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South Florida Early Voting Rallies with Alcee Hastings an Reverend Al Sharpton

Congressman Alcee Hastings, serving Florida's 23 District, the Reverend Al Sharpton and a host of other dignitaries  lead South Florida Early Voting Rallies with community, union & civic leaders as they  kick off  “Souls To The Polls Weekend” with a tri-county tour to bless the polls  for early voting October 27th through November 3rd 2012. These video clips are from the rally held in Broward County at ...

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President Clinton explains

President Clinton explains Mitt Romney's $5 trillion tax cut and how middle class families with children will get an average tax increase of $2,000 to pay for $250,000 in tax cuts for multi-millionaires. As President Clinton shares: "In the first debate, Governor Romney said that he wasn't really going to cut taxes on upper income people—he only wanted to cut taxes for middle class people. That's not true w ...

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Honors Music Legend Chuck Berry

CLEVELAND (AP) — Still rockin’ at 86, music legend Chuck Berry promised a comeback Saturday with six new songs, some written 16 years ago. “And as soon as I can get someone to guide me – and I do know a little about the business – I want to push them out,” he told reporters at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, which honored him with an award and tribute concert. “I’m going to come back and push the ...

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Hundreds march from black churches Sunday to vote early in “Souls to the Polls” rally

By Mike Clary   On a day punctuated by echoes of the civil rights movement, hundreds of people poured out of churches after services in South Florida's historic black neighborhoods Sunday to march to the voting booth, intent on honoring a right for which ancestors shed their blood. "People have died so I could do this," said James Gadsen, 74, a deacon at New Hope Baptist Church, the rallying point for the m ...

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DRUG TESTING LAW HEADS TO APPEALS COURT

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, October 26, 2012.........A federal appeals court will hear arguments next week in a battle about a 2011 Florida law that would require people to pass drug tests before they can start receiving public-assistance benefits. The state is asking the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a district judge's ruling that blocked the law b ...

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Gabrielle Union:”You have to be involved.” – OFA Florida

Gabrielle Union shares why young people should get involved to help re-elect President Obama for a second term. ...

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Eric Smalls: Dear Mr. President

Eric Smalls wrote a letter to the President, this is his story. Dear Mr. President, My name is Eric Smalls. At a young age I was inspired by NASA and their expeditions to the moon. As a career I would love to build robots to explore the first earth-like planets and beyond. However, when I was three years old my mother passed away due to breast cancer. For several months my family was homeless and forced to ...

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GOTV: Get Out The Vote

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Early voting events

By Anthony Man     The Rev. Al Sharpton, the MSNBC commentator, is scheduled to appear Saturday at rallies in communities with large black populations: Noon at the Lauderhill Mall, where there’s an early voting site , and 2 p.m. at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center, 520 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Pompano Beach. Organized labor is holding early voting rallies on Saturday, at 9:30 a.m. at the Plumbers ...

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Breast Cancer Fundraising: Where Does All That Money Go?

By Lorraine Jones, BDO Staff Writer Every year, the month of October is filled with pink ribbons, walks and marathons—even pink cleats in the NFL—all in the name of breast cancer awareness. Grocery store aisles are lined with familiar products in special-edition pink packages. In the 2009-2010 fiscal year, the breast cancer organization giant Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation reported approximately US ...

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