Thursday, July 9, 2020

Orlando shooting spurs get-out-the-vote activism

BY KATE SANTICH ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – The Pulse gunman’s attack on a gay nightclub may have inspired a level of political activism that even the...

Fullwood resigns House seat after pleading guilty to fraud

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Jacksonville Democrat Reggie Fullwood, who pleaded guilty last week to wire fraud and failing to file an income-tax return, has...

Justices turn down Palm Beach schools’ speech case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a case that involved a decision by Palm Beach County schools to remove school...

More Citizens’ policies approved for ‘takeouts’

Nearly 100,000 Citizens Property Insurance policies will be offered to five private insurers, as state regulators Monday approved a final round of policy “takeouts”...

MIAMI BROWARD CARNIVAL 2016

It’s Carnival time again Miami Broward Carnival kicks off its Carnival season with the Junior Carnival on Oct. 1 in Lauderhill and a series of...

SHIFTING RIGHT (PART 1)

Gov. Rick Scott is quietly reshaping Florida’s courts COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – As speculation turns to Gov. Rick Scott’s first Florida Supreme...

Can Christian schools pray before games?

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A dispute over whether two Christian schools could use the loudspeaker for a prayer at a...

Laws on EBT cards, trafficking, spiny lobsters go into effect

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – County elections supervisors are up for pay raises, while penalties increase for trafficking in the modern...

Tampa Bay Bucs rookies visit patients, students at Moffitt Cancer Center

Members of the 2016 Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ rookie class participated in their first community event together on Tuesday by visiting patients at Moffitt Cancer...

Zika toll continues to grow

COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – Florida has added 10 new cases of the Zika virus, and the overall number of infections involving...