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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • Too flawed to fix, outdated mandate should be repealed

    Too flawed to fix, outdated mandate should be repealed
    It takes a flawed policy to inspire criticism from such diverse industry and consumer groups as the oil and natural gas industry, restaurant and grocer associations, automobile manufacturers and producers of poultry, pork and beef. Yet the damage caused...
  • Forum to brainstorm for ways to help the mentally ill

    Forum to brainstorm for ways to help the mentally ill
    Some mental health advocates are asking the community to brainstorm the best ways to keep the mentally ill from ending up in jail. The advocates are targeting a complicated problem that they say will require efforts by parents, lawyers, legislators and...
  • Hagerty is No. 1 in the Class 8A state softball poll

    Hagerty is No. 1 in the Class 8A state softball poll
    Listed below is the Miracle Sports softball poll for this week. A quick summary of Central Florida teams: Harmony is No. 2 in the All-Classification and Hagerty is No. 4. The poll was released Tuesday afternoon. Hagerty has taken over the No. 1 spot...
  • Roads are inviting in Hobe Sound

    Roads are inviting in Hobe Sound
    In reporting hundreds of these travel columns, I've had the chance to drive many of Florida's scenic roads. West of Tallahassee on State Road 12, the rural path through tiny destinations unpublicized in guidebooks — Greensboro, Bristol,...
  • Lawmakers answer "What's going on at the state Capitol that constituents should know?"

    Lawmakers answer "What's going on at the state Capitol that constituents should know?"
    Legalizing warning shots, gambling regulation, making it easier to obtain flood insurance, expanding school vouchers, not to mention the one thing state lawmakers are required to do, approve a state budget -- this year’s session of the Florida...
  • Moments with South Florida lawmakers

    Moments with South Florida lawmakers
    Senior Editorial Doug Lyons travelled to Tallahassee and asked six South Florida lawmakers “What’s going on that your constituents should know?” Their answers, as expected, varied across party lines.
  • Bill Lupfer: Casinos a bad bet for state's family-friendly reputation

    Florida is envied around the world. Don't just take my word for it. Recent headlines have quantified our state's stellar reputation. In 2013, Florida's population surged to 19.5 million, set to overtake New York as the nation's third most-populous...
  • Orange County Democratic hopefuls blast Scott, Tallahassee GOP

    Orange County Democratic hopefuls blast Scott, Tallahassee GOP
    A pair of Democratic Orange County Commission hopefuls targeted Gov. Rick Scott and Tallahassee Republicans for not doing enough for the under- and unemployed. Candidates Euri Cerrud and Alvin Moore teamed with a Democratic-leaning group Florida for All...
  • Software firm expands to Orlando after beating hiring goals in Tampa

    Software firm expands to Orlando after beating hiring goals in Tampa
    Bolstered by $150,000 in state and local tax breaks, a Tampa-based software developer recently launched its Orlando office with the prospect of adding at least 15 jobs over the next several years. AgileThought Inc.'s projected expansion — an...
  • Spring forward with good eating habits

    After several months of crippling snowstorms and flooding, I look forward to spring weather, green grass and flowers in bloom. The advent of spring also is a great opportunity to turn over a new leaf on our dietary and exercise habits. I've been told...
  • Wednesday: Should everyone be allowed to carry a gun during an emergency?

    Wednesday: Should everyone be allowed to carry a gun during an emergency?
            For those of you who thought there might be a shred of sanity among lawmakers in Tallahassee, here’s a news flash: You’re wrong. There is a proposal in the Florida Senate — currently on hold — to allow people...
  • Best growlers in South Florida

    Best growlers in South Florida
    If you don't know what a growler is, you probably don't spend much time drinking beer in local breweries. That's also why growlers are probably for you. Growlers are refillable glass jugs — currently sold in 1 quart and 1 gallon sizes — that...