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Commissioner Samuel B. Ings & Drop D No Limits Foundation Presents Third Annual Bounce House Community Festival 2018!

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BY JIMMIE WILLIAMS

ORLANDO - As you can probably tell by the pictures from last year's event that the event was a success. It looks like this year's event will be just as successful due to the sponsors and volunteers that are involved, as well as our City Commissioner, Commissioner Samuel B. Ings of District 6 Orlando. Commissioner Samuel B. Ings had served this community for over 30 years...

 

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DNA Databases: Pioneering Or Profiling?

 

BY DEVIN HEFLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER

CENTRAL FLORIDA - In the model of most law enforcement agencies across the nation, prescreened DNA to link evidence in crimes is a priority in solving once cold cases or apprehending loose offenders, but community groups are protesting that this practice condones profiling and criminalizes even non-violent offenders.

Scores of states have also expanded their DNA testing and storage programs...
 

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Frustration Arises As Puerto Rican’s Death Toll Increases

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BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER

Differing values regarding Hurricane Maria’s death toll in Puerto Rico have led to confusion, demonstrations demanding the truth, and overall skepticism from the Puerto Rican community.

A study by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that the official death toll of 64 people was a “substantial underestimate...
 

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Gospel Goes Classical Gala Concert Orlando Takes A Stand Against Gun Violence

BY GWEN COVINGTON, Entertainment Galore

ORLANDO/WINTER PARK – The stage is set and in just a few weeks on Saturday, June 9, 2018, the red carpet rolls out at 5pm, the curtain call will be announced, and live streaming will begin promptly at 7:30pm for Gospel Goes Classical Gala Concert Orlando. This dazzling black tie, first-class affair takes place at the gorgeous Calvary Assembly Church...

 

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Hometown Hero Focuses On The Less Of These

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BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER

ORLANDO - Health Care for the Homeless Inc. has a rich history of giving back and supporting those in need in the Central Florida community. At the helm is its current President and CEO Bakari Burns, a respected Jones High School and FAMU Alumni.

HCCH provides health services for...

 

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