Saturday, February 22, 2020
bottled water tax bill GINNIESPRINGSOUTDOORS.COM

Senate panel tables bottled water tax bill

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA An effort to impose a 12.5-cent-per-gallon tax on water bottled from Florida’s springs was tabled Tuesday before facing the possibility of...
clemency rule CARLINE JEAN /SUN SENTINEL/TNS

DeSantis and Cabinet revise clemency rule

Change deals with state’s restitution requirement for felons BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Amid a federal-court challenge to a state law requiring...
Young Miami royalty honors civil rights icon KIM GIBSON/FLORIDA COURIER

Young Miami royalty honors civil rights icon

HONORING MLK ON HIS DAY Miami Northwestern High School was well-represented on Monday by its king and queen during Northwest Miami Dade’s Dr. Martin Luther...
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Fashion Fair Cosmetics Planning a Comeback

Company will have to compete with Rihanna, makeup giants and social media realities BY CORILYN SHROPSHIRE CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Growing up in Trinidad in the 1980s, Patrice...
SEEKING JUSTICE FOR RIOT VICTIMS

Seeking Justice for Riot Victims

A Florida Senate panel has approved a proposal to compensate Black descendants of the 1920 Ocoee Election Day riot. BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF...

Millions sought for man who wrongly served 43 years in prison

BY DARA KAM, NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Clifford Williams says he relied on his faith during more than four decades behind bars, including...

1965 MLK message still relevant

Dr. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR: 1929-1968  JACK DYKINGA/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addresses the Sunday Evening Club at Orchestra Hall in Chicago on March...

From breakfasts to festivals, MLK events abound statewide

BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER There are plenty of events across Florida for residents seeking to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King...

Meet the managers 

Demings of Florida on Pelosi’s diverse impeachment team  BY LINDSEY MCPHERSON CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS WASHINGTON – Speaker Nancy Pelosi has chosen a small but diverse group of managers...

RATTLERS GETTING IT DONE

An institute housed at Florida A&M University leads the nation in education, community engagement and research about medical marijuana.   SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE –...