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Byline: Bruce Ritchie
Nov. 27-- Red tide killed thousands of fish offshore, leading the state on Monday to again close Apalachicola Bay to oyster harvesting on Tuesday.
The eastern bay could be reopened if water samples collected Monday show that there is no toxic algae present, said David Heil, a bureau chief with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Continued closure of the bay creates more financial hardship for the oystermen and the Franklin County economy.
Dead fish were washing up on St. George Island over the weekend and some residents complained about breathing difficulties caused by the toxic algae in the …