Friday, August 7, 2020

State tourism increases despite storms, Zika and Pulse attack

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A hurricane that hit North Florida, the continued spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus and a...

Numbers dwindle but not enthusiasm

Florida Classic game attendance was 45,372, slightly lower than last year. BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER Thousands ascend upon Orlando each year for the Florida Blue Florida...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Democratic losses, tribute to our founder Two years ago, the Florida Courier reported on results of the 2014 statewide general elections, and why Democrats continue...

Scott gets his chance

New justice will move court rightward BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission will interview all...

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...

FLORIDA BRIEFS

State wants to proceed with death penalty case Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office is arguing that a Pinellas County judge should be allowed to move...

Lights out

Voters kill anti-solar amendment BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A controversial solar-energy ballot initiative fell short of the 60 percent voter approval...

Crist, Demings, Lawson going to Congress

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS Here’s a roundup of political races of interest around the state. U.S. Congress Florida voters on Tuesday sent a former governor to Congress...

Voters overwhelmingly approve medical marijuana

Amendment 2 passes in Florida with at least 70 percent of vote BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Stunning even some of the...

No surprise: Rubio returning to Senate

BY JEREMY WALLACE KRISTEN M. CLARK AND DAVID OVALLE MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – Republican Marco Rubio is headed back to the U.S. Senate with his prospects of...