Sunday, May 16, 2021
accident

Lightning strike sends part of highway through truck windshield

BY JOE MARIO PEDERSEN ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – A lightning strike blew up part of a Florida highway and sent a chunk of it into the...
Rep. Ramon Alexander

Alexander vies to become next House minority leader

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA State Rep. Ramon Alexander, D-Tallahassee, on Monday said he will seek to become House minority leader from 2022 to 2024. The House...
OBAMACARE

Florida accounts for nearly one-third of nation’s Obamacare sign-ups

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Florida leads the country in new Obamacare sign-ups during an ongoing six-month special enrollment period announced by President Joe Biden shortly after...
US-NEWS-CMP-HBCUS

Legislators want to help modernize HBCUs

Black Congress members are aiming to help repair and upgrade aging infrastructure. BY FRANCESCA CHAMBERS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON — Ruptured pipes. Broken sidewalks. Campus blackouts. Rep....

Biden administration to cover vaccine fees

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As part of the Biden administration’s efforts to provide free access to COVID-19 shots, the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
Sea World

SeaWorld, Busch Gardens offering free tickets to military members, vets

BY DEWAYNE BEVIL ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – SeaWorld Orlando has a free-ticket offer going for U.S. military members, veterans and their families through June 27. The single-day...
trade program

Meade recounts his journey at Florida Memorial event

Partnership with Dolphins, Lennar Foundation will help students SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER MIAMI GARDENS – On April 27, Florida Memorial University (FMU) hosted a book...
Joseph

Funeral for state’s first Black justice set for Saturday

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Joseph Hatchett, the first Black justice on the Florida Supreme Court, died April 30 at age 88. Appointed by Gov. Reubin...

Florida’s first Black Supreme Court justice dies

BY JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Joseph Hatchett, whose groundbreaking career included becoming the first Black justice on the Florida Supreme Court, died...
Sold

More sellers putting their homes on the market

BY DAVID LYONS SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL/TNS People desperately shopping for homes in South Florida may finally have some luck. Evidence is emerging that sellers, who...