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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • Can gambling, vouchers and springs bills ever be killed?

    Can gambling, vouchers and springs bills ever be killed?
    TALLAHASSEE — When Florida policymakers set major goals for a two-month lawmaking session in an environmentally and economically fragile megastate, it is inevitable that entropy takes hold and things start falling apart. But politicians do have one...
  • Kids' deaths demand state agency's overhaul: Editorial

    How did state leaders miss this? How is it possible that so many children died under the supervision of the Florida Department of Children and Families without someone in Tallahassee sounding the alarm? In an exhaustive investigation published this...
  • Jay Neal: Shifting $$$ from CAT Fund bad business

    No doubt about it: The proposed transfer of $1.5 billion in risk from the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund to the private, global reinsurance market is bad business for Floridians. Property owners will be hit by higher premiums. Consumers across the...
  • Apopka may re-evaluate red-light cameras

    Apopka, Central Florida's leader in ticket revenue from red-light cameras, may soon re-evaluate its use of the controversial devices. Commissioner Bill Arrowsmith, who has supported red-light cameras to improve public safety, proposed Wednesday that...
  • Child welfare agency needs overhaul, not tinkering

    Child welfare agency needs overhaul, not tinkering
    How did state leaders miss this? How is it possible that so many children have died under the supervision of the Florida Department of Children and Families without someone in Tallahassee having sounded the alarm? In an exhaustive investigation...
  • Aquinas softball ranked No. 9 in nation; continues to sit atop state rankings

    St. Thomas Aquinas' is ranked No. 9 in this week's MaxPreps Xcellent 25 national high school softball rankings. And as you might expect, the defending Class 7A state champion Raiders remain atop the Miracle Sports all classifications poll, which also...
  • Muslims protest anti-Sharia bill in Tallahassee today

    Muslims protest anti-Sharia bill in Tallahassee today
    About 100 Central Florida Muslims are traveling today to join about 300 other Muslims from throughout Florida to lobby the state Legislature against an anti-Sharia bill.   It’s the sixth year that Muslims have participated in the Florida Muslim...
  • 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...