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Local ice cream parlor Lofty Pursuits is leaving Market Square. The shop is the latest in a number of businesses to leave after a Texas company bought the shopping complex.

City of Tallahassee

Tallahassee commissioners tentatively passed a budget Wednesday. Officials will take a final vote on the spending plan September 28.

At universities nationwide, fraternity sponsored Rush Week is an involved event. Interested men are bussed from house to house in hopes of getting a “bid.” However, at Florida State University, Rush has been put on hold due to an outbreak of a virus usually associated with babies and toddlers. 

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A citizens group is drafting recommendations on how to improve the response to storms like Hurricane Hermine. The restoration efforts in Tallahassee raised concerns among residents and Governor Rick Scott.

Leon County Courthouse,
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Leon County Commissioners held the first of two required public hearings on $246 million  spending plan Tuesday.