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Settlement Approved for Christina West Case

Posted: 09/15/2014 - The Tallahassee City Commission today approved a proposed settlement agreement with Christina and David West for $475,000, as the result of a lawsuit against the City and the Police Department over injuries Ms. West sustained when being arrested on August 10, 2013.

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Local Schools To Offer Mandarin

Updated: 09/15/2014 - Thomas University and Brookwood School will be offering Mandarin as a non-credit class this fall.
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Tourism, Retirees May help Florida with Income Gap

Posted: 09/15/2014 - A new report says a rising concentration of income among the nation's richest households is a problem for the state of Florida because it is one of 10 states in the United States most dependent on sales taxes.

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  • US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic....
  • Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said....
  • Congress scrutinizes Obama military strategy
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism rooted in more than a decade of war....
  • As core al-Qaida weakened, its successors spread
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Osama bin Laden is dead and al-Qaida dispersed, yet the horrors keep coming....
  • AP sources: US would retaliate against Assad
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States would retaliate against Syrian President Bashar Assad's air defenses if he were to go after American planes launching airstrikes in his country, senior Obama administration officials said Monday....
  • Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State
    PARIS (AP) -- As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier opposition to Tehran even attending the conference....
  • Ukraine village hopes for chance to rebuild
    NOVOSVITLIVKA, Ukraine (AP) -- The kindergarten building in this village in eastern Ukraine was once a source of pride. Renovated and brightly decorated with money provided by German donors, its classrooms were opening the doors of education to 120 pupils at a time....
  • Tiny Qatar plays outsize role in US war strategy
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar's al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism....
  • Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled."...
  • 700 feared dead in 2 Mediterranean boat wrecks
    GENEVA (AP) -- This year is on track to become the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea after two heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe - the same number as died during all of last year....
  • US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic....
  • Congress scrutinizes Obama military strategy
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism rooted in more than a decade of war....
  • As core al-Qaida weakened, its successors spread
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Osama bin Laden is dead and al-Qaida dispersed, yet the horrors keep coming....
  • AP sources: US would retaliate against Assad
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States would retaliate against Syrian President Bashar Assad's air defenses if he were to go after American planes launching airstrikes in his country, senior Obama administration officials said Monday....
  • Video of lawmaker tirade resurfaces in House race
    DUQUOIN, Ill. (AP) -- A red-faced Mike Bost showed little restraint when he took to the floor of the Illinois House in 2012 and unleashed a furious rant about the way Democrats run the state, complete with hollering, paper-throwing, fist-waving and an oddly placed reference to Moses....
  • Alibaba raises IPO price range on strong demand
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Alibaba now plans to raise up to $25.03 billion in its upcoming IPO, making what was expected to be the biggest stock market debut even bigger....
  • 'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company....
  • Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday....
  • Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple has released a special tool that lets people remove the album from their collections....
  • Kim Dotcom's party poised to win New Zealand seats
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- At a recent political rally in Wellington, indicted Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom jokingly asked members of New Zealand's spy agency to raise their hands....
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