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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • Tallahassee warms up to big election-year plans

    Tallahassee warms up to big election-year plans
    TALLAHASSEE — At one point last session, Senate President Don Gaetz was having such a disagreeable time with his House counterpart that he declared it would be a cold day in the Panhandle before they worked together again. Last week, it was indeed...
  • 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...
  • Six Broward and Palm softball teams ranked in Class 8A

    Defending Class 7A state champion St. Thomas Aquinas is the state's No. 1-ranked high school softball team regardless of classification, according to the new Miracle Sports state rankings released Tuesday. Palm Beach Gardens, which is No. 3 in 8A, is No....
  • Read Senate President Don Gaetz's opening day speech. Please.

    Read Senate President Don Gaetz's opening day speech. Please.
    TALLAHASSEE -- Here's the session-opening speech as prepared for Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville: Every teacher, Senator Legg, Senator Thompson, Senator Bullard, Senator Hukill and even we old superintendents, Senator Montford, we all know...
  • Florida cops accused of using cellphone tracker without court permission

    Florida cops accused of using cellphone tracker without court permission
    Florida police officers are accused of using a cellphone tracking and monitoring device without court permission, saying the device was on loan and they signed a confidentiality agreement with the manufacturer. The American Civil Liberties Union has...
  • Common Core fight could move to Legislature, as bills urge Florida to pause implementation

    Common Core fight could move to Legislature, as bills urge Florida to pause implementation
    A Florida House bill that would require the state to halt implementation of Common Core academic standards, at least temporarily, got more support this week, with a state senator filing an identical companion bill. Both demand Florida halt Common Core ...
  • Port Everglades gets good news from Florida Senate money chairman

    Port Everglades gets good news from Florida Senate money chairman
    One of Broward’s top priorities – money for expansion at Port Everglades – is likely to fare well in the annual legislative session that begins Tuesday. That was the message delivered by state Sen. Joe Negron this week to Broward Days,...
  • Sagemont boys hoops now one win away from perfect season

    LAKELAND – Sagemont coach Adam Ross said that in his team’s preparation for Tuesday’s Class 3A state semifinal against Jacksonville Providence, it became “pretty clear” that Providence would be “the best team we’...
  • St. Thomas Aquinas, American Heritage No. 1 in first state softball rankings of season

    The first Miracle Sports high school softball state rankings were released on Tuesday. Defending state champ St. Thomas Aquinas is ranked No. 1 in Class 7A and American Heritage is No. 1 in 5A. Five teams from Broward and Palm Beach counties are ranked in...