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Dolphins Ricky Williams Out for Season
Monday, Nov 26, 2007

After Dolphins' running back Ricky Williams 22-month hiatus from the NFL and his subsequent reinstatement, he is now back off the field with a torn pectoral muscle.

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Redskins' Sean Taylor Shot, In Critical Condition
Monday, Nov 26, 2007

Former UM standout safety Sean Taylor was shot in his Palmetto Bay home early Monday morning. Taylor attended the University of Miami, where he was an All-American in 2003. Taylor is known for his punishing hits and great cover technique as a safety. More details to come...

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Clemency for Felons in Florida to Start Automatically after Completion of Sentence
Thursday, Apr 05, 2007

On Thursday, Florida Governor Charlie Crist has made the process for the restoration of civil rights much easier. Effective immediately, under the new approved changes, officials in Florida will automatically begin the process for restoring rights of felons who have served their sentence.

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Actor, Activist, Icon Ozzie Davis dies at 87
Friday, Feb 04, 2005

Ozzie Davis, known for his activism and his inseparable marriage of 57 years to Ruby Dee, died Friday in Miami. He was 87.

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In Memoriam: Clint O'Neil, Godfather of Reggae Radio
Monday, Oct 11, 2004

Clint O'Neil, who brought reggae music to overnight radio listeners for over 20 years at WLRN 91.3 FM, died on Sunday, October 10, 2004 at the age of 60 in his Miami home.

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Hurricane Relief Efforts
Tuesday, Sep 21, 2004

Hurricane relief efforts are underway for affected Caribbean and South Florida locales. Please assist as Haiti, Jamaica, and Grenada cope with the losses during this hurricane season.

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Peebles Atlantic Development Corporation selected as "Company of the Year" by Black Enterprise
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

South Florida businessman R. Donahue Peebles and his company, Peebles Atlantic Devlopment Corp., are featured in the June edition of Black Enterprise magazine. Peebles Atlantic Development Corp., with a portfolio of $500 million, had 2003 sales of $82 million. Peebles owns the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza South Beach, the only African-American owned hotel on South Beach.

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Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed Chosen as B-CC's Next President
Wednesday, Apr 28, 2004

The new president of Bethune-Cookman College, the fifth in the school’s 100-year history, will be Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed, the sitting president and CEO of Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is expected to begin her new duties July 1, according to Dr. J. Stanley Marshall, chairman of the B-CC Board of Trustees.

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South Florida Radio Personality Gerard Latortue Appointed PM Of Haiti
Monday, Mar 01, 2004

Port Au Prince- South Florida Radio Personality Gerard Latortue has been appointed Prime Minister of Haiti. Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide resigned Sunday, February 29 as Rebel Leader Guy Phillipe and Rebel Soldiers threatened publicly to March on the Capital and arrest him.

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Croom accepts MSU head coaching job
Saturday, Nov 29, 2003

Sylvester Croom, assistant head coach with the Green Bay Packers, has accepted the head football coaching job for the Mississippi State University Bulldogs. Croom becomes the first and only black coach in the SEC, and joins only a handful of black coaches within the Division I-A coaching ranks.

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