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President Obama speaking in Florida on immigration

In 2012, the Hispanic community has the potential to help determine which presidential candidate will win the election. In Florida 13 percent of the registered voters are Hispanic and 13 percent of the registered voters are Black. ...

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Alaska – Paradise on steroids!

Flying to Alaska from Fort Lauderdale on our preferred carrier, Delta, took a full 15 hours, connecting through Minneapolis and then Seattle. The Seattle flight took off at 10:30 p.m. ...

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FAMU professor gets U.S. patent for drug discovery

Seth Ablordeppey, a Florida A&M University (FAMU) professor in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has received a United States patent (No. 8,158,646) for extensive modifications to the drug Cryptolepine. Preliminary tests indicate the drug will be effective at treating infections ...

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Broward County gets its second Black female city manager

The City of Hallandale Beach has a new city manager. But not just any city manager, — its first African-American female city manager. ...

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Gary Dourdan: Actor, musician, activist

One in a weekly series about the Black AIDS Institute's Greater Than AIDS ambassadors, who are using their VIP status in Black America to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS and HIV testing and treatment. ...

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Road to AIDS 2012: A Series of Town Hall Meetings – Philadelphia

The 12th in a series of articles about the Road to AIDS 2012, a 17-city tour that seeks to define the state of the U.S. epidemic and that leads up to the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., in July 2012. ...

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Governor Rick Scott missing in action at Romney’s events in Florida

In politics the experts say there are no permanent friends and no permanent enemies. Basically, I decided that this meant that in order to survive, you had to watch your friends; as well as your enemies. ...

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City of Fort Lauderdale Police Department recognized for positive influence on young men

On June 19, 2012 the Fort Lauderdale Police Department was recognized for their involvement with the Prince to Kings non-profit organization headed by Sharon Major-Hughes. Prince to Kings provides free mentoring and an educational component for high risk boys. ...

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New Citizens CEO says higher rates needed

The new head of Citizens Property Insurance Corp. made his debut before the governor and Cabinet on Tuesday, saying the state-backed insurer needs to raise rates but conceded that the issue is a political hornet's nest. ...

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On Tap in the Capital

CLEMENCY: The Cabinet meets as the Clemency Board this morning. (8 a.m., Cabinet Room, The Capitol.) NOTE: The start time has changed to 8 a.m., an hour earlier than originally scheduled. ...

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