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State Rep. Dorothy Hukill, whose district includes Port Orange, Ponce Inlet and Southeast Volusia, was a big supporter of Port Orange's recent "Night Out Against Crime." Special Report

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PORT ORANGE -- State Rep. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, joined other Port Orange residents in their fight against crime during the Aug. 3 annual "Night Out Against Crime," designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for, and participation in local anti-crime programs, and strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.

Making the Grade

Here are some grades for news happenings and the newsmakers behind them in our ongoing feature: "Making the Grade."

Obama's focus on the rich is sending all of us to the poor house

Grade: F

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Oh, come on. Does Prsident Obama have a paper bag over his head? America is headed toward financial disaster and Mr. O. thinks we should raise taxes on the “rich” and cut spending by some miniscule amount. This isn’t a solution; it’s a prescription for disaster. Congress needs to pass Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) plan to reduce our debt by trillions and put us on the path to a balanced budget. Our taxes are more than adequate to run the government once it is right-sized. It’s Congress that has “deficit attention disorder.”

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