Tom Flanigan

Program Director for News

Tom Flanigan has been with WFSU News since 2006, with a focus on covering local news personalities, issues and organizations.  He began his broadcast career more than 30 years before that and  covered news for several radio stations in Florida, Texas and his home state of Maryland.  In between, he spent a number of years in corporate communications for a few private firms, time that he calls “invaluable” for giving him a greatly expanded media perspective.  During the relatively rare times he’s not racing to cover various community events and activities, Tom enjoys reading and playing guitar (He was a professional drummer in a previous life and is trying to expand his musical horizons). Follow Tom Flanigan on Twitter: @flanigan_tom.

It’s goodbye to Tallahassee’s “Dick Howser Center” and hello to the “Bruce Harter Learning Pavilion.” But Tallahassee’s venerable pre-school for children with special needs plans to continue and even expand upon its menu of services.

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A standing-room-only crowd honored some outstanding Tallahassee women today (Thursday, 3/2) during the local kick-off for Women’s History Month.

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A well-known city official is the latest recipient of the highest honor bestowed by the American Advertising Federation of Tallahassee.

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Tallahassee's Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA) had a panel discussion on permitting during its Tuesday (2/28)luncheon meeting.

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Leon County is growing rapidly and that's putting pressure on many residential neighborhoods. That's just one issue that was discussed during Monday (2/27)) night's president and delegates meeting of CONA: the Council of Neighborhood Associations.

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About 8,000 people toured Tallahassee's National High Magnetic Field Laboratory during Saturday's open house. The event focused on the link between science and cinema.

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Tallahassee's C.K. Steele Bus Plaza now contains a bronze plaque honoring Civil Rights Pioneer Rosa Parks.

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A world-respected Tallahassee biologist has written what’s being called the most complete book ever about the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. For the author, Natural Scientist Bruce Means, this is a creature that prompts far more fascination than fear.

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Dozens of Tallahassee start-up businesses are being born at various incubators around town. But what happens to those businesses when they leave the incubator and strike out on their own for the first time?

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Tallahassee’s new V-A Health Center has been open since October. But on Thursday (2/23) the building finally got its official dedication and ribbon-cutting today (on Thursday).

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