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Ahead of the 2024 elections, precinct and polling locations have changed in Leon County. That’s according to Leon County Supervisor of Elections, Mark Earley. Beginning with the March 19 Presidential Preference Primary Election, according to Earley, around 32,000 voters in Leon County will have a new Election Day polling place.
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Recently filed court documents provided new details in the alleged involvement of Donna Adelson in the murder-for-hire lot of her former son-in-law Dan Markel. The documents contained details that Donna discussed plans for a suicide but also plans to flee to a non-extradition country. Adelson was arrested Monday night by the FBI at Miami International Airport after purchasing a one-way ticket to Vietnam with her husband.
A new housing plan is in the works for FAMU. The new facility will have 350-double occupancy bedrooms. The Florida Board of Governors approved the plan for FAMU to seek nearly $103 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s HBCU Capital Financing Program.
A new speed limit went into effect Monday on a stretch of Thomasville Road near Chiles High School. Commissioner Brian Welch said he jumpstarted this process by reaching out to Florida Rep. Alison Tant, who reached out to the Florida Department of Transportation. Welch said FDOT looked at the area and agreed it should be designated a school zone. During pick-up and drop-off times, the speed limit drops from 45 to 35 miles per hour.
LOCAL SPORTS NEWS
The Chiles High School girls soccer team (2-0-1) defeated Leon (0-3) 6-0 on Tuesday night. Kyra Swart led the T-Wolves with 4 goals. The Chiles boys team (3-0) hosted Leon (1-2) and won 3-0.
For Florida State football, quarterback Jordan Travis has been named a Davey O’Brien Award semifinalist which goes to the best QB in college football. Similarly, FSU punter Alex Mastromanno was named to the Ray Guy Award semifinalist list. That award goes to the best punter in the country.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis picked up 18 new endorsement in New Hampshire. DeSantis now has the backing of 65 state legislators and a total of 100 state and local endorsements in the early voting state.
In other comments, DeSantis said Nikki Haley is controlled by the “liberal Republican donor class.” DeSantis said that she was the premier governor for “bringing in China” to her home state of South Carolina when she was governor. He noted that the state of South Carolina gave away land to the CCP around five miles away from a military base.
New polling from the Granite State isn’t just the worst there for Ron DeSantis. It’s one of his worst polls anywhere. The new Emerson College Polling/WHDH poll of New Hampshire voters finds the Florida Governor having slumped to 7%, putting him in a very distant fourth place.
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is requesting U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson to fast track new legislation that would allow states more power over immigration enforcement. Moody was joined by 25 other state attorneys general calling out the Biden administration for refusing to work on securing the border.