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Prison system to appeal kosher food rulings In the latest move in a long-running legal battle, the Florida Department of Corrections has given notice it...

Legislators want to help STEM teachers pay off loans

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Two Democratic lawmakers have filed proposals that would help pay off student loans for Florida college graduates who teach science,...

South Florida’s heat key to rise of pythons and their kin

BY JENNY STALETOVICH MIAMI HERALD/TNS If Floridians ever want to rid the state of Burmese pythons, tegus and other slithery invaders, they should hope for cold. A...

Plenty of Black history at revamped Tampa library

Robert Saunders Foundation, Jack and Jill hosting a gala to raise funds for more exhibits and quality children’s programs BY KRISTAN MCCANTS SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA...

New rocket factory plans 330 jobs in Florida

Amazon.com founder bringing $200 million company to Space Coast BY SCOTT POWERS ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION — Amazon.com billionaire Jeff Bezos announced Tuesday that...

Crime lab crisis

‘Thousands’ of state rape kits untested BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Attorney General Pam Bondi put added pressure Wednesday on lawmakers to...

LOCKED, LOADED, READY TO PROTECT

Black Florida gun enthusiasts tell the Florida Courier why they believe it’s necessary to stay ‘strapped.’ BY KARSCEAL TURNER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The ongoing...

Court clears way for lawsuits against banks

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A federal appeals court Tuesday said the city of Miami could pursue lawsuits alleging that three...

Edward Waters researchers working to crack genetic transmission code

Two Edward Waters College (EWC) professors are working to decipher a protein code that could be used to manipulate and possibly end several widespread...

Former teacher says she was fired for having Black mate

FROM WIRE REPORTS A former Orange County schoolteacher is suing the school system, stating that she was discriminated against because her mate is Black. According to...

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