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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • Lakeland only bidder for FHSAA state basketball; negotiations on

    Lakeland only bidder for FHSAA state basketball; negotiations on
    Four months after all signs pointed to a divorce between the Florida High School Athletic Association and longtime state basketball tournament host Lakeland the two sides will be back at the negotiating table on Monday. Lakeland, which has hosted...
  • Judge rules Florida congressional map violates Fair Districts standards

    Judge rules Florida congressional map violates Fair Districts standards
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's re-drawn congressional map intentionally favors Republicans in violation of the anti-gerrymandering standards voters approved in 2010 and will have to be re-drawn, according to a ruling late Thursday from a Tallahassee judge....
  • Redistricting sides jostle over whether to redraw congressional lines now

    Redistricting sides jostle over whether to redraw congressional lines now
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's fight over "fair" congressional lines has left policymakers and the court in a paradox: should they require voters throughout Central Florida to cast ballots on illegal maps, or invalidate some votes already cast? Lawyers for...
  • Lobbyists launch new tech effort in Tallahassee

    Lobbyists launch new tech effort in Tallahassee
    Lobbyists in Tallahassee have formed a new association, the Florida Technology Council, to lobby for more tech innovation in state government. The council is headed up by lobbyists Claudia Davant, Jim Rimes and Mike Fischer. Davant is a former president...
  • Report finds flaws in Broward special ed services

    Report finds flaws in Broward special ed services
    Many special needs students in Broward County must endure long bus rides to schools with large classes and poorly trained teachers, according to a School District-commissioned report. The 456-page review details numerous weaknesses with the district's...
  • 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,...
  • The Politics of Beer

    The Politics of Beer
    TALLAHASSEE – For his Blondes, Reds, or Brown Ales to make it to a pub near you, John Cheek has to pay a middle man to tap into Florida’s growing thirst for craft beer. The founder of Orlando Brewing Co. pays a distributor to pick up his...
  • FSU pitcher Gage Smith anchors bullpen after being cut twice

    FSU pitcher Gage Smith anchors bullpen after being cut twice
    TALLAHASSEE – The phone call came on the eve of the season opener. Gage Smith had been telling friends and family that he was going to finally see action as a pitcher for Florida State. Growing up in Tallahassee, it was all he ever wanted. The...
  • Cubs sign 2nd round pick

    Cubs sign 2nd round pick
    The Chicago Cubs are making inroads in signing their top picks in this month's amateur draft by announcing Thursday that four of their top seven picks signed bonuses. Pitchers Jake Stinnett of Maryland and James Norwood of St. Louis agreed to terms....
  • Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store

    Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store
    “Ashmore’s Store,” an album of uncommon ambition, is named for a small pharmacy, opened in 1946, that served folks in the black area of Tallahassee called Frenchtown, where a teenage Michael Koppy developed his music and the courage to...
  • In Winston's case, father doesn't know best

    In Winston's case, father doesn't know best
    Normally I don’t care what happens at Florida State University, even when it becomes Free Seafood University. But when I read this from Jameis Winston’s father, I got angry about the family’s cache of weapons-grade stupid. Antonor...
  • State champs St. Thomas, Heritage and Pines Charter ranked high in final poll

    American Heritage won its sixth FHSAA softball state championship, tying Miami Gulliver Prep for third most in Florida high school history. St. Thomas Aquinas repeated as Class 7A state champion, winning back-to-back state titles as it last did in 2002-...