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Ex-band FAMU member convicted in hazing death

tallahassee.com — ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing.

New Marching 100: Smaller is better

tallahassee.com — When the colorful, high-stepping members of the Marching 100 strut through the streets of Frenchtown Saturday morning, a highlight of Florida A&M University's annual homecoming parade, it will be obvious that this is a different band than the version that was suspended for more than 19 months beginning Nov. 22, 2011.

Fuller: 'We're not boycotting'

tallahassee.com — The Florida A&M Rattlers certainly don't look like a team ready to boycott anything. During another up-tempo practice on Thursday players were upbeat and interim head coach Corey Fuller's voice could be heard from the practice field to the field house. Fuller even sent a lineman to the locker room early for talking while he was talking.
Oct 31, 2014

Corey Fuller said #FAMU has no intentions of boycotting this weekend's homecoming game: tallahassee.com/story/sports/c…

Clark: Another remarkable win for a remarkable team

tallahassee.com — The story was written in the third quarter. I still had to fill in the final score and add a few stats, but for the most part my game story from Thursday night's FSU-Louisville showdown was done with still a quarter and a half left to play.
Oct 31, 2014

A Clark column! Another remarkable win for a remarkable team. tallahassee.com/story/sports/c…

Adam Frasch gets out of jail

Oct 31, 2014

Dr. Adam Frasch, free from jail, speaks out on.tdo.com/1wKexjc via @tdonline

Oct 31, 2014

Dr. Adam Frasch gets out of jail in plea arrangement. on.tdo.com/1wKexjc via @tdonline

'Noles race past Cards to remain unbeaten

tallahassee.com — With a never-ending stream of controversy surrounding it, and in a 21-0 hole on a Thursday night, it looked like the Florida State Seminoles had finally run out of magic and miracles at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. Nope.
Oct 31, 2014

Great coverage of Thursday's Seminole win by @Corey_Clark: 'Noles race past Cards to remain unbeaten on.tdo.com/1tGPqO7 via @tdonline

Oct 31, 2014

You just can't count this #Noles team out, even down 21-0 with the football world against them. @NoleSports @TDOnline tallahassee.com/story/sports/c…

Interim CEO at Bond Community Health Center speaks out

tallahassee.com — Bond Community Health Center's new interim CEO, Dr. Temple Robinson, acknowledges recent reports of challenges at the clinic, a day after an announcement that top administrator Bernard Goodman had been fired. Goodman was hired less than a year ago to run the South Gadsden Street clinic.

City sued over Karlos Williams records

tallahassee.com — A Sarasota paralegal known for challenging police departments and local governments has sued the city of Tallahassee for records related to the domestic battery investigation of Florida State University running back Karlos Williams. Michael Barfield, a legal consultant with the law office of Andrea Flynn Mogensen, filed the petition Wednesday in Leon Circuit Court.
Oct 31, 2014

Emails display roots of domestic violence police case involving FSU's Karlos Williams on.tdo.com/1wIhVuH via @tdonline

Oct 30, 2014

#TPD releases emails related to #FSU RB Karlos Williams alleged domestic battery case. tallahassee.com/story/news/loc…

Oct 30, 2014

City of Tallahassee @COTNews sued over Karlos Williams records on.tdo.com/1wIhVuH via @tdonline

DoubleTree owners get reimbursement for improvements

tallahassee.com — Owners of the downtown landmark DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel are getting $883,260 in reimbursed funds for agreeing to improve sidewalks and streetscape along North Adams Street. IB Tallahassee LLC bought the 243-room hotel in April for $21 million, and $7.7 million in significant construction is underway to convert the building into a boutique hotel.
Oct 31, 2014

DoubleTree owners get reimbursement for improvements on.tdo.com/1wJagMH via @tdonline

Tale of two halves for FSU defense

tallahassee.com — It couldn't have started any worse for the Florida State defense. And it couldn't have ended any sweeter. "We knew what we had to do," FSU cornerback P.J. Williams said. "We had to fix some things. We knew we were going to come back. We just had to get our stops."

Yo, it’s Yo-Yo Ma. Acclaimed cellist to visit Opening Nights

tallahassee.com — Since it began in 1999, music fans have asked the Opening Nights Performing Arts festival to, pretty please, bring the famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma to town for a concert. Those fans are about to get their wish.

Federal grand jury investigating Leon County Schools

tallahassee.com — A federal grand jury working with the FBI has ordered Leon County Schools to hand over volumes of documents going back years involving construction projects at more than a dozen schools. A grand-jury subpoena dated Tuesday and signed by Assistant U.S.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @JeffBurlew: We've posted the federal grand-jury subpoena for Leon County school-construction records at on.tdo.com/1tFasgb via @tdonline

Oct 30, 2014

We've posted the federal grand-jury subpoena for Leon County school-construction records at on.tdo.com/1tFasgb via @tdonline

Corey Fuller: 'I think we're ready'

tallahassee.com — Florida A&M interim head coach Corey Fuller says he thinks the team will be ready heading into Saturday's homecoming game.
Oct 30, 2014

(VIDEO) #FAMU interim head coach Corey Fuller says he thinks the team will be ready for Saturday's game: tallahassee.com/videos/sports/…

FSU-Louisville Showdown: Pregame

tallahassee.com — The countdown has started for tonight's Florida State-Louisville football game. A record crowd of 55,000-plus is expected at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium for this Halloween Eve showdown. Kickoff is 7:32 p.m. and the game will be televised on ESPN. FSU fans can also follow Tallahassee Democrat sports writer Corey Clark's live blog at www.tallahassee.com.

Live game blog: FSU vs. Louisville

tallahassee.com — Follow the game play by play with our live game blog.
Oct 30, 2014

Hey, fools! I'm live bloggin. The last 23 times I've done this FSU has won. Come see if it gets to 24! tallahassee.com/story/sports/c…

Judge Judith Hawkins removed from the bench

tallahassee.com — The Florida Supreme Court has removed Leon County Judge Judith Hawkins from the bench after she was found guilty of judicial-misconduct.

Mangum, Thompson target $5 million gift for FAMU students