Formerly Homeless Residents Chip in for an Honorable Burial of One of Their Own

Formerly homeless residents chip in for an honorable burial of one of their own
PATRICK FARRELL MIAMI HERALD STAFF. A man who made it as far as the second … For the last 10 years of his life, Valdivia lived at Brownsville Christian Housing Center among dozens of formerly homeless men and women who, like him, had battled drug and … Read more on Miami Herald

Cheap, synthetic 'flakka' dethroning cocaine on Florida drug scene
MIAMI For decades, South Florida has battled drug traffickers who ship boatloads of cocaine from South America. Now the region is dealing with a new epidemic – cheap, synthetic drugs that arrive from China through the mail. As authorities in the … Read more on Reuters

House panel OKs cuts to education, boosts medical research
… panel Wednesday adopted a sweeping spending bill that seeks to protect popular programs like health research, drug treatment and AIDS prevention but slashes education grants and funding for family planning centers and programs. Read more on Miami Herald

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