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UPDATED: Many Questions Unanswered After Arrest Of Suspect In Markel Murder

Tallahassee Police Chief Mike DeLeo says his department isn't finished investigating the 2014 murder of a Florida State University Law professor. TPD got a big step closer to that Thursday when a suspect was arrested in South Florida. But law enforcement is staying largely silent on the connection between Sigfredo Garcia and Dan Markel.
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School Board candidate Patrick Cannon qualifies by petition.
P. Cannon

Two more candidates have qualified for the ballot. School Board contender Patrick Cannon and congressional hopeful Ken Sukhia are the latest to submit petitions in order to go before voters.

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2016 is shaping up to be a contentious election year, and not just on the national stage. One of Leon County’s most anticipated local races is for Supervisor of Elections. Two of the candidates came together Thursday for a public forum.

How Women Are Investing For Retirement

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 People are getting more nervous about retirement and social security.

Four in 10 Americans age 50 or older say they would dip into social security before reaching retirement age, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll.

Black Skimmer family with chicks
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Memorial Day weekend will bring thousands to Florida’s beaches.  Nick Evans reports environmental groups and state officials are warning visitors to be careful around shore nesting birds.

Pharmacy giant CVS says it will soon make the overdose-reversing drug Naloxone available at its Florida stores without a prescription.

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For the first time, the National Rifle Association is endorsing candidates for state attorney in Florida.

Citizens Insurance is Florida's state-backed property insurer.
Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

Florida’s state-backed property insurance company Citizens is about half the size it was a few years ago, and a spokesman says there’s not much more weight the company can shed.

Court Clerk Candidates Debate Over Fees

May 25, 2016
Leon County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller Bob Inzer
Leon County Circuit Court

There are four candidates vying to be Leon County’s next clerk of court. Earlier this week, some of them shared their views on the powers of the office.

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Governor Rick Scott has kicked off his higher education summit, but the shindig is already under fire from critics who say it’s missing something—educators.

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Over the weekend, the number of Zika cases reported by The Department of Health that involve pregnant women in Florida quadrupled. Health experts say that’s not because of an increase in cases, but due to a change in the information the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention is providing.

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School Board candidate Patrick Cannon qualifies by petition.
P. Cannon

Two more candidates have qualified for the ballot. School Board contender Patrick Cannon and congressional hopeful Ken Sukhia are the latest to submit petitions in order to go before voters.

Downtown Tallahassee Business Assocation/ facebook
https://www.facebook.com/dbatallahassee/

2016 is shaping up to be a contentious election year, and not just on the national stage. One of Leon County’s most anticipated local races is for Supervisor of Elections. Two of the candidates came together Thursday for a public forum.

Court Clerk Candidates Debate Over Fees

May 25, 2016
Leon County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller Bob Inzer
Leon County Circuit Court

There are four candidates vying to be Leon County’s next clerk of court. Earlier this week, some of them shared their views on the powers of the office.

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For the first time, Florida’s delegation to the Democratic National Convention will include an openly transgender individual.

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Shalimar)
The Florida Channel

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Shalimar) is dragging up an old fight in his District 1 congressional bid.

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