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Two Years in A Row: Orlando’s WOKB Radio Station Wins National Award

When you see them, congratulate them. They are the winning team at WOKB 1680 AM radio station, headed by Shanti Persaud. The team recently won its second Stellar Award for Best Gospel Station in the Large Market. Lady Drina, host … Continue reading

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Will Voters in Central Florida Cities Get Out and Vote on Tuesday, March 13?

Most of you will read this on the day of  your local general elections and say something like, “Oh yeah, now I remember!” If you live within the city limits of Apopka, Belle Isle, Ocoee or Winter Park and you are … Continue reading

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Performing Arts Center to Honor Dr. King

Soon it will be 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee and people around the country will pause to honor the civil rights leader’s life.  Here in Orlando, the Pine Hills Community Performing Arts … Continue reading

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Hello Mayor: Voting Underway in Local Cities

It’s election season! Yes! Right now, people are voting – whether early, by absentee ballot or at their polling place, in cities throughout Orange County. In Eatonville today, Saturday, March 3, voters will decide whether to keep Eddie Cole as … Continue reading

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’Tis the Season of Giving

December 16, 2017 (Orlando) – ‘Tis the Season…the Season of Love (Giving) – Not that it doesn’t happen throughout the year but today there are three major “gives” going on throughout Central Florida of which residents can take advantage. The … Continue reading

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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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