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Senate Sends Emissaries To Washington on Key Health Issues

TALLAHASSEE, FL. (WTXL) - With a $5 billion health-care budget breach between the House and Senate halfway through the legislative session, Senate President Andy Gardiner dispatched two of his lieutenants to Washington this week to meet with federal officials about key health issues involving care for poor and uninsured Floridians.

Valdosta State STEM and Health Care Online Career Fair Begins April 1

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - Tomorrow marks the beginning of the annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health Care Online Career Fair at Valdosta State University. 

TCC Baseball creeps back into FCSAA top ten

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A series victory over Northwest Florida State College and a shutout of Gulf Coast State College helped propel Tallahassee Community College back into the FCSAA Baseball Coaches’ Poll, released on Tuesday.

Noles Drop Gators in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – No. 8 Florida State (23-7) evened the season series with intra-state rival and fifth-ranked Florida (23-7) on Tuesday evening with an 8-3 victory in front of a packed house of 8,306 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville in the second installment of the Share A Little Sunshine Showdown.

FAMU Baseball Drops 10-4 Decision to Jacksonville on Tuesday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M (11-16, 7-5 MEAC) fell to Jacksonville (13-15, 0-0 A-Sun) by a score of 10-4 at Moore-Kittles Field on Tuesday. The final five Dolphin runs scored were unearned. FAMU scored two runs on three hits in the second inning, but was held to only two hits between the third and eighth innings before scoring two more runs in the ninth inning. Ryan Kennedy (2-for-4) and Michael Birdsong (2-for-4) were the only two Rattlers with multiple hits.

Bulldogs Log Full-Pads Practice

ATHENS, Ga. --- Working in "perfect" weather conditions on Tuesday, the Georgia football team hit the halfway point of spring practice drills.

$50M Clemson Lawsuits Put Another Fraternity in Spotlight

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The parents of a Clemson University fraternity pledge who plunged to his death from a bridge into rocky, shallow water have filed lawsuits against the school, the fraternity and three of its members.

JetBlue Computer Outage Causes Delays for Passengers

NEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue says a computer outage that has caused delays for its passengers has been resolved.

Cops: Obsessed Teacher Spoke of Running Away With Pupil, 11

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a Pittsburgh elementary school teacher who resigned this month was obsessed with one of her 11-year-old students, encrypting her phone number on the girl's math homework, exchanging thousands of text messages with her and even talking of running away with her.

Twenty-eight-year-old Geraldine Alcorn was arraigned Wednesday on charges of child luring, corruption of minors and attempting to interfere with custody of the child. She was jailed after being unable to post $100,000 bond.

Police don't believe Alcorn's attraction to the girl was sexual but said she continued to leave gifts and letters for the girl at school even after the girl's mother complained and Alcorn resigned.

Online records don't list an attorney for Alcorn, and none appeared on her behalf at the arraignment.

March from Selma to Montgomery Ends on Alabama Capitol Steps

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The daughters of Martin Luther King Jr. and former Alabama Gov. George Wallace are joining to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march.

Storm Team Tuesday evening forecast (03/31/2015)

MIDWAY, Fla. (WTXL) -- From the Storm Team Weather Center ...

Storm Team Tuesday morning forecast (03/31/2015)

TALLAHASSEE (WTXL) - A very similar set up to what we saw yesterday, though it's much muggier this morning with temps in the low 60s and upper 50s. Expect patchy fog heading out the door with temps warming after sunrise to the low 80s by later this afternoon. We could see a few heat-induced thunderstorms especially the farther north & east you are courtesy of a stalled out frontal system draped over the region allowing for enough unstable air to bubble up the storms. One or two of the storms could have some small hail or high wind gusts. A carbon copy day tomorrow and Thursday with temps starting around 60 with areas of fog with temps bumping up to the mid 80s with some storms possible later in the afternoon. Muggy and warm on Friday with temps still in the mid 80s. By Saturday, a sweeping cold front moves through bringing in more scattered storms but the cold front pushes all the way through causing temps to come down slightly. We're only in the mid 70s Saturday. Easter starts off slightly cool around 50° but by the afternoon, glorious sunshine will boost temps into the upper 70s. Storm threat returns to start the work week with temps in the upper 70s.

Local Easter Sunday Sunrise Times

MIDWAY, Fla. (WTXL) -- With Easter Sunday approaching this weekend, and the interest in early-morning services that coincide with the occurrence of sunrise, here is a listing of select sunrise times in our region, according to the U.S. Naval Observatory:

Storm Team Monday evening forecast (03/30/2015)

MIDWAY, Fla. (WTXL) -- From the Storm Team Weather Center ...

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