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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • Associated Industries stays out of Soto-McBride Senate race

     
    While the Florida Chamber of Commerce has said it will support Democratic state Rep. Darren Soto in his Senate race against Republican Will McBride, it looks like Tallahassee’s other big-business lobbying group will sit that race out. Associated...
  • Health care advocates make pitches as lawmakers hear bills on Medicaid alternatives

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As a House committee prepares to take its first look at a plan to offer health coverage to 115,700 low income Floridians, health care advocates are making their final pitches on why the state needs to accept $51 billion from the...
  • Ballard: Crist knew about Greer’s deal. Swarttz: Greer is a crook

     
    By Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel Florida’s attorney general today released a deposition that contradicts a sworn statement by former Gov. Charlie Crist, who said that he did not know that then-Florida GOP Chairman Jim Greer would be paid extra...
  • ‘GameDay’ news sent FSU tickets soaring on secondary market

     
    As we noted earlier Wednesday, Florida State has officially declared this weekend's game between the No. 4 Seminoles and No. 10 Clemson a sellout. There are no more tickets that can be purchased from the school ticket office. If you're looking to grab the...
  • Florida State announces sellout for Saturday’s Clemson game

     
    Through its football Twitter account (@FSU_Football), Florida State announced Wednesday morning that Saturday's game in Tallahassee at Doak Campbell Stadium between No. 4 FSU and No. 10 Clemson was officially a sellout. Each of the seats the school is...
  • Scott: Teachers need less paperwork

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott is keeping up the sudden love-fest with Florida's teachers by announcing Tuesday he would convene a panel of five superintendents to study ways to reduce their paperwork. The announcement follows a week-long “...
  • FAMU celebrates 125th anniversary today

     
    FAMU has scheduled a day of events today to celebrate its 125th anniversary — including a birthday party just after noon that's complete with music, cupcakes and ice cream. The Tallahassee Democrat has written about some of the events, including...
  • Public school cuts weigh on Republicans in legislative races

     
    In May 2011, in front of hundreds of cheering supporters in The Villages, under a banner proclaiming “Promises Made, Promises Kept,” Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a state budget that cut nearly $1.4 billion from Florida's public...
  • Future physicists in 7th, 8th and 9th grade tapped for new program, to get encouragement from profs at FSU, other schools

     
    A select group of 7th, 8th and 9th graders with strong math skills have been tapped for a new program that aims to encourage students to pursue careers in physics and engineering. Future Physicists of Florida plans to induct about 130 students —...
  • Republicans begin advertising for Pena in House District 49

     
    The Republican Party of Florida has launched a television ad promoting Marco Pena, who is running against Democrat Joe Saunders in House District 49, an open seat in Orange County. Similar to ads promoting Republican Bob Brooks in House District 47,...
  • Opposition to Amendment 3 is varied, and out-of-state

     
    TALLAHASSEE — You might expect critics of Colorado's controversial government revenue cap, known as the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, to make appearances in Florida where a similar constitutional measure is on the Nov. 6 ballot. But much of the financial...
  • Bruno, Dems condemn ‘offensive’ RPOF radio ad

     
    UPDATED WITH HUKILL CAMPAIGN RESPONSE The state Democratic party — and state Senate candidate Frank Bruno of Volusia County — are crying foul over a radio ad paid for by the Republican Party of Florida.The ad, features two men named “...