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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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Florida Legislative Black Caucus Chair Senator Arthenia Joyner responds to Governor Rick Scott’s 2013-2014 Budget Proposal

State Senator Arthenia Joyner (D-Tampa), Chair of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus (FLBC) recently released the following statement on the 2013-2014 state budget proposal from Governor Rick Scott ...

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New Mount Olive Youth Group witnesses history

New Mount Olive Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. witnessed history when they attended the second inauguration of President Barack Obama on Monday, January 21, 2013. ...

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Immigration reform looms as a controversial public issue

“Immigration reform is a very complex topic ...

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City of Fort Lauderdale launches annual Drop Savers Water Conservation Poster Contest

The City of Fort Lauderdale, in partnership with the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association, is sponsoring the Drop Savers Water Conservation Poster Contest to celebrate Drinking Water Week, ...

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Dem Leader Smith to GOP: Told ya so

Smith noted that Democrats fought against changes Republicans pushed for in the 2011 election law, including a decrease in the number of days in early voting ...

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