Wednesday, May 12, 2021

FAILING GRADES

Maybe many of Florida’s cities, counties and publicly-traded companies don’t believe in hiring a diverse workforce or doing business with Black-owned businesses and media...

THE MONEY AMENDMENT

Political experts expect the outcome of the vote that would boost Florida’s minimum wage to be close. A 60-percent vote is needed for it...

State’s COVID-19 case count is lowest since June

BY CINDY KRISCHER GOODMAN SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – Florida reported the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since June 23. With 4,247 new cases reported Monday,...

Hemp products and CBD meds now cleared to fly

C.M. GUERRERO/MIAMI HERALD/TNS Food and Drug Administration-approved hemp products like certain CBD medications are now allowed in both carry-on and checked...

Tampa law school students volunteer at foster-care facility on MLK Day

Students, faculty and staff from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus honored the life and work of Dr. Martin...

Are we forgetting 400 years?

As Black History Month (BHM) 2019 begins, we might easily find ourselves simultaneously gratified, impressed, and nearly...

Moffitt Cancer Center seeking smokers for e-cigarette study

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The use of electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”) has increased dramatically in recent years. The majority of new “vapers” were already cigarette...

Facebook suicide aftermath

Child was sexually abused, beaten BY CAROL MARBIN MILLER MIAMI HERALD /TNS MIAMI – For much of her too-short life, Naika Venant bounced between two parents: a...

Gas prices in state drop to below $2 a gallon

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA For the first time in four years, gasoline prices in Florida average less than $2 a gallon, according to the auto...

SeaWorld Orlando erecting new roller coaster

JOE BURBANK/ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS SeaWorld leaders have said their plan is to add a new ride or experience at each of the...