Friday, April 16, 2021
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State House passes antitransgender athlete bill

BY BOBBY CAINA CALVAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers moved closer to requiring transgender athletes to undergo testosterone or genetic testing — as well...
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HEATED DEBATES CONTINUE OVER VOTING BILL

The Florida Senate proposal, similar to ones passed or being considered by Republican-led state houses throughout the U.S., has sparked outrage from Black legislators...
Daunte Wright’s mother

Unrest and protests after Daunte Wright shooting death

ANOTHER MOTHER MOURNS Daunte Wright’s mother, Katie, eulogized her son at a vigil for him on Monday night in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Daunte was shot...

U.S. recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

BY ZEKE MILLER AND LAURAN NEERGAARD ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The U.S. is recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine...

53 years After MLK’s death, children of civil rights icons fight voter suppression

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Fifty-three years after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, the slain civil rights icon's legacy is easily seen...

‘Unsafe’ driving speed caused Tiger’s accident

BY PETER SBLENDORIO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Tiger Woods is “grateful” and focused on his recovery from a serious SUV crash after officials determined the collision...

Florida Senate scales back plan to close four prisons

BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Senate is easing back on a plan to shutter and demolish four state prisons, agreeing...

REMEMBERING FLORIDA’S POLITICAL GIANT

Congressman Alcee Hastings, who died on April 6 after battling cancer, is hailed as a civil rights icon who lived with an indelible fighting...

Longtime Congressman Alcee Hastings dies at 84

BY ANTHONY MAN SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL/TNS Congressman Alcee Hastings, whose life was marked by perseverance, calamity and a comeback, has died. He was 84. Hastings crusaded...

THE LIFE OF A COVID LONG-HAULER

A former ‘American Idol’ contestant from Florida shares how the symptoms continue to linger long after he was cleared of the virus. BY STEPHANIE CLAYTOR FLORIDA...