Thursday, January 21, 2021

Harris faced racism, sexism on way to victory

BY DAVID LIGHTMAN MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris will become the 49th vice president of the United States, the first woman and the first...

Louisiana man gets 25 years for setting fire to Black churches

BY JESSICA SCHLADEBECK NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS A white man who admitted to setting fire to three historically Black churches in Louisiana has been sentenced to...

BIDEN BEATS TRUMP; HARRIS TO BECOME THE FIRST WOMAN VP

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF After a hard-fought election, Joe Biden, 77, will become the 46th president of the United States. On Saturday, he picked up...

Florida is part of antitrust lawsuit against Google

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida was one of 11 states that joined the U.S. Department of Justice in filing a major antitrust lawsuit Oct. 20...

FDLE still reviewing investigation request into Bloomberg

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA State law enforcement officials continue to review Attorney General Ashley Moody’s request to investigate former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg...

Trump tweets about leaving hospital

BY NOAH BIERMAN AND ELI STOKOLS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Monday that he would be leaving Walter Reed Medical...

State continues to lag in census

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With a Sept. 30 deadline looming, Florida continues to lag behind much of the nation in responding to the U.S. census....

Obamacare plan rates to increase 3.1 percent

BY NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s top insurance regulator on Friday announced approval of a statewide average 3.1 percent rate increase for health insurance plans...

THE HIGH COST OF COVID-19

The virus is having a tougher financial impact on Blacks, Latinos and Native Americans than on Whites. BY JIM SAKSA AND MICHAEL MACAGNONE CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS WASHINGTON —...

State of emergency expanded for Hurricane Sally

September 15, 2020 NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Ron DeSantis warned that Hurricane Sally, after bringing massive rains and storm surge in the western...