Monday, September 28, 2020

DeSantis stands firm on Francis as Supreme Court pick

BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday doubled down on his selection of Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Renatha...

‘Tribute in Light’ continues despite pandemic

REMEMBERING THE VICTIMS OF 9/11 The “Tribute in Light” rises skyward on Sept. 11, 2019 as a memorial to the victims in the terrorist attacks...

THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE EQUALIZER

Attorney A. Wellington Barlow’s Equity in Sentencing Analysis System (ESAS) is changing lives. Here is how it works. BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF To understand how...

$300 to be added to unemployment checks

NEW SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida will start adding $300 in federal money to weekly unemployment benefits as COVID-19 continues keeping hundreds of thousands of residents...

Baseball legend Lou Brock dies on Sept. 6 at age 81

BY RICK HUMMEL ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH/TNS St. Louis Cardinals’ Hall of Famer Lou Brock, who had fought through a number of medical conditions in recent years,...

BLACK LAWMAKER OPPOSE PRIMARY ELECTION CHANGE

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA  TALLAHASSEE --- Leaders of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus and a non-profit group sounded off Tuesday against a proposal...

Restaurants can’t find workers even amid historic unemployment

BY NIC QUEROLO AND LESLIE PATTON BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS Not even the greatest surge in joblessness in 80 years is easing the fast-food industry’s years-old labor shortage. That’s...
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State to lift ban on nursing home visits

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz released an emergency order on Sept. 1 that carried out Gov. Ron DeSantis’...

Event protests killings by cops; urges justice

MARCH ON WASHINGTON 57TH ANNIVERSARY On Aug. 28, the 57th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, tens of thousands of protestors gathered at the...

Trump blows up kinder, gentle image portrayed at convention

BY CHRIS MEGERIAN, NOAH BIERMAN AND ELI STOKOLS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON — Speaker after speaker at last month’s Republican National Convention painted a benign portrait...