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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • If you go: Class 3A, 4A state track and field meet

    If you go: Class 3A, 4A state track and field meet
    When: Saturday Where: Hodges Stadium, University of North Florida, Jacksonville Schedule: Field events and running prelims, 9 a.m.; running finals, 4 p.m. Admission: $9 Parking: $8 3A Buzz: Kissimmee Liberty, led by senior Marion "Markel'' Brown...
  • House passes stadium-subsidy bill which would aid Orlando, Miami MLS dreams

    House passes stadium-subsidy bill which would aid Orlando, Miami MLS dreams
    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House on Friday passed a plan to force future sports stadium projects to jockey against each other when they come to the Legislature seeking taxpayer subsidies. The bill, HB 7095, has immediate ramifications for $600...
  • Teenagers, sleep and school start times (and a Fl bill introduced and withdrawn)

    Teenagers, sleep and school start times (and a Fl bill introduced and withdrawn)
    Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, confessed on Facebook that while in high school he was a "zombie at 7:15 a.m." and would have appreciated if school started later. Citing research on teenagers and sleep -- information that has prompted some schools...
  • Florida film incentives: unhappy ending

    Florida film incentives: unhappy ending
    The Florida Legislative Session ended last week with no additional money allocated for financial incentives for the state's film and television industry. The reaction from the industry: great disappointment. In a statement, Sheena Fowler of the...
  • SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics

    SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics
    SunRail, FCAT testing and Tallahassee politics will be topics for local public-affairs programs this weekend. SunRail is explored by Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. His guests are Noranne Downs,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Class 3A all-state boys basketball team announced

    Class 3A all-state boys basketball team announced
    The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) and Source Hoops present the 2013-2014 Class 3A all-state team. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, all-area teams selected by media from around the state, and recognition from the...
  • Tony Atkins takes over Tavares Liberty Christian Prep basketball

    Tony Atkins takes over Tavares Liberty Christian Prep basketball
    Tony Atkins has been hired as the boys basketball coach at Tavares Liberty Christian Prep, the school announced Tuesday. He also will serve as the upper school’s principal and athletic director. Atkins has been the head coach of the Nike E1T1...
  • Central Florida school leaders worry about quick implementation of new tests, new A-to-F grading

    Central Florida school leaders worry about quick implementation of new tests, new A-to-F grading
    Central Florida school leaders fear the state is rushing to roll out FCAT's replacement and a new school grading system. They worry the result will be more schools with lousy grades next year and a public that doesn't understand why their neighborhood...
  • Class 2A all-state boys basketball team announced

    Class 2A all-state boys basketball team announced
    The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) and Source Hoops present the 2013-2014 Class 2A all-state team. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, all-area teams selected by media from around the state, and recognition from the...