Saturday, October 31, 2020

SLOW-MOVING STORM

Hurricane Sally rips through the Panhandle before heading north FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Hurricane Sally made landfall early Wednesday morning near Gulf Shores, Alabama as...

Senators introduce bill to keep daylight saving time

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE - Florida’s U.S. senators are making a new push for year-round daylight-saving time, this time tied to the coronavirus pandemic. Two...

Black SuperPAC calls on candidates, parties to spend millions with Black businesses

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF America’s leading Black conservative political action committee, BlakPAC, has instituted a national effort to help Black-owned businesses earn some of...

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: PART 2-THE REVOLUTION

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...