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Pancreatic Cancer affects Blacks at higher rates

Blacks experienced higher rates of pancreatic cancer death than whites ...

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LAWSUIT CHALLENGES STATE ON NURSING HOME RESIDENTS’ INCOME

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, Sept. 19, 2012........In what could become a class-action lawsuit, attorneys for a disabled Tallahassee woman allege that many nursing-home residents are required to turn over too much income when they enter Florida's Medicaid program. The lawsuit, filed last week in Leon County circuit court, stems from a longstanding requirement that Me ...

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Jay-Z And Beyonce Throw Successful Fundraiser For President Obama

By Gil Kaufman   Jay-Z  and Beyonce hosted a successful fundraiser for President Obama's re-election campaign at the 40/40 club in NYC on Tuesday night One of the perks of being President of the United States is the pomp-and-circumstance that follows you everywhere you go. And while former President Bill Clinton has said that he misses hearing "Hail to the Chief," it's possible that President Obama mig ...

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JUDGE WEIGHS REQUEST TO BLOCK EARLY VOTING LAW

By BRANDON LARRABEE September 19, 2012......A lawyer for opponents of a controversial change in early voting in Florida told a federal judge here that the law would disproportionately harm black voters and should be blocked. But supporters of the change said it was allowed under the Voting Rights Act and a reversal now would cause chaos on Election Day. The hearing was the latest chapter in a legal morass t ...

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Obama reacts to Libya embassy attack

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MIAMI-DADE ALPHAS, AKAS HOST “PHIRST PHAMILY” VOTER REG BLITZ ON SEPT. 22

MIAMI-DADE ALPHAS, AKAS HOST “PHIRST PHAMILY” VOTER REG BLITZ ON SEPT. 22 MIAMI – September 13, 2012 – Miami’s two oldest black Greek-letter organizations are joining forces to register hundreds of voters in time for the November general election. Their target: local beauty and barber shops. The ladies of Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the men of Beta Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha ...

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HIV-Positi​ve Inmates In Alabama Allege They Are Being Violated

        Alabama prisoners who say they are unfairly penalized for being HIV-positive are taking their accusations of discrimination to federal court today. Lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union will begin arguments today in a court in Birmingham on behalf of approximately 250 HIV-positive Alabama inmates whose rights, they say, are being violated under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ...

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Judge: No new trial in Fla. teen burning case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  A Florida judge refused Tuesday to grant a new trial, for now, for the alleged ringleader in an attack in which a teenager was drenched in alcohol and set on fire. But Broward County Circuit Judge Matthew Destry nevertheless left the door open for a second trial for 18-year-old Matthew Bent based on allegations of juror misconduct, including racial animosity. The judge plans to interv ...

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How to Get to Mars. Very Cool!

Spirit, MER-A (Mars Exploration Rover -- A), is a robotic rover on Mars, active from 2004 to 2010. ...

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All hands on deck!

alarm sounds for all hands (personnel) to hurry to their posts and stand alert for orders. ...

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