Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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...
ABEL URIBE/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS

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...

State’s unemployment rate dips to 3.1 percent

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s unemployment rate approached the end of 2019 at a historic low. 

Last words: ‘Lord, you have my soul’

Records show panic and confusion in cockpit moments before Atlas Air crash DANIEL SLIM/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES/TNS...