Friday, April 16, 2021

Words of Wisdom

celebrate Women’s History Month with a little inspiration BY ALEX KLINE/MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE

California and Florida took vastly different approaches to handling virus

BY RONG-GONG LIN II AND SOUMYA KARLAMANGLA LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS A year into the pandemic, California and Florida have become common points of contrast as Americans...

COVID-19 vaccinations and Florida politics

Clinic organizers discussed how upscale location would benefit DeSantis BY ZAC ANDERSON SARASOTA HERALD-TRIBUNE/TNS Text messages between Manatee County Commission Chair Vanessa Baugh and Lakewood Ranch developer...

Study: Ballots of minorities, young voters rejected at higher rates

BY LAWRENCE MOWER TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS TALLAHASSEE — Mail ballots submitted by minority voters and young people were initially rejected at a higher rate than those...

Governor touts state COVID-19 decisions

DeSantis’ address to lawmakers focuses on virus and other controversial issues BY JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis formally launched the 2021...

Celebrating Women All Year Long

By Wendy Zang, McClatchy-Tribune It wasn’t until 1987 that Congress declared March Women’s History Month, in celebration of women’s contributions and achievements. The month was a...

HELP FOR THE VULNERABLE

Older teachers and officers are now eligible for the vaccine in Florida. ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE — Coronavirus vaccine eligibility is expanding to older teachers and first...

State makes older teachers, officers eligible for vaccine

ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE — Coronavirus vaccine eligibility is expanding to older teachers and first responders and becoming more available for younger people considered vulnerable to...

FAMU grad named editor of Lakeland Ledger

Leon Tucker, a 1998 Florida A&M University journalism grad, has been named executive editor of the Lakeland Ledger Newspaper, in Lakeland. Tucker is the...

10 big issues to watch during next legislative session

BY JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The 2021 legislative session will start March 2, with Gov. Ron DeSantis giving the annual State of...