Another Katrina-like disaster?

Lawmakers warn Trump that Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands aftermath could become like that after 2005 hurricane BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS AND ALEX DAUGHERTY MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON –...

WMU-Cooley professors discuss free speech in public schools, universities

More than 100 students attended a Constitution Day event on Western Michigan University (WMU)-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus to participate in a discussion...

Energy Water Food Nexus summit moved to October

The 2017 Energy Water Food Nexus International Summit hosted by Florida A&M University and the City of Orlando has been rescheduled to Oct. 19-20...

B-CU and EWC have games in Florida this weekend

Bethune-Cookman University faces Savannah State at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in Daytona Beach. More info: BCUathletics.com Edward Waters College (EWC) will play Ava Maria...

Smart billboards making snap judgments on drivers

BY TIM JOHNSON MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON – Here is what’s around the corner: Smart digital billboards will detect the make, model and year of...

Too many nursing homes unprepared

Tragedy at Hollywood has heightened focus on new federal disaster-planning rules, which homes must comply with by mid-November. BY JORDAN RAU KAISER HEALTH NEWS/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE It...

Morrison shares thoughts on race, history in ‘Others’

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Toni Morrison is a national – and international – treasure. As a senior editor at Random...

Gregory’s book breaks down Black history

BY JIM HIGGINS MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL/TNS Fairly and with a touch of humor, the late Dick Gregory describes himself and his purpose in the opening pages...

HURRICANE IRMA – Thank the meteorologists for lives spared

Forecasting, satellite monitoring and government planning have dramatically improved in recent decades. BY MATT PEARCE, MOLLY HENNESSY-FISKE AND EVAN HALPER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS NAPLES – During a...

Cruise lines shorten some trips, cancel others

BY HUGO MARTIN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Hurricane Irma has put a temporary halt to operations at Florida’s usually bustling cruise ports, forcing cruise companies to cancel...

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