Monday, February 17, 2020

‘Pillowcase Rapist’ suspect says he’s not guilty

BY EILEEN KELLEY SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – A 60-year-old sex offender who is suspected of terrorizing South Florida women decades ago as the “Pillowcase...

Let me tell you about political friends and enemies

Vote for the candidates that you feel are best for you. But don’t ever be shy or afraid to ask your candidate or political...
bottled water tax bill GINNIESPRINGSOUTDOORS.COM

Senate panel tables bottled water tax bill

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA An effort to impose a 12.5-cent-per-gallon tax on water bottled from Florida’s springs was tabled Tuesday before facing the possibility of...
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DeSantis and Cabinet revise clemency rule

Change deals with state’s restitution requirement for felons BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Amid a federal-court challenge to a state law requiring...
Young Miami royalty honors civil rights icon KIM GIBSON/FLORIDA COURIER

Young Miami royalty honors civil rights icon

HONORING MLK ON HIS DAY Miami Northwestern High School was well-represented on Monday by its king and queen during Northwest Miami Dade’s Dr. Martin Luther...
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Fashion Fair Cosmetics Planning a Comeback

Company will have to compete with Rihanna, makeup giants and social media realities BY CORILYN SHROPSHIRE CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Growing up in Trinidad in the 1980s, Patrice...
SEEKING JUSTICE FOR RIOT VICTIMS

Seeking Justice for Riot Victims

A Florida Senate panel has approved a proposal to compensate Black descendants of the 1920 Ocoee Election Day riot. BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF...

Millions sought for man who wrongly served 43 years in prison

BY DARA KAM, NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Clifford Williams says he relied on his faith during more than four decades behind bars, including...

Homestead detention center may reopen to house minors

BY MONIQUE O. MADAN MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – The Homestead detention center may be reopening in coming months if the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the...

Apple says it’s helping FBI investigate Florida terrorist attack

BY MARK GURMAN BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS Apple Inc. said on Monday that it is helping the FBI investigate a Dec. 6 terrorist attack at a Florida Navy...