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Tallahassee’s National High Magnetic Field Laboratory will again offer its popular “Science Café” series this fall. The first café takes place Tuesday (9/29) evening in the Backwoods Bistro on East Tennessee Street.

A local chapter of the NAACP is warning officials about Ku Klux Klan recruitment efforts and how that could impact the Bay County area. It comes in the aftermath of the Charlottesville protest violence and the ongoing debate over the removal of Confederate statues across the U.S.

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Local leaders and about 75 Tallahassee residents gathered last night to discuss the recent violence and unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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If you’ve ever wanted to sing in a world-class choral group, here’s your chance. The national-award-winning Tallahassee Community Chorus is opening its ranks to new members.

A sweeping FBI investigation of city-backed land deals involving a handful of Tallahassee officials and local developers appears to be at a turning point.

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Tallahassee is once again on top of the world when it comes to the size of a special kind of research magnet. The announcement came Tuesday, Aug. 22 from the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.

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The Capital City area is on a money-raising kick against Alzheimer's. A couple of events took place this weekend with another major fund-raiser coming up a few weekends hence.

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Yet another event focused on improving the quality of life for Tallahassee's Southside residents took place on Saturday, Aug.19. The Neighborhood and Community Engagement Symposium took place at FAMU's Development Research School.

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When it comes to high school marching bands, one of the most competitive areas involves the band’s drum line. Now some Tallahassee band parents have set up a fundraiser to make their school’s drum line even more competitive.

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Monday’s (8/21) solar eclipse wasn’t total in Tallahassee, but that didn’t stop hundreds of enthusiastic watchers from showing up at the Challenger Learning Center. 

The Rise Of Tallahassee's Entrepreneurial Scene

Aug 21, 2017
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From Elon Musk’s SpaceX, to the simple photo sharing app Snapchat, entrepreneurs seem to be making headlines across the nation. Silicon Valley and New York City are two of the best-known hubs for blossoming companies.

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A Tallahassee museum is getting recognition from architecture enthusiasts. The Call-Collins House at the Grove received the 2017 People’s Choice Award from the American Institute of Architects Florida chapter.

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Scary stories have always been popular. And when you present a truly bloody horror story on stage with a great cast and terrific songs, the result is even more irresistible.

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A Tallahassee woman is pushing the technical envelope when it comes to sustainable food production. She’s also using this leading-edge experiment as a science teaching tool.

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A life skills program for elementary school girls is extremely effective, according to a new independent study.

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One of Tallahassee’s premier big bands brings its swinging sounds to the Capital City’s most famous concert space this Thursday evening (8/17).

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This month, up and coming beekeepers in the Florida Panhandle will have the opportunity to take part in a few beekeeping classes.

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Once again, Tallahassee will be the scene of a rockin’ good time on Saturday, August 19th to help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

DIY Assault Reports Create Questions And Closure

Aug 14, 2017
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Facebook statuses are now being used as a way to report sexual assault, without involving authorities whom many distrust.  This cynicism follows national cases of sexual assault which share a common ending—the victim is doubted, and the assailant not only walks free, but is typically shown sympathy. WFSU spoke with one young woman who shared the details of her attack through a Facebook call-out post.

Bay County Adds First Ever Drug Recognition Expert

Aug 10, 2017

With medical marijuana legalization coming to fruition in Florida, driving under the influence may become something reaching beyond the realms of alcohol. To counter-act this measure, Bay County Sherriff’s Office has hired its first Drug Recognition Expert, or DRE. 

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Leon County leads the rest of Florida when it comes to the number of people with some form of a college degree or professional training, according to a new study.

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Local officials are gloating after a prominent trade journal named Tallahassee’s annual LeMoyne Art Festival the best in the nation.

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The Bay County Sheriff’s office is offering a class for area residents about common scams and how to avoid them.

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Local businessman Erwin Jackson is going after City Commisioner Scott Maddox. Jackson claims that Maddox illegally transferred funds from his 2016 superintendent campaign to a campaign account for a state Senate run in 2020. 

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With the solar and geo-thermal powered Sustainable Demonstration Center as a backdrop, Leon County officials gathered Tuesday with a handful of private contractors to launch PACE, or Property Assessed Clean Energy.  The program offers a new financing option for home renovations.

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