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The King’s Academy’s senior class receives impressive college acceptances, $8.2 million in scholarsh

  West Palm Beach, Florida, May 17, 2010 – The King’s Academy 2010 senior class has excelled academically during their high school careers.  These 120 students have navigated the rigors of The King’s Academy’s strenuous academic program, which includes advanced placement courses, dual enrollment and honors courses, and community service requirements. Sonya Jones, High School […]

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Marco Rubio: From underdog to frontrunner

  Personal infomation Birth Place:  Miami, Florida Marital status:   Married to Jeanette Children:  Four Home church:  Christ Fellowship – West Kendall Occupation:  Attorney Family/human interest Q:Who has most shaped you as a leader – your mother or your father? Why?   A:I think both.  I strongly believe that the ideal setting to raise a […]

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Florida school district quashes religious expression

The Santa Rosa County School District has drafted a policy that prohibits students from asking God’s blessing during high school graduations. The policy also prohibits district employees from participating in privately sponsored off-campus religious events or baccalaureate addresses.  Moreover, faculty and staff are required to stop prayer at privately sponsored after-school clubs. The ACLU drafted […]

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The impact of a stranger

  I was recently invited to take part in what I believe has been the most rewarding outreach event I have ever attended. Led by Steven and Cheryl Price, Military Outreach Life or M.O.M., is an outreach not only dear to their hearts, but is one that affects the hearts of all who become involved. […]

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Local authors and writing opportunities

  Talk to one writer about the process of writing and you’ll think that it is an incredibly difficult undertaking, with every word on the page the result of painful deliberation. You’ll learn that novels must be painstakingly outlined in advance with nothing left to chance, and that a blank page is a daily affront […]

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Letter from the Publisher

  Neighbors are people that we see every day. If you think about it, they do a lot for us. They keep us from being the only house on the street. They fill up the mall and the grocery store so we don’t have to shop there alone. But they affect our lives in bigger […]

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States opting out of abortion plans

States increasingly are enacting legislation to opt out of a provision in the new federal health care law that would require coverage for abortion in “insurance exchanges.” For Planned Parenthood in Michigan, however, the health care law is playing a role in the opening of a Detroit-area clinic where abortions likely will be performed. Regarding […]

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Can you pick your child’s friends?

Fewer things influence our children more than the people they hang out with, their friends. Friendships have a powerful impact. Kids want to go where their friends want to go, do what their friends do, and think the way their friends think. Knowing the impact friends have on our children, you would think parents would […]

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God made it happen: Do business right to honor Him

There are a few common threads which have become noticeable to me over the years, working with local businesses. Some companies pride themselves on running “By the Book”, whereas others make it apparent that they do not share this same philosophy. Due to the choices made by these companies in terms of how to run […]

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Projected health care price tag to be more than $115 million

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released its final price tag for health care reform, and it’s at least $115 billion more than projected. Much of that is due to authorizations for discretionary spending put in the legislation by those drafting the bill. The Obama Administration said it would cap spending on the initiative at […]

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