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Florida nursing homes are seeing a major rise in severe violations

Florida nursing homes are seeing a rise in severe violations. These incidents have practically doubled since 2019.
education

Two experts examine the state of education in Florida

We look at education in Florida: banned books, private school vouchers, menstrual histories of student-athletes, AP African-American History.

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Michael Igel, Chair of the Florida Holocaust Museum discusses his family’s own Holocaust experiences, the importance of Holocaust remembrance, Holocaust education in the age of “Stop Woke,” the rise of anti-Semitism… again, how to address...
Swedish students

High school students from Sweden point out differences with the U.S. like guns and free health care & college

We talked with students from Sweden about what it’s like in the U.S. compared to Sweden for things like health care and education.
health and climate

A doctor talks about the health impacts of climate change in Florida

We talked about the ways that people's health is being impacted and will continue to be affected by climate change with Dr. Paul Robinson.

Big changes coming to school attendance boundaries?

Hillsborough County schools' attendance boundaries are likely to change. Some schools may be repurposed and students reassigned to different schools and the public isn't happy with the proposed changes.

New College alumni and UFF push back after DeSantis appoints 6 Trustees

The President of United Faculty of Florida & a New College of Florida alumnus slam Governor DeSantis for appointing 6 conservative Trustees.
Florida springs and fresh water

Update on threats to Florida’s freshwater springs

The Florida Springs Council won an appeal and will get a Department of Administrative Hearing on a controversial bottled water permit.
seagrass pr

UT study of seagrass in Tampa Bay plus Arts4AllFlorida competition for young artists with disabilities

A U. of Tampa professor talks about his research on seagrass in Tampa Bay and Arts4AllFlorida talks about artists with disabilities.
Anna Eskamani of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida

State Rep. Anna Eskamani on the homeowner’s insurance special session

State Representative Anna Eskamani on the Florida Legislature special session on insurance and whether there was enough help for homeowners.
education

The state of education in Florida with Hillsborough School Board member Jessica Vaughn

We speak with Jessica Vaughn, a member of the Hillsborough County School Board, about education issues in Florida.
Port Tampa Bay - port of tampa ships

Port Tampa Bay says 29 cruise ships will sail this month

In 5 days, 7 ships will sail from Port Tampa Bay. The port says these ships will bring hundreds of thousands of dollars in economic impact.

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