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Leon County Sheriff's Office

Tallahassee police gave a brief update on the ongoing investigation following yoga studio shooting in Tallahassee this month. 

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The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in a nine-year-old case on K-12 education standards.

Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott.
Sen. Bill Nelson's YouTube and Gov. Rick Scott's Website

An automatic recount will likely be triggered in the race for Florida’s Senate seat. As less than half a percentage point separates current Governor Rick Scott and current U.S. Senator Bill Nelson. The outcome may hinge on an unusual voting pattern reported in Broward County. The Florida Gubernatorial race and contest for state Agricultural Commissioner also appear to be heading for recounts.

Florida Guardian ad Litem Program

More than 400,000 American children are in foster care, and 25,000 of them are in Florida. Their average length of stay is 25.3 months, according to the Ackerman Institute for the Family – and they have rates of post-traumatic stress disorder similar to veterans of war.

Shannon Carroll owns and operates Redemptive Love Farm in Tallahassee. She and her husband have adopted 7 children and fostered many more.

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Floridians have approved Amendment 13 – meaning gambling on live greyhound racing will be phased out by 2020. That could leave many dogs looking for new homes.

Early Voting sign sits outside a precinct, guiding voters inside (2014).
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Despite a contentious battle, voters gave the nod to 11 of the 12 constitutional amendments on the ballot. 

Jeremy Matlow Wins City Commission Seat 3

Nov 7, 2018
Jeremy Matlow standing inside Gaines Street Pies
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Jeremy Matlow will be one of newest members of the Tallahassee city commission. He beat his opponent Lisa Brown by half a precent. She conceded in a Facebook post Tuesday night. Matlow watched the midterm election results come in during his campaign watch party at Gaines Street Pies.

Dianne Williams-Cox
Dianne Williams-Cox's website

Dianne Williams-Cox overtook opponent Bob Lotane to win Tallahassee City Commission seat five. The seat was formerly held by Gil Ziffer. Williams-Cox pulled off the win with about 65 percent of the vote. 

Ryan Dailey / WFSU-FM

Florida’s statewide elections have wrapped, and Republican Ron DeSantis is now governor-elect. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum lost the race, but is vowing to continue fighting for the causes that drove his campaign.

Tallahassee's new mayor John Dailey stands with supporters during his election party.
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John Dailey is Tallahassee’s new mayor, he will replace Andrew Gillum for the job.

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School shootings have taken a terrible human toll. They have also been a boon to the business of security technology.

Over the summer, Washington Post reporter John Woodrow Cox saw an array of items on display at an expo in Orlando, Fla. He and fellow reporter Steven Rich went on to investigate whether any of the technology being promoted and sold really helps save lives.

One minute, Seamus Hughes was reading the book Dragons Love Tacos to his son. A few minutes later, after putting him to bed, Hughes was back on his computer, stumbling on what could be one of the most closely guarded secrets within the U.S. government: that the Justice Department may be preparing criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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President Trump visited fire-ravaged areas of California on Saturday, meeting with people affected by the wildfires. At least 76 people were killed in the Camp Fire in Northern California, and nearly 1,300 people have been reported missing, making it the most destructive and deadly wildfire in California state history.

Andrew Gillum ended his bid to become the first African-American governor of Florida on Saturday, conceding the race to his Republican rival, former Rep. Ron DeSantis.

"R.J. and I wanted to take a moment to congratulate Mr. DeSantis on becoming the next governor of the great state of Florida," Gillum said in a Facebook video with his wife at his side. "This has been the journey of our lives."

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