Last updated 4:45PM ET
June 18, 2013
Gov urges action on gaming before Gretna slots goes to vote
Gov. Rick Scott wants the Florida Legislature to make the state gambling laws more clear. James Call reports, Scott says he doesn't believe lawmakers had barrel racing in mind when they passed laws regulating pari-mutuels.
FAMU drum major death ruled a homicide
The hazing death of a Florida A&M University band member has been ruled a homicide. Lynn Hatter reports, Medical examiners say Robert Champion died of internal bleeding from blunt force trauma.
BOG calls for investigation into FAMU's hazing policies
The Florida Board of Governors is asking University system Chancellor Frank Brogan to investigate charges by the former Florida A&M University band director that he received little support in his efforts to stop hazing. Lynn Hatter reports the board's request is the latest in the fallout from the hazing-related death of one of the band's drum majors.
Many job applicants stop by at TCC Job Fair
Hundreds of eager job seekers packed the Tallahassee Community College Student Union ballroom Wednesday. Tom Flanigan reports there were also dozens of area businesses and organizations looking to hire.
FSU dance marathon helps kids in Leon and Gadsden counties
Capital area children's health programs are getting a big shot in the arm from the most recent Florida State University Dance Marathon. Tom Flanigan reports the big check presentation happened Tuesday at the FSU College of Medicine.
TPD say alcohol had a role in fatal crash over the weekend
Tallahassee Police say alcohol was a factor in this weekend's fatal crash on West Tharpe Street. Tom Flanigan reports one of the drivers in the two-car collision had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit.
Local groups support education, character and dropout prevention
Many of the Capital Region's public schools are among the best in Florida. Still, too many area young people are dropping out. Tom Flanigan reports on a local organization that's using some unique methods to keep kids in school.
Scott gives entrepreneurs business tips
Florida Governor Rick Scott is giving tips on running a business. Scott addressed a class during the Tallahassee/Leon County Economic Development Council's Entrepreneurial Excellence Program Tuesday.