Updated: 01/13/2011 - It's been one year since a monstrous earthquake shook Haiti and killed hundreds of thousands of people. And 365 days later, the island nation is still in ruins.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - The Florida Senate's Democratic leader says Gov. Rick Scott's 90-day freeze on state contracts is delaying job-creation.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - The City of Tallahassee's administrative offices will be closed for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 17.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Leon County Public Works announces a temporary closure of Edenfield Road at US 90 (Mahan Drive) from 7 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8, to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Senate President Mike Haridopolos said Wednesday he is willing to cut Gov. Rick Scott plenty of slack, but acknowledged the week-old administration is standing on some new and possibly shaky ground.
Updated: 01/12/2011 - Two conflicting reports this week paint drastically different pictures of state and local pension funds in Florida. The state system has been ranked one of the best in the nation, but as Mike Vasilinda tells us, employees who don’t make a contribution to the plan may see that changing…soon.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - Comedian and Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory is a guest speaker at TCC.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Florida’s state run Citizens Property Insurance is flooded with new customers adding an increased risk to all Floridians. The state run insurer now has 1.3 million customers, up 200-thousand customers from a year ago. As Whitney Ray tells us, lawmakers are looking for ways to convince more insurance companies to take Citizens policies.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - The Franklin County Schools system is moving up... going from a D to a B in just two years!
Posted: 01/12/2011 - When a disaster strikes in Wakulla County, folks are protected with a double dose of help...thanks to the newest host of the EDICS emergency deploy able inter-operable communication systems.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos says he's not expecting any tax cuts this year due to a looming $3.5 billion budget gap.
Updated: 01/12/2011 - The Florida State University Police Department investigated two robberies during the overnight hours of January 11-12, 2011.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Local governments again expressed concern that the Florida Legislature would put caps on the amount of revenue cities and counties could generate, which would hamstring their ability to perform their basic functions.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Lawmakers, frustrated with the length of time it has taken state agencies to pass rules related to pill mill laws, blasted Department of Health officials Tuesday, Jan. 11, at a meeting at the Senate Health Regulation Committee.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Police are trying to figure out the story behind a partial skull discovered in a cardboard box and wrapped in newspaper in the Bradenton Police Department's homicide evidence room.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Automakers would be granted more protection from lawsuit losses in crash cases under a measure that got its first committee hearing Tuesday, Jan. 11, in a battle pitting business groups and the Republican-led Legislature against trial attorneys.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - City residents eligible for two trees.
Updated: 01/12/2011 - High-Performance Magnetics, formerly known as Cable In Conduit Engineering Fabrication & Test, broke ground today (1/12) on its production facility located just north of the Compass Pointe building at the Tallahassee Regional Airport.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - A House subcommittee pledged Tuesday, Jan. 11, to scour state agencies to eliminate rules and regulations that could interfere with Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature’s push to create jobs.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - With a new commissioner aboard, the Florida Public Service Commission took up a host of issues involving the state's largest power company that it had put off for months due to a legal dispute between the company and a former commissioner.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Gov. Rick Scott joined the Senate Republican caucus for appetizers Tuesday night (1/11) a block from the Capitol, hinting that he would soon announce that he'd landed his first big business deal, with an out-of-state company poised to begin operations in Florida.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Seafood consumption continues to be affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill as consumers remain wary of seafood coming from the Gulf of Mexico in general and Florida in particular, state agriculture officials told a Senate committee Monday, Jan. 12.
Updated: 01/12/2011 - High speed rail is on the agenda at the Capitol, but from the looks of things, there's no guarantee it'll leave the station.