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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • 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...
  • Megabus launching service to Orlando, Tampa

    Megabus launching service to Orlando, Tampa
    Megabus.com, the bus company known for its $1 one-way fares, plans its first stop in Greater Fort Lauderdale. Megabus will offer daily service from Hollywood to Orlando and Tampa beginning Aug. 7 — about four hours to Orlando and about five...
  • 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...
  • Florida effort to teach kids about money needs to go farther

    It's not often lately that Florida is held up as a role model in the world of education. So learning that Florida is the first state to adopt the Council for Economic Education's National Standards for Financial Literacy sounds like rare and welcome...
  • 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...
  • Florida teachers union to announce legal action on voucher bill

    Florida teachers union to announce legal action on voucher bill
    The Florida Education Association will announce Wednesday legal action it plans over passage of a multi-pronged bill that expanded the state's largest school voucher program. A spokesman for the teachers union would not provide more specifics today except...
  • 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...
  • Miami-Dade judge finds gay marriage ban in Florida unconstitutional

    Miami-Dade judge finds gay marriage ban in Florida unconstitutional
    A Miami-Dade judge on Friday overturned Florida's gay marriage ban, the second judge in as many weeks to make that historic ruling. In a 36-page ruling filled with soaring language, Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel concluded that the ban, added to Florida's...
  • 'Canes get commitments from OLs St. Louis, Loftus

    Miami’s push on the recruiting trail continues paying dividends for Al Golden and his staff. The Hurricanes picked up another verbal commitment on Tuesday, this one from 2015 offensive tackle Tyree St. Louis out of Bradenton’s IMG Academy....
  • Mayo: All Aboard, Florida? Not really; train gets more foes

    Another day, another opposition group to the All Aboard Florida rail project? I've been writing about some of the organized groups that have formed to thwart the Miami-to-Orlando train service planned for the FEC rail tracks that runs along the dense...
  • Three credit unions growing rapidly

    Three credit unions growing rapidly
    Three of the state's fastest growing credit unions are based in Broward County: City County, BrightStar and Sun credit unions, according to a statewide study. The three grew assets by more than 10 percent last year as a time when nationally the...