Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Scott gets advice from mental health experts

Coordination of care, early screening and assessment were among the strategies discussed at governor’s workshop. BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Better integration of...

Teachers’ fund holds stake in AR-15 gun maker

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As Florida teachers grieve over the mass shooting that left 17 students and colleagues dead last week,...

Companies helping low-income students attend school

Republic National Distributing Company, the nation’s second largest wine and spirits wholesaler, Cigar City Brewing, a Tampa area brewery, have announced major donations to...

Plan would lead to more kids on school buses

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Despite concerns from school districts and lawmakers about the projected costs, a Senate committee Monday approved a bill that would lead...

Elderly veteran facing eviction shot to death by police

BY CHARLES RABIN AND DAVID OVALLE MIAMI HERALD/TNS A despondent military veteran — slated for eviction because of complaints about his service dogs — was shot to...

Florida mental health counselor releases ‘The Hangover’

FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Carleah East, a licensed from St. Petersburg, has released a new book, “The Hangover: Overcoming Emotional Addiction – 12 Steps for...

Police: Wife shot husband over HOA complaints

BY TONYA ALANEZ SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – A Boynton Beach woman shot her husband in the head, both arms, right leg and back during an...

Governor directs efforts to ease evacuations

Motorists spent up to 12 hours on roads during Hurricane Irma BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – From “dynamic” message signs along Interstate 75...

‘Guns in church’ bill moves forward

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Florida Senate is scheduled Thursday (after the Florida Courier’s Wednesday press time) to take up a bill that...

What to do if immigration officer confronts you

Laws include the right to remain silent, the right to deny permission to a search of your person, vehicle or home, and the right...