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Lest we forget, or even more pathetic, lest we become lethargic

They say that the older you get, the smaller the world becomes. At one point last year my head was spinning as I said farewell to people near and dear, as well as some where the contact may have been one or two degrees of separation ...

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Urban League of Broward County all in inclusive: Ahead of the rest

Urban League of Broward County made known to the public that the institute is the beneficiary of a $2 million funding venture from Sunshine StateHealth Plan that will support urban league’s health and wellness initiatives and capital campaign ...

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McKee resigns from Broward Health Board

Clarence McKee, the only African-American on the Board of Commissioners of the North Broward Hospital District (d/b/a) “Broward Health”), announced at last week’s board meeting that he was resigning from the Board effective Feb. 1 ...

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IMPACT GIRLS at Dillard Elementary support the mission of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation

Impact Girls, with the approval of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation has spearheaded a ‘Pay It Forward Campaign’ to raise funds for the hospital’s foundation ...

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Hastingscommemorates100th birthday of Rosa Parks

Recently Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement in recognition of the 100th birthday of civil rights activist Rosa Parks: “Just two weeks after witnessing the second swearing-in of our nation’s first Black President, it is appropriate that we commemorate the birth of a civil rights leader that helped to make such a moment possible. ...

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Governor Rick Scott unveils 2013-2014 Florida families first budget calls for $2,500 teacher pay raise and eliminating sales tax on manufacturing equipment

Governor Rick Scott unveiled his Florida Families First Budget for fiscal year 2013-2014 ...

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Creator of the Kwanzaa Holiday will keynote FAMU’s Black History Convocation

Maulana Karenga, creator of the pan-African cultural holiday Kwanzaa and the Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles), will serve as the keynote speaker for Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Black History Month Convocation ...

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Fewer Florida inmates are re-offending after release

Fewer Florida prison inmates are re-offending after their release, Corrections ...

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BCPS Transportation head alleges mismanagement, malfeasance, fraud and abuse; requests outside investigation by law enforcement

Embattled BCPS transportation head blows whistle on nepotism & corruption, Chester Tindall, 50, stated that corruption within the Transportation Dept ...

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House Democratic leader blasts decade of GOP governance, pushes for Medicaid expansion

Thurston blamed his Republican counterparts for problems facing the state. He said reform efforts currently being pushed by Republican officials—election reform, ethics reform, education financing, healthcare implementation—all seek to deal with problems caused by the GOP-led Legislature ...

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