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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • Highly touted DT Thomas Holley flips pledge from Penn State to Florida

    Highly touted DT Thomas Holley flips pledge from Penn State to Florida
    Thomas Holley, defensive tackle from Lincoln High in Brooklyn, N.Y. , has apparently flipped his commitment from Penn State to the University of Florida. Mike Farrell, national analyst for Rivals.com, is reporting that Holley has made the decision. It...
  • Scott seeks $55 millon boost for Florida springs

    Scott seeks $55 millon boost for Florida springs
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he plans to push lawmakers to budget $55 million for restoration of the Sunshine State's pollution-choked natural springs. The announcement comes as lawmakers gear up to battle over potentially massive springs...
  • Would Rick Scott sign a medical marijuana bill?

    Would Rick Scott sign a medical marijuana bill?
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s sudden rush to legalize marijuana for the sick or dying is heading toward a potentially important speed bump: Gov. Rick Scott. While Republican and Democratic lawmakers are rushing to advance bills legalizing some...
  • Where are the most pleasant cities in Florida?

    Where are the most pleasant cities in Florida?
    "Florida's just being a jerk now." At least that's one social media statement making the Internet rounds accompanied with a temperature map showing one giant frigid, blue country, except of course for the balmy yellow- and orange-colored Sunshine State....
  • Tips for taking college tours: Just do it!

    Tips for taking college tours: Just do it!
    Last week, my high school junior and I ventured onto two campuses for his very first college tours.  It was eye-opening on many levels. For my son, it took college from some theoretical idea to reality. That is a good thing. So my main tip for touring...
  • Racist social media post targets FSU students

    Racist social media post targets FSU students
    Campus leaders at Florida State University are responding to a racist comment posted to the mobile video-sharing app Vine. The six-second video came from the Vine account of FSU student Mandy Thurston and showed a group of students outside the Oglesby...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Fundraising, sex offenders and Obamacare

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Monday. Lawmakers are back in town this week for some legislative meetings and a  slew of fundraisers. Here's what we're reading this morning.   * SaintPetersblog has a mini roundup of some of the fundraisers...
  • Floridians could soon have a cheaper in-state flight option

    Floridians could soon have a cheaper in-state flight option
    Florida travelers will soon have another option for travel throughout the Sunshine State.  Florida Express Jet, a new start-up airline, plans to start offering affordable intra-Florida flights in less than 40 days.  Florida Express Jet announced...
  • 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...
  • Skipping meds linked to more hospital visits for kids

    Skipping meds linked to more hospital visits for kids
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids and teens with asthma and type 1 diabetes often don't take their medication as prescribed, and those that skip doses are more likely to end up in the emergency room, according to a new review. More than half of children...
  • Reaction: FDLE suspects agency chemist is a lab rat

    Reaction: FDLE suspects agency chemist is a lab rat
    Tallahassee, we have a problem. You can bet there's a lot of good chemistry going on between many Florida defense lawyers and their clients after learning the state's top law enforcement agency is in a bind. Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE)...
  • 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...