Saturday, November 28, 2020

Eta forecast to approach Cuba and South Florida this weekend

BY ALEX HARRIS AND MICHELLE MARCHANTE MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI  — As Tropical Storm Eta continues to grind through Central America, the details of its potential impacts...

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,...

USF launches research initiative to address racism

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER University of South Florida faculty members will embark on a year-long series of research projects exploring the perpetuation of systemic...

THE FIRST PHASE

State will allow restaurants and many stores to open on Monday, but the order won’t include Southeast Florida. BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE –...

Miami mayor tests positive for coronavirus

BY JOEY FLECHAS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, four days after...

Iguanas meat sold online after they fall from trees

BY CARLOS FRÍAS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — Mango season may be months away, but if you live in South Florida, your trees may have recently...

‘Pillowcase Rapist’ suspect says he’s not guilty

BY EILEEN KELLEY SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – A 60-year-old sex offender who is suspected of terrorizing South Florida women decades ago as the “Pillowcase...
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Fashion Fair Cosmetics Planning a Comeback

Company will have to compete with Rihanna, makeup giants and social media realities BY CORILYN SHROPSHIRE CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Growing up in Trinidad in the 1980s, Patrice...

BIG LEGAL ISSUES TO WATCH

From felons’ rights to medical marijuana, these Florida topics will be challenged in courts in 2020. ...

Florida boaters killed record number of manatees in 2019

BY HOWARD COHEN MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — Despite an ongoing campaign to protect the...