Category Archive: National

Mar 13

Statement by House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston On the Passing of Former Governor Reubin Askew

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston (D-Fort Lauderdale) issued the following statement regarding the death of former Florida Governor Reubin Askew: “Reubin Askew distinguished himself as one of the greatest governors in Florida history, having been a champion for racial equality, ethics and tax reforms, and modernizing our state government. Reubin Askew served …

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Sep 20

“DIVA” DAISY JACKSON REMEMBERED Former Air Force Singer’s Memorial to be held Saturday

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“ By Wesley Martin I hate to use this word, but there was a certain amount of ‘grace’ to her,” said Brian Jones, Retired Master Sergeant of the Air Force, when speaking on Pensacola native, Daisy Jackson. “If her singing was edible, we would all have high cholesterol because it was just buttery and sumptuous.” …

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Jan 13

Unemployment Among Young Veterans Rises Above 13 Percent in December 2011

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ — Data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that joblessness among young veterans ages 18-24 was 1 in 3 for the last quarter of 2011, up from 1 in 5 in the last quarter of 2010. The overall unemployment rate for young veterans in December 2011 rose …

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