Thursday, April 22, 2021

New music by Prince coming five years after his death

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Five years after his sudden death, the icon Prince’s estate is releasing new music that is sure to excite his...
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What you should know about new online sales tax law

BY RON HURTIBISE SUN SENTINEL/TNS Florida on Monday enacted a new law requiring out-of-state online merchants to collect and remit sales tax, which supporters say will...
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New anti-riot law has local activists on edge

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law that makes it illegal for protesters to riot, loot, burn or...
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Volusia’s new emergency management director starts in May

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES On April 20, the Volusia County Council confirmed Helene Wetherington, disaster recovery director for Monroe County, as Volusia’s next emergency...
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‘PREPARED FOR ANYTHING’

There were no local protests immediately after the Chauvin verdict, but law enforcement officers say they were ready. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES While millions across the...
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Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

BY AMY FORLITI, STEPHEN GROVES and TAMMY WEBBER ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning...

Out of sight but center stage, jurors weigh Chauvin’s fate

BY AMY FORLITI, STEPHEN GROVES AND TAMMY WEBBER ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS — The jurors who sat quietly off-camera through three weeks of draining testimony in Derek...

How a broken painting captured Jackie Robinson’s unbreakable spirit

BY JACK HARRIS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bob Kendrick beamed with pride as he looked at the broken painting. In black and gray strokes...
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DeSantis signs Florida’s anti-riot bill, cites Chauvin trial

BY BRENDAN FARRINGTON ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE — Florida's top Republicans cited events in cities around the country — but not the Jan. 6 riots in Washington...

Morris Brown College nears reaccreditation after 20 years

BY JEFF AMY ASSOCIATED PRESS A historically Black college that barely skirted death during 20 years without accreditation is near regaining that seal of approval. Atlanta’s Morris...