Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Federal Maritime Commission investigates cruise line refunds

BY THERESA NORTON TRAVELPULSE/TNS The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is looking into how long it is taking for customers to get refunds for cruises canceled by...

A new respect for motels

Outdoor corridor lodging getting second looks due to social distancing efforts. BY ROGER VINCENT LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS After many years of being looked down on, motels are...

State driving and highway fees take a hit

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Pointing to fallout from the coronavirus, a panel of state economists said in a new report that fees collected for such...

Changes coming to Medicaid managed care

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As the number of Floridians relying on Medicaid for health care climbs, the state is moving to change a rule about...

Mayor urges FAMU grads to answer call to activism

“As you start this next season, take good care of those people who matter in your life, take good care of your community, and...

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...

Governor looks to allow visitation at nursing homes

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Ron DeSantis, acknowledging what he called the “emotional damage” caused by a lockdown of nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic,...

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...