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President’s disapproval rate high in Florida on job, Iran deal

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A majority of Florida voters don’t like the way President Barack…

Homecoming king with Down syndrome dies at age 20

BY KATE SANTIC ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO — Travjuan “Bubba” Hunter — an exuberant, outgoing Florida teenager…

Lawmaker seeks apology for ‘Groveland Four’

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Senate Democrat filed a proposal Tuesday calling for the…

FAMU drama continues

Black pols call for chairman’s resignation BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE −…

Planned Parenthood seeks injunction against AHCA after abortion allegations

BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Planned Parenthood fired back Monday against…

FAMU receives $110,000 that will go to first-generation students

TALLAHASSEE – The State University System of Florida Board of Governors’ Foundation has awarded Florida A&M…

Security for governor, others was close to $3 million

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Protection for Gov. Rick Scott, First Lady Ann Scott, other officials…

Former Orlando police chief running for Congress again

FROM WIRE REPORTS Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings announced Monday she will run again next…

Insurance commissioner: Flood rates are ‘unfairly discriminatory’

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty wants Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg,…

Who will take the hit?

Politicians argue about revamped congressional districts BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE −The…

Senator’s bill protects pastors who refuse to marry gays

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A day after the proposal emerged in the House, Sen. Aaron…

‘Smart Solar’ group rakes in $463,000 for 2016 ballot initiative

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With backing from four major electric utilities, a newly formed group…

Medical marijuana group raises $770,000 to get on ballot

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A group seeking to ask voters in 2016 to legalize medical…

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Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 266

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 266 A Negro with a legal gun – Vester Lee Flanagan II, age 41, left a slew of federal racism complaints, lawsuits, excuses, and a long-winded manifesto as his justification for murdering two White journalists who, as…

Ten years later, some in New Orleans still suffer

Ten years later, some in New Orleans still suffer BILL QUIGLEY TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, the nation saw tens of thousands of people left behind in New Orleans.  Ten years later, it looks like the same…

‘Black-ish’ to deal with ‘n-word’ in upcoming show

‘Black-ish’ to deal with ‘n-word’ in upcoming show EURWEB.COM “Black-ish” isn’t falling back on controversial topics for its second season. While the hit ABC show dealt with corporal punishment in its first season, an episode in the upcoming season will tackle the “n-word’’ —…

Reid: Trump drawing those feeling left out of ‘Obama’s America’

Reid: Trump drawing those feeling left out of ‘Obama’s America’ EURWEB.COM Donald Trump’s hold on conservative America continues to be the dominant story in politics. And Joy Reid knows it. So much so that the MSNBC personality and political analyst gave her thoughts on who exactly…

PLAYING THE RACE CARD

PLAYING THE RACE CARD A Black disgruntled ex-employee of a TV station exacts revenge by killing two White journalists on live TV, then blames racism, homophobia, and bullying for the murders before killing himself. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS…

US train heroes get French medals

US train heroes get French medals TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE French President Francois Hollande awarded three Americans credited with stopping a possible terror attack on a high-speed train with France’s highest honor Monday morning. At a ceremony at the Elysee Palace, Hollande pinned…

US train heroes get French medals

US train heroes get French medals TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE French President Francois Hollande awarded three Americans credited with stopping a possible terror attack on a high-speed train with France’s highest honor Monday morning. At a ceremony at the Elysee Palace, Hollande pinned…

President’s disapproval rate high in Florida on job, Iran deal

President’s disapproval rate high in Florida on job, Iran deal THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A majority of Florida voters don’t like the way President Barack Obama is handling his job – and even more oppose a proposed nuclear deal with Iran, according to a Quinnipiac…

Lawmaker seeks apology for ‘Groveland Four’

Lawmaker seeks apology for ‘Groveland Four’

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Senate Democrat filed a proposal Tuesday calling for the state to…

FAMU drama continues

FAMU drama continues

Black pols call for chairman’s resignation BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE − As relations…

‘Black-ish’ to deal with ‘n-word’ in upcoming show

‘Black-ish’ to deal with ‘n-word’ in upcoming show

EURWEB.COM “Black-ish” isn’t falling back on controversial topics for its second season. While the hit ABC show dealt…

Reid: Trump drawing those feeling left out of ‘Obama’s America’

Reid: Trump drawing those feeling left out of ‘Obama’s America’

EURWEB.COM Donald Trump’s hold on conservative America continues to be the dominant story in politics. And Joy Reid…