Evan Power

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The chairman of Leon County’s Republican Party is ripping a federal judge’s ruling on ballot placement, which is already being appealed by the governor. At the same time, the head of Florida's Democratic Party is lauding the ruling as a "monumental" victory. 

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A petition urging Tallahassee commissioners not to ban plastic straws is gaining momentum. It has more than 1,000 signees.  Now two, city commissioners are asking the body to consider sustainable alternatives to plastic straws.

The 2018 local elections have set a county record for most qualified candidates in a midterm year. There are 55 people in the running.

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Donald Trump is the likely Republican Presidential nominee. That, despite an effort by some Republicans to block his path to the White House. Governor Rick Scott recently penned a letter urging party unity for Trump. But now another Florida Republican has penned an open letter laying out a choice: party or principle.