Saturday, April 4, 2020

Florida State Fair honors diverse group of leaders

The Florida State Fair in Tampa held its annual Wall of Fame Recognition Ceremony on Feb. 6. According to the fair’s Diversity Advisory Committee, the...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Calling it as we see it In the November 2010 gubernatorial election, the Florida Courier refused to chose between Democrat Alex Sink or Republican Rick...

New marijuana law prompts another challenge

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A new law that legalized full-strength marijuana for terminally ill patients has spurred the latest challenge in the competition for...

Leaders inducted into Civil Rights Hall of Fame

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Two civil rights leaders and Florida’s first Black Cabinet member since Reconstruction were inducted Wednesday into the Florida Civil Rights...

Legislative fight flares up

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The mass shootings in an Orlando nightclub this week have fueled the already-polarizing issues of gun...

Many Florida kids starting school next week

Semester exams a factor for earlier start dates for public school districts BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Tens of thousands of Florida...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

9/11 and hurricane season Eight years ago, multiple hurricanes made landfall in the U.S. every day for almost a month. The Florida Courier also remembered...

THEY’LL BE BACK

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump attack each other in separate campaign swings around the state. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS MIAMI – Hillary Clinton brought Al Gore...

FAMU, Lockheed Martin sign agreement for NASA space exploration project

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida A&M University (FAMU) Interim President Dr. Larry Robinson and Scott Jones, Lockheed Martin director of Supply Chain Management on...

State Supreme Court appointments could bring disorder

BY GRAY ROHRER ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS TALLAHASSEE – A quirk in the state constitution means Florida could be headed to a legal brawl over the ideological balance...