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It's time to give Jameis Winston, FSU a break

tallahassee.com — Birds traveling south for the winter from New York to Tallahassee cover more than 900 miles. So what is it about this Florida State football team that has The New York Times checking up on traffic tickets issued to Seminole players, as it did earlier this season?
Dec 22, 2014

BLOG: It's time to give Jameis Winston, FSU a break on.tdo.com/16ILSmt via @tdonline @NoleSports

Dec 22, 2014

RT @JimHenryTALLY: It's time to give Jameis Winston, FSU a break on.tdo.com/16ILSmt via @tdonline

Attorney: Winston cleared in student conduct code hearing

tallahassee.com — David Cornwell, the attorney for Jameis Winston, says the star quarterback was cleared of responsibility in his student conduct code hearing related to a 2012 sexual encounter with a fellow student. The Heisman winner's Atlanta-based attorney said Sunday that Winston was cleared.
Dec 21, 2014

Attorney: Winston cleared in student conduct code hearing on.tdo.com/1AUUZJJ

Dec 21, 2014

Appeals & civil suits are sure to follow, but #FSU star Jameis Winston cleared after student code of conduct hearing. on.tdo.com/1AUUZJJ

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FSU Coach Jimbo Fisher talks Winston ruling, Monday practice.

FSU, FAMU respond to engineering college study

tallahassee.com — The State University System's Board of Governors has pushed back the deadline to Jan. 12 for a final report from the consulting firm hired to conduct an in-depth analysis of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. California-based Collaborative Braintrust (CBT) had been scheduled to submit a final report by Dec. 19.

Full copy of Jameis Winston Florida State code-of-conduct hearing decision

tallahassee.com — Mr. Winston: I, Major B. Harding, have been appointed to sit as the hearing body in your student conduct case. You have been charged with the following four violations of section 6C2R-3.004(1 )(e) ofthe Florida State University Student Conduct Code: I. Sexual Misconduct. a.

Cleared or not, minds are made up when it comes to Jameis Winston

tallahassee.com — On Sunday afternoon Jameis Winston was officially cleared in his student code-of-conduct hearing. So he's eligible to play in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 and in the national championship game if the Seminoles get there. But here's the reality.
Dec 22, 2014

Clark column! Cleared or not, opinions about Jameis Winston aren't going to change. tallahassee.com/story/sports/c…

Big storms possible before Christmas

tallahassee.com — Last-minute Christmas shoppers are in for a wet slog. Tallahassee will see anything but calm and bright weather heading into Christmas. A strong low-pressure system combined with vast amounts of Gulf moisture is expected to bring 6-plus inches of rain over the next couple of days and the potential for flooding and tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee.
Dec 22, 2014

#Tallahassee expected to have anything but calm and bright weather ahead of #Christmas on.tdo.com/1AXV7YR via @tdonline

Cotterell: Special election shows stupidity of write-in

tallahassee.com — For all the committee hearings leading up to the 2015 legislative session, and for 80 percent of the session itself, about 158,000 Floridians will not be represented in the state House of Representatives. Taxpayers will spend some $150,000 for a special election, which we already know will be won by former state Rep.
Dec 22, 2014

Bill Cotterell on #HD64 and the “stupidity” of write-in candidates. What do you think? • tallahassee.com/story/opinion/…

The nine biggest plays of FSU's remarkable regular season

tallahassee.com — I asked a number of Florida State players earlier this week if there was ever a moment, as they looked back on the 2014 regular season, where they thought they were actually going to lose. To a man, they all said "no."
Dec 21, 2014

ICYMI: Clark column! If any of you fools care, and I know you do, I ranked 9 biggest plays of FSU's 13-0 season. tallahassee.com/story/sports/c…

Dec 21, 2014

RT @Corey_Clark: Clark column! Where I rank the nine (not five, not 10, but NINE) biggest plays of FSU's remarkable 13-0 season. tallahassee.com/story/sports/c…

Dec 20, 2014

Clark column! Where I rank the nine (not five, not 10, but NINE) biggest plays of FSU's remarkable 13-0 season. tallahassee.com/story/sports/c…

A year of tumult in the newsroom yields peace at year's end

tallahassee.com — These are the halcyon days of the kingfisher. That's the purported two weeks of calm that straddles Sunday's winter solstice. It comes from Greek mythology. The ruler of the winds' daughter, Halcyon, married a king, Ceyz. When the king drowned in stormy seas, Halcyon threw herself into the ocean out of grief.
Dec 22, 2014

Nice piece abt great team dng most w/ resources prvded-Year of tumult in nwsrm yields peace at yr's end on.tdo.com/16AxuMZ via @tdonline

Dec 19, 2014

As usual, @GeraldEnsley says it better than I could: A year of tumult in the newsroom yields peace at year's end on.tdo.com/16AxuMZ

FAMU comes up short in home opener

tallahassee.com — Florida A&M men's basketball team is still trying to find ways to win, and head coach Byron Samuels said the team is a "work in progress" 10 games into his first season at the helm.

Jimbo Fisher post-practice video 12/19/14

tallahassee.com — Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher recaps the Seminoles' practice session on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 in preparation for the Rose Bowl against Oregon.