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Due to storm damage and power outages, some Tallahassee residents are staying in local hotels. Even as football fans flock to the city for the first home game of the season, hotel owners say there’s plenty of room.

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Florida State University researchers have won a $35 million grant from the United States Navy.

From Left, Sen. Bill Montford (D-Tallahassee), FAMU President Elmira Mangum, Sen. Joe Negron (R-Stuart), Sen. Lizbeth Benaquisto (R-Ft. Meyers).
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Incoming Senate President Joe Negron is touring Florida’s university system.  He’s considering a tuition break to encourage on-time graduation.

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Florida Governor Rick Scott is shaking up the Florida State University Board of Trustees. He's parting ways with former chair Allan Bense.

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The news is constantly changing about the Zika virus. Federal funding and prevention efforts have been a huge part of the discussion this week. And, with Florida leading the nation with close to 90 cases of the mosquito-borne disease, the state’s congressional leaders say it’s even more crucial that something is done.

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Highlighting Florida State University’s research efforts, North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham is calling on Congress to fully fund similar home grown efforts to combat the Zika virus.

A former Pentagon lawyer who won acclaim fighting the U.S. use of torture will be the guest speaker Wednesday at Florida State University’s distinguished international law lecture series.

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An FSU student’s space rock origin theory is blasting through expectations. 

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Florida State University  has suspended its chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. The move comes after an investigation into a 2013 hazing event that was reported to the school a few weeks ago.

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About a week after friends and family of a former college football player advocated on behalf of their loved one’s claims bill, it passed its first committee hearing in the Senate.

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Every year lawmakers file dozens of claims bills for Floridians who have been harmed by state-backed organizations. But very few of them are ever funded. This year is no different.  Two lawmakers, along with some former NFL football players, are hoping to change the fate of at least one of those bills. 

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The House is debating a bill that would change Tallahassee’s downtown boundary for alcohol sales. 

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Two Democratic lawmakers are pitching a claims bill for a former Florida State University football player who died 15 years ago. Tampa Senator Arthenia Joyner and Jacksonville Representative Mia Jones say it’s time to pass a claims bill for Devaughn Darling’s family.

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Christmas came early to Florida State University. President John Thrasher unwrapped a $100 million  gift Friday to start a new School of Entrepreneurship. The money comes from the foundation of Jim Moran.

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Florida State University President John Thrasher’s roots run deep in the Florida Legislature. With his friend and former Senate colleague Joe Negron slated to become the next Senate President, legislative stars could align for FSU.

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Nov 24, 2015
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Lawyers for Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback Jameis Winston are threatening to sue CNN. The move stems from that network’s screening of a documentary about sexual assault on college campuses.

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Florida State University has a new second-in command, and the school is sticking to who it knows. Interim Provost Sally McRorie can now drop the word “interim” from her title.

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The Florida State University Police Department has arrested six people in a campus drug trafficking investigation. Half of those charged with felonies are current FSU students.

Florida State University President John Thrasher is condemning cable network CNN’s decision to air “The Hunting Ground” a film about campus rape, later this week.

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Florida State University’s President is getting both a bonus and a pay raise this year.  Trustees gave John Thrasher high marks for his first year as president.

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A research team from Florida State University and the University of Alaska Fairbanks say they’ve discovered a “Lost World” of dinosaurs that lived in Alaska.

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Game day traffic will be slightly different this year as Florida State University officials work to ensure smooth stadium departures despite having fewer police officers available to direct traffic.

FSU Sophomore Running Back Dalvin Cook in 2014.
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Update: FSU running back Dalvin Cook has been reinstated on the football team.

Florida State University star running back Dalvin Cook said he’s ready to get back to the football field Monday night after a six-member Leon County jury found him innocent of battery.

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At Florida State University, there’s a building. But it’s not what’s on the outside that matters—it’s the matter, on the inside. A recent trip to FSU’s Chemistry building reveals new  research on rare elements going on at a lab that’s equally as rare.

Clara Solano and her son Rey, with Florida State University's Loyda Lopez at the WFSU studios.
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Florida State University is host to many summer camps—from music to science. But it’s also reached out to the state’s migrant community in an effort to help kids learn English.

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