Saturday, November 28, 2020

State’s ‘Johnny Reb’ general returning home

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith is headed to retirement. The Florida House on Wednesday gave final approval...

Helping teens jumpstart their dreams

Nine Florida students part of this year’s Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Nine Florida teens were among 100 high...

Will future theme parks be based on original ideas?

Universal’s Volcano Bay doesn’t have movie, book or TV tie-in BY ROBERT NILES MERCURY NEWS/TNS Guardians of the Galaxy, Harry Potter, Fast and Furious, Frozen. Why can’t...

What’s a ‘murder’?

Questions asked about Amendment 4 BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA STEPHEN M....

Ayala’s decision refuels death penalty debate

The latest controversy has galvanized longtime opponents of state executions. BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s death penalty has been roiled by...

House backs governor in state attorney lawsuit

Scott’s removal of Aramis Ayala has drawn heavy criticism from African-American lawmakers and sparked outrage from groups like Color of Change. BY DARA KAM THE NEWS...

Florida Democrats seeking answers, state leader

Party members reflect on election, will decide who will be next chair BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After losing the state’s presidential...

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...

GOP DOMINATES IN FLORIDA

Republicans pull an upset over the Dems with a win for Trump and down-ballot candidates. BY DAPHNE TAYLOR FLORIDA COURIER In the past few weeks, President Barack...

Clearing a major hurdle

Voting rights effort energized BY DAN SWEENEY SUN SENTINEL / TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – The new year could mark a major milestone toward hundreds of thousands of...