Saturday, April 4, 2020

Amid the pandemic, Florida drive-in theaters take the spotlight

BY PATRICK CONNOLLY ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – As many movie theater screens around the country go dark amid the coronavirus pandemic, John Watzke says his theater...

WHY WE HOARD

FEAR IS AT THE ROOT OF PANIC-BUYING, PSYCHOLOGISTS SAY BY JOHN WILKENS THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE/TNS Selfish. Stupid. They’ve been called all sorts of things, the people...

Some dating tips during the time of coronavirus

BY GRACE DICKINSON PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS Ghosted, catfished … COVID-19’d? Like virtually every other part of life, the coronavirus has flipped the world of dating upside down. Should...

READ US ON THE NET

It may become difficult to get a ‘hard copy’ of the Florida Courier or the Daytona Times due to the disruption caused by the...

Beaches remained packed despite virus threats

NOT HEEDING THE WARNINGS Despite the threat of the coronavirus and the governor’s warnings to stay off Florida beaches, spring breakers and others still flocked...

Dems, DeSantis square off on ‘shelter in place’

BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis has shut down bars and restaurants, cut off visitation at nursing homes and prisons...

A primer on PPEs, N95 masks and ventilators

BY JONATHON BERLIN, KORI RUMORE AND CHAD YODER CHICAGO TRIBUNE /TNS As hospitals and medical workers across the country man the front lines in the battle to control...

Attorney general issues subpoenas for price gouging

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Attorney General Ashley Moody said Tuesday she issued more than 40 subpoenas because of alleged price gouging on “essential commodities” through...

How Olympic hopeful from Florida reacted to postponement

BY MATT BAKER TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS When U.S. Olympic hopeful TJ Holmes heard that the Tokyo Summer Games had finally been postponed because of the coronavirus...

Major verdict upheld against tobacco companies

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In a case filed by a longtime smoker who suffers chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a federal appeals court Tuesday upheld a...