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A sweeping FBI investigation of city-backed land deals involving a handful of Tallahassee officials and local developers appears to be at a turning point.

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As he prepares to tour Florida’s college campuses, Tallahassee Mayor and gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Gillum is renewing his call to remove a Civil War memorial from the Florida Capitol.

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A handful of high-tech managers trekked to City Hall to hear Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum pitch I/O Avenue, a training program backed by a grant from the former Obama Administration.

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is smart to launch his gubernatorial campaign early, says one veteran observer.

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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum says he’s “seriously considering” a run for governor. Gillum released a video on his Twitter feed Friday morning.

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Ahead of President Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, mayors are converging in Washington D.C. to discuss policy goals for the next four years.  Tallahassee’s Mayor Andrew Gillum is in attendance.

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Are you ready to take the plunge and go “Over the Edge?” Local officials and community leaders are encouraging area residents to participate in a Tallahassee fundraising event to help highlight local re-entry efforts for released inmates.

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Does racial diversity play an important role in law enforcement? Some local officials say it does. The two white and two black candidates in the Leon County Sheriff’s race have their own views about how law enforcement diversity is key to helping strengthen ties with the community.

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Tuesday voters head to the polls for the primary election.  Local lawmakers are encouraging voters to get out and vote.

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Summer’s over for Leon county students and teachers are pushing them to hit the books.  Desoto Trail Elementary has a plan to crank reading habits into high gear.

Police-involved shootings that left two dead in Louisiana and Minnesota, and the killing of five law enforcement officers in Dallas, are sparking protests and vigils in Florida’s Capital City.

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Law enforcement agencies are honoring fallen officers in this year’s annual memorial service in Tallahassee. 

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After months of speculation, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum has made a decision on whether he'll run for congress in the newly-redrawn Congressional District Five. Gillum's answer: he'll be staying put.

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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is sending mixed messages about whether he’ll make a run for Congress. According to Gillum’s advisors, the mayor now says he’s weighing his options.

Gillum Says No To Congressional Bid For Now

Dec 4, 2015
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According to an advisor of Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, some are calling for the mayor to run for Congress. But that may not be the case anytime soon.

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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is weighing in on criminal justice reform at a national summit this week.

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The City Commission discussed a possible noise ordinance Wednesday. And while most commissioners agree it’s a good idea, some are questioning whether a blanket rule is the best choice for the city.

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With just days before the city commission’s vote on its budget for the coming year, the Tallahassee Police Department has received a grant that will help pay for 15 new police officers. Now commissioners are grappling with what that means for the city’s spending plan.

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After several deadly shootings in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods, Tallahassee officials and community volunteers began walking those neighborhoods during the summer.  That outreach wrapped up Saturday night.

After the walk through the surrounding area, the city threw a party at the Walker-Ford Community Center.  There was music, food, games and more.  At one point, Mayor Andrew Gillum said neighborhood kids told police at the party they'd seen a gun on the roof of a nearby house.

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Bond Community Health Center has received more than a million in federal funding, and the dollars also mean Bond has regained its previously lost federal designation.

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A plan to get more body cameras for Tallahassee police officers appears to be stalled this year as commissioners raise concerns about both privacy and cost.

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On Tuesday Governor Rick Scott used the power of a pen to approve the 2015-2016 state budget of $78.2 billion, just as he used that same power to veto more than $461 million in special projects. Some lawmakers are upset over the amount of vetoed bills.

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For the second time in 15 years, Tallahassee has won designation as the National Civic League’s “All-America City.”  The victory comes at a time when Tallahassee is struggling with an image problem.

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Florida’s Capital region is ready for whatever winds may blow. Predictions of a lighter hurricane season don’t mean residents should ignore taking precautions.

A time of year that Floridians know all too well, Hurricane season 2015 begins on June 1st. County and city officials met Friday to stress that the Tallahassee area is ready for anything that may make landfall.

The Mayor of Tallahassee, Andrew Gillum, cited the recent natural disasters in Oklahoma and the flooding in Texas, in urging Tallahasseeans not to be complacent.

Mayor Gillum Calls For 1,000 Mentors

May 27, 2015
Tallahassee hopes to increase mentors in the area.
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Mayor Andrew Gillum is kicking off an initiative to bolster youth mentoring programs in Tallahassee. He’s partnering with Volunteer Florida and several local community agencies to reach the goal of attracting 1,000 new mentors.

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