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The Leon County School Board is planning a special meeting to discuss lead levels in the district’s drinking water.

Tom Flanigan

Flying out of Tallahassee International Airport is getting a bit less complicated, at least as far as security goes.

Up and Away campaign

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is partnering with other health officials to remind parents to avoid “candy confusion” by keep their medications and their children’s Halloween candy separate.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is blasting double-digit increases in Obamacare premiums just as the administration gears up for the Nov. 1st start of open enrollment.

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A fifty year old case into the unsolved murder of a Tallahassee family is garnering new interest, thanks to a team of documentary filmmakers. On October 22, 1966 three members of the Sims family were murdered in their home on Muriel Court in Tallahassee. Local historians say the case changed the city: guns sold out of pawn shops, and residents began locking their doors.

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Tallahassee Commissioners voted during their Wednesday meeting against a move to create a sound mitigation wall between Cascades Park and the Meyers Park neighborhood. Mayor Andrew Gillum says he had initially been in favor of the idea.

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The “Stuff The Charger” Thanksgiving Food Drive is underway. It’s a way for the Florida Highway Patrol to collect food donations for needy families as well as recent storm victims.

Tallahassee Fire Department

Tallahassee Firefighters have kicked off their 62nd annual MDA “Fill the Boot” campaign. It’s to help raise money in the fight against Muscular Dystrophy, the muscle disease that can severely limit strength and mobility.

The Tallahassee Police Department has released surveillance video taken the night two Florida A&M University students were shot.

Outgoing Tallahassee state Representative Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda is explaining why she’s against Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Rehwinkel Vasilinda was elected as a Democrat, but switched to No Party Affiliation in September.


Elections 2016

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Nick Evans

The 2016 election has brought out some of the worst the American electorate has to offer.  Bitter and vitriolic, the race has been marked by allegations of corruption from the presidential ticket on down.  Not surprisingly, it’s testing Florida voters’ already tenuous faith in government. 

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Early voting in Leon County begins Monday and runs through Sunday November 6th. Any registered voter may cast their ballot at seven different locations throughout Tallahassee, including the county courthouse, and at various public library branches. Leon County Supervisor of Elections Ion Sancho says residents can find more information in their voting guide.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is refusing to say he’ll honor the results of the November 8th election. Politicos and historians alike say the statement undermines integral American institutions like credible democracy and peaceful transitions of power. Here's a look at what Trump’s remarks mean for elections officials in the Sunshine State.

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Two North Florida congressional candidates are hoping to reach voters who are turned off by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Democrats Steve Specht and Walt Dartland are running in the predominantly conservative Florida Panhandle, Specht in District 1 and Dartland in District 2.

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Former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham says Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy won’t be swayed by donations to her family’s foundation. Graham’s comments come after Donald Trump blasted contributions to the Clintons’ charity.

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