Seth Ablordeppey

FAMU professor gets U.S. patent for drug discovery

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Seth Ablordeppey, a Florida A&M University (FAMU) professor in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has received a United States patent (No. 8,158,646) for extensive modifications to the drug Cryptolepine. Preliminary tests indicate the drug will be effective at treating infections […]

Gary Dourdan

Gary Dourdan: Actor, musician, activist

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One in a weekly series about the Black AIDS Institute’s Greater Than AIDS ambassadors, who are using their VIP status in Black America to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS and HIV testing and treatment. […]

New Citizens CEO says higher rates needed

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The new head of Citizens Property Insurance Corp. made his debut before the governor and Cabinet on Tuesday, saying the state-backed insurer needs to raise rates but conceded that the issue is a political hornet’s nest. […]

On Tap in the Capital

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CLEMENCY: The Cabinet meets as the Clemency Board this morning. (8 a.m., Cabinet Room, The Capitol.) NOTE: The start time has changed to 8 a.m., an hour earlier than originally scheduled.
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Urban League of BrowardCounty receives $100,000 gift

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The Urban League of Broward County, a non-profit human services organization, is the recipient of a $100,000 gift from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation. The contribution supports the Urban League’s efforts to expand programs and services through its new Community Empowerment Center […]

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