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Fonville, Lewis, Foote & Messer law firm

Florida’s Environmental Regulation Commission has approved increasing the number of allowable toxins in rivers and streams. This proposal allows the number of chemicals in drinking water to increase from 54 to 92. But Jim Messer - the lone Republican in the race for Florida House District Nine - has some reservations on the vote.

The Leon County School Board discusses the budget at its meeting today.

The Leon County School Board’s plan to spend nearly $500 million in the upcoming school year is now available for review online. And it’s also at the center of two district-related offices up for election this year. 

Regan McCarthy WFSU News

Second Harvest of the Big Bend will receive full funding under a local Community Human Services Partnership, or CHSP grant. The move comes after the organization struggled to find funding in recent years and just in time for a new CEO to lead the organization.

Tom Flanigan

Floridians who have disabilities now have a new resource to help them vote in the upcoming elections. That resource was rolled out today (Tuesday) at the Leon County Elections Center in Tallahassee.

Jefferson Middle-High School Assistant Principal, Star Swain.
LHatter / Star Swain

Local school principal and Tallahassee-based singer Star Swain is heading to the Democratic National Convention where she’ll sing the National Anthem Thursday.