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How would a Trump presidency affect  the stock market?

How would a Trump presidency affect the stock market?

BY JAMES F. PELTZ LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) What would President Trump mean for the stock market? Once a far-fetched notion, the question is becoming serious business for investors now that Donald Trump is the front-runner for the Republic nomination. Trump’s bid “is becoming increasingly legitimate” on Wall Street, said Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist […]

Young author wants to inspire kids to read more, stay healthy

Young author wants to inspire kids to read more, stay healthy

BY ANDREAS BUTLER SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Sulaiman “Sully’’ Jackson is an 11-year-old author, pianist, ceramicist and entrepreneur. Earlier this year, he published his first book, “Mr. PC vs The Incredible Veggie-Boys,’’ which is available at www.lulu.com/veggieboys for $9.99. “I just wanted to see my work published. I am very excited about it,” Sully […]

‘Shark Tank’ entrepreneur to speak at Daytona State

‘Shark Tank’ entrepreneur to speak at Daytona State

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Chris Gilpin, a 2002 Daytona State College graduate who turned a $1 winning lottery ticket into a thriving tech startup, will be the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 12, during the L. Gale Lemerand Entrepreneurial Speaker Series hosted by the Small Business Development Center at Daytona State College. The free […]

Activist who started #ObamaAndKids saw ‘love and compassion’

Activist who started #ObamaAndKids saw ‘love and compassion’

BY HEIDI STEVENS CHICAGO TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE When everyone from the first lady to folks in Ireland and South Africa to Cosmopolitan magazine is joining your conversation, you know you’ve launched a worthwhile one. Recently, Michael Skolnik, a New York-based activist and entrepreneur, tweeted a photo by White House photographer Pete Souza of President […]

NAACP forum an opportunity to air concerns

NAACP forum an opportunity to air concerns

Crime, diversity, education among issues discussed at Daytona event BY FELIX REYES JR. SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Crime, education and the lack of positive activities for youth in Daytona Beach all were addressed last week during a community forum that brought together the NAACP, residents as well as city and county leaders. The forum […]

Residents get second chance through Operation Safe Surrender

Residents get second chance through Operation Safe Surrender

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Persons with an outstanding warrants will have a chance to clear up past troubles on Tuesday, April 12, during the Operation Safe Surrender program from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Master’s Domain Church of God in Christ, 511 Fremont Ave., Daytona Beach. Members of the clergy, police and […]

Butts Miracle Temple to honor overseer

Butts Miracle Temple to honor overseer

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Overseer Mother Willie Mae Butts will celebrate 55 years of ministry on March 18 and 19 at Butts Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ, 636 Hawk St., Daytona Beach. Service times are 7 p.m. on Friday, March 18 and 5 p.m. on March 19. Special guests will include Pastor Patricia […]

Focus

Focus

Bike Week to impact Votran service Bike Week brings heavy traffic, and Votran riders should expect some delays, interruptions and possible route deviations. Schedule delays will occur from March 4 through 13. Detours are subject to change without notice. “Votran will make every effort to notify customers as soon as the detours and route deviations […]

An update on actress with local ties

An update on actress with local ties

Here’s a take on actress Wendy Davis, who stepped onto the soundstage as Lt. Col. Joan Burton until the season seven finale ended the role of a dedicated soldier in the Lifetime TV series. In 2007 to 2013, “Army Wives’’ was the network’s highest-rated series in a 23-year history. Wendy occasionally appears in this column, […]

From Civil War to Civil Rights

From Civil War to Civil Rights

Frank Smith’s life has been about activism, honor and service. BY AVIS THOMAS-LESTER URBAN NEWS SERVICE Frank Smith, Jr. emerged from a Mississippi jail and learned that he was wanted – by Uncle Sam. The 20-year-old civil rights worker had been locked up for three weeks in Greenwood for helping Blacks register to vote. “After […]