by Lydia Daniel Orlando Magic vs San Antonio Spurs Jameer Nelson carried the game on his back scoring 24 points. The Magic kept a commanding lead through out the entire game. Dwight Howard also assisted the Magic with 14 points and 13 rebound. The final total was 90 to 78, in favor of the Magic. […]
by Joaquin Sapien, ProPublica This story was also published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and is a followup to ProPublica’s investigation into the CDC response to formaldehyde findings in FEMA trailers. A government study to track the health of children who lived in FEMA trailers after Hurricane Katrina is still stuck in the […]
What kind of identification do I need to show at the polls? Answer: Florida law requires that each voter provide a signature and photo I.D. Signature and photo do not have to be on the same I.D. A Florida driver’s license provides both. The match with the voter must meet these priority […]
By Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer Government to borrow a record $550 billion in the current quarter to support financial rescue WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will borrow a record $550 billion in the current quarter as it scrambles to fund the huge rescue programs being put in place to deal with the worst […]
By: Whitney Ray Source: flanews.com The state’s attorney general is waging war on companies that promise to eliminate or consolidate debt but don’t deliver. Complaints against debt relief companies in Florida are up more than 60 percent this year. The AG’s office is taking legal action against five of the companies and investigating 31 more.
By: Whitney Ray Source: Flanews.com Seven-thousand-five hundred disabled Floridians will have their in-home services scaled back this week due to state budget cuts. More than half of the people losing services are challenging the state’s decision to cut back their funding. Some say cutting in-home services will actually increase the cost to the state. Deborah […]
This October, the Orange County Regional History Center gets spooky during the History Center Trick-or-Treat Safe Zone on Saturday, October 25, from 6-8 p.m. Safely celebrate Halloween, have fun, and learn something new…if you dare! WHO: Children 12 and under WHAT: History Center Trick-or-Treat Safe Zone WHEN: Saturday, October 25, 2008, 6-8 p.m.
Crime Continues Unabated in Orange County Earlier today, according to witnesses, two black males and one Hispanic male burst into the Auvers Village Apartment on Irise Court in Orlando. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has reported that they took three Play Station 3 games, a laptop computer and money. Regrettably, one person was shot during […]
By Alex Kabba, African Abroad Many African immigrants are worried that a Senator McCain win in November may herald bad news for the country and the economy. This fear, according to interviews with African immigrants by African Abroad-USA, became reinforced when the presidential race became dead even after McCain picked Alaska Governor Sarah Palin […]