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Nov 21, 2013

Whitley Writes: Historic Moment For Morgan State Highlights Orlando’s HBCU History

When players came to Orlando’s bowls last year, they got watches and a $420 shopping spree at Best Buy. In 1966, they got a tangerine. It wasn’t just a piece of fruit to Morgan State’s players. That was because when West Chester’s players arrived in Orlando, they got the same thing. They also attended the same party. They ate the same meals. They dressed at the same stadium. And contrary to the fears of many, the city did not crumble […]

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Apr 15, 2013

Charlie Miller Named 2013 Howard Palmer Award Winner

Local athletics pioneer and former Florida Citrus Sports employee Charlie Miller has earned the organization’s highest service honor, the Howard Palmer Award. Miller received the recognition in front of his family and a crowd of fellow FCSports members at the 2013 Member Celebration presented by BMO Harris Bank and Florida Hospital. Miller becomes the 24th member to earn the award. A Central Florida resident since 1954, he is largely credited for helping to change the face of race relations and […]

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