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6:36 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Starting Monday, Local Residents Can Apply For Concealed Weapons Permits In Okaloosa

Credit MGN Online

Starting Monday, Okaloosa County residents and those from other nearby counties can submit concealed weapons permit applications at the Okaloosa County’s Tax Collector office.

In addition to the eight regional offices of the Florida Department of Agriculture, Okaloosa County Tax Collector Ben Anderson says he’s excited to provide another source for applying for a permit.

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Health & Science
6:30 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Bond Community Health Center Requests Funds Needed to Apply for State Funding

Bond Community Health Center officials will learn Sept. 23 whether the Leon Co. Commission approves their request to move $300,000 for a matching grant
Credit Bond CHC

Over the past year, Bond Community Health Center has suffered funding cuts from the Federal Government and been threatened with losing portions of its County budget. If nothing changes, some expect the center may soon need to close its doors. But the Center is looking to reallocate portions of its budget from Leon County to leverage for a little more than one million dollars in state matching funds.

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WFSU Local
4:42 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Winston Suspended For First Half Of Clemson Game For Yelling Obscenities

Winston is suspended for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson.
Credit marsmettn / flickr.com

Florida State University’s star quarterback Jameis Winston has been suspended from the first half  of Saturday’s football game against Clemson. Winston apologized Wednesday for yelling obscenities.

On Tuesday FSU students tweeted that Winston had shouted a vulgar phrase about women while standing on a table in the student union. The phrase comes from an internet meme inspired by a video of a man interrupting a live news broadcast and yelling the words. At a press conference Wednesday Winston addressed his actions.

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WFSU Local
8:10 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Officials Say FAMU Way Project Will Improve Pollution, Flooding Problems

Workers install culverts in the St. Augustine Branch to reduce sendiment pollution.
Duresny Nemorin WFSU News

There’s a narrow stream that runs alongside FAMU Way. But soon, that stream will no longer be visible. reports on the construction project that will move that stream underground while increasing water quality and creating a new park along the way.

The City of Tallahassee is placing concrete box culverts into the St. Augustine Branch. That’s the formal name of the stream at the intersection of Railroad Square and FAMU Way.

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WFSU Local
7:55 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

City Offers Residents Chance To Double Up On Energy Efficient Appliance Savings

Credit Energy Star website

The City of Tallahassee is offering double rebates for Energy Star appliances starting this week and running through the end of the month. The local program corresponds with a state sales tax holiday for energy efficient appliances scheduled for this weekend.

Under the city’s rebate program, Tallahassee Utility Services Director Reese Goad says customers can expect to see what he calls “pretty significant” savings.

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