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City of Orlando Nov. 7 Election

November 1, 2017, Orlando — City of Orlando residents: It’s your turn. You get to vote for your commissioner if you’re in District 1, 3 or 5 during the upcoming election on Tuesday, Nov. 7.  If you are registered to vote, … Continue reading

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Long-time Orlando Station Wins National Award

WOKB’s recent achievement makes you feel like saying: Yes we can. Yes we did.  The gospel radio station at 1680 on the AM dial recently won the title of Best Radio Station of the Year (Large Market) at the 32nd … Continue reading

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Guest Editorial: Barack Obama – A Good President

Editor’s Note: It’s February 2017 and Donald Trump is President of The United States. While many wish it was a dream and feel uneasy about his presidency, some are elated and anxious about his promised changes. As President Barack Obama prepared to … Continue reading

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Gun Safety and Buy Back Today

February 9, 2017 (Orlando) — If you don’t want it, turn it in – anonymously. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office’s gun safety – buy back event is underway today for anyone wanting to turn in a weapon. It started at … Continue reading

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Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Community Health and Wellness Partner, Wayne Densch YMCA Family Center Offers Tips on Staying Healthy During the Holidays Between the Thanksgiving and New Years Eve holidays, most Americans gain anywhere between 2-8 lbs., with an average gain of 3.5 lbs. As … Continue reading

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General Election 2016: You Choose But Here Are My Recommendations

Orlando — As promised and within the final hour of the 2016 General Election, I am posting my recommendations for some KEY races in today’s historic election. Why? First, I know that some of you all waited until the last … Continue reading

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Pine Hills Stand Together Against Violence

We celebrate or shed light on many things in the month of October – domestic violence and breast cancer awareness but it’s also Crime Prevention Month. In normal fashion, the Kingdom Network Empowering Communities Inc. (KNEC) group is having its … Continue reading

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Election Connection: Getting Registered

Orlando, October 4 — Next week around this time the books will be closed for registration in one of the most historical and almost unbelievable General Elections in our country’s history. Tuesday, October 11, is the registration deadline so if … Continue reading

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Election Connection: You Have a Voice

Orlando, September 14 – You have a voice. Use it during the upcoming 2016 General Election. I had a conversation with a couple of people and I asked if they had voted during the recent Primary Election. One did not … Continue reading

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What Time Is It? Time to Vote!

Hopefully, you are ready. You see the signs; you may have seen some of the candidates – live and in living color. You should have your sample ballots by now. The only thing left to do is study the candidates and … Continue reading

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