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  • FSU among schools where athletes reportedly treated more leniently

    FSU among schools where athletes reportedly treated more leniently
    FSU athletes appear to be treated more leniently by local law enforcement than the average college-aged student in Tallahassee, according to a report from ESPN. ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” requested public records from 2009-14 to...
  • On issues, Jeb Bush often adamant, rarely a waffler

    On issues, Jeb Bush often adamant, rarely a waffler
    He wants to raise the retirement age for Social Security, limit immigration reforms, toughen the Cuban embargo and replace Obamacare. When former Gov. Jeb Bush launches his long-awaited presidential campaign in Miami on Monday, look for him to stick...
  • Want to fight campus crime? Stop cheering for criminals

    Want to fight campus crime? Stop cheering for criminals
    Chris Rainey will never be known as a great philosopher, but he spoke an eternal truth on Sunday. "We did feel like the S word," he said on ESPN's "Outside the Lines." The word was not appropriate for cable TV, so let's go with another S —...
  • From 'Cocaine City' to the Cowboys: La'el Collins followed faith, unsinkable mother to the NFL

    First the name: La'el. It's pronounced Lah-EL. "It's Hebrew," explained La'el Collins. It was given to him by his grandmother. On July 26, 1993 his mother's 29th birthday baby boy Collins entered this world in a Baton Rouge, La., hospital with his...
  • Wallace signs with FSU on eve of nationals meet

    Wallace signs with FSU on eve of nationals meet
    Unbeaten state triple jump champion Armani Wallace of Colonial signed with FSU on Wednesday — three days before he squeezes in the final competition of his high school career. Wallace, who ranks No. 2 nationally with his leap of 51 feet, 2ΒΌ inches...
  • Improved academics may mean $15 million for FAU

    Florida Atlantic University could receive a $15 million windfall because of better academic performance. A committee of the State University System's Board of Governors agreed Wednesday to restore $3.5 million that FAU lost last year, in addition to...
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill: Colleges must hold athletes linked to crimes accountable

    Sen. Claire McCaskill: Colleges must hold athletes linked to crimes accountable
    Sen. Claire McCaskill urged college athletics administrators meeting in Orlando on Wednesday to change what she called a broken system that discourages victims of sexual assault from speaking out against athletes. The Missouri Democrat, a former sex-...
  • State official asks: Is UCF too big?

    State official asks: Is UCF too big?
    How big is too big at UCF? State education leaders questioned the future size of the student body at University of Central Florida during a meeting Wednesday. "What is your long-range plan for size? Do you have one?" asked Norman Tripp, a member of...
  • Bianchi: FSU, UF need criminal 'fixers' like Monk Bonasorte, Huntley Johnson

    Bianchi: FSU, UF need criminal 'fixers' like Monk Bonasorte, Huntley Johnson
    Florida State University has two choices. Either fire Monk Bonasorte. Or give him a raise. I say give him a raise for doing his job and doing it well. His job, it seems, is to keep FSU football players in uniform and out of jail. Without...
  • Algren winner on her memorable tale about forgetting

    Algren winner on her memorable tale about forgetting
    Brenda Peynado had a promising career with IBM, but writing was always something she did. When her mom was diagnosed with cancer, she took a leave of absence from her job to move home and help out. That's when she decided to seriously consider...
  • Algren winner found the algorithm for a writing life

    Algren winner found the algorithm for a writing life
    It wasn't supposed to be a particularly special night for Brenda Peynado, but it turned into one. "I was actually on my way to a movie, and I got an email from (Chicago Tribune literary editor-at-large) Elizabeth Taylor saying, 'Hey, about the Nelson...