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City Commissioner Jack Porter has joined dozens of residents at Lake Bradford Estates in raising concerns about conditions and costs at the mobile home park.
A woman has died as a result of a shooting in a south Tallahassee neighborhood on Wednesday. The shooting took place just before 7 p.m. in a residence on the 800 block of Cochran Drive, a road in the Apalachee Ridge Estates neighborhood near Jack McLean Jr. Park. The woman was transported to a hospital after the shooting where she was pronounced dead.
FAMU students were in federal court yesterday as part of a lawsuit against the Florida Board of Governors where they allege FAMU has been underfunded as a result of “institutional racism” and discrimination. FAMU students are suing the state for $1.3 billion. That’s how much they claim FAMU has been underfunded compared to the University of Florida.
Enterprise Florida is officially a defunct agency and the Department of Economic Opportunity has been renamed back to its original name: the Department of Commerce. Some of Enterprise Florida’s responsibilities were absorbed into the Department of Commerce. House Speaker Paul Renner, a Palm Coast Republican, pushed for the measure as one of his top priorities. In his speech on the opening day of the Regular Session in March, he said Enterprise Florida had “overpromised and underdelivered.”
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was named a “special guest” to the Moms for Liberty national summit in Philadelphia. He was a headliner at the event in Tampa last year. “Our Florida moms began referring to Governor DeSantis as the ‘Parent’s Governor’ over two years ago when he stepped up to protect children in Florida from (COVID vaccine) mandates, masks and harmful ideologies in schools,” said Moms for Liberty in an email.
Jamey Shouppe and the FAMU Rattlers are taking on the Florida Gators in each team’s first game of the NCAA Tournament in the Gainesville Regional. FAMU has one all-time win against Florida ins 30 games. Caleb Granger is taking the mound for the Rattlers and the Gators are sending Jac Caglianone to the rubber. The game is at 5:30 p.m. on ESPN+.
FSU softball won in blowout fashion in their first game in the Women’s College World Series. They defeated the Oklahoma State Cowboys 8-0 in 6 innings. Their next game is slated for 7:00 pm on ESPN and will face the winner of Washington v.s. Utah.