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Florida judge steps down after being recorded berating 59-year-old disabled woman who later died

A Florida judge has stepped down after video surfaced of a her ruthlessly berating a chronically ill disabled woman who later died, following her release from jail.  During a preliminary hearing last Sunday (April 15), Broward County Circuit Judge Merrilee Ehrlich, repeatedly scolded Sandra Faye Twiggs, a 59-year-old mother who was in a wheelchair and was arrested on a misdemeanor charge after a disagreemen ...

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Former Miami Dolphins player takes Special Needs student to Prom

Eighteen-year-old Lindsey Preston needed a date to prom, and her family knew the perfect gentlemen to take her: Don Jones II, the 27-year-old defensive back for the San Francisco 49ers.          Don Jones also played for the Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, Cleveland Browns and Houston Texans. ...

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Students of Tomorrow Mentoring Program boasts 50 new graduates at Parkway Middle School for 2018

The Faculty and Mentors of Parkway Middle School announces the 2018 graduates of their Parkway Students of Tomorrow Mentoring Program. The program was designed to create an environment giving kids with low self-esteem the opportunity to connect with leaders and business owners, which in turn helped them to see a brighter way into the future. ...

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God knows what to bait the hook with

Over the weekend, God was baiting the hook. Based primarily on my social influence, I was extended an opportunity to attend CHAT, South Florida’s Gospel Brunch (test) Tour. The expedition would allow media and other influencers to visit the Black church as a tourist, and unbeknownst to me, I was amazed by the experience from start to finish. ...

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Annual Broward Aware! Campaign closes with family fun and resource fair, free health screenings, community services, and entertainment

The Children’s Services Council (CSC) of Broward County, in partnership with dozens of community organizations; held its annual Family Fun and Resource Fair was held April 14 at Rev. Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park in Fort Lauderdale in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. ...

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Growing College Town

     The Tallahassee area has grown significantly, especially with the new addition of “College Town”.  Located centrally between Florida State University and Florida A&M University, College Town offers food, housing, and activities. Dozens of businesses line the streets and the close proximity of both universities makes the area walker friendly. ...

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