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Friday November 28, 2014

Janice Rogers Brown set to be Confirmed - MITCH PERRY

With the prevention of the so-called Nuclear Option 2 weeks ago, some of President Bush’s most controversial judicial nominees will likely be confirmed this week…

None has been more controversial for the District Court of Appeals than California Supreme Court Justice Janice Rogers Brown….

Although Senate Democrats have negotiated an up or down vote on her, Liberal Activists, as well as House Democrats – such as the Congressional Black Caucus – still are ...

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BUSH AT OAS MEETING IN FT LAUDERDALE- MITCH PERRY

This morning in Fort Lauderdale, President Bush address the Organization of American States General Assembly Meeting. His speech follows Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice’s speech last night , in which she singled out Bolivia, Ecuador and Haiti as countries that need help in overcoming chronic instability……

Those remarks were seized upon by Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, who called the U.S. proposal a ploy to justify U.S. Intervention in the hemisphereââ...

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GERRY SPENCE ON AL-ARIAN TRIAL - Mitch Perry

Trial Attorney Gerry Spence has been involved in some major cases similar to what Sami Al-Arian’s attorneys are facing.

Spence is the founder of Trial Lawyer’s College, a nonprofit school, where pro bono he teaches attorneys for the people how to present thericases and win against powerful corporate and government interests.

Spence successfully defended Randy Weaver. A participant at Ruby Ridge, Idaho a decade ago, when the Federal Government – like in the Al-Ari...

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SCLC CALLS FOR PINELLAS SHERRIFS DEPUTY TAYLOR TO BE REMOVED-Andrew Stelzer

2 weeks ago, a Pinellas county sheriffs review of the killing of a unarmed black 19 year old came back saying that deputy Christopher Taylor acted correctly. Now a coalition of African American leaders in Pinellas county is calling for the removal of the deputy who killed Jarrell Walker. WMNFs Andrew Stelzer has more.

18 African American community leaders and educators stood on the steps of St Petes city hall and prayed before holding a press conference to demand action in th...

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Al-Arian trial, Opening statements - by Lance Robson

It is alleged that Al-Arian and co-defendants financially supported the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. Sami Al-Arian is said to be the indispensable link in the fundraising side of the PIJ for much of the group’s existence. Defense attorneys say the government will be hard pressed to show this.

The prosecution began its 3-hour opening statement by describing in gory detail how a suicide bus bombing took place in Israel and how the PiJ had claimed responsibility for it. Lead pr...

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Jerusalem Day

On the 38th anniversary of the re-unification of the city of Jerusalem, Rabbi Ben- Yehuda, whose family is very famous in Israel and worldwide, discussed his experiences as the youth in Palestine in the 40's and 50's and his hopes for a future of peace.

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Various

First Guest- Libby Stone- Director of Pinellas County Homeless Emergency Project in Clearwater, FL Black History Fact! Weepin Times Message Music- Viajah Morgan- Motherland Poet Message Music (Barkays) Attitude 30 min. Documentary on (Prison on Fire) The story of the life and death of George Jackson at Attica Prison

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MIAMI BOMBSHELLS - PAT SAN PEDRO and MERCEDES SOLER - Mary Glenney, Women's Show

Miami Bombshells, authors of Dish & Tell: Life, Love and Secrets. Mary talks with Patricia San Pedro and Mercedes Soler, two of the six Miami Bombshells.

All around America, women have been indoctrinated with the drive to “have it all:� yet, in becoming major breadwinners and/or “super-moms,� women are increasingly sleep deprived, working too hard, and not working out enough. There’s barely enough time left for family…not to mention maintaining persona...

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DATELINE BAGHDAD: CARYLE MURPHY, WASHINGTON POST - Mary Glenney, Women's Show

Caryle Murphy, Washington Post Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of Passion for Islam: Shaping the Middle East. Caryle has just returned from a temporary tour of duty in Baghdad, where she covered events there for the Post from February to May. She became chief of the Post's Cairo bureau in 1989 and until mid-1994, was responsible for covering the Arab world. On August 2, 1990, Murphy was in Kuwait when Iraq invaded the emirate. She remained there for almost a month after the inv...

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Katherine Eben on “Dangerous Drugs�--Mitch Perry

Cyclone Commerce has released a new platform that it says will help prevent counterfeit drugs by providing pharmaceutical companies with real-time visibility throughout the supply chain. The new program, known as ePedigree, comes as drug industry analysts estimate that nearly 10% of drugs worldwide are counterfeit

This follows last week’s announcement by CVS, the nation’s largest retail drugstore drug chain by store count, that it will no longer purchase drugs from wholesal...

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