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Sarasota Planned Parenthood chapter reacts to news that Komen foundation rescinds decision to defund listen

02/06/12 Doug Driscoll
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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On Friday, Susan G Komen For the Cure surprised many with their decision to continue their funding of Planned Parenthood. At a press conference in Sarasota that afternoon, the local Planned Parenthood affiliate said the outcome will benefit breast health care for women across the nation.

Barbara Zdravecky, the CEO of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida, says her group appreciates that Komen reversed its e...

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The Komen-Planned Parenthood Controversy

02/03/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)

Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. The AP is reporting that: " Supporters are rallying around Planned Parenthood after renowned breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure decided to cut breast screening grants to the reproductive health organization. Besides $400,000 in smaller donations from 6,000 people, Planned Parenthood is receiving $250,000 from a family foundation in Dallas and a $250,000 pledge announced Thursday by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to match fut...

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