Immigration
11:35 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Florida Immigrant Advocates Plan New Service, Warns Against Scammers

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In the wake of President Obama’s announcement last week of executive action to temporarily shield some four million undocumented immigrants from deportation, Redlands Christian Migrant Association is planning to begin offering an Immigration Assistance Program. Immigrant advocates applaud the President’s action, but say they’re worried con artists have already begun using the newly announced national immigration policy to target Florida’s 632,000 undocumented immigrants.

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Florida Panther
11:12 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Florida Panther Road Deaths Reach All-Time High

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There are several weeks left in this year and Florida has already tied its all-time record of panthers killed by cars. Nineteen endangered Florida panthers have died after being struck by vehicles this year.

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While Waiting For Government Action, One Man Pledg
6:44 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

While Waiting For Government Action, One Man Pledges to Dig Out Clam Pass

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One man is using a shovel and wheelbarrow in an attempt to save Clam Pass in Naples from closing up with sand. If the pass closes, it threatens wildlife and mangroves in the connecting bays.

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State Senator Dwight Bullard Reacts to Hendry Coun
5:12 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

State Sen. Dwight Bullard Reacts to Hendry County Primate Facility Lawsuit

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State Sen. Dwight Bullard, D-Miami, is weighing in on a recent lawsuit against Hendry County over a new primate breeding facility being built there.

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Ferguson
3:50 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Sanford Civil Rights Leader Says Dialogue Could Help Ferguson

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Unrest in Ferguson Missouri after Monday’s grand jury decision shows the need for honest dialogue about racial tension. That’s according to one of the organizers of demonstrations in Central Florida after the George Zimmerman verdict.

Francis Oliver says Sanford shares Ferguson’s racial challenges. She preserves black history at the Florida city’s Goldsboro Historical Museum – and she led protests after Trayvon Martin’s death.

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