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President Obama To Speak To Students About Affordable Higher Education.

May 4, 2012 by  
Filed under News

Tweet (Akiit.com) President Barack Obama will stress the importance of an affordable higher education Friday in Virginia, a state that is key to his re-election hopes. The president will speak with students and parents at an Arlington high school about his efforts to prevent interest rates on federal subsidized student loans from doubling on July […]

Tampa Bay Bucs Sign Paralyzed Former Rutgers Player.

May 3, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) “It came out of nowhere,” LeGrand said Wednesday after the Bucs announced what Greg Schiano described as a “small gesture” to recognize LeGrand’s “character, spirit and perseverance.” Schiano left the Scarlet Knights for the Bucs in January, but the first-time NFL head coach has remained in contact with LeGrand and his family. “It’s […]

Osama bin Laden’s Last Words Posted Online.

May 3, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) In letters from his last hideout, Osama bin Laden fretted about dysfunction in his terrorist network and the loss of trust from Muslims he wished to incite against their government and the West. A selection of documents seized in last year’s raid on bin Laden’s Pakistan house was posted online Thursday by the […]

7 Students Charged In FAMU Hazing Death, etc.

May 3, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Seven people charged with felony hazing in the death of a Florida A&M University marching band drum major have turned themselves in to authorities. Florida Department of Law Enforcement spokeswoman Gretl Plessinger said Thursday that the seven defendants turned themselves in to authorities in five jurisdictions around Florida. There are 11 defendants in […]

1 in 8 U.S.A. Babies Born Premature, etc.

May 3, 2012 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) About 15 million premature babies are born every year – more than 1 in 10 of the world’s births and a bigger problem than previously believed, according to the first country-by-country estimates of this obstetric epidemic. The startling toll: 1.1 million of these fragile newborns die as a result, and even those who […]

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