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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • BB&T Center makes pitch for a casino

    BB&T Center makes pitch for a casino
    In Michael Yormark's vision for his corner of Broward County, a night on the town would include a big-name concert and a bite to eat or a nightcap with a little gambling. A hotel would be handy for tourists. Not unlike what's available at the Seminole...
  • Chan Lowe: Marco Rubio, profile in hypocrisy

    Chan Lowe: Marco Rubio, profile in hypocrisy
    It’s time to pen another chapter in the “Profiles in Hypocrisy” saga, to wit: According to Alex Leary of the Tampa Bay Times, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, father of four, has quietly signed up for health insurance coverage through the...
  • Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale Lakes commissioners seek state House seat

    Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale Lakes commissioners seek state House seat
    Updated | 4:27 p.m. Original post | 9:44 a.m. Commissioners from two Broward cities are facing off in a political contest that’s likely to end up with one going to Tallahassee and the other out of office. Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Bobby...
  • Weston crossbow slayings: No sign that victims put up a fight

    Weston crossbow slayings: No sign that victims put up a fight
    There were no signs that they put up a fight. The bodies of a Weston mother and her 17-year-old son were found in their beds in the family's townhouse Tuesday. Monica Narvaez-Maldonado, 47, and Pedro Jose Maldonado Jr. were each shot once in their...
  • Chan Lowe: Florida gambling

    Chan Lowe: Florida gambling
    Back in 1984, when I first arrived in Florida, we didn’t even have a state lottery. Up north — that is to say, Tallahassee — the quaint attitude (shared by many southern states) prevailed that the vice of gambling brought with it crime,...
  • 'Dexter' finale: Fans unhappy with how it all ended

    'Dexter' finale: Fans unhappy with how it all ended
    One week before the finale of "Breaking Bad," fans of tough and dark cable dramas are grappling with the idea that a beloved series could really have one stinker of a finale. The series: "Dexter," which aired its final episode on Sunday night. The...
  • Fort Lauderdale woman claims $2M Mega Money jackpot

    Fort Lauderdale woman claims $2M Mega Money jackpot
     Hannelore Huber, 70, of Fort Lauderdale, claimed the Sept. 20 Mega Money jackpot of $2 million at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.  Huber chose the one-time, lump-sum payment option for her winnings of $1,515,668.42.   The winning Quick...
  • Accuser's attorney asks for review of Jameis Winston investigation

    The attorney for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault asked Friday for Florida's attorney general to examine the rape investigation and the Tallahassee Police Dept. Patricia Carroll said that detectives failed...
  • Deerfield blogger takes Festivus pole to Florida Capitol

    Deerfield blogger takes Festivus pole to Florida Capitol
    Banned in Deerfield Beach, activist-blogger Chaz Stevens' beer-can Festivus pole has gone on the road -- and is now sparking controversy in the rotunda of the Florida Capitol. Stevens brought the Seinfeld-inspired mock holiday display to Tallahassee...
  • The ingredient of rain can make a picture more memorable

    The ingredient of rain can make a picture more memorable
    Photographing sporting events in the rain can be challenging for a couple of reasons. First, you don’t want to wreck your expensive gear with water damage. Second, it is difficult to get a decent action shot while shooting through falling rain....
  • Swift Justice: Phone company, schools and social media, and short sales

    Dear Jackie, I'm in a situation with a major phone service provider. Two years ago, they had me try a phone for free for one month. If I didn't like it, I could return it free of charge, they said. I didn't like it so I sent it back after one week. I...
  • Web resources can help students zero in on college majors

    He was the poster child for college slackers: "Bluto" Blutarsky, the partying prankster played by John Belushi in the hit movie "Animal House." "Seven years of college down the drain." Bluto said it. These days, no parents paying hefty tuition bills...