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A Journalist's Perspective -- In The Age Of Trump

Written by Team SCPA | Thursday, 22 December 2016 13:58
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Meet an interesting top local journalist, who will explore the new reality of the "age of Trump."


Same People, Poverty, and the Christmas Spirit

Written by Carl Freitag | Saturday, 03 December 2016 17:31
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Reflections on the Spirit of Christmas

Amendment 1 Defeated - What's Next?

Written by | Tuesday, 15 November 2016 18:50
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A ray of sunshine for Florida

Interviews with Local Brevard Candidates

Written by | Saturday, 29 October 2016 13:38

Bill Mick of WMMB 1240 • 1350 has performed an important service by interviewing local Brevard candidates and posting the videos online.  Interviews can provide a different perspective and often provide more information than written answers.

Here is the link to the videos:

Information about candidates and voting can be found at these websites:

League of Women Voters:

Vote Smart:

Florida Farmworkers Honored with Food Sovereignty Prize

Written by Kathy Freeman | Friday, 16 September 2016 15:55

The US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) works to empower small farmholders and develop democratic control of food systems.  Each year they honor a domestic and international organization for their work.  This year the US winner was The Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF).

Florida's Juvenile Civil Citation Program

Written by | Thursday, 15 September 2016 21:41
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Data collected by the ACLU on juvenile civil citations, an alternative to arrest for common youth misbehavior, show it to be an effective program for reducing crime.

2016 Report on Civil Citation Efforts

Local Police Compiling DNA Databases

Written by Team SCPA | Tuesday, 13 September 2016 07:19
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Cities and towns in the US are compiling private DNA databases, separate and apart from the FBI national database.  Methods of collecting DNA vary from place to place, are unregulated and often have no citizen oversight board.  Melbourne and Palm Bay are on the forefront of this effort.  This article from ProPublica sheds more light on what is taking place in our communities.

In Some Cities, Police Go From Stop-and-Frisk to Stop-and-Spit


Update: 10-yr Lagoon plan passes 5-0

Written by Compiled by Team SCPA | Monday, 08 August 2016 10:07

UPDATE: County Commissioners vote 5-0 to proceed with 10-year restoration plan, sales tax proposed for November ballot.

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