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State college basketball: Notre Dame falls to Florida State

Men No. 18 Florida State 68, Notre Dame 61: Freshman Devin Vassell scored 13 points, sparking Florida State’s second-half charge with a dunk and a 3-pointer on consecutive possessions, and the 18th-ranked Seminoles held off Notre Dame 68-61 on Monday night. Trent Forrest made 4 of 6 six free-throw attempts in the final minute to […]

Florida State Receiver Announcers Transfer to Penn State

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) – On Tuesday, Florida State football confirmed Amir Rasul and Naseir Upshur were transferring. On Wednesday, another Seminole announced he too is leaving Tallahassee. Wide receiver George Campbell announced on Instagram that he’ll finish his career at Penn State, saying in part, "While I will forever be grateful to Florida State for […]

Shrinking IRS refunds won’t rock the vote, consultants say

The IRS reports the average refunds are down 8 percent this year. (Associated Press) Voters in five South Florida cities are being asked to raise their taxes just as some are feeling the pinch of shrinking IRS refund checks. Don’t worry about those smaller refunds, election consultants would tell city leaders; voters won’t use them […]

Leon Downs Niceville, Clinches Spot in Regional Final

Tallahassee, FL. (WTXL)- On Saturday night the Leon Lions boys soccer team punched their ticket to a Class 4A Regional Final after defeating Niceville 1-0. Scoreless throughout, it was a goal from Sy Fontenot in the 75th minute off a set piece that sealed the win. Up next, the Lions will travel to meet Fletcher […]

Tallahassee Community College unveils African American History Calendar honoring leaders

Cover of 2019 Cherry Hall Alexander African American History Calendar presented by Tallahassee Community College. (Photo: Special to the Democrat) Sixteen people were honored Monday night as Tallahassee Community College unveiled its Cherry Hall Alexander African American History Calendar. This is the 19th year for the calendar presentation, which is named after Cherry Alexander, retired […]

Florida Ethics Officials Find Probable Cause On Gillum Complaint

TALLAHASSEE, FL — The Florida Commission on Ethics has determined that probable cause exists that 2018 Democrat gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum violated state ethics laws. The commission voted Friday in a closed-door meeting to proceed with charges against Gillum. Gillum is accused of accepting gifts from lobbyists and vendors during his time as Tallahassee’s mayor. […]

Florida needs more housing but government often gets in the way | Opinion

Adam Millsap (Photo: Your Turn) Florida is the third most populous state in the country and has no problem attracting new residents: From 2010 to 2016, 114,744 new households moved to Florida each year. Unfortunately, only 57,952 housing units were added each year. This discrepancy — with demand outpacing supply — has pushed home prices […]

How To Find Out Of State Housing When You’re Moving

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