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Were you there at the great March on Washington on August 28, 1963? AARLCC wants to know…

The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) is looking for people who participated in the historic “March on Washington” on Aug. 28, 1963 to join us in a dynamic panel discussion to be scheduled in February 2013 for Black History Month ...

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Kevin Mitchell appointed as the new executive director

The Board of Directors of The New Generation of Funeral Service Practitioners Association is pleased to announce that Kevin Mitchell of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. has been appointed as the new Executive Director of this association ...

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The Trailblazers present a Review of Public Housing

Beating the odds and meeting the challenges…..The Dixie Court Story ...

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Summerfest is coming! Summerfest is coming! South Florida Get Ready for Art, Culture, and Entertainment on Historic Sistrunk Boulevard!

The City of Fort Lauderdale, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB), and Fort Lauderdale’s Midtown are gearing up for two great happenings in the City this summer ...

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Groups ready for BP money fight

The payoff may be years away, but Florida stakeholders are already coordinating efforts to make sure the state gets its share of BP oil spill compensation in what could be the largest Gulf restoration effort in history. ...

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Florida colleges plan to lead nation in graduation rates

Florida’s 28 state and community colleges say they have a plan to make the state the first in the country to reach the national goal of doubling graduation rates by the year 2020 – and they think Gov. Rick Scott will back their play. ...

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State prison privatization appeal rejected

An appeals court Tuesday ruled against Attorney General Pam Bondi in a long-running battle about the Legislature’s attempt last year to privatize prisons across southern Florida. ...

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Audit finds fraud in energy office programs

An audit of the state office charged with administering grants meant to encourage energy efficiency and alternative fuels turned up nearly $3 million in potential fraud along with other financial mismanagement, according to a report issued Tuesday by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. ...

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Bertha ‘Birdie’ Meredith ‘God’s own songbird’

Bertha leaves to cherish her memory, loving daughter, Terri Meredith;grandchildren Carrington Hodge and Taijon Martin; great-grandchild, Myah Hodge; ...

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State Capitol Briefs

Afternoon Edition: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 The News Service of Florida   CRIST: EFFORTS TO MAKE IT HARDER TO VOTE 'IMPEDING' DEMOCRACY Efforts to remove voters from the rolls because of possible ineligibility, reduce early voting and other moves that may make it harder to vote are "unconscionable," former Gov. Charlie Crist said Wednesday during an appearance on MSNBC. Crist, an independent who was a ...

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