USF launches enhanced supplier diversity program

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The University of South Florida System is expanding efforts to promote opportunities for a wider range of businesses across the...

Florida Memorial dean stays with students at shelter during Irma

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER It was never a part of his job description, but Dr. Michael Gary, the assistant vice president for Student Affairs...

HURRICANE IRMA – THE AFTERMATH

Destruction and an unknown number of deaths in the Keys; power outages statewide; and flooding yet to come, as Floridians begin life after Irma. COMPILED...

Not just a Florida event

The historic Fort Pulaski National Monument is surrounded by flood waters after Irma came through on Tuesday near Savannah on Georgia’s east coast. The...

‘Bastard stepchildren’

Virgin Islands residents feel forgotten BY JIM WYSS MIAMI HERALD / TNS ST. JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands – As Hurricane Irma bore down on the Caribbean last...

Got questions? Here’s who to contact

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Florida Power and Light: www.fpl.com/storm or 800-468-8243. Here is a statement issued just prior to the Florida Courier’s press time Wednesday night:...

Red Cross ‘didn’t show up’ at Miami-Dade shelters

Schools chief says organization’s staff showed up late or never arrived BY DOUGLAS HANKS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – Miami-Dade schools chief Alberto Carvalho said the county’s chaotic...

In Naples mobile home park, neighbors count their blessings

BY EVAN HALPER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS NAPLES – Terry Thompson moved into his home in the Riverwood Estates Mobile Home Park in Naples two weeks ago....

HURRICANE IRMA – Thank the meteorologists for lives spared

Forecasting, satellite monitoring and government planning have dramatically improved in recent decades. BY MATT PEARCE, MOLLY HENNESSY-FISKE AND EVAN HALPER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS NAPLES – During a...

Cruise lines shorten some trips, cancel others

BY HUGO MARTIN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Hurricane Irma has put a temporary halt to operations at Florida’s usually bustling cruise ports, forcing cruise companies to cancel...

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