Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Judge clears the way for Florida’s former felons to vote

BY LINA RUIZ FRESH TAKE FLORIDA In a historic civil rights case, a federal judge late Sunday ruled against Florida's Republican governor and Legislature and dramatically...

Another massive crowd invades Volusia

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Six people were injured Saturday night in a shooting near Daytona Beach’s boardwalk. Two people were shot around 7:30 p.m. on...

THE SWORD OF THE BLACK PRESS

The 40-year-old Gantt Report, authored by trailblazing journalist/entrepreneur Lucius Gantt, is one of the longest-running newspaper columns in America. In an exclusive interview, he...

Feds release guidelines on nursing home visitation

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The federal government on Monday released guidelines that states could follow to reopen long-term care facilities to visitors. In the guidelines, which...

AAA: Gas prices in state inch up as businesses reopen

Florida gas prices are beginning to inch higher as Florida eases restrictions, causing a growing number of people to hit the road. Gasoline demand is...

State to present guidelines for reopening university campuses

BY JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – State university system Chancellor Marshall Criser next week will present guidelines for reopening university campuses in the...

Nursing homes should not be seizing their residents’ stimulus funds

On May 18, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody issued a consumer alert for individuals with loved ones residing in nursing homes or assisted living...

No charges after voting fraud investigation

BY ANA CEBALLOS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – State law-enforcement officials found “no evidence of fraudulent intent” by the Florida Democratic Party after more than...

Block party that drew thousands puts community, law enforcement at odds

BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COUREIR A series of block parties last weekend in DeLand, a city in Volusia County, drew large crowds resulted in clashes between...

State has cases of child illness tied to virus

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s surgeon general has acknowledged that a syndrome that attacks children and is associated with COVID-19 has...