College challenging move to end nursing program

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Broward County college has challenged a move by the Florida Board of Nursing to end the school’s nursing-education program...

Florida Memorial has new basketball coach

Florida Memorial University has hired Artis Maddox from Mountain State University as the head coach of the men’s basketball team. “I’m excited about the possibilities...

Sports reporter to speak at FAMU graduation

Fox Sports reporter Pam Oliver will address graduates at Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) summer commencement on Aug. 7. Oliver received her bachelor’s degree in broadcast...

TIME TO GET ‘STRAPPED’

A Black professional gun expert says Black-on-Black crime is a myth and urges African-Americans to be prepared to legally and properly defend themselves –...

Court to consider guns in school dormitories

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After a high-profile legislative debate this spring about concealed weapons on college campuses, a state appeals...

State sees sharp increase of kids in foster care

New methodology in place to keep children safer BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The number of Florida children in the state’s foster-care...

Study: ‘Fish poisoning’ in state more prevalent than reported

BY JENNY LUNA MIAMI HERALD/TNS Carmelo Gianino, who works on a tow boat at the Miami Beach Marina, follows an old rule of thumb in South...

NASA / International Space Station

Lost going into space A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its seventh mission to the orbiting International Space Station (ISS) broke apart on June 28,...

SunPass customers now paying a little bit more

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA SunPass users will see an increase in tolls when traveling on Florida’s Turnpike starting this week. The 1.6 percent went into...

Senator seeks answers about SpaceX explosion

Third disaster in past year involving cargo ship heading to space station BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is...

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