Study: ‘Fish poisoning’ in state more prevalent than reported

BY JENNY LUNA MIAMI HERALD/TNS Carmelo Gianino, who works on a tow boat at the Miami Beach Marina, follows an old rule of thumb in South...

Teachers’ fund holds stake in AR-15 gun maker

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As Florida teachers grieve over the mass shooting that left 17 students and colleagues dead last week,...

JetBlue makes historic flight to Cuba

BY CHABELI HERRARA MIAMI HERALD/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – To a fanfare of Cuban music and a water canon salute, the first commercial flight to cross the...

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES?

Florida law now prevents Black farmers in Florida from legally growing medical marijuana, continuing a history of discrimination and costing those farmers millions of...

Sexually transmitted Zika case confirmed

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A person in Pinellas County has been infected with the Zika virus through sexual transmission, the first case of...

Questions focus on gay rights around the globe

While progress has been made in the US, human rights advocates point out how sexual orientation or gender identity can lead to execution, imprisonment...

Battle against mugshot sites brings little success

Since their business practices came to light in 2013, the websites have drawn the ire of state lawmakers who criticize them as exploitative. BY REBECCA...

Judge to speak at Tampa law school’s commencement

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus will host its spring commencement ceremony on April 15 at the University of South Florida’s School of Music...

Cultural events, music and more in Eatonville

The Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities wrapped up on Jan. 28 following nine days of educational programming, cultural presentations, artists’...

Insurance commissioner: Flood rates are ‘unfairly discriminatory’

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty wants Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, to be patient when it comes to Florida’s approach...

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