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Today on Context Florida: Solving hunger in Florida, coding as a foreign language and updating traditions

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Today on Context Florida: Hunger is a complex problem, says Robin Safley. In order to solve it, we must understand the underlying issues and apply comprehensive solutions to assist those in need. We know that access to a consistent supply of nutritious food is critical to the underlying health of our families and the academic achievement of our children. There’s no better platform to take on those issues than as executive director of the Florida Association of Food Banks (FAFB). Every…

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Sunday’s editorial pages

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A healty dose of debate over health care, hunger and transportation can be found in Sunday’s editorial pages: St. Petersburg Times – Good social policy, good business: University of South Florida president Judy Genshaft served her institution and her community well last week in announcing that USF would extend benefits to the domestic partners of its employees. The announcement was but a small part of Genshaft’s annual “State of the University” address. But it marked a big step forward in…

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