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Senate panel approves school gun bill

Measure would allow designated workers or volunteers to carry weapons BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE…

There’s still hope for survival of St. Pete’s only African-American museum

BY SAMUEL JOHNSON SPECIAL TO THE COURIER The fate of the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African…

Reduction in real-estate lease tax approved

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Senate committee Monday approved a plan that would reduce from…

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015

Miami Gardens marks 10 years of ‘Jazz’ Jazz in the Gardens has become one of Black…

State Senate committee OKs online voter registration

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee approved legislation…

Meet Major General Michael Calhoun

On March 6, Adjutant General Brigadier General Michael A. Calhoun was officially promoted to the rank…

Governor touts private-sector job growth

Unemployment rate holds steady at 5.7 percent BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE…

No changes to state pensions this year

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE  OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The House has abandoned plans to…

Crist says he won’t run in ’16

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA After losing a bid to unseat Republican Gov. Rick Scott in…

RAMPANT CORRUPTION

Citing murders and organized crime inside the Florida Department of Corrections, former prison inspectors tell lawmakers…

Florida loves ‘Obamacare’

Majority will get financial subsidies BY NOAM N. LEVEY TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS WASHINGTON –…

Protesters: Backpacks, bullets don’t mix

Groups rally at Capitol against campus gun bills BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA…

Seminoles increase efforts to protect Florida wildlife

Hollywood-based tribe one of the country’s largest cattle operations BY DONNA GEHRKE-WHITE SUN SENTINEL (TNS) FORT…

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Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 251

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 251 From the New York Times – A recent headline reads, ‘Jeb Bush’s Team Plots Vast Effort to Win Florida,’ and describes how Jeb’s nascent presidential campaign will spend $50 million “to lock up Florida’s best-known political…

‘Cookie Lyon,’ politics, and the evolution of HBCU advocacy

‘Cookie Lyon,’ politics, and the evolution of HBCU advocacy JARRETT L. CARTER, SR. GUEST COMMENTARY Howard University alumna Taraji P. Henson recently earned headlines for insisting that her son transfer to Howard following a racial profiling incident at his previous school, the University of Southern…

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015 Funkin’ in Miami Gardens Trumpeter Tom Browne was one of a stellar group of performers appearing at the 10th annual Jazz in the Gardens music festival March 21-22. Click here stories and pictures. (KIM GIBSON /…

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015 From R&B superstars to jazz greats Miami Gardens celebrates 10 years of great music with legendary artists BY LISA ROGERS-CHERRY FLORIDA COURIER Music lovers from around the world converged on South Florida for the 10th Annual…

AFGHANISTAN, THE GOP, IRAN

AFGHANISTAN, THE GOP, IRAN President Obama’s full plate this week includes slowing down troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, fighting the GOP budget, and selling a nuclear deal with Iran. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Here’s a partial list of issues…

Mental health scrutinized

Mental health scrutinized Lawmakers may increase coordination, funding BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As Florida lawmakers study the impact of mental illness on the state’s troubled criminal justice and child-protection systems, the House and…

AFGHANISTAN, THE GOP, IRAN

AFGHANISTAN, THE GOP, IRAN President Obama’s full plate this week includes slowing down troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, fighting the GOP budget, and selling a nuclear deal with Iran. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Here’s a partial list of issues…

ISRAEL’S BENJAMIN NETANYAHU SPEAKS TO CONGRESS

ISRAEL’S BENJAMIN NETANYAHU SPEAKS TO CONGRESS ‘It’s a very bad deal’ President Obama shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after a frosty meeting in the White House in October 2014. In Tuesday’s speech to Congress, Netanyahu vociferously attacked Obama’s negotiations…

Coming up short – again

Coming up short – again

‘State of Black America’ issued this week FROM THE TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE Amidst continued struggles to maintain voting…

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015

Miami Gardens marks 10 years of ‘Jazz’ Jazz in the Gardens has become one of Black Florida’s largest…

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2015

From R&B superstars to jazz greats Miami Gardens celebrates 10 years of great music with legendary artists BY…

White House correspondent’s new book details experience covering presidents

White House correspondent’s new book details experience covering presidents

EURWEB.COM April D. Ryan is veteran journalist who has been a White House correspondent for the past 18…