Wednesday, September 30, 2020

FINALLY, A SISTER

Senator Kamala Harris makes history as Joe Biden’s running mate. ‘I’ve known Senator Harris for a long time. She is more than prepared for the...

It’s official: Harris named Biden’s running mate

BY EMILY DERUY THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS SAN JOSE, Calif. – After weeks of growing speculation, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden answered on Tuesday the most highly...

State’s COVID-19 case count is lowest since June

BY CINDY KRISCHER GOODMAN SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – Florida reported the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since June 23. With 4,247 new cases reported Monday,...

No Alcohol August? It’s just a suggestion

BY MILAN POLK CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS CHICAGO — The pandemic has everyone stuck at home, where alcohol and snacks are within easy reach. So, if you find...

No positive NBA coronavirus tests reported

SUCCESS IN THE ‘BUBBLE’ Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers stands on the NBA logo in a game against the Boston Celtics on Aug....

19 MILLION ‘LOOKS’

FAMU’s medical marijuana initiative used a multicultural, Black-owned and operated ad agency to showcase the power of Black-owned media to reach and influence Florida’s...

Florida tops 500,000 coronavirus cases

COMPILED BY THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – State health-care agencies on Wednesday released numbers about the coronavirus in the state. Here are some...

University of Miami to host COVID-19 clinical trial

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Underscoring the importance of Florida in the upcoming election, Vice President Mike Pence visited the University of Miami...

Chauffeur service hosts ‘prom-ups’ for grads

BY ALEXIA MCKAY FLORIDA COURIER Not everyone’s prom dresses went to waste this summer. Last month, graduating high school seniors were given the opportunity to shine...

Hundreds of thousands in state late in paying electric bills

BY JIM TURNER NEW SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Nearly 600,000 electric customers in Florida are behind in monthly payments since the coronavirus pandemic began hammering...