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Peter SchorschAugust 19, 2018
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Unless a caravan of black Chevy Suburbans is spotted this week arriving at Tallahassee’s City Hall, that town’s mostly ceremonial mayor, Andrew Gillum, will have progressed through the entire Democratic primary for Florida governor. That’s without being charged — or, perhaps more importantly, exonerated — by the FBI as part of its investigation into public […]

Staff ReportsJuly 3, 2017
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5min330
We’ve beat up on them before, but we have nothing but praise for the tenacious and relentless reporting of the Tallahassee Democrat as it digs into the percolating scandal surrounding the city’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA).  To recap, the FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office in north Florida has issued subpoenas seeking information on redevelopment projects that involve the […]

Staff ReportsMay 15, 2017
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5min251
George Sheldon‘s hometown newspaper now has weighed in on the former Florida politico, putting in newsprint the latest ethics woes of the now-director of Illinois’ Department of Children and Family Services. The Tallahassee Democrat’s Monday edition (online version here), with help from the Chicago Tribune’s estimable reporting of the last few weeks, documented Sheldon’s travails as head of […]

Peter SchorschMarch 15, 2017
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2min187
In what can be described as a step in the right direction, the folks at Gannett unveiled its new and improved “Capital Team” logo. And this time, they get the geography right. To recap, the USA TODAY network is assembling “seven journalists, one mission,” with a group of veteran reporters taken from the Tallahassee Democrat, […]

Jim RosicaApril 21, 2016
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5min332
Despite Congresswoman Gwen Graham‘s email telling supporters she wanted them to “hear it first” of her possible bid for governor, two other media outlets broke the news before she did. The admittedly inside-the-Tallahassee-bubble question is, who got the scoop: POLITICO Florida or the Tallahassee Democrat, Graham’s hometown newspaper? For the record, Graham’s own email announcing her […]

Jim RosicaDecember 17, 2015
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The Tallahassee Democrat, the 110-year-old newspaper of record in Florida’s capital, announced it is launching a new political supplement to coincide with the 2016 Legislative Session. The first issue of “Capital Impact” should be out the day before session — Monday, Jan. 11 — with a 10,000-copy run that will be delivered to all lawmakers and lobby shops, […]


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