Friday, April 16, 2021

Bill banning use of credit scores for employee hiring moves forward

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER WASHINGTON – On Thursday, the House...

Judge’s ouster sought over sending juror to jail for oversleeping

RICHARD GRAULICH/PALM BEACH POST/TNS Deandre Somerville speaks to the media outside court on Oct. 4 after serving time in jail for...

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...

Cops and Black youth don’t mix

Report says police abuse is rampant BY MICHAEL MUSKAL LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS More than half of Black “millennials” in the U.S. say they or someone...

Senator questions algebra test fairness

While praising a recent legislative decision to eliminate an end-of-course exam for students taking Algebra II, a Northeast Florida senator is raising questions about...

Tampa area to get new area code

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – An additional area code, the state’s 20th, was approved for the Tampa region Tuesday as numbers in...

‘Classic Man’ passes away

Miller was top scholar, doctor, businessman BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF FORT LAUDERDALE – Dr. Frederick Vincent Miller, a Morehouse College graduate who became one of the...

Modified mosquitoes sought to combat Zika virus

Modified mosquitoes sought to combat Zika virus THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the number of locally transmitted Zika cases continuing to climb, 61 members of...

State seeking ‘best route’ on vaping illnesses

Surgeon General says no dramatic steps being taken despite spread BOB SELF/FLORIDA TIMES-UNION/TNS Florida Attorney General Ashley...

New B-CU president to speak June 21 at conference

Dr. E. LaBrent Chrite The National Alumni Association of Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) will host its 51st Annual Convention...