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Progressive political blog Our Tallahassee closes up shop after 15 months

The back of a man's head as he looks at a downtown park scene with people and umbrellas. The words "Our Tallahassee" appear in the upper right.
Our Tallahassee
By permission of Bob Lotane
The political blog Our Tallahassee has used this graphic, along with the slogan "OUR CITY, NOT THEIRS."

The shuttering of Our Tallahassee will surely come as good news to the site’s many political opponents.

In the course of the election cycle that will end November 8th, the publication backed progressive politicians and fought hard against the allocation of $27 million for repairs to Florida State University’s Doak Campbell Stadium.

Publisher Bob Lotane says in a press release that they broke many stories, held public and elected officials up to scrutiny and quote, “added to the lively political debate in a very political city,” unquote

Now Our Tallahassee says it will cease operations. Lotane says he and his colleague Max Herrle will part ways as they turn their attention to developing new projects.

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Margie Menzel covers local and state government for WFSU News. She has also worked at the News Service of Florida and Gannett News Service. She earned her B.A. in history at Vanderbilt University and her M.S. in journalism at Florida A&M University.