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GOP contender stirs debate on racial vote

By Matt Watson

October 24, 2011

African-Americans have been a backbone of the Democratic Party for decades. Portraits of John F. Kennedy adorn walls alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and Jesus in the homes of many elderly blacks. There is a long history that explains this phenomenon. The Republican Party of Abraham Lincoln was the one that freed the slaves, but Democrat Lyndon Johnson ended segregation and declared war on poverty, and Democrats enacted affir...

Protect skin for healthy future

By Ivana Susic

May 3, 2010

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation Web site, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. One in five Americans develops skin cancer during his or her lifetime.Diagnosis rates of melanoma, the most aggressive form of skin cancer, have increased over the past 30 years. This is likely due to high levels of tanning, particularly among 15- to 29-year-olds, according ...

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