Saturday, January 16, 2021

New virus strain emerges in Florida

TALLAHASSEE - A contagious new strain of the coronavirus that has spread in Britain has been detected in a man in Florida, the state...

Trying to revive a legend

Former NBA star buys Ebony magazine BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS WIRE The legendary Ebony magazine is being revived. Former NBA star Junior Bridgeman reportedly has anted-up...

Doctor who died of virus had complained of racism

BY LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE NNPA NEWS WIRE “He made me feel like a drug addict,” Dr. Susan Moore, 52, said on a video days before...

How will Orlando, theme park capital, recover from 2020?

BY GABRIELLE RUSSON ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO — The year 2020 brought images of Orlando never seen before. Interstate 4, the eternally trafficclogged gateway to the theme parks,...

STIMULUS CONCERNS

Questions remain about when the state’s jobless benefits will kick in. BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Questions remained Wednesday about when extended...

Jack ‘Cy’ McClairen, legendary B-CU player, coach, administrator dies at 89

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Jack “Cy’’ McClairen, Bethune-Cookman University’s legendary player, coach and administrator, died Monday morning at age 89. McClairen spent 55 years with the Daytona...

Health care workers urged to get vaccinated

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Two of Florida’s largest medical associations sent an open letter to front-line health care workers Tuesday lauding them for their service...

FAMU among HBCUs to receive COVID-19 aid from Congress

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Florida University A&M University (FAMU) will be among the historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) slated to receive funds through the...

Handling the stress of 2020

Two Florida psychiatrists offer insight on managing your emotional health. Editor’s note: Dr. Carlin Barnes, MD, and Dr. Marketa Wills, MD, MBA - two Harvard University-trained...

COVID-19 VACCINE CLEARED FOR 65 AND UP

Florida’s seniors will be first in line to be vaccinated when doses become available this week. BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The first...