The 27th Annual NKF Rich Salick Surf Festival is the largest surfing charity competition in the world. This event is held each Labor Day Weekend, Thursday, Aug 30 – Monday, Sept 3, at Shepherd Park and Cocoa Beach Pier. The festival features professional and amateur Surfing competitions, stand up paddleboard and Tandem competitions, skateboard, Karate, entertainment, family fun and volunteering.
Mark your calendars! The 2012 Turtle Krawl 5k Run/Walk is scheduled for Saturday, September 15th, beginning at 7:30 a.m. in Nance Park, at the northeast corner of A1A and 5th Ave in Indialantic. The turnout for 2011's race was tremendous, and an even larger turnout is expected this year.
Originally published on Wed August 15, 2012 8:04 pm
A judge's decision Wednesday to uphold the new Pennsylvania voter identification law shifted attention to the state's highest court, which could now determine if the requirement will be imposed on Election Day.
Attorneys for the plaintiffs had asked the judge to stop the law from taking effect as part of a constitutional challenge. Their complaint claims the law would make it disproportionately harder for seniors, minorities and others to vote in the Nov. 6 general election.
The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team is home from the Olympics with gold medals. They got redemption by winning the final over Japan, after losing to Japan in last year's World Cup. But the women's team comes home to an uncertain future. The U.S. Women's Professional Soccer League folded earlier this year, which means there's no top-level league where they can play.
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And I'm Melissa Block. This presidential campaign season features not only battles between candidates, but fights over how the voting process should work. Today in Pennsylvania, a judge refused to block the state's new voter ID law from going into effect before the election. The law requires voters to show identification at the polls.
As we hear from NPR's Pam Fessler, opponents of the law say they will appeal.
The question many young immigrants have had since President Obama's Deferred Action policy was announced is whether their new status would allow them to pay in-state tuition at state universities. Audie Cornish speaks with Maria Sacchetti, immigration reporter for The Boston Globe, about how various states are handling tuition matters.