Saturday, March 28, 2020

New Cuba leader, same old problems

Making changes Castro stronghold a daunting task for progressive president. A classic American car taxi takes tourists...

Military members boost concealed-weapons licenses

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida has fast-tracked concealed-weapons licenses to 82,000 military members and honorably discharged veterans since terror-related shootings...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Black farmers and the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Six years ago, the Florida Courier reported Black farmers’ efforts to settle a long-standing lawsuit against the U.S....

Researchers: By 2030, nearly half of all US adults will be fat

DREAMSTIME/TNS Defined as having a BMI of 40 or above, severe obesity will become about as common in 2030 as regular...

Crowdfunding for racists

Neo-Nazi gears up to fight lawsuit BY MATT PEARCE LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS LOS ANGELES – A neo-Nazi blogger has been promised donations of more than...

Florida leads states in Obamacare enrollment

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida led the nation with 1.3 million residents signing up for 2017 coverage under the federal Affordable Care Act by...

VICTORY LAP

In Detroit, Obama hails the auto industry’s comeback. Meanwhile, a report indicates illegal immigration is at a 10-year low – contrary to Republican talking...

MARCHING FOR THEIR LIVES

As students converge on Washington, D.C., to push for gun safety laws, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is still uneasy a month after the...

Crime lab crisis

‘Thousands’ of state rape kits untested BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Attorney General Pam Bondi put added pressure Wednesday on lawmakers to...

Dolphins team with ‘5000 Role Models’ for youth conference

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER MIAMI – The Miami Dolphins today partnered with the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project to host a conference at Hard...