Wednesday, January 29, 2020

‘Pillowcase Rapist’ suspect says he’s not guilty

BY EILEEN KELLEY SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – A 60-year-old sex offender who is suspected of terrorizing South Florida women decades ago as the “Pillowcase...
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Health care solutions for rural Americans

Health care solutions for rural Americans FROM FAMILY FEATURES Heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries, chronic lower respiratory disease and stroke. These top five causes of death...
Christopher T. Robertson

Book examines ‘cost exposure’ and access to health care services

“Exposed: Why Our Health Insurance Is Incomplete and What Can Be Done about It’’ by Christopher T. Robertson. Harvard University Press, 248 pages, $39.95 DR....

Will a woman be president in 2020 ?

In a most unusual endorsement, the New York Times has endorsed both Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Amy Klobuchar for the Democratic nomination for...

Redefining suffrage, ‘unerasing’ Black women

Sojourner Truth. Harriet Tubman. Ida B. Wells. Shirley Chisholm. Rosa Parks. These household names, spanning a couple of centuries, qualify for the Suffrage Hall of...
Ed Gray

Silence the Violence in 2020

Last week, we began the new decade the same way that we finished the old decade. Last year in Dallas, more than 200 people were...

Let me tell you about political friends and enemies

Vote for the candidates that you feel are best for you. But don’t ever be shy or afraid to ask your candidate or political...
Homeless WALLY SKALIJ/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS

Report: 40 percent of homeless in the U.S. are Black

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The total number of homeless is 567,715 and 40 percent or 225,735 are African American although only 13 percent of the...
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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...