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5:38 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

WFSU-FM announces the promotion of Lynn Hatter to the position of News Director

WFSU-FM announces the promotion of Lynn Hatter to the position of News Director.

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WFSU Local
5:14 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

$6 Million Earmarked For Cleanup, Education In Apalachicola

A charter boat captain prepares to take clients out in Apalachicola Bay.
Credit Jessica Palombo / WFSU News

Officials are expecting to kick off a new Apalachicola Bay restoration project this fall, paid for with a $6 million federal grant. The money will be distributed through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. DEO spokeswoman Jessica Sims says the dollars will help fund several restoration and education projects in the area.

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WFSU Local
12:00 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Newly-Launched Local Chapter Of National Stuttering Association To Have First Meeting

A new local chapter of a nationwide support group for people who stutter is set to launch soon in Panama City.

Heidi Reynolds is currently a student pursuing her speech-language pathology degree online at Utah State University.

“And, I want to go for my doctorate and maybe find the cause of stuttering and how to help those who stutter find their confidence,” said Reynolds.

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WFSU Local
9:39 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Congrats to the WFSU/FPR News Team On Statewide Awards

Congratulations to the WFSU/Florida Public Radio News team! Our 2014 Society for Professional Journalists Sunshine State Award winners:

General Coverage:  Third Place, News Staff, How’s It Working In Tallahassee

Investigative Reporting:  First Place, Lynn Hatter, Groups Unaffiliated with ‘ObamaCare”' Try to Cash  In

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WFSU Local
2:21 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Rep. Williams Wins House Dist. 8 Dem Primary, Even Gets Call From Charlie Crist

Rep. Alan Williams (D-Tallahassee) giving his victory speech, with his daughter by his side.
Credit Sascha Cordner / WFSU-FM

Rep. Alan Williams (D-Tallahassee) moved one step closer to taking the House District 8 seat, after defeating fellow Democrat Dianne Williams-Cox in the August primary election Tuesday. While his victory isn’t set, he still congratulated by a number of people, including another winner of the night:  Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist.

Surrounded by family, friends, and supporters, Williams celebrated his victory over Williams-Cox at the Double Tree hotel in Tallahassee.

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