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The death toll rises in a deadly shooting at a Chicago hospital. Also on the Tuesday rundown: community health centers rise to the challenge after wildfires; plus food inspectors can keep your Thanksgiving meal hearty and healthy

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Public News Service - FL: Social Justice

As the Governor met with the clemency board to restore voting rights to some people released from prison, the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition held rallies, screened movies and gave speeches across the state to bring attention to a system they say is denying many Floridians the right to vote. A

Some 30,000 Haitians under orders for deportation from the U.S. are optimistic that they will find the hope promised by the Obama administration and be allowed to stay. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano met with a delegation of south Florida Congress members Tuesday; they asked her to ove

It's being framed as a battle over the future of the middle class. As the Florida Legislature hammers out a new budget, the Florida AFL-CIO says a proposed constitutional amendment could ultimately affect the household budgets of millions of Florida families. Rep. Adam Hasner, the District 87 Repub

On any given night, there are 60,000 Floridians who do not have a place to call home. With the economic downturn, rising foreclosures, and record-breaking unemployment, almost half of them this year were homeless for the first time. The Florida Emergency Financial Assistance for Housing program is o

"Please Don't Shoot" - that's the message from activists gathering in downtown Oakland and in cities across the country to protest the shooting death of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) passenger. The rally at Oakland City Hall today is part of a national day of non-violent protests over the New Year

As President-elect Barack Obama begins his transition to the Oval Office, having won a two-thirds majority of the Electoral College, political pundits say he is entering the White House with a mandate for change. However, with so many problems facing the nation, advocacy groups are scrambling for a

Voters who are concerned about providing proper proof of eligibility at the polls received some good news Tuesday from the Florida Association of Supervisors of Elections. Local election supervisors can accept proof of voter eligibility, even on Election Day, according to a letter from an attorney f

Miami, FL - A familiar face has gone before Florida voters to argue against a new attempt to narrow the definition of marriage. Michael Schiavo, who made national news a few years ago in the fight over whether he could allow his disabled wife, Terri, to die, is urging Florida voters to say "no" to A

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