Friday, July 10, 2020

B-CU outlasts FAMU in a Florida Classic thriller, 29-24

FROM STAFF REPORTS Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) continued its Florida Classic winning streak on Saturday, defeating instate rival Florida A&M University (FAMU) 29-24 in their annual...

Florida Farm Bureau Group giving $500k to Step Up For Students

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER GAINESVILLE – The Florida Farm Bureau Group, a Florida-based property and casualty insurance company, is donating $500,000 to the Step...

Justices to hear FAMU hazing case in February

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments in February in an appeal by a former member of Florida A&M University’s...

Millions spent weekly to clean Irma debris from waterways

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida continues to spend about $2.4 million a week to clean up debris strewn across state...

‘Selfless act’ leads to death of twin on highway

Sisters stopped on I-95 to help disabled driver when one was hit by pickup BY MIKE CLARY AMD ADAM SACASA SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – Heading home...

FSU suspends all fraternities, sororities after student’s death

Florida State University President John Thrasher on Monday indefinitely suspended fraternity and sorority activities, three days after a Pi Kappa Phi fraternity pledge was...

Senate Democrats pick Gibson to lead caucus

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Senate Democrats elected Audrey Gibson to replace Jeff Clemens as the next leader of the caucus in a secret ballot...

‘Spoofers’ make it hard to fight against robocallers, scammers

BY KYLE ARNOLD ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – A local number on Evan Dimov’s caller ID and a confident voice on the other line had the Orlando...

FEMA extends application deadline to Nov. 24

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The deadline for Hurricane Irma survivors in all 48 designated Florida counties to register for FEMA individual disaster assistance has...

Senate Democrats to pick new caucus leader

Senators must replace Clemens who resigned abruptly last week BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida Senate Democrats will vote next week on...