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Poet Cedric Hameed grew up in a poor crime-ridden urban community in New York — learn more about his story in today's headlines!
Longboat Key Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2013 4 years ago

April 10: Daily Headlines Video


Daily Headlines
+Chapel will vote on fate of cell tower lease
If Island Chapel members approve the extension of a lease agreement for a cell tower, Jim Eatrides and Kevin Barile plan to submit a new application.

+IRISS opens global headquarters
The manufacturer of infrared windows gives its workers a chance to build a specialized product used across the world.

+Roads closed for Siesta Fiesta
A stretch of Ocean Boulevard to Beach Road will be closed Saturday, April 13, through Sunday, April 14.

+Waxing poetic: Cedric Hameed
Poetry changed Cedric Hameed's life — now he's paying it forward.

+2013 It's Read Everywhere
Traveling somewhere? Don't forget to pack your Observer newspaper! Bring along the Sarasota Observer, Longboat Observer, East County Observer or Pelican Press; snap a photo of you with your newspaper on your vacation; submit to win!

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