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The Baltimore branch of the NAACP will hold a downtown rally Monday in memory of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. The rally is part of a flurry of action from Maryland churches and civil rights groups seeking to memorialize Martin, the 17-year-...
As the nation watches the fallout from the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old unarmed Florida teen, many Baltimoreans are voicing concern. Among those intervening locally is Jamal Bryant, pastor of the Empowerment Temple, a large church in...
Tags: Juvenile Delinquency, Trayvon Martin, Civil Rights, NAACP, FBI
Sun ReporterVice President Al Gore filed a brief with the Florida Supreme Court yesterday, asking it to overturn a judicial ruling that threw out his election challenge and to order an immediate manual recount of contested ballots that he believes will bring him...
Sun ReporterGeorge W. Bush more than tripled his slim lead over Al Gore in Florida after a final count of overseas absentee ballots yesterday. The Bush campaign insisted that there would have been many more Bush votes if Democratic counters had not succeeded in...
Sun ReportersAfter 10 hours of tedious hand-counting of Palm Beach County ballots yesterday, Vice President Al Gore closed to within fewer than 300 votes of Texas Gov. George W. Bush in his quest to claim Florida's 25 electoral votes - enough to give him the...
Tags: Local Government, Judges, Jeb Bush, Democratic Party, Lawyers
Time is running out for the kids in Melanie Gathers' English 3 class. The Dr. Phillips High students grew up speaking Spanish, Haitian Creole, French, Portuguese and Arabic. And they have only one year left to demonstrate mastery on tests given entirely...
Florida students wrote better essays on this year's FCAT than in 2012 and third-graders posted slightly higher marks on the state's key reading exam, scores released Friday show. The scores are the first wave of results from the 2013 administration of...
Wearing pint-sized chef hats and aprons, a gaggle of elementary-schoolers looks up expectantly from picked-clean plates. "Did you guys enjoy?" their instructor asks. "Yes!" comes back a chorus of voices. "Who wants seconds?" Eyes widen and...
Storms that have been roaring through Central Florida will continue for another couple of hours, the National Weather Service in Melbourne said. Orlando, Volusia County and Lake County will continue to see rain, forecasters said. The worst of the...
The Seminole County school district -- and neighboring Brevard County's -- are "academically high performing," based on Florida's annual designation. Both have earned the title in previous years. Seminole, in fact, has been so-named for six...
Interstate 4 is rain-slicked mess this afternoon — again. Congestion is a problem on eastbound I-4 from Exit 78 (Conroy Road) to Mile Maker 91 in Seminole County. Slowdowns are being reported on westbound I-4 from Exit 84 (State Road 50) to Exit...
Tags: Traffic, Sanford, Interstate 4
Charley Reese, a retired Orlando Sentinel columnist who for decades argued forcefully for less government and more personal freedom, died Tuesday. He was 76. Reese, who lived in Seminole County, died of respiratory failure after a long illness, family...
Tags: Washington, DC, Israel, Lebanon, U.S. Army, Periodicals
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