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City’s animal euthanization rate goes down

Thousands of animals are found in Tallahassee neighborhoods every year. Next, they are placed in the city’s Animal Service Center, hoping that this critical step will aid them in finding a new home. However, Tallahassee animal shelter officials say they need help increasing adoption rates and to limit the number […]

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FAMU’s strategic plan under review

FAMU has made significant strides since the “FAMU Rising” strategic plan of 2017, however a change to the higher education landscape has put the University’s increased budget request in jeopardy. During FAMU’s Senate meeting President Larry Robinson stressed the importance of taking more aggressive steps to speed up the University’s […]

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Karamo Brown keeps pushing boundaries

Karamo Brown is many things, including a Florida A&M University alum, a television star and an activist. Add public speaker to the list. Brown spoke at Florida State University’s 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr., event “Moving Forward: Vision, Voice, Vote” Tuesday evening at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. Students and […]

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Bills aim to improve Baker Act

State Rep. Jennifer Webb, D-Gulfport, and state Sen. Gayle Harrell, R-Stuart, are sponsoring bills that would change the way Baker Act cases are handled in school situations in Florida. The bill would require law enforcement officers to use the least restrictive mode of restraint possible when transporting students to mental […]

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Annual MLK tribute draws a crowd

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. stood for justice for all people, regardless of color or creed. His legacy was honored Monday in Tallahassee at the “Silence is Not an Option” event, when the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People partnered with keynote speakers such as Rep. […]

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FAMU student gives speech at Capitol

At the steps of the Capitol, Jairus Williams, a junior elementary education student at Florida A&M University delivered a speech to a crowd filled with thousands of Florida educators, administrators, families, and supporters in an effort to gain better funding for public education within the state. Of the many keynote […]

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Tallahassee women unite for equal rights

Three years ago, on Jan. 21, 2017, thousands of women and their allies came together on the streets of Washington to advocate for women’s rights, one day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Since then, the protest has become an annual event […]

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Is $10,000 your cup of tea?

What is a Georgia woman’s favorite cup of tea? Well, this woman’s favorite cup of tea is peach with a side of $10,000. Sha’Riauna Campbell, a freshman business administration student at Florida A&M University from Savannah, Georgia, is one of the top three finalists in a competition for a $10,000 […]