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Leon County (Florida)

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Top Leon County (Florida) Articles

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  • Tuesday Morning Reads: Debby, Judges and Obesity

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to the morning reads. Apologies for the late post this morning, but here are the top stories we're reading today. * Tropical Storm Debby continues to drop buckets of rain on the state, the Sun-Sentinel writes....
  • RPOF says Democratic Cocoa mayor illegally qualified for House race

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Republican Party of Florida is demanding that Democratic Cocoa Mayor Mike Blake drop out of a Brevard-based House race after he failed to submit paperwork last week resigning from his mayoral job. Blake qualified for the House...
  • Pension-contribution fight taking shape before Supremes

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — With Republican legislative leaders and the Florida League of Cities already weighing in, Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet officers have asked the state Supreme Court to approve a plan...
  • Osceola searching for a new superintendent (again), as interest in those high-pressure jobs has dwindled

     
    In case you missed it, Osceola's superintendent has announced he's retiring early, fed up with criticism from some Osceola County School Board members. That means Osceola is again searching for a new superintendent and in a time when interest in these...
  • Lawsuit filed over Florida Supremes’ qualifying paperwork shuffle

     
    The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A conservative legal group filed a lawsuit Monday contending that three Florida Supreme Court justices should be removed from the November ballot because they did not qualify properly. The Southeastern Legal...
  • Tuesday Morning Reads: Defense lawyers, Jennifer Carroll and FAMU

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Tuesday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * FAMU President James Ammons will step down immediately, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Ammons originally said he would leave in October, but some...
  • Fans can watch Florida State’s practice at 4:15 p.m. Sunday

     
    If you're in Tallahassee this weekend, make sure you stop by the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center from noon-2 p.m. Sunday, where you can get autographs and pose for pictures with each player on Florida State's roster. It's Fan Day, and the event is...
  • Fair Districts filing suit against Senate redistricting map

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Voting-rights groups are launching a new legal challenge to Florida's newly minted state Senate maps, arguing the districts still intentionally favor Republicans despite the 2010 anti-gerrymandering mandates passed by voters. The...
  • Fl Supreme Court clears way for adequacy lawsuit to be heard

     
    The Florida Supreme Court today essentially dealt a blow to the state's efforts to halt a school adequacy lawsuit and cleared the way for the lawsuit to proceed in a Leon County trial court. The lawsuit, whose plaintiffs include three Orlando mothers,...
  • Counties announce lawsuit over new Medicaid billing law

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Association of Counties just announced it will sue the state over changes made to the Medicaid billing system. “From the outset, we’ve said that local taxpayers shouldn’t be forced to pay for Tallahassee&#...
  • 3 arrested in hazing of FAMU freshman

    3 arrested in hazing of FAMU freshman
    Three students at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University were arrested Monday on charges of hazing a freshman so severely that her leg was broken, Tallahassee police said. James Harris, 22, Aaron Golson, 19, and Sean Hobson, 23, are charged...
  • Injured female FAMU band member plans hazing lawsuit

    Injured female FAMU band member plans hazing lawsuit
    Florida A&M University student Bria Hunter is giving up a full scholarship and leaving the school after being beaten in what police describe as a brutal hazing ritual. Hunter, a freshman who was beaten so severely that her femur cracked, is also...