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THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MABLE BUTLER: Will this eccentric, outspoken 78-year-old become the matriarch of local black politics again?


4/27/2006 | By Nada Taha

Not many people step out of their house onto a street named for them. Mable Butler does; the city so honored her in 1994. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Butler brought her unique brand of politic...[MORE]

BEFORE AND AFTER: Valencia professors want to change the world, one homeless mind at a time

Feature | 4/13/2006 | By Nada Taha

Stephen Davis looks terribly out of place. He's seated at a table inside a café at Valencia Community College's West Campus library. At 45, he's twice as old as most of his fellow studen...[MORE]

A FAILURE TO DELIVER: What have legislative term limits created? Not diversity or competition, says a new UCF study

Feature | 3/23/2006 | By Nada Taha

The theory behind term limits goes like this: After eight years in office, Florida lawmakers are out of touch with their constituents. By then, they're corrupted career politicians, enslaved to...[MORE]

A HELPING HAND: Judge Belvin Perry talks about the Central Receiving Center's plan to help the homeless

Questions & Answers | 2/23/2006 | By Nada Taha

When Orange County's Central Receiving Center opened in April 2003, it offered sheriff's deputies a choice. Instead of shoving yet another mentally unstable petty offender into an already-overcrowded ...[MORE]

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