The Scoop: Wed. April 17th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

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Bob Graham dies 

Former Florida Senator and Governor Bob Graham has died at the age of 87.

Medicaid trial

A court date is set for a lawsuit over how the state has handled removing people from Florida’s Medicaid rolls following the coronavirus pandemic.

Black History Museum

The Florida Museum of Black History task force will announce its top sites for Florida’s first Black History Museum this week.

USC cancels commencement speech

The 2024 Valedictorian has expressed her support for Palestinians in her commencement speech.

Aid for Palestine

The United Nations is appealing for $2.8 billion to aid 3 million Palestinians.

Information from Florida Public Media, News Service of Florida, and Associated Press was used in this report.

The Scoop: Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

   

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