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Gwen Graham: ‘Health care is a right’

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Former Congresswoman and now Democratic candidate for governor Gwen Graham on Tuesday rapped the U.S. Senate’s proposed Obamacare replacement, saying “if you get quality health care, you can have a miracle.” Graham, speaking to reporters in the state Capitol, was referring to her husband’s recent cancer remission. Steve Hurm was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer last year. Acknowledging that her family has good insurance coverage, “I want that for everyone,” she said. “No one should be put in a position…

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Charlie Justice, Rick Kriseman to hold press conference over Raytheon plume

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State Sen. Charlie Justice (D- St. Petersburg) and state Rep. Rick Kriseman (D- St. Petersburg) will hold a press conference with members of the Azalea Neighborhood Association, Sierra Club and other members of the Pinellas Legislative Delegation, asking for immediate action by the Department of Environmental Protection to clean up the toxic plume that has plagued the neighborhoods of west St. Petersburg for over 15 years. DATE:           Saturday, June 5 TIME:            9 a.m. LOCATION: West side of Azalea Park, across…

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