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Deceptive Republican Campaign Mailings Arrive in Charlotte County

Official-looking forms mimic Census Questionnaire   The Republican Party is mailing campaign literature that looks like US census forms to voters across the country including here in Charlotte County. The mailings are titled “2020 Congressional District Census” and instruct the recipients to “answer all questions to the best of your ability.” The mailing asks respondents

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The Bailey Brothers: Bronze Warriors for Freedom

The Bailey Brothers were seven African Americans from Punta Gorda who served their country in World War II and the Korean War. On February 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Democratic Party Headquarters on 3596 Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte, local publisher James Abraham told the story of these seven brothers. Lt.

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The Bailey Brothers’ Story: Told by James Abraham

On February 27, James Abraham told the story of seven African Americans from Punta Gorda who served in WW II and the Korean War. About 50 attendees heard the incredible and heroic stories of these seven brothers. “What happened after the war to the Bailey Brothers? They were forgotten because that’s the way things were

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