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On Thursday October 26th at 8:30 a.m., the Tallahassee Growth Management Department will hold a Type A & Pre-Submittal meeting. Get the details.
The Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA) will host District 2 Leon County Commissioner Christian Caban at their October 24th lunch meeting.
One hundred prospective jurors reported to the Leon County Courthouse Monday as jury selection began in the conspiracy and murder trial of Charlie Adelson.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) arrested three paid petition circulators in separate petition fraud cases. The Florida Department of State Office of Election Crimes and Security (OECS), and the Leon, Palm Beach, Miami-Dade and Broward County Supervisors of Elections assisted in the investigations. A woman from Tallahassee was one of three people arrested.
LOCAL SPORTS NEWS
Florida State Quarterback Jordan Travis was named the ACC co-Quarterback of the Week and a Manning Award and Davey O’Brien Player of the Week Monday, while kick returner Deuce Spann was named the ACC Special Teams Player of the Week.
Florida State Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente, who is also Jewish, recently stated that even pro-Hamas speech in Florida is protected speech. She stated that while the atrocities committed in the war are bad, and that Jews are understandably concerned, she said “we can’t allow that horror to be transformed into an unconstitutional action.”
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said that much of the anti-Israel sentiment across the country is because of Tik Tok. The Senator noted the incongruity of people who “stand for every liberal cause,” including “LGBTQ rights,” protesting in favor of the Palestinians given “none of those rights exist in the places that they are defending.”
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took shots at Nikki Haley for “indulging media narratives” on the abortion issue. Haley urged a national consensus that no state should put a woman in jail for having an abortion. DeSantis responded by rejecting the idea that Florida’s heartbeat law puts women in jail, instead, DeSantis has reiterated that the punishment would fall on the physician.