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Bold boosts for holiday leftovers

Bold boosts for holiday leftovers

Family Features Transforming that leftover holiday turkey or ham from an ordinary dish you heat up in the microwave or let go to waste into an extraordinary meal may be easier than you think. From flatbread pizza to a hearty stew, enhancing your everyday meals is easy with Holland House Cooking Wines, available in five […]

Lend a helping ham

Lend a helping ham

A full, delicious menu with sides and snacks Family Features Preparing the perfect ham for all of your holiday guests to share can feel like a lot of pressure, but complementing the main dish with sides, snacks and desserts can help take a bite out of that overwhelming feeling. To help fill out your dinner […]

The Perfect Piece of Pork

The Perfect Piece of Pork

To make sure the main course this holiday season – a yummy, juicy ham – is cooked and prepared to perfection, there are some simple steps to follow. Thaw It While ham can be cooked without thawing, for best results the first step to a tasty ham is properly thawing it in either the refrigerator […]

WHO IS THIS MAN?

WHO IS THIS MAN?

What kind of president will he be? Right now, no one knows. BY CATHLEEN DECKER LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS WASHINGTON – One week after Donald Trump won the presidency, the country he will take over in approximately two months lacks a precise idea of what he will do as the nation’s chief executive. President […]

Republicans demonize Obama, make historic political gains

Republicans demonize Obama, make historic political gains

BY DAVID LIGHTMAN MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS ORLANDO – Republican governors have a surprising message for President Barack Obama: We’ll miss you. Their “Demonize Obama” strategy has worked spectacularly well politically, said Republicans. Obama has “presided over one of the most remarkable resurrections of the Republican Party,” Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin told the […]

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Democratic losses, tribute to our founder Two years ago, the Florida Courier reported on results of the 2014 statewide general elections, and why Democrats continue to lose.  The newspaper also paid tribute to its founder, Charles W. Cherry, Sr., on the tenth anniversary of his death on Nov. 16, 2004.

Scott gets his chance

Scott gets his chance

New justice will move court rightward BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission will interview all 11 applicants vying to replace Justice James E.C. Perry, whose forced retirement is giving Gov. Rick Scott the opportunity to make an imprint on the state’s high court midway […]

‘Oh, Mary, don’t you weep’

‘Oh, Mary, don’t you weep’

“Tell Martha not to mourn.” There’s no need for America’s Black communities to boo-hoo about the stunning victory by President-elect Donald Trump in the 2016 United States presidential election. What changes? If you were poor during the years of the Barack Obama presidency, you will be poor during Trump’s turn. If you didn’t get any […]

The few places with no Black-White income gap

The few places with no Black-White income gap

Counties in Georgia, Virginia and Illinois have higher Black household income than that of Whites BY TIM HENDERSON STATELINE.ORG WASHINGTON – The income gap between Black and White households has grown since 2000 and only worsened since the recession. In 2015, the median income for Black households was 59.5 percent of that for Whites, or […]

Trump won. Stop whining and grow up!

Trump won. Stop whining and grow up!

A few years ago, I wrote one of the most difficult columns that I have ever had to write. I had to publicly deal with my sexuality and I had to finally confess to the public that I was heterosexual. I was tired of living in the shadows and finally mustered up the courage to […]