‘Cat Fund’ healthy for 2017 hurricane season

BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund is in its strongest financial position ever as the state heads...

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...

DENEE BENTON / TONY AWARD NOMINEE

Dreams can come true Orlando’s Denee Benton and her parents, Derryl and Jackie Benton, celebrated Denee’s nomination for 2017’s Best Actress in a Broadway show...

Orlando victims remembered one month later

BY GAL TZIPERMAN LOTAN AND RENE STUTZMAN ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS) ORLANDO – Mayra Alvear picked up the first cross, the one bearing the name of...

It’s ‘ride or die’ time 
for B-CU alumni

We live in a world which respects power above all things. Power, intelligently directed, can lead to more freedom. Unwisely directed, it can be...

Florida Courier wins more awards for writing, photos

FROM STAFF REPORTS Continuing its award-winning ways in 10 years as a statewide newspaper, the Florida Courier has racked up three awards from the Florida...

HOMECOMING WEEK 2015

Continuing the tradition Numerous Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)  celebrated Homecoming last week, including Atlanta’s Morehouse College. Perry “Trey” Thurston III (left),  continues the...

Court says Uber drivers are on their own

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Siding with the San Francisco-based technology giant, a Florida appeals court Wednesday upheld a decision by...

ISRAEL’S BENJAMIN NETANYAHU SPEAKS TO CONGRESS

‘It’s a very bad deal’ President Obama shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after a frosty meeting in the White House in October...

Legislators sign off on abortion bill

BY JIM SAUNDERS AND TOM URBAN THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – In the latest round in Florida’s abortion battles, lawmakers Wednesday gave final approval...

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