Regulators back FPL on new Okeechobee plant

Scott and Cabinet still have to give their approval BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Regulators decided Tuesday that a $1.3 billion, natural...

Banish biting season

Tips for eliminating backyard pests From Family Features As the weather gets warmer, mosquitoes can prevent home­owners from reaping the benefits of living life outside. According to...

Will state’s millennials vote or sit it out?

The youth vote could make a difference in outcome of presidential election BY MARK Z. BARABAK LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS ORLANDO – Walter Velasquez stood outside the Student...

Active community assistance

5 helpful ways to lend a hand From Family Features Social responsibility comes in all shapes and sizes, but ultimately it comes down to one common...

LEFT BEHIND: PART 2

As the Florida Supreme Court wrestles again with the state’s dysfunctional workers compensation law, the Florida Courier follows the fight of Patdrica Bailey, whose...

New gun control measures coming from Obama

President plans to issue executive order requiring background checks by sellers of firearms BY PAUL BARRETT BLOOMBERG NEWS (TNS) NEW YORK — The next shoe to drop...

Scott, Bondi silent on transgender student issue

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Social conservatives, angered by the federal government’s “guidance” that school districts should allow transgender students to...

‘LEGAL CHICANERY’

A federal judge, in a blistering order, puts a stop to Florida’s rights-restoration procedure in a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott that he said...

Obama nominates first Muslim-American federal judge

BY JOHN T. BENNETT CQ-ROLL CALL TNS WASHINGTON – President Obama’s nomination of a Washington, D.C.-based securities and fraud attorney to the federal bench would make...

ROUND ONE TO B-CU

Former Internal Revenue Service Special Agent Robert Delancy’s lawsuit against Bethune-Cookman University was dismissed, but it’s just the beginning of the continuing legal battle...

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