to former State Rep. Marco Rubio and State Rep. Matt Gaetz.
Inclement weather prevented former Rubio, who is vying for a U.S. Senate seat against Gov. Charlie Crist, from appearing in person; he fielded questions via Skype.
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