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Archive for Thursday, April 30, 2015

Vietnamese Vets Still Fighters Forty Years After Fall of Saigon

Our week-long coverage of the fortieth anniversary of the Fall of Saigon continues this afternoon with a glimpse into the lives of Orlandos Vietnam veterans. Much is known about the nearly 3 million American soldiers who fought in South Vietnam against the Viet Cong guerilla forces. But the Vietnamese soldiers who fought alongside Americans have a lesser known legacy. 90.7s Renata Sago spoke with two Vietnamese veterans who settled in Orlando after the war.
Published in Central Florida News

Volusia Teachers And District Reach Tentative Deal

After nearly a year of negotiations and teacher protests, Volusia County teachers reached a tentative agreement with the district Wednesday night. Volusia Teachers union president Andrew Spar says employees feel like theyre finally being listened to with this deal.
Published in Central Florida News

Snap! Orlando

On Friday, Snap! Orlando launches its annual photography festival and this years edition, titled YOU ARE HERE, is an eyeful. Instead of being confined to one primary location for a weekend, Snap is spreading itself across the city and the calendar: Snap events happen every day in May, in 24 different locations in Orlando, Winter Park, Tampa, Daytona and Melbourne. In its previous incarnations, the Snap festival has been neither this sprawling nor this focused. Whereas earlier editions were content to show stunning photography from around the world, this year Snaps hallmark is social commentary even, in some cases, social advocacy. Some examples? Zun Lees Father Figure explores lesser-seen facets of Black fatherhood. In 7 Days of Garbage, Gregg ...
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