AnnMarie Welser

Multimedia Reporter

AnnMarie Welser is a Multimedia Reporter for WFSU News. AnnMarie is a Chicago native and a recent graduate of The Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. She formely worked for NowThis News, KCPT, EURACTIV and the National Newspaper Association. She is a Beyoncé and Oprah enthusiast. Follow AnnMarie Welser on Twitter: @annmarieW96

   

The “Big Pro Gun Rally” and the March for Our Lives rally both took place in downtown Tallahassee this weekend. These are some of the signs.
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The “Big Pro Gun Rally” and the March for Our Lives rally both took place in downtown Tallahassee this weekend.

Weezer, one of the rehabilitated Kemp's Ridley sea turtles, returns to the wild.
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The Gulf Specimen Marine Lab released two adolescent Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles Thursday. For local marine biology icon Jack Rudloe, this turtle release was particularly meaningful.

Letchworth-Love Mounds Archaeological State Park
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Florida has 175 state parks, each with a rich history. But officials say many get overlooked. One Jefferson county park works to preserve its history while also attracting new visitors.  

Ability Towing employee
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The towing business can be a misunderstood heap of anger and stress ultimately leading disgruntled drivers to take out their frustrations on a small local business.

 

Electric car charging
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Florida is leading the way in new energy alternatives, but also lagging behind on some major efficiency standards.   

Community members test new technology
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Lighthouse of the Big Bend’s 7th annual ‘Techno Demo Day’ highlights the newest assistive technologies available in the area.

Car reaches hot temperatures
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25 children have died after being left in a hot car so far this year. Two of those death occurred in Florida. The Florida Department of Children and Families is trying to combat this issue.

Habitat For Humanity Home
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Three Tallahassee residents received keys to their new homes Tuesday. This was part of the Big Bend Habitat for Humanity’s newest projects and highlights the city’s efforts to grow more affordable housing.

 

Three Older Man Talk and Laugh
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Thousands of people die from heat related problems each year. There are potentially dangerous consequences of the summer heat especially for seniors and the elderly.

 

Capital Tiger Bay Club Meeting Tallahassee Commission Seat 3 Forum
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Candidates for City of Tallahassee Commission seat 3 discussed government funding, crime solutions and other key topics.

 

Man holds up a sign during the Monday CRA meeting
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Proof Brewery won’t be getting an extra $450,000 from local government.

LeMoyne Art Gallery
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Monday’s Community Redevelopment Board meeting divvied up $3 million  to three arts and cultural groups and a new program, not in the running last week, is now set to receive $1.8 million.

City crews will leave on Monday to help the Eastpoint community.
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City of Tallahassee crews are bringing equipment and supplies to help the Eastpoint community following the fire that burned more than 950 acres last month.