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3:20 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Tallahassee 'Innovation District' Seeking Prize Money For Startup Promo Plan

A conference room at Domi Station
Credit Domi Station

A couple of weeks remain in the Knight Cities Challenge, a contest offering money for ideas about improving Tallahassee (and 25 other cities). One local group has submitted a proposal for showcasing and growing Tallahassee’s tech-startup culture.

On Wednesday morning, the founders of Innovation District sit in the red-walled conference room at the Domi Station business incubator.

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WFSU Local
5:59 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Proper Medicine Disposal Protects State Water

Credit Rodrigo Senna

Over the weekend local officials collected more than 250 pounds of unwanted medication. They’ll dispose of it by incineration. The collection drive is part of an effort to keep medications from reaching the state’s water bodies.

Medicines flushed down the toilet or washed down the sink can have an impact on the fish and frogs living in the state’s water bodies. That’s according to Department of Environmental Protection Environmental Specialist, Lauri Tenace.

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WFSU Local
2:25 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Wakulla Commission Candidate Stays Mum About His Past As Accusations Swirl

Wakulla County Commission Seat 4 Candidate Steve Cushman
Credit LHatter / WFSU News

A Wakulla County Commission race is growing increasingly bitter in the final weeks ahead of the November fourth election. The attacks against one candidate in particular are centering on whether he’s been stretching the truth when it comes to his military service, and education.

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WFSU Local
5:04 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

FSU Lifts Fraternity Suspension While Sexual Assault Investigation Continues

FSU lifted the chapter's suspension just a week after enforcing it.
Credit pikes.org

Earlier this month, Florida State University officials temporarily suspended the campus’s chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha, or Pike, Fraternity following complaints of illegal drug use, sexual assault, and excessive alcohol use over the course of the Fall semester. A week later officials lifted the suspension.

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WFSU Local
4:51 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Retired Fla. Supreme Court Justice Harding To Hear Winston Probe

Credit Florida Supreme Court

Retired Florida Supreme Court Justice Major Harding will decide whether Florida State University football quarterback Jameis Winston will face school disciplinary charges. 

Harding, who served as Chief Justice of the state’s high court between 1998 and 2000, will oversee the proceedings.

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