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Legislature split on VISIT Florida, affordable housing money

The House and Senate are moving forward with different plans to fund the state’s tourism-marketing agency and affordable housing trusts, setting the stage for budget negotiations. State Sen. Travis Hutson, who chairs the Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations Committee, published a budget Wednesday that funds VISIT Florida at $50 million. On Tuesday, Hutson’s House […]

Clinton Kelly Reveals the Hardest Thing About Hosting Spring Baking Championship… and It May Surprise You

People.com Clinton Kelly Reveals the Hardest Thing About Hosting Spring Baking Championship… and It May Surprise You Catch "Spring Baking Championship" Monday March 18th on Food Network at 9PM ET. PEOPLE Now airs live, Monday through Friday, from the Meredith offices in New York City. Catch PEOPLE Now every weekday at 12:00 p.m. ET/9 a.m. […]

KKR poaches Goldman Asia investment banking chair Richdale

Trading information for KKR & Co is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid HONG KONG (Reuters) – KKR & Co Inc has poached Kate Richdale, Goldman Sachs Group Inc chair of Asia investment banking ex-Japan. Richdale will be […]

ACC Roundup – Florida State Back To Winning

Feb 25, 2019; Tallahassee, FL, USA; Florida State Seminoles guard Devin Vassell (24) dunks the ball during the second half against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Donald L. Tucker Center. With its 68-61 win over Notre Dame Monday night, Florida State moved into a tie for fourth place in the ACC with Virginia Tech […]

Florida A&M expects to close on USDOE loan in March; break ground on residence hall in April

A conceptual rendering for 700-bed residence hall planned for Florida A&M University. (Photo11: Special to the Democrat) Florida A&M University expects to close March 4 on a more than $100-million federal loan to build a new residence hall, dining facility and provide money to reduce current housing debt. Archie Bouie, associate vice president for administrative […]

McGlothan carries SE Missouri past E. Illinois 88-79

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Gabe McGlothan recorded 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Southeast Missouri to an 88-79 win over Eastern Illinois on Saturday, snapping the Redhawks‘ eight-game road losing streak. Jonathan Dalton had 17 points for Southeast Missouri (9-18, 4-10 Ohio Valley Conference). Isaiah Gable added 13 points and eight rebounds. Skyler Hogan […]

China Holds Talks With Venezuelan Opposition on Debt, Oil Projects

CARACAS, Venezuela—China has been holding talks with Venezuela’s political opposition to safeguard its investments in the troubled Latin American nation, hedging its bets as pressure builds on Nicolás Maduro, the embattled leader for whom Beijing has been a vital ally. Chinese diplomats, worried over the future of its oil projects in Venezuela and nearly $20 […]

Broke Barney v. Pot Daddy — The Florida faces of SOTU — How much Hurricane Michael debris? — St. Pete housing hustle

Good Tuesday morning. Our fellow Floridians, the state of the union is divided. And don’t expect President Trump’s speech tonight change that. Before we get into that, and speaking of division, let’s look a little closer to home for fireworks between self-styled “Pot Daddy” John Morgan and Tallahassee lobbyist Barney Bishop over smokable cannabis as […]

Elder Care Services provides free space heaters to local seniors

By: Lanetra Bennett | WCTV Eyewitness News January 30, 2019 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Elder Care Services is spreading the warmth. That’s the name of the program that provides space heaters for free to local seniors in the Tallahassee area. "I can’t handle the cold weather," said Tallahassee resident Virginia Thomas. That’s why Thomas wanted […]