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Leon County (Florida)

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  • Rep. Corrine Brown attends trial, blasts redistricting lawsuit

    Rep. Corrine Brown attends trial, blasts redistricting lawsuit
    TALLAHASSEE  -- With her district essentially on trial in a Tallahassee courtroom, Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown ripped into a lawsuit brought by a coalition of voting-rights groups challenging the state's congressional districts. Brown, whose...
  • Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship

    Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship
    A team that included two Seminole County students and was coached by a Seminole County teacher has won the National Tournament of Academic Excellence. The competition, which has origins in Florida, concluded Tuesday at Walt Disney World's Contemporary...
  • Benjamin's Ream selected for FACA Hall of Fame

    Benjamin football coach and athletic director Ron Ream will be inducted into the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Ream was one of six coaches voted in at the FACA's annual summer board of directors meeting in Daytona Beach last week....
  • 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...
  • Florida Supreme Court rules lawmakers can be forced to testify in redistricting court fight

    Florida Supreme Court rules lawmakers can be forced to testify in redistricting court fight
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Supreme Court ruled Friday that state lawmakers can be forced to testify and turn over documents related to whether they intentionally redrew political maps for partisan gain last year. The fight between voting-rights groups...
  • Broward Judge Cynthia Imperato charged with DUI

    Broward Judge Cynthia Imperato charged with DUI
    A veteran Broward circuit judge found herself at the other end of the judicial system Wednesday — carted off to jail following her DUI arrest. After Judge Cynthia Imperato spent Tuesday evening at a social legal function, she was seen weaving on...
  • Accuser's attorney asks for review of Jameis Winston investigation

    The attorney for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault asked Friday for Florida's attorney general to examine the rape investigation and the Tallahassee Police Dept. Patricia Carroll said that detectives failed...
  • GOP political shop Data Targeting dumps records, asks judge to keep them secret

    TALLAHASSEE -- In the wide-ranging legal fight over Florida's 2012 redistricting maps, a Republican opposition research firm has asked a judge to keep its records blocked from public review. Gainesville-based Data Targeting Inc., along with operatives...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Health care costs, teacher pay and STDs

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday.   Here's what we're reading this morning.     * The Orlando Sentinel reports that roughly half of uninsured Floridians should be able to buy health insurance for about $100 per month, according to...
  • Fair Districts groups ask Supreme Court to force lawmakers to testify

    TALLAHASSEE -- The coalition of voting-rights groups suing the Florida Legislature over last year's redistricting maps are asking the Florida Supreme Court to decide whether to force lawmakers to go under oath in the lingering legal battle. The Fair...
  • Judge finds GOP consultants in contempt over redistricting-records fight

    TALLAHASSEE -- A Leon County judge has held three prominent Republican consultants in contempt for not handing over thousands of pages of private records detailing their work in last year's contentious redistricting fight. Leon County Judge Terry...