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A Tallahassee physician has been convicted of murdering his wife. A jury returned a guilty verdict in the trial of Adam Frasch.

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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum says it’s wrong to make cities choose between “security and compassion” when it comes to immigration. The rising Democratic star and potential gubernatorial candidate is pushing back on a Presidential Executive order.

Tom Flanigan

Many people consider Alzheimer's disease an unspeakable tragedy. But, with the incidence of the disease on the rise, an alliance of Alzheimer's patients, advocates and caregivers has launched a campaign to help reduce the terror and stigma associated with the illness.

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Tallahassee rock music fans are doubly mournful today. Two much-loved musicians with Capital City connections are dead.

Sarah Mueller

Tallahassee residents learned Tuesday night about Midwest voters who voted for President Donald Trump.

Scott Fights For Florida's Future With Tax Cuts

Jan 25, 2017
Florida Gov. Rick Scott
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Governor Rick Scott is currently traveling the state on his “Fighting for Florida’s Future” Tax Cut Tour. 

Leon County Courthouse,
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The Leon County Government will now be responsible for day to day oversight of the county’s emergency management function. County Administrator Vince Long says the move stems from a recommendation following Hurricane Hermine and removes the responsibility from the sheriff’s office.

Tom Flanigan

The repeal of the Affordable Care Act appears almost certain. On Monday (1/23) a Tallahassee doctor who also teaches at the Florida State University College of Medicine was speaking on what might happen next.

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A Walton County motorist is charged in the weekend death of a man who was walking barefoot across America.

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Despite this weekend’s severe weather, more than 130 newly planted trees stayed safe at Lafayette Park.

widespread damage, and at least 20 deaths.  1/22/2017
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The City of Tallahassee says power restoration efforts will continue through the night and into tomorrow. The weekend weather system that hit Tallahassee hard downed numerous electrical sub-stations, power lines and trees.

A home hit by a large tree during hurricane hermine
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Heavy winds this weekend put Tallahassee’s new storm response plan to the test just weeks after city commissioners heard a final report on Hurricane Hermine.

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Weekend storms across Georgia and Florida caused widespread damage, including more than 20 deaths. South Georgia was hit hard, with four people killed after a tornado struck Albany. One person was killed in Lake City after a large tree fell on a home. Florida Public Radio Emergency Network Meteorologist Jeff Huffman spoke with WFSU News Director Lynn Hatter about the unusual nature of the storms.

Tom Flanigan

Tallahassee's "Women's March" on Saturday (1/21) attracted a large turnout. This was one of about 600 such events held nationwide protesting the administration of Donald Trump.

Panhandle Storms Anticipated This Weekend

Jan 20, 2017
Florida Public Radio Emergency Network / WFSU News

strong storm system will produce multiple rounds of thunderstorms this weekend across The Sunshine State. Some of them could produce wind damage, hail, or even an isolated tornadoes. The risks are highest in the Florida Panhandle Saturday, then spreading across much of the peninsula on Sunday.

Leon County residents are concerned about the environment, aging, mental health and criminal justice. The county legislative delegation sat through nearly four hours of testimony from local residents, and advocacy groups on their wants during the upcoming legislative session.

Leon County

Florida’s Arbor Day may be Friday, but Tallahassee and Leon County officials are inviting the public to take part in the area’s own tree planting event Saturday.

Myers Park
Kate Payne

The joint Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Department is keeping all options open as it considers redeveloping part of the historic Myers Park neighborhood. But some residents are still anxious about the proposal.

Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra

The Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra kicks off the New Year Saturday night (1/21). Before anything else, though, we have to find out where the title of this concert – “Mozart in the Jungle” – came from.

Erin VanSickle

The Capital City's non-profit public service groups are once again competing for the monthly $1,000 grants awarded by Awesome Tallahassee.

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When you think of world premiere musical performances, Tallahassee probably isn’t the first place you think of. But the Capital City will indeed be the first place on the planet to hear the newest composition by one of its most famous musical talents a week from this Saturday.

Consolidated Dispatch Agency
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The Consolidated Dispatch Agency is agreeing to pay $950,000 to the estate of a slain sheriff’s officer. The family of Deputy Chris Smith sued the CDA and local governments after he was ambushed and killed in the line of duty in 2014.

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Ahead of President Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, mayors are converging in Washington D.C. to discuss policy goals for the next four years.  Tallahassee’s Mayor Andrew Gillum is in attendance.

Incoming president Donald Trump’s vilification of those who speak critically of him is alarming some progressive groups. Activists have planned a week of local poetry readings, marches and other protests related to Friday’s D.C. inauguration.

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Regional Leaders signed off on a list of transportation priorities Tuesday.

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