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Written by Shannon Tucker, English Teacher/Newspaper Advisor, Durant High School   

After Mr. Ernest Hooper of the St. Pete Times visited our classroom and shared his column about values, I challenged my 9th graders to write a set of values they would change about society if given the chance.

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Brigitte Gabriel on Need to Know! 10/24/09
Written by Frank Wuco   
Join Frank this Saturday, October 24th from 2-3 PM on Need to Know, when his guest will be BRIGITTE GABRIEL, bestselling author of “THEY MUST BE STOPPED!  WHY WE MUST DEFEAT RADICAL ISLAM AND HOW WE CAN DO IT!”  Ms. Gabriel is also the founder of the public awareness organization “Act for America” which helps communities in the U.S. increase their awareness of the threat from Islamic militantism right here in America.
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"You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it."
Written by Dr Adrian Rogers   
This quote appears frequently [3] [4] [5] on the Internet and is often attributed to Dr. Rogers with an incorrect date of 1931. In fact, the quotation is part of a longer passage in Dr. Rogers' 1996 work Ten Secrets for a Successful Family complaining that "by and large our young people do not know either the importance or the value of honest labor"[6].
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My Network Marketing Experience
Written by Mark Stephenson   

A real-time, real life chronicle of getting involved with Network Marketing (MLM).

If you're like me and have been a member of the typical suburban life, the house-spouse-kids-yards-cars-work-commute set, then I'm sure you've had a friend or neighbor approach you about a network marketing opportunity.

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Convict Politicians Get Rewarded For Crime
Written by Jeff Mars   

I have an issue with politicians being able to keep their benefits, such as retirement and health care after being found guilty of a felony, especially a felony committed in connection to their job as congressmen or congresswomen. 

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“Need to Know, with Frank Wuco.” 7/11/09
Written by Frank Wuco   

"Need to Know!" is your weekly national security and international events news magazine.  It is broadcast live each Saturday from 2:00-3:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) from 860 AM WGUL at our "Need to Know!" Command Center in Tampa, Florida.  The show may also be streamed live at: www.860WGUL.townhall.com.  The show is also Podcast.

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“Need to Know, with Frank Wuco.”
Written by Frank Wuco   

Well, guess what?  Our friends at Salem Communications/Townhall.com here in the Tampa Bay came out to see a presentation that I gave to U.S. Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-Florida) and his staff and constituents a month ago.  After watching the presentation, the station representatives approached me and asked if I would be interested in hosting my own radio show on WGUL 860 AM.  It's no state secret that I enjoy talking about national security issues, so I said "yes."  WGUL is a conservative talk station owned by Salem/Townhall.

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Avoid Becoming a Money Mule
Written by Jeff Mars   

Our current economic conditions could easily cause a sense of frustration and panic as companies downsize and the job market shrinks.  It would be easy to overlook warning signs when faced with the possibility of involuntary unemployment. Why you should be careful when a "dream job" is offered. The folks at Scambusters.org have a great article regarding this scam. If you haven't already signed up for their free newsletter, we recommend doing so. I have been reading it for years, and I find it highly informative.  Sign up at http://www.scambusters.org/

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Letter To Bill O'Reilly
Written by Bob Kalle   

Mr. O'Reilly,

I was watching your show on 6/3/09. You said the "spin stops here." I would like your thoughts about this spin.

A company wants to raise money so they do an IPO. The middleman pays them money, and then turns around and sells the stock at a profit to people like me. This purchase gives me the following rights;

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The New Red Flag Rules
Written by Jeff Mars   

Identity theft is probably the fasteat growing form of fraud today. The folks at Scambusters.org have a handle on this problem, and many other scams that threaten our security.  Their newsletter is one I have been reading for years, and I find it highly informative.  It's also free. Sign up at: http://www.scambusters.org/

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Perception is not Reality
Written by Tyler Jordan, CPCU, Agent State Farm Insurance Agency   

When it comes to American families and financial planning, perception is not reality. Although they are overwhelmingly optimistic about their financial future, their financial planning habits paint quite a different picture, according to a recent study commissioned by State Farm Life Insurance Companies and conducted by KRC Research.

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Mechanics Lien Law
Written by Richard Alexander   

 

With home ownership at all time high and high prices (and correlating property taxes) driving remodeling and home improvements, many property owners are first being introduced to Construction Lien Law, also known as Mechanic's Lien Law.

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The Family Medical Leave Act
Written by Richard Alexander   

 

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was first enacted by Congress on February 5, 1993, and was designed to aid workers suffering from a serious injury or disability to remain off work for up to three months while caring for one's family or themselves.    Basically, it grants an eligible employee to take up to 12 work weeks leave during any rolling 12 month period for a qualifying reason.

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The Present

I teach at the University of Phoenix and in my leadership course I have people read books and talk about them. One of the books that a student read was called “The Present” by Spencer Johnson. My first thoughts were that the book was about presents, the gifts we receive. Instead, it was about how to use the PRESENT time to enjoy our lives, whether personal or professional.

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