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Alan West faces another rowdy town hall in Boca Raton

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In Boca Raton Wednesday, tea party favorite Rep. Alan West (R-FL) told a crowd of angry constituents that the country would be ruined if something wasn’t done to radically change Medicare.

“If you support Medicare the way it is now, then kiss the United States of America goodbye,” he said.

Several people who tried to express their displeasure with the congressman were forced to to leave the event.

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“I think they’re a bunch of jerks,” Anne Dion told WPBF after police escorted her from the building. “That’s what I think about being forced to leave.”

Liberal radio host Nicole Sandler was arrested at a West town hall Tuesday.

Watch this video from WPBF, broadcast April 27, 2011.



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Legal experts weigh in on Supreme Court rulings on Trump’s financial records

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The U.S. Supreme Court, on July 9, handed down two anxiously awaited decisions dealing with access to President Donald Trump’s financial records — one in Trump v. Vancethe other in Trump v. Mazars.

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Megachurch denies throwing ‘COVID-19 parties’ after death of Florida teen

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A Florida megachurch at the center of a major controversy surrounding the death of a local teenager is denying claims that it was throwing "COVID-19 parties."

The Christian Post reports that the First Assembly of God, a church based in Fort Myers, Florida, is denying claims that it held mass gatherings for teenage parishioners in which they were not required to wear face masks or socially distance.

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Stylist fired for refusing to cut Black girl’s hair: ‘She made fun of the color of my skin’

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A Massachusetts stylist was fired after insulting a Black family who had scheduled haircuts.

Damalyn Ellslager-Matthews brought her three children -- ages 7, 5 and 2 -- into Supercuts in Westboro last week, along with her 21-year-old niece, but a stylist balked at cutting their hair, reported WBZ-TV.

“Now this lady told [the niece, who is white], ‘You should have told us you were Black when you made the appointment,’” Damalyn said. “[My daughter] is so naive she says, ‘Well, I’m not Black, my skin’s brown -- can you trim my hair anyways?’”

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