Monday, July 13, 2020

Delta extends block on middle seats

BY DONALD WOOD TRAVELPULSE/TNS As some airlines in the United States announced they would once again book their flights to capacity. Delta Air Lines revealed it...

Heading to the Bahamas? Here’s what you need to know

BY WELLS DUSENBURY SUN SENTINEL/TNS The Bahamas officially reopened to the public last week — with a handful of new coronavirus guidelines. When you pack your sunscreen...

Pitbull’s school gets at least $1 mil in COVID-19 funds

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Sports Leadership and Management, a sports-centered charter school in Miami whose founders include rap star Pitbull, received at least $1 million...

Felons voting arguments scheduled in August

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A federal appeals court has scheduled oral arguments in a Florida voting-rights case that could open the door for hundreds of...

Investigator to look at ICE detention centers

Judge orders probe of three facilities in South Florida BY MONIQUE O. MADAN MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — Citing possible “inhumane conditions, deliberate indifference and cruel and unusual...

McCray to lead B-CU alumni

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF DAYTONA BEACH – Johnny L. McCray, Jr., a Pompano Beach-based trial lawyer, was elected president of the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU)...

Demonstrations for racial justice continue on Independence Day

NO HOLIDAY FOR PROTESTERS Black Lives Matter protesters march down Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando on the Fourth of July. The group started at the...

THEY LISTENED

Amid outcry, some police departments banned chokeholds. However, critics say more reforms are needed. BY SHIRSHO DASGUPTA MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Demonstrators protesting the...

The latest COVID-19 cases and deaths in Florida

TALLAHASSEE – State agencies updated a variety of numbers Tuesday related to the coronavirus in Florida. Here are some takeaways: 213,794: Total number of...

School reopening plans due in weeks

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A day after Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran ordered Florida’s public schools to reopen in August, state education officials on Tuesday held...