The Scoop: Weds. June 12th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

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Pulse nightclub massacre anniversary

Today marks the eighth anniversary of the 2016 Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando. A memorial on site is just starting to be worked on.

Florida law blocking treatment for transgender children thrown out 

AP’s Lisa Dwyer reports that a federal judge has thrown out a Florida law blocking treatment for transgender children.

Tampa loses two more city staffers

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor’s administration is losing two more employees. Erica Moody and Alis Drumgo will be leaving their positions next month.

State appeals ballots abortion amendment requirements 

The state has appealed a judge’s decision requiring a change to a financial impact statement that will appear on the November ballot with a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at ensuring abortion rights.

Florida’s plan to solve cold cases 

WMNF’s Chris Young reports how Florida officials will put victims’ faces on playing cards and distribute them in correctional facilities across the state.

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