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Matt Gaetz’s scandal puts a new spotlight on Florida’s male-dominated capital culture

Bangor Daily News 17 Apr 2021
Tallahassee, Florida, has long been a perfect recipe for political scandal — a sexually charged state capital that can take on a frat-house-like atmosphere removed from the watchful eyes of spouses and loved ones ... In fact, it was Tallahassee’s “worst-kept secret” about seven or so years ago, said state Rep ... Such issues aren’t unique to Tallahassee.
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Gaetz ex-girlfriend feared alleged sex-trafficking victim taped call for feds

Politico 17 Apr 2021
Florida Gaetz ex-girlfriend feared alleged sex-trafficking victim taped call for feds ... Federal authorities are examining Rep ... ... Beshears had apparently been taking her out on dates in Tallahassee, including a trip to the Florida State University president’s skybox at Doak Campbell Stadium, mutual friends said ... “Tallahassee is like high school ... POLITICO.
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President Biden nominates former Congresswoman Gwen Graham for assistant secretary of education

Leesburg Daily Commercial 16 Apr 2021
Gwen Graham, a former congresswoman from Tallahassee and daughter of one of Florida’s most popular statesmen, has been tapped by President Joe Biden to a key advisory position in the Department of Education ... She spent her high school years in Tallahassee after her father, Bob Graham, was elected governor, graduating from Leon High in 1980.
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Few school districts commit to ending mask mandates

Tampa Bay Times 16 Apr 2021
Mask requirements remained a flashpoint for Florida school districts for yet another day, as superintendents across the state responded to education commissioner Richard Corcoran’s letter suggesting a course of action for the coming academic year. Many responded to the missive, which also was sent to charter schools, with caution ... Tallahassee action.
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‘Sexism is alive and well.’ Matt Gaetz’s scandal puts a new spotlight on Florida’s male-dominated ...

Finger Lakes Times 16 Apr 2021
Tallahassee, Florida, has long been a perfect recipe for political scandal — a sexually charged state capital that can take on a frat-house-like atmosphere removed from the watchful eyes of spouses and loved ones ... In fact, it was Tallahassee’s “worst-kept secret” about seven or so years ago, said state Rep ... Such issues aren’t unique to Tallahassee.
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Tallahassee Classical charter school splits with Leon Schools over COVID mask policy

Tallahassee Democrat 16 Apr 2021
Public charter school Tallahassee Classical announced it will split�with Leon County Schools over�requiring COVID-19�face masks in the fall ... .
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Florida commissioner says schools should make masks voluntary

Tampa Bay Times 15 Apr 2021
The controversy continued to roil in Tallahassee, with several hot-button school policy issues getting attention from lawmakers and the DeSantis administration, and more anticipated as the close of session nears. Get the latest on transgender student-athletes, school masks and more in today’s roundup ... Tallahassee action ... Today in Tallahassee ...
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Prep Roundup: Forest boys lacrosse stomps Tallahassee Lincoln

Ocala Star Banner 15 Apr 2021
The Forest boys lacrosse team advanced to the District 2A-1 championship game after defeating Tallahassee Lincoln, 19-4, in the district semifinals on Wednesday night at Gainesville Buchholz High School ... The Vanguard girls track team captured the District 3A-4 championship on Wednesday at Palm Coast Matanzas High School.
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Opinion: Anti-Trans Bills Gain Oxygen This Week

Out & About Nashville 15 Apr 2021
These actionable restroom encounters would be limited to offices, schools, and facilities run by the government ... This bill, if it becomes Florida law, would require transgender high school and college students to compete in sports based on their birth gender.
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Football recruiting: Which Florida counties really produce the most Power 5 talent?

The Ledger 15 Apr 2021
High school football recruiting analyst Larry Blustein talks about recruiting in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach County ... The South Florida county that is home to national and state high school football powers such as St ... Deerfield Beach has had 20 Power 5 signees the past five years — more than any other public school in Florida.
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School masks remain, despite parent protests

Tampa Bay Times 14 Apr 2021
The debate over whether schools should maintain their mask requirements continues in Florida, this time in Pinellas County. The School Board heard from dozens of parents and children who demanded the district “let our children breathe” — or at the very least provide choice in the matter ... Hundreds of job cuts are coming to Hillsborough County schools.
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Here's what you should know about SB86, Bright Futures before the legislative session ends

The Gainesville Sun 14 Apr 2021
In the months since SB86 was first filed, a group of high school students from Orlando and Tallahassee created an advocacy group called Save Bright Futures ... Kaylee Duong, 18, and Shaheer Ali, 16, from Lake Nona High School in Orlando, are two of the Save Bright Futures team leaders.
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USC law professor testifies police officer's restraint of George Floyd was 'excessive'

The Post and Courier 13 Apr 2021
Floyd’s neck and the prone restraint were unreasonable, excessive and contrary to generally accepted police practices,” Seth Stoughton, an expert in use-of-force and USC School of Law criminology professor, said from the stand April 12. A former police officer in Tallahassee, ...
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Florida students get reprieve from spring test results

Tampa Bay Times 12 Apr 2021
The big news as Florida school children enter the second week of state testing is that the results shouldn’t hurt them ... Or does it? A Liberty County high school student wore a Confederate flag outfit to school, leaving the few Black students there feeling unsafe, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.Coronavirus concerns ... Today in Tallahassee ...
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After 'Vol Calls' snub, Robbie from Tallahassee gets his say on Vols football | Toppmeyer

Oakridger 12 Apr 2021
He has a last name, but to listeners of Tennessee’s statewide call-in radio show “Vol Calls,” he’s simply Robbie from Tallahassee ... Fortunately, I don’t need a radio show to hear from Robbie from Tallahassee ... He liked that he was an “old-school coach.”.
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