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Disability complaint filed against Hillsborough schools listen

10/01/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Hillsborough County schools are violating federal requirements by not providing adequate services to students with disabilities, according to a coalition of advocacy groups.

The Southern Poverty Law Center, the Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities and the NAACP held a press conference in downtown Tampa this morning to announce they have filed a class-action administrative complaint against the Hillsborough County School system alleging systemic violations of a federal law.

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McCain surrogate: Drug use disqualifies Obama listen

07/16/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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A campaign surrogate for John McCain told WMNF today that Barack Obama should be "disqualified" to run for president because of his admitted past drug use.

More on that in a moment.

But first, John McCain received a polite reception in front of the NAACP at the group's annual meeting in Cincinati today. Whether that will transfer to any votes coming from those in attendance is a different story.

The GOP nominee spoke to the nation's oldest civil rights organization, spotlighting h...

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