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Court: Public Defender can interview residents of controversial juvenile facility

The Broward County Public Defender’s Office on Thursday (July 26, 2012) won access to the residents of Thompson Academy, a privately-run juvenile facility that has faced numerous allegations of abuse. ...

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Mount Hermon Historical Museum well received

The Mount Hermon A.M.E. Church Historical Museum held a successful Grand Opening last Sunday. One hundred and six years of rich history is represented there to be shared with the entire community. ...

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First Ladies of Broward County

In an effort to honor and encourage women that are married to a pastor, this column profiles the “First Ladies of Broward County.” ...

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City of Fort Lauderdale dedicates Dixie Court Building in honor of Black Pioneer Ivory Mizell

City of Fort Lauderdale will soon be unveiling the newly named Ivory W. Mizell Community Center at Dixie Court in honor of his me-morable legacy. ...

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How can you avoid being destroyed by the words of a hypocrite?

I asked my friends to explain the following proverb: “The hypocrite with his mouth destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous will be delivered” (Proverbs 11:9). ...

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Is Job creation an excuse for our Governor to pursue wasteful polices?

Governor Scott wants the state to believe that his policies have lowered unemployment from 10.6 percent to the present rate of 8.6 percent. But 75 percent of the drop is due to people dropping out of the labor force ...

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Judge sides with counties in DJJ dispute

In an issue that has spurred legal challenges from various parts of the state, an administrative law judge Tuesday ruled that the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice has improperly shifted juvenile-detention costs to counties. ...

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Health Care Law saves people in Florida $260.6 million on prescription drugs

As a result of the Affordable Care Act, people with Medicare in Florida have saved $260,563,322 on prescription drugs since the law was enacted. ...

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Hastings, Florida Democrats express concern over TB outbreak

Recently, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-Miramar) sent the following letter to Florida Governor Rick Scott expressing concern regarding the Tuberculosis (TB) outbreak in Florida ...

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FAMU distinguished researcher receives more than

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences an important and major grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD ...

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