Saturday, April 4, 2020

Jury trials to remain suspended through mid-April

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the state, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady has extended the suspension...

How to talk to children about coronavirus

BY CARLI TEPROFF MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – Was your child looking forward to a sports tournament only for it to be canceled by concern over the...

High-profile issues that died this legislative session

TALLAHASSEE – As they finished most of their work the night of March 13, lawmakers could celebrate bills they had passed during the 2020...

State offering interest-free loans to businesses

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Monday that Florida will begin a $50 million bridge-loan program for businesses...

Florida has jobless rate of 2.8 percent

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s unemployment rate stood at 2.8 percent in January, as the state released the first figures for 2020 on Monday. The...

B-CU and Senator Bracy announce state’s investment in HBCUs

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Bethune-Cookman University will be joined by Florida State Sen. Randolph Bracy (D-Ocoee) and host a press conference Friday, March 21...

Florida supervisors prepare for primary election with soap and sanitizer

BY ANA CEBALLOS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As Floridians head to the polls to cast in-person ballots in Tuesday presidential primary election, they...

Gillum going into rehab for alcohol abuse

BY JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Saying he “fell into a depression” after losing the 2018 race for governor, Democrat Andrew Gillum on...

CORONAVIRUS 101

An infectious diseases doctor answers questions about how its transmitted and why you shouldn’t panic. BY PATRICK M. O’CONNELL CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS There are many questions about the...

Jazz in the Gardens still on for March 14,15

The 15th annual South Florida musical festival, Jazz in the Gardens, takes place at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens March 14 and...