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Arrest Made In Stand Your Ground Case, Shooter Charged With Manslaughter

State News - There has been an arrest in the Clearwater 'stand your ground' case. The State Attorney's office is charging Micheal Drejka with manslaughter in the death of Markeis McGlockton. According to a press release, an arrest warrant was issued this Monday morning and Drejka is being booked into the Pinellas County Jail. His bond has been set at $100,000. The State Attorney conducted his review and decided to charge Michael Drejka with Manslaughter. An arrest warrant was issued this morning and PCSO arrested Drejka. He is currently being booked at the Pinellas County Jail. Bond set at $100,000. More: pic.twitter.com/XbZpGtQQhG — Pinellas SO (@SheriffPinellas) August 13, 2018 McGlockton, a 28-year-old black man, was fatally shot last month in a parking dispute by Drejka, who is 47 and white. The encounter between the two men began when Drejka approached McGlockton's girlfriend in the parking lot of the Circle A Food Store, complaining that she was illegally parked in a disabled spot.
August 13, 2018 4:05 PM
 
 

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WFSU Education and Engagement Team Offers Playful Learning Workshops for Educators

Playful Learning for Educators is our newest professional development opportunity. WFSU Public Media has been partnering with the Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend to offer this series of four workshops to local early childcare providers and educators. While it’s our hope that you’ll join us for all four sessions to complete the entire series, you can also either join us for one or two of the sessions that interest you the most. Find out more.


WFSU Travel Club

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Travel with WFSU: 2019 British Landscapes Tour

Feel the vibrant energy of England, hear the unique sounds of Scotland, and see the rolling countryside of Wales on a trip that combines the exploration of dramatic history and natural wonders. PLUS, spend a day at Highclere Castle, the home of Downton Abbey. Learn more.

 

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From the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network
Outback - return of the wet Wednesday, August 15 at 8:00 pm

Watch as the Outback skies explode with thunder and rain, breaking the stifling heat, bringing relief to the animals and people, and beginning a new season in this ancient land.

Maria Shriver wearing a purple sweater Brain Secrets With Dr. Michael Merzenich Wednesday, August 15 at 10:00 pm

Join host Maria Shriver to discover how to improve and maintain cognitive fitness and deal with aging. Dr. Merzenich, a neuroscience pioneer, reveals new information about the brain and shows us how to rejuvenate and reshape our brains.

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11th Annual Jazz Showcase - Thursday Night Music Club August 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm Location: Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) WAKULLA CENTER FINANCIAL LITERACY SERIES August 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm Location: TCC Wakulla Center
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Kids’ Free Day August 18, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Charis Day Hosted by Charis Bible College August 18, 2018 at 12:00 pm Location: Tallahassee Cummunity College WD #38
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) ParrotHead Phrenzy August 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: The Moon
A Wedding Experience August 19, 2018 at 12:30 pm Location: Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown
A Wedding Experience August 19, 2018 at 12:30 pm Location: Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown
Preserving Neighborhoods and Public Spaces – Tallahassee City Commission Candidates’ Forum August 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: Alfriend Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) August 2018 Hot Topics: 13 Proposed Constitutional Amendments August 22, 2018 at 5:30 pm Location: Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown
Build A Water Cycle Terrarium August 24, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
Movie Night at the Museum: Night at the Museum (2006) August 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: The Florida Historic Capitol Musuem
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) SCIturday – Mission: VR Experience (ages 9 -99) August 25, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) SCIturday – Mission: VR Experience (ages 9 -99) August 25, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Out Here With Animals August 25, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Tractor Supply Company
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) SCIturday – Mission: VR Experience (ages 9 -99) August 25, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Midori Okasako: The Art of ZENTANGLE August 25, 2018 at 11:00 am Location: Gadsden Arts Center
1st Annual DRMI Street Corner Giveaway (to support the homeless & needy) August 25, 2018 at 12:00 pm Location: Carter Howell Strong Park - Frenchtown Community
Tallahassee Genealogical Society meeting - Newspapers: More than Obituaries August 26, 2018 at 1:30 pm Location: The Leroy Collins Public Library, Program Room A
Full Moon Paddle August 26, 2018 at 7:45 pm Location: Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) online basic communication class August 29, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: google class
40 Years of the Constitutional Revision Commission: A Panel Discussion August 30, 2018 at 5:30 pm Location: Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Northtown GetDown at Bannerman Crossings August 31, 2018 at 5:30 pm Location: Bannerman Crossings
Northtown GetDown at Bannerman Crossings August 31, 2018 at 5:30 pm Location: Bannerman Crossings
THE BLUEBIRD RUN AND WALK FOR BROOKIE B September 03, 2018 at 8:00 am Location: JR Alford Greenway
Northtown GetDown at Bannerman Crossings September 07, 2018 at 5:30 pm Location: Bannerman Crossings
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) online swamp survival class September 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: google class
Parkinson's Update September 14, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Capital City Country Club
TFP FEST 2018 - The Fuzzy Pineapple Art and Craft Festival #TFPFEST September 15, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Aakhet Center For Human Development
TFP FEST 2018 - The Fuzzy Pineapple Art and Craft Festival #TFPFEST September 15, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Aakhet Center For Human Development
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) online navigation, compass and Global positioning system class September 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: google class
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) WAKULLA CENTER FINANCIAL LITERACY SERIES September 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm Location: TCC WAKULLA CENTER
Northtown GetDown at Bannerman Crossings September 21, 2018 at 5:30 pm Location: Bannerman Crossings
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Light + Color oil painting workshop with Manon Sander - September 27-29, 2018 September 27, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Gadsden Arts Center
11th Annual Robin Lotane Hurricane Run October 06, 2018 at 7:00 am Location: Race will start and finish at on 4079 Esplanade Way between Merchants Row and Shumard Oak in Southwo
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) online family history class October 09, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: google class
Fall Bay Day Celebration October 13, 2018 at 8:00 am Location: St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve
Fall Bay Day Celebration October 13, 2018 at 8:00 am Location: St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve
11th Annual Georgia Christian School Benefit Dinner featuring Fox & Friends' Brian Kilmeade October 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: Valdosta State University Student Union Ballroom
Northtown GetDown at Bannerman Crossings October 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm Location: Bannerman Crossings
Northtown GetDown at Bannerman Crossings October 26, 2018 at 5:30 pm Location: Bannerman Crossings
6th Annual Florida Tap Invitational November 03, 2018 at 12:00 pm Location: Proof Brewing Company
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Tallahassee African Fashion Weekend November 03, 2018 at 5:00 pm Location: Wyndham Garden
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