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$1,000 Betty Gissendanner Scholarship Deadline April 15th

The Democratic Women’s Club of Charlotte County is accepting scholarship applications until Monday, April 15th.  As local parents work to meet the Federal tax filing deadline, a Scholarship bonanza to offset college costs could make Tax Day a little brighter. Named in honor of the memory of Betty Gissendanner, a long term mentor and champion

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Congresswomen turned away from Homestead migrant facility

Three congresswomen were denied entrance Monday to the Homestead detention center for unaccompanied migrant children. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Donna Shalala and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, all Democrats, had sought to tour the facility Monday, but learned last week they were blocked by the Department of Health and Human Services. (See more in

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