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TPD reported an armed robbery incident in the vicinity of 600 E. Call Street and Franklin Blvd. on Sunday at 1:00 a.m.
Calling for change after a string of shootings in the capital city, one Tallahassee man shared his story and hoping to teach young people the tough lessons he’s learned as conversations continue about how to address gun violence in the capital city.
A death in Midway occurred around 5:00 p.m. Friday when a man was struck by a train. Midway Police Department said the incident led to the immediate suspension of train services until law enforcement completed its on-scene investigation. The man supposedly was trespassing on the tracks.
South Carolina Republican Sen Tim Scott has come out and criticized Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for supporting Florida’s new social studies standards on the topic of slavery. In the standards, crafted by a team of scholars, said slaves developed skills that “could be applied for their personal benefit.” Scott said that slavery was about “separating families” among other “devastating” incidents.
Florida Sen. Rick Scott maintained that he will not be offering an endorsement in the 2024 GOP presidential primary saying he will focus on his senate race. “I know the people running and there’s a lot of great people running, and I wish them the best of luck,” Scott said.
Later today on the campaign trail in New Hampshire, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will be announcing his “Declaration of Economic Independence” plan. The plan supposedly will be focused on “strategically decoupling the American economy from China and the globalist elites that have been wreaking havoc on the American Dream.”
Rumors are swirling of Florida State leaving the ACC. After the Colorado Buffaloes announced they would be leaving the PAC-12 for the Big 12, the college football landscape continues to shift. This week, the Florida State Board of Trustees will be gathering however no formal agenda for athletics is on the docket. If they decide to leave the ACC, Florida State will have to decide by an Aug. 15 deadline. FSU 247 Sports contributor Chris Need reported FSU is actively looking to leave the ACC.