Senate panel backs exemption for Boys and Girls Clubs

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A bill that would exempt national groups like the Boys and Girls Clubs from Florida licensing requirements was approved Wednesday...

DEPARTMENTAL DISGRACE

Florida legislators refuse to take strong measures to control the violently dysfunctional Florida Department of Corrections despite the arrest of White supremacist prison guards...

Governor flip-flops on Medicaid expansion

Gov. Scott now backing off support of a proposal that would extend federally subsidized health insurance to nearly 800,000 poor Floridians. BY DARA KAM THE NEWS...

USTA hires Blackman to head player development

Boca Raton’s Martin Blackman has been named the general manager of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Player Development. He will oversee the USTA’s...

Market for alligator meat way up in state

Tail and jaw meat most desirable; price for pound about $8.75 now in Florida BY SUSAN JACOBSON ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS SANFORD  — When out-of-town friends visited Brian Hayes...

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES?

Florida law now prevents Black farmers in Florida from legally growing medical marijuana, continuing a history of discrimination and costing those farmers millions of...

Florida’s HBCUs may get a break

Legislature considers ‘state’ college restrictions COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – The battle over how far Florida colleges should be allowed to go in...

2015 MIAMI OPEN

700 wins with more to come Miami Open defending champion Serena Williams hustles toward the ball in a quarterfinal match in this year’s tournament in...

Black Press honors Floridians Crump and Carroll

COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Benjamin Crump, the Florida-based lawyer who skyrocketed to national prominence by representing the family of Trayvon Martin,...

State’s jobless rate goes down to 5.6 percent

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s unemployment rate dipped slightly from January to February with Gov. Rick Scott continuing his focus...

Follow us

7,373FansLike
677FollowersFollow

WORLD