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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • Florida senator pushes back casino bill proposal a week

    Florida senator pushes back casino bill proposal a week
    There has been more than two years of casino hotel talk in Tallahassee, so what’s one more week? Sen. Garrett Richter, head of the Senate committee on gaming, had planned to release a draft of a comprehensive gambling bill on Monday. But he...
  • State and territory tourist office phone numbers and websites

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or...
  • Lobbying underway on research park

    Lobbying underway on research park
    Advocates of a new $60 million complex for the Central Florida Research Park say the region's delegation in Tallahassee has been receptive to their pitch for state tax dollars to fund the project. Construction of the proposed facility — which...
  • Tallahassee warms up to big election-year plans

    Tallahassee warms up to big election-year plans
    TALLAHASSEE — At one point last session, Senate President Don Gaetz was having such a disagreeable time with his House counterpart that he declared it would be a cold day in the Panhandle before they worked together again. Last week, it was indeed...
  • Aquinas, Heritage and Grandview Prep sit atop FHSAA Sunshine Cup all-sports award standings

    With the winter sports season finished, St. Thomas Aquinas, American Heritage and Grandview Prep lead their respective classifications in the FHSAA Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup all-sports award standings.   Here are the top 10 teams in the overall...
  • Five local baseball players ranked among nation's top 100 seniors

    Five high school baseball players from Broward and Palm Beach counties, including a pair of Coral Springs Christian teammates, rank among MaxPreps’ list of Top-100 2015 prospects. Coral Springs Christian right-handed pitcher Touki Toussaint is...
  • Jobs, Legislature propel chat programs

    Jobs, Legislature propel chat programs
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend, the topics range from jobs to the Florida Legislature to one station's recent reports. The programs: "Orlando Matters" looks at the Central Florida job market at 7 a.m. Saturday on WRBW-Channel 65....
  • Common Core: Retired military leaders to urge Florida lawmakers to stick with standards (while GOP committe urges an end to implementaion)

    Common Core: Retired military leaders to urge Florida lawmakers to stick with standards (while GOP committe urges an end to implementaion)
    Two retired U.S. Army generals are to be in Tallahassee tomorrow, urging Florida's legislative leaders to stay the course on Common Core.  At a Capitol press conference, they plan to argue the new academic standards will better prepare Florida students...
  • Forget Pop-Tarts — Florida's health, economy need attention

    Forget Pop-Tarts — Florida's health, economy need attention
    As Tallahassee gets down to business this week, all sorts of irrelevant issues are commanding attention. Like Pop-Tarts. Some legislators want to pass a law ensuring that children have the right to chew their toaster pastries into the shape of a gun...
  • Six Broward and Palm softball teams ranked in Class 8A

    Defending Class 7A state champion St. Thomas Aquinas is the state's No. 1-ranked high school softball team regardless of classification, according to the new Miracle Sports state rankings released Tuesday. Palm Beach Gardens, which is No. 3 in 8A, is No....
  • Read Senate President Don Gaetz's opening day speech. Please.

    Read Senate President Don Gaetz's opening day speech. Please.
    TALLAHASSEE -- Here's the session-opening speech as prepared for Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville: Every teacher, Senator Legg, Senator Thompson, Senator Bullard, Senator Hukill and even we old superintendents, Senator Montford, we all know...
  • Florida cops accused of using cellphone tracker without court permission

    Florida cops accused of using cellphone tracker without court permission
    Florida police officers are accused of using a cellphone tracking and monitoring device without court permission, saying the device was on loan and they signed a confidentiality agreement with the manufacturer. The American Civil Liberties Union has...