The Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed early Sunday in a boat crash off Miami Beach, according to authorities. "The Miami Marlins organization is devastated by the tragic loss of José Fernández," said the team in a statement circulated via social media. "Our thoughts and prayers are with is family at a very difficult time."
(9-21-2016) Today’s Topical Currents highlights one of South Florida’s noteworthy higher education centers, Barry University. One of the largest Catholic universities in the Southeast, the main campus in Miami Shores was opened as Barry College for Women in 1940. It attained University status in 1981. Barry University’s School of Law was established in Orlando, in 1999.