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Letters From Zora: In Her Own Words (Promo to Friends

Dear Friends, I wanted to share with you the launching of our latest collaboration Letters From Zora: In Her Own Words.  I have partnered with colleagues from USC and Vanessa Bell Calloway (Zora) to present this one-woman play about the life of Zora Neale Hurston. We premiered this work on March 3, 2012 at the University of Southern California as part of the Arts Initiative called Visions and Voices. The gr ...

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Lance Armstrong’s epic downfall

(CNN) -- His reputation is in tatters, the cycling victories that made him a legend are wiped away, and the sponsors that gave him enormous wealth have fled faster than a downhill race to a finish line. But that's only the beginning. Lance Armstrong is also being asked to pay back millions of dollars. And the term "Armstrong era" is now apparently a moniker for widespread cheating. The epic downfall of cycl ...

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THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, October 18, 2012........Citizens Property Insurance Corp. on Thursday defended its decision to shutter an internal watchdog unit, while another 100,000 Citizens policies will be taken over by private firms starting in December. The state Office of Insurance Regulation announced the takeout late Thursday afternoon. Combined with earlier announcements, 318,000 Citizens policies are h ...

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CAMPAIGN TRAILER Notes from campaigns and elections in the news, October 18, 2012

By THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Public Education Defense Fund, a group affiliated with the Florida Education Association, received $750,000 from national teachers' union organizations between Sept. 29 and Oct. 12, newly filed records show. The fund has received a total of $2.25 million this year, with much of the money going to fight two proposed constitutional amendments on the November ballot. The fund ...

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