VETERANS DAY 2015

‘Thank you for your service’ U.S. Navy veteran Terrance Williams, left, enjoys a laugh with Miami Dolphins alumnus Mark Duper as free repair work continues...

ANALYSIS: When two paths cross

Reporter reviews Michael Dunn trial documentary BY NINA METZ CHICAGO TRIBUNE / TNS Watching “3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets” is something of a Rorschach test, sussing out your...

Miami-Orlando rail service to be called Brightline

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Brightline will be the brand name of the $3 billion passenger rail service expected to connect Miami and Orlando by the...

Former Florida first lady dies

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Former Florida First Lady Rhea Chiles, who died Nov. 8 at age 84, was remembered by her family for embracing “life...

Bill seeks fewer lottery scratch-offs

Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket players would have fewer options under a measure filed Monday by state Rep. Frank Artiles, R-Miami. Artiles’ proposal (HB 607) would...

Plenty to do during Florida Classic weekend

B-CU, FAMU event kicks off with job fair, Battle of the Bands SPECIAL TO THE COURIER Tens of thousands of fans both near and far will...

OUT AND ABOUT / ANIMATE! MIAMI 2015

Getting ‘zombiefied’ Approximately 12,000 people, including costume players, videogamers, and animation fans attended the annual Animate! Convention in Miami-Dade on Oct. 23-25.  The event included...

Cops and Black youth don’t mix

Report says police abuse is rampant BY MICHAEL MUSKAL LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS More than half of Black “millennials” in the U.S. say they or someone...

Courier ‘family member’ dies

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF DANIA BEACH – Wardell Jackson Lee, stepfather of Florida Courier staffer Lisa Rogers-Cherry, died Oct. 28 due to complications from...

FAMU president disappointed but not deterred

Mangum reflects on trustees’ failure to fire her BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida A&M University President Elmira Mangum said Monday she’s...

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