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A North Florida Congressman is calling on his fellow Republicans across the U.S. to not cancel their town halls due to angry protestors.

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A well-known city official is the latest recipient of the highest honor bestowed by the American Advertising Federation of Tallahassee.

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Tallahassee's Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA) had a panel discussion on permitting during its Tuesday (2/28)luncheon meeting.

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It’s that time of year when Spring Breakers from all over the country come to the Florida Panhandle beaches. But, after hundreds of rowdy Spring Breakers caused problems for area communities and law enforcement in years past, several counties cracked down hard and are not anticipating so much of a crowd this time around.

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Leon County is growing rapidly and that's putting pressure on many residential neighborhoods. That's just one issue that was discussed during Monday (2/27)) night's president and delegates meeting of CONA: the Council of Neighborhood Associations.

'Moonlight' Inspires FSU Film Students

Feb 27, 2017
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Florida State University is celebrating Moonlight’s Best Picture win at the Oscars. The film’s director and several editors graduated from FSU’s Film School.

Tom Flanigan

About 8,000 people toured Tallahassee's National High Magnetic Field Laboratory during Saturday's open house. The event focused on the link between science and cinema.

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Tallahassee's C.K. Steele Bus Plaza now contains a bronze plaque honoring Civil Rights Pioneer Rosa Parks.

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A world-respected Tallahassee biologist has written what’s being called the most complete book ever about the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. For the author, Natural Scientist Bruce Means, this is a creature that prompts far more fascination than fear.

An endangered species of Magnolia is the Garden Club of America’s 2017 plant of the year. Researchers at the University of Florida are studying why it’s become rare.

Tom Flanigan

Dozens of Tallahassee start-up businesses are being born at various incubators around town. But what happens to those businesses when they leave the incubator and strike out on their own for the first time?

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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum says he’s “seriously considering” a run for governor. Gillum released a video on his Twitter feed Friday morning.

Tom Flanigan

Tallahassee’s new V-A Health Center has been open since October. But on Thursday (2/23) the building finally got its official dedication and ribbon-cutting today (on Thursday).

Volunteer Florida is giving money to rural communities in the state. The agency hopes to improve education for youth in early education through high school.

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A new CBS-TV reality show series has a Tallahassee connection. One of the fugitives in “Hunted” is a member of a well-known local family.

Tom Flanigan

When it comes to the world’s most advanced scientific laboratories, almost none of them ever open their doors to just anyone who wants to come in. But one of them does every year and it’s located in Tallahassee.

One of the Southeast's most-eagerly awaited antique shows happens this week in Thomasville. The event is not only a chance to buy, but also an opportunity to learn.

Students Rally To Make FSU Sanctuary Campus

Feb 20, 2017
Catherine Buckler

Students for a Democratic Society want to ensure immigrants are welcome at Florida State University. Although not officially a sanctuary city, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum pushed back on President Trump’s executive order. But SDS secretary Cea Moline says more protections are needed, and there is a lack of trust.

Thomas University officials say no one was injured during a shooting incident Monday.

Tom Flanigan

Tallahassee has a new free shuttle service linking Downtown, Midtown, Collegetown and Cascades Park. The “Take the ‘T’” service combines old-fashioned-looking vehicles with the latest social media technology.

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Leon County's Fifth Sustainable Communities Summit happened Saturday at the FSU Turnbull Center.

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State regulators are moving forward with plans to widen Crawfordville Highway, despite concerns about the impacts to nearby Wakulla Springs. Conservationists hoped the state would amend the design to reduce pollution and add animal crossings.

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Today (Friday, 2/17) was the yearly Tallahassee Southern Model United Nations Conference at the Florida Capitol. It was a chance for nearly three-hundred local middle and high schoolers to wrestle with world problems.

The State Board of Education has approved a plan to turn control of Jefferson County Schools over to a charter school. Jefferson County School Superintendent Marianne Arbulu says the district is in the process of finding a charter school that meets state standards and is willing to take over.

Kate Payne

Conservationists are making a final push against plans to widen Crawfordville Highway, which they say will harm nearby Wakulla Springs. The effort to add two lanes of traffic to the road is years in the making, as a way to facilitate commuter traffic between Wakulla and Leon Counties. The design includes four storm-water ponds, and requires the use of forty-two acres of park land. Bob Deyle is a retired professor of environmental planning at Florida State University, and vice chair of the Wakulla Springs Alliance.

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