Monday, June 1, 2020

Newer, larger ships coming to Florida cruise ports

BY RICHARD TRIBOU ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) ORLANDO — Out with the old and in with the new. That’s the theme for the Florida cruise port shuffle...

OUR TOP 10 STORIES

The Florida Courier staff chose the top 10 of the hundreds of stories our newspaper staff reviewed, covered or wrote during 2015. Factors considered...

FLORIDA COURIER / OUT AND ABOUT

‘Homecoming’ for UM alumni in the NFL The National Football League matchup on Dec. 27 between the Miami Dolphins and the Indianapolis Colts featured former...

Brown files new challenge to district changes

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Arguing that an east-west configuration for her district “combines far-flung communities worlds apart culturally and geographically,”...

New law on human trafficking goes into effect

Signs aimed to raise awareness are to be posted in a wide range of places around the state. BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE...

The real cost of a Disney World vacation

Out-of-state families share what they spent during November trip BY SANDRA PEDICINI ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) ORLANDO — Can you still get a deal on a Disney vacation? Three...

THE GIFT OF LIFE

Florida Courier writer Penny Dickerson, a cancer survivor, reflects on her personal challenges and blessings during this year’s holiday season. BY PENNY DICKERSON The Florida Courier Cancer...

Congresswoman to revise federal redistricting challenge

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, a Jacksonville Democrat who has been perhaps the most-outspoken opponent of a congressional redistricting plan, will file...

Remembering Leander Shaw as justice and role model

BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Former Chief Justice Leander Shaw, who died last week at age 85, lay in state Monday...

20 million and counting: Florida growing faster than California

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida has surpassed the 20 million-population mark while growing faster than California. The Sunshine State, adding more...