Tallahassee NewsFL Senate Democrats push anti-discrimination bills
Democrats in the Florida Senate say the state needs new anti-discrimination laws to protect gays, former felons and pregnant women. FL Senate Democrats push anti-discrimination bills Democrats in the Florida Senate say the state needs new anti-discrimination laws to protect gays, former felons and pregnant women.AHA: Teach CPR to students, save lives
The American Heart Association will lobby state lawmakers Thursday with a message: one hour in four years = a generation of life savers. AHA: Teach CPR to students, save lives TALLAHASSEE, Fla.Richard Miller, Jr.
Services celebrating his life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church.Schools Celebrate 'Read Across America Week' with Wacky Wednesday
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Mix and match socks and inside-out pants. You'll see them at lots of elementary schools as they celebrate 'Read Across America Week.'Honoring the vow to never forget Sen. Jim King
The conference room at Bascom Communications & Consulting in Tallahassee is named after Sen. Jim King. Friends and colleagues gathered there Wednesday night to remember him.Python Documentary Debuts
"It's important that the state of Florida pay attention to this issue because they are spending billions of dollars to restore the Everglades to its original state with water flow, but if they're spending billions to restore the Everglades with water flow but they're letting invasive species run wild, then that investment is in jeaopardy and they need to include this part of the puzzle in the restoration," Corral said. "Burmese pythons are apex predators," said Corral, "They eat everything including alligators.Local School Cafeteria Closes Because of Bats
There's another bat infestation at another local school. First, it happened at Chiles High School in Tallahassee.40th Annual Red Mass
Catholic Mass participants will pray for divine inspiration and guidance for those serving in the executive, legislative and judicial branches of government, and for members of the legal profession in Florida. Who: Catholic bishops of Florida, members of the cabinet and executive branch, legislators, judges, attorneys, state agency officials, and members of the community.'Access Tallahassee' Hosts Annual Meeting
Tallahassee's up-and-coming business leaders are getting some inspiration. 'Access Tallahassee' hosted it's annual meeting earlier today.Lawmakers weighing emergency gun-carry bill
In a state of emergency where you have to evacuate your home, you'll probably want to grab the essentials. Maybe a cell phone, clothing and water.Boy, 5, Dies After Being Hit by Vehicle at Tallahassee Apartment Complex
Tallahassee Police say that 5-year-old Julian Bush passed away from injuries sustained during a traffic crash at Oak Pointe Apartments on March 2nd. Julian was walking in the parking lot when he was hit, and was the only one injured in the crash.Senate Democratic Leader Arthenia Joyner Responds to Gov...
On the road to his first election, Republican Governor Rick Scott promised Floridians that under his 7-step economic plan, "total job growth will accelerate, the number of new business start-ups will increase, wages and salaries will grow, and the productivity and vitality of Florida's economy will soar." Well, this past January, as Governor Scott returned for a second term, the jury came in about all those promises.Test Based on Common Core Standards Sees Tech Glitches, Protests: 'Not Ready for Prime Time'
Standardized tests based on Common Core standards had a rocky start across the country as tech issues plagued the exam in some areas and prompted student protests in others. Teachers from Marion and Alachua Counties protest Common Core and standardized testing outside as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, not pictured, spoke on Feb. 10, 2015 at the Keeping the Promise: A Florida Education Summit, sponsored by Bush's Foundation for Florida's Future, at the Florida State University Alumni Center in Tallahassee, Fla.House, Senate Leaders Show Signs Of Agreement, Differences
TALLAHASSEE - House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner entered the legislative session Tuesday with a set of shared priorities - dubbed "Work Plan 2015" - that includes cutting taxes, crafting a water policy and boosting education spending. But as Crisafulli and Gardiner addressed their chambers before Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State address, they showed signs of having some priorities that don't quite line up.Miami lawmaker denies punching college student in Tallahassee bar
A college student visiting Tallahassee from South Carolina said he was punched by state Rep. Frank Artiles at a local bar on Monday night. But the Miami lawmaker says he was "set up" and that the fight never took place.Facts About Florida's Capital: How Well Do You Know Tallahassee?
Tallahassee might not have become the capital of Florida if it didn't lie between the two cities originally vying for the spot. Actually, one of the most interesting facts about Tallahassee is its elevation: it sits at just over 200 feet above sea level, which is high by Florida's standards - the highest spot in Florida, Britton Hill, sits at 345 feet above sea level.North Florida Lawmakers Talk Legislative Agenda
On the first day of the legislative session, North Florida lawmakers are looking ahead to some of the issues at stake. Governor Rick Scott sounded familiar themes in his state of the state address, touting an improving economy and more jobs.