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2016-01-22

Jan 22 2016 issue

term-limits

Lawmakers Call for Convention on Congressional Term Limits

The Florida Legislature has passed legislation making it the first in the nation to call for an Article V amendment convention exclusive to...

small place

Small Plane Crash Near Florida Panhandle Leave Two Dead

Anytime you choose to take your feet off the ground and fly in an airplane, there’s plenty of risks involved, including, of course,...

Sylvester Stallone

Stallone on Oscars: Happy about nomination, concerned about diversity

According to a recent Reuters report, Sylvester Stallone, considered a front runner for the supporting actor Oscar for recreating his role...

super bowl

The Super Bowl Was Broadcast in Spanish, And Here’s Why It Matters

Super Bowl 50 was pretty special this year. Not just because Beyonce rocked the socks off Chris Martin, and not just because it was the...

Orange County Public Schools

Career and Technical Education programs show remarkable growth

Feb. 11, 2016 – There were three big topics on the agenda for the Orange County School Board during their work session Thursday, Feb. 11,...

black-mother-children

The Black Family: Time to Redefine the Norm?

Black Americans have made considerable progress in the areas  of income and education.  However, when it comes to marriage and families,...

Dr. Pam Powell (left) & Dr. Riva Tims Speakers for Celebration

Jones High Historical Museum Features Dr. Pam Powell, other local leaders

Orlando Native Dr. Pam Powell  named “Entrepreneur of the Century ” at the Jones High 100 year Centennial Celebration. Photos...

[L-R], President of Aspire Health Partners Jerry Kassab; Mayor Teresa Jacobs; Judge Belvin Perry. Jr.; Orange County District 3 Commissioner Pete Clarke; Orange County District 2 Commissioner Bryan Nelson at the Central Receiving Center renaming dedication ceremony.

Mental Health Facility Honors Respected Judge and Advocate Belvin Perry, Jr.

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and nearly 100 local dignitaries, leaders and guests recently gathered at the Central Receiving Center...

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Sherman J. Howard: Football and Beyond

Orlando, FL (01/19/16) – In observance of February’s Black History Month, author Vietta L. Robinson announces her newly released book,...