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An Ocean Away, North Lauderdale native serves in U.S. Navy, lives in Europe, supports NATO Mission

A 1992 Kingston Technical High School (Jamaica) graduate and North Lauderdale, Florida native is serving our country in the Navy, living on the coast of Spain, and participating in a critical NATO ballistic missile defense (BMD) mission while assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook. ...

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Waiting in his perfection

he trap is so easy when The South Florida lifestyle looks like luxury cars, summer homes and perfectly tanned friends. So, in this edition of On The Scene, let’s be reminded that waiting in perfection is not about faking it until you make it, but actually waiting on a perfect God to manifest what was promised to you. ...

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Fifteen Kings and Queens from Africa share Love and Build Bridges in Orlando

      There are connections being made with the motherland, which African Americans never thought would be possible in 2018. When I initially received a flyer that 11 Kings from Africa were coming to America, it just didn’t seem accurate or true. The expense, transportation, lodging, food, and traveling to Orlando and Boston would take excellent planning, coordination and scheduling, and many things could s ...

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Sunland Park Academy proves that community involvement can make a big difference in the lives of students

       There is an old adage which goes,” the proof is in the pudding.” And based upon the improvements across the board, in academic achievement at Sunland Park Academy in Fort Lauderdale, the pudding has all the right ingredients for success. ...

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Judge rules against State on campus early voting

      Calling it a “ham-handed” effort to keep young voters from casting ballots, a federal judge Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional an opinion issued by Gov. Rick Scott’s administration that barred early-voting sites on college and university campuses. ...

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Small Changes for Saving this Summer

As the weather heats up, lowering your energy bill can be as simple as making a few small changes around your home. Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) offers top tips to help customers save energy and money like an expert – and beat the heat this summer ...

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“The link between on the suburban school shootings and gun violence on the streets”

Though I now live in Parkland and attend Marjory Stoneman Douglas, this past Valentine’s Day was not the first time that I was exposed to gun violence. I grew up in the city of Lauderhill where gun homicide rates often fluctuate. There I heard my first gunshots when a police officer was shot right outside of my neighborhood. ...

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South Florida native Lory Gibson-Singleton has released her first book, “Prayers of a Sista”

     In March of this year, which was the culmination of a lifelong dream, South Florida native Lory Gibson-Singleton has released her first book, “Prayers of a Sista. ...

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When the grind requires you to scale

When the grind requires you to scale ...

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Recently, James C. Boyd Funeral Home, Inc., Pilgrim Christian Universal Church and Visions of Unity of Broward partnered with a Back to School event.

Recently, James C. Boyd Funeral Home, Inc., Pilgrim Christian Universal Church and Visions of Unity of Broward partnered with a Back to School event.  Top to bottom: Rhonda, Office Manager of James C. Boyd Funeral, Inc., put a smile on these two little girls' faces as she presents them with bookbags while a young lady gets her complimentary hair braided by LaKardia and the two happy young girls above show o ...

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