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Sally Bradshaw’s Midtown Reader offers up suggestions for summer reading

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You know what Florida politicos are reading; now it’s time to let some literary experts weigh in. Sally Bradshaw, a longtime adviser to former Gov. Jeb Bush, opened Midtown Reader in November. The 1,500-square-foot bookstore located in Tallahassee’s Midtown neighborhood is working to build a community of book lovers in the capital city, hosting a variety of literary events and cultural programs. We reached out to Bradshaw, an avid reader, to see what the team at Midtown Reader recommend we…

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SalterMitchell launches ‘Fluent in Floridian’ podcast

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There’s a new podcast on the block. SalterMitchell is launching Fluent in Floridian, a new podcast featuring state leaders talking about issues important to the people of Florida and the people who visit the Sunshine State each year. The podcast will tackle issues like economic development, environmental protection, transportation, tourism, politics and taxes. Released weekly, each episode features interviews with political leaders, influences and innovators from around the state. “News is consumed so quickly now that it’s become hard to…

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Midtown Reader to share love of reading, community on Indie Bookstore Day

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Book lovers and supporters of shopping locally can fuel their passions Saturday during National Independent Bookstore Day. Midtown Reader, Tallahassee’s newest and hottest independent bookstore, is taking part in the third annual nationwide event, held on the last Saturday in April, with hourly specials from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Founded by influential political adviser Sally Bradshaw, Midtown Reader is one of nearly 500 independent bookstores in 48 states celebrating the power of reading and shopping locally, hosting author appearances,…

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Debuting today: The Winter 2016 edition of INFLUENCE Magazine

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The latest issue of INFLUENCE Magazine is out. From the rise of legal-lobbying firms to the next generation of influencers and power brokers, the winter edition looks at all aspects of the governmental affairs industry. In recent years, major legal firms have emerged as major players in the government affairs industry. For the first time in a while, one of these firms (Greenberg Traurig) was in the Top 5 for compensation, while several others — such as GrayRobinson and Gunster — are…

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Super Tuesday: Sally Bradshaw opens Midtown Reader in Tallahassee

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Sally Bradshaw has the perfect distraction for this crazy election cycle: Books. For the past few months, she has been neck deep in bestsellers, up to her eyeballs in thrillers and focused on Florida favorites. She’s asked everyone she knows for a recommendation, and has been fixated on creating the perfect spot for literary lovers in the capital city. All of that work will pay off Tuesday, when Bradshaw opens Midtown Reader, her independent bookstore in the heart of Tallahassee’s…

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Mac Stipanovich: Win or lose, Never Trump movement remains proud

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With Donald Trump still down in the polls with a week to go, the edifice of excuses designed to justify his potential defeat is being hurried to completion. To the foundation stones of voter fraud and a mainstream media conspiracy his campaign manager recently added treason, alleging that if Trump loses it will be, in large part, because he was stabbed in the back by the Never Trump renegades in the GOP. That is a baldfaced lie. Never Trump did not…

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Florida Republicans disagree with Donald Trump, but still back him

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Top Florida Republicans are distancing themselves from GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump‘s comments about an American Muslim family whose son was killed in Iraq. But so far, none of the top elected Republicans in the state have dropped their support of Trump, or even criticized him as sharply as some other Republicans have in the last few days. Still there are signs of growing discomfort even among some of his most ardent supporters. Right now it’s not clear if any…

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