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A number of gun bills appear to be dead for the 2018 legislative session, after failing to pass their first Florida Senate committee Tuesday.

Tom Flanigan

Capital City business owners and elected officials are hoping more holiday shoppers will patronize locally owned stores and shops. The “buy local” campaign officially begins this Friday, December 8.

Willie Taggart set to become 11th head football coach at Florida State University.
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Florida State University has hired Willie Taggart as the new head football coach.  He had been considered the front-runner for the job.

A fight over public employee labor unions is brewing in the legislature. Critics are decrying a bill they say is aimed at union-busting, while the measure’s sponsor claims it’s meant to ensure unions are doing their jobs.

Tom Flanigan

C-Span’s brand new bus is now making stops in the capital cities of all 50 states.  This week, Florida's Capital City gets its turn.

Nick Evans

More than fifty people gathered at the Leon County Public Library Monday evening to talk about combating the opioid crisis.  The epidemic hasn’t hit Leon as hard as some other counties, but local leaders want to be ready.

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The first new homes of a “tiny house community” are now open to Leon County residents in need of adequate housing. “The Dwellings” is seen as the first of its kind in the country.

“As I have written before, when I am asked what’s the most important attribute of a good judge, I say ‘humility.’ This is especially true in sentencing,” Federal Judge Timothy Corrigan wrote in his sentencing order of former Congresswoman Corrine Brown to five years in prison on Monday.


Former Florida State University football coach Jimbo Fisher says accepting a job at Texas A&M University was a no-brainer. He issued his first statement Monday after splitting from FSU last week.

Tom Flanigan

Too often, North Florida is shortchanged by the Legislature when it comes to crucial funding. At least, that’s the message from a group of regional leaders that is vowing to make the case to lawmakers as well as the homefolks.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is ready to talk about talking to North Korea.

"We're ready to talk anytime North Korea would like to talk. And we're ready to have the first meeting without pre-condition," he said, in remarks at the Atlantic Council, a think tank in Washington, D.C.

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A 10-year-old boy at a school in Okinawa was slightly injured when a transport helicopter from a nearby U.S. Marine Corps base lost a windshield as it flew overhead.

A statement from U.S. Forces, Japan, confirmed that a window from a CH-53H helicopter "fell onto the sports field of Daini Futenma Elementary School outside of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. The aircraft immediately returned to MCAS Futenma and reported the incident."

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