Deep South

Historic Liberty City Restaurant Closing Its Doors After 59 YearsJumbo’s is as well known for its shrimp as it is for its history.
America's Minorities Becoming A MajorityMuch was made of the shifting demographics during the 2012 presidential election, but that’s only a preview of what’s to come. For the first time ever, America’s racial and ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group, according to the U.S. Census.
Scott Remains Only Southern Republican Governor To OK ObamacareRick Scott is the only Republican governor to endorse expanding Medicaid as part of President Obama's health-care overhaul. As more Republicans give in, an opposition bloc remains across the South, including from governors who lead some of the nation's poorest and unhealthiest states.
Voting Rights Act Heads To Supreme CourtThe United States Supreme Court opened hearings Wednesday on a challenge to the law that if overturned could fundamentally reshape how an entire region of the country handles elections.
Florida Bucking Life Expectancy TrendFlorida has sometimes been called “God’s Waiting Room” for the older population that often retires to the Sunshine State. But, it turns out that phrase may apply to the Deep South, but not necessarily to Florida, according to a new study.