Posted: 03/30/2011 - The House Appropriations Committee has approved the chamber's proposed $66.5 billion version of Florida's annual budget on a straight party line vote.
Posted: 03/30/2011 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Leon County.
Updated: 03/30/2011 - The Skin Cancer Foundation's bus made a stop on FSU's campus Wednesday for free screenings.
Posted: 03/30/2011 - Both residents and nonresidents in Florida can fish in public fresh waters across the state without a license during the weekend of April 2 and 3. All other fishing rules apply.
Updated: 03/31/2011 - A violent scuffle between a Midway homeowner and the city's fire chief ends with a trip to the hospital for the homeowner.
Updated: 03/30/2011 - Ten Professors in FSU's College of Business are leaving for greener pastures.
Posted: 03/30/2011 - With the House and Senate both preparing to vote on plans to close a $3.75 billion budget shortfall by the end of this week, attention was quickly turning to differences the two chambers would have to negotiate when conference committees start meeting next month.
Updated: 03/30/2011 - A House panel agreed that language that prohibits Florida from directly providing tax dollars to religious organizations should be removed from the state constitution. Scholars say the language was an attempt to block Catholic inroads into American culture and keep them from supporting Catholic schools.
Posted: 03/30/2011 - Florida State is getting some attention for its basketball program after its third straight NCAA tournament appearance.
Posted: 03/30/2011 - The killer whale that drowned a trainer at Orlando's SeaWorld facility last year is back performing in shows for the first time since the incident.
Posted: 03/30/2011 - Maintaining a commitment to taxpayers and those in need, Sec. David Wilkins allocated an additional $176,967 to organizations successful in assisting Floridians facing homelessness on March 30.
Posted: 03/30/2011 - The annual audit of the City’s financial records for the fiscal year provides good news for Tallahassee citizens as it indicates the City's overall financial systems are in order and totally compliant with all pertinent rules and regulations governing municipal finances.
Updated: 03/30/2011 - Nonprofit agencies that provide children’s services are facing new legislative scrutiny in the wake of the torturous death of ten-year-old Nubia Barahona in Feb. 2011.
Posted: 03/30/2011 - If teachers are being graded for their student’s performance, is it only fair that parents also be held accountable for how well-prepared the student is? That’s the question a House committee pondered on March 29 when it took up HB 255, by Rep. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland.
Posted: 03/30/2011 - After an hour of debate, the House K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee voted March 29 to approve a bill that requires community and state colleges to put new faculty on one-year contracts, effectively eliminating the use of tenure.
Updated: 03/30/2011 - On March 29 at approximately 10:40PM, the Tallahassee Police Department responded to 2009 West Tennessee Street (Walgreens) in reference to a robbery.
Updated: 03/30/2011 - New information surfaces in the recent scandal involving Tallahassee Mayor John Marks and 1.6 million dollars in federal funds, but Marks has lashed out about the investigation saying it is politically motivated.
Updated: 03/30/2011 - Governor Rick Scott says he's excited to head up his second parade of the year but some say they are less than thrilled.
Posted: 03/29/2011 - The Florida House has begun floor action on legislation that would shift delivery of Medicaid services largely to private companies.
Posted: 03/29/2011 - The Alabama House has reached back into history and apologized for the way authorities handled the 1944 rape of a young black woman by a gang of white men as she walked home from church in Abbeville in southwest Alabama.
Posted: 03/30/2011 - Folks living along Highway 20 in Tallahassee are scared for their safety. And they want to make sure their concerns are reaching the right people.
Posted: 03/29/2011 - BP says one of its employees lost a laptop containing personal data belonging to thousands of residents who filed claims for compensation after the Gulf oil spill.
Posted: 03/29/2011 - Florida’s law enforcement agencies would face stricter standards on how to administer photo lineups under a bill approved by a House committee on Tuesday.