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Each candidate for Florida Congressional District Two – which runs along the coast from Pensacola almost to Ocala – is calling for immigration reform. But their strategies vary.

FAMU-UFF President Liz Davenport (center), Professor James Muchovej (left), Professor Roscoe Hightower (right) and Professor Carol Scarlett (far left) discuss the collective bargaining impasse with FAMU's administration.
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Florida A&M University and its faculty are at impasse over contracts and wages, and it’s the second time in two years the two sides have failed to reach a deal. Now the school’s graduate assistants are preparing to air their grievances.  It all comes as FAMU’s Board of Trustees plans to review President Elmira Mangum’s latest performance evaluation.

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Locals living in Wakulla, Jefferson, Gadsden and Leon Counties have a chance to tell state officials this week what transportation projects are most important.

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A North Carolina-based group is building a new kind of interstate: a 3,000 mile pathway from Maine to Florida.

Mayor Gillum speaking to DeSoto Trail students.
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Summer’s over for Leon county students and teachers are pushing them to hit the books.  Desoto Trail Elementary has a plan to crank reading habits into high gear.

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The Seminole Tribe of Florida’s legal challenge to controversial new water quality standards may come down to a game of beat the clock.

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The Leon County School District is apologizing for sending out 400 forms regarding students' ability to opt-out of the pledge of allegiance.

A study by Harvard Law School’s Fair Punishment Project is pointing to Duval County as a national hot-spot for the death penalty.

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Few families in America are untouched by Alzheimer’s disease. The event’s prime organizer says an upcoming Tallahassee fundraiser will help ease the burden for those impacted by this malicious affliction.

Parents are asking a Leon County Circuit Judge to order their children promoted to the fourth grade, despite their refusal to take a standardized test.

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Each candidate for Florida Congressional District Two – which runs along the coast from Pensacola almost to Ocala – is calling for immigration reform. But their strategies vary.

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Outgoing Leon County District Two Commissioner Jane Sauls becomes the latest local incumbent to endorse a preferred successor. Sauls decided not to seek re-election after serving the district since 1996.

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Republican U.S. Senator and former presidential candidate Marco Rubio had been looking forward to his speech at the Republican National Convention for a long time. He just didn’t expect to be encouraging Republicans to vote for Donald J. Trump.

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Congressman Patrick Murphy, D-FL, is touting environmentalists' support. The candidate for U.S. Senate says if elected, he would push to clean up the waters in South Florida affected by toxic blue-green algae.

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One week after the shooting that left 49 people dead at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, an impassioned Pam Keith was fired up as she spoke to a Democratic Party meeting on gun control in Hollywood, Fla.

Hands in the air, the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate almost didn’t need the microphone to be heard as she paced the floor in the middle of her audience.

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