Saturday, April 4, 2020

Governor raises money to back Trump

JOE BURBANK/ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Florida governor Ron DeSantis, left, greets President Donald Trump at the Orlando International Airport on June 18.

Jacksonville’s Gibson draws challenger

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Sen. Audrey Gibson, D-Jacksonville, is slated to become the Senate Democratic leader after the November elections. But first, she will have...

2015-16 BASKETBALL SEASON

In full swing   The University of Connecticut’s Moriah Jefferson (4) drives past the University of Central Florida’s Kayla Thigpen (11) as many basketball teams around...
Kimberley Daniels

Moment of silence bill backed in Florida House

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida public-school students would have up to two minutes of silence at the start of each school day, under a proposal...

Florida House backs Everglades ‘Legacy’ bill

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The House voted 117-1 on Wednesday to approve its version of the “Legacy Florida” bill (HB 989), which would provide...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Trouble at Bethune-Cookman Five years ago, the Florida Courier wrote a nine-part investigative series about the troubled tenure of Bethune-Cookman University President Dr. Trudie Kibbe...

From slave to plantation owner

The story of Anna Kingsley continues to attract visitors to old Florida estate. GEORGE SKENE/ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS...

Will future theme parks be based on original ideas?

Universal’s Volcano Bay doesn’t have movie, book or TV tie-in BY ROBERT NILES MERCURY NEWS/TNS Guardians of the Galaxy, Harry Potter, Fast and Furious, Frozen. Why can’t...

EL HAJJ MALIK EL-SHABAZZ (MALCOLM X), 1925-1965

Never to be forgotten Malcolm X, Black America’s “Black shining prince” as he was memorably eulogized by the late actor Ossie Davis, was murdered 52 years...

Before Apollo 11, four missions charted path for moon landing

PHOTO COURTESY OF NASA /TNS Above is a view of the Apollo 9 Lunar Module "Spider" in a lunar landing configuration,...