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Episodes

08/10/18: NFL Players Resume Protests, Governor's Race, Red Tide & Green Algae Spreads

8/10/2018
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As the NFL preseason gets underway, the controversy over players kneeling or raising their fists during the national anthem is back.

Duration:00:48:53

08/03/18: The Impact Of Trump Campaigning For DeSantis And Dealing With Florida's Summer Of Yuck

8/3/2018
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First off in Friday’s Florida Roundup, it was a Trumpian spectacle in Tampa earlier this week as the president came to town.

Duration:00:48:54

07/27/18: Voting Issues For Students And Felons, Plus: Another Stand Your Ground Case

7/27/2018
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Early voting can proceed at Florida’s college and university campuses.

Duration:00:48:53

07/20/18: Gubernatorial Race And Keeping Elections Secure

7/20/2018
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Five Democrats and two Republicans are racing ahead toward the August 28 primary, hoping to become the state’s next governor. Normally midterm elections are sleepy - but voters are paying closer attention this political season.

Duration:00:48:56

07/13/18: Green Algae Flows Out of Lake Okeechobee

7/13/2018
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The green, algae infested water is flowing out of Lake Okeechobee again.

Duration:00:48:56

07/06/18: Algae Hits Florida Again, Teachers Sue Over New Law

7/6/2018
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On this week’s Florida Roundup podcast we find that Florida’s inland sea is a mess of algae.

Duration:00:48:53

06/22/18: Immigration Firestorm Hits Home With Some Separated Kids detained In Florida

6/22/2018
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President Donald Trump has backed down on his controversial “zero tolerance” policy separating kids from their families at the southern border.

Duration:00:48:54

6/15/18: Political Contributions And Protest, Dealing With PTSD After Pulse Massacre

6/15/2018
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Disney may be the next company facing public pressure over its political contributions in Florida.

Duration:00:48:25

6/8/2018: Symbols of the Confederacy, Democratic Governor's Race

6/8/2018
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This week on The Florida Roundup we discussed nine symbols of the Confederacy that have been removed in Florida over the past three years. Dozens more remain. We also looked at the increasingly crowded field of Democrats vying for governor.

Duration:00:49:53

6/1/2018: Hurricane Season, Medical Marijuana In Florida

6/1/2018
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Florida’s hurricane season officially got underway Friday but the storm season actually got an early start when Alberto formed just off the Yucatán Peninsula a week ago.

Duration:00:49:50

5/25/2018: Protests Against Publix, Congressional Candidate Sees Political Backlash

5/25/2018
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Publix SuperMarkets is known more for its subs than its political activism, but the grocery chain’s support of Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam is generating controversy. And one candidate says Puerto Ricans shouldn’t be allowed to vote in Florida- even though they’re U.S. citizens.

Duration:00:49:39

5/18/2018: Opioid Lawsuit; Medical Marijuana; Hyperloop And Brightline Train

5/18/2018
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Opioid Lawsuit The state of Florida is going after major opioid manufacturers and distributors. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Tuesday at a recovery center in Tampa announced the state is seeking to recover all damages allowable. She predicted a likely settlement in the billions. Bondi said 15 people die every day in Florida from opioid abuse. More than 10,000 Floridians have died from what Bondi calls the state’s “opioid crisis.” Medical Marijuana If patients can use medical...

Duration:00:48:59

5/11/18: UF Graduation Racial Controversy, Governor's Race

5/11/2018
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We begin The Florida Roundup statewide edition this week with a closer look at an incident at the University of Florida caught on video, that’s highlighted the divide over race in America.

Duration:00:49:52

5/4/2018: Florida Politics; Money For Arming Schools; School Funding Lawsuit

5/4/2018
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Florida Politics The Sunshine Summit is an annual conference for Florida Republicans, and this summer one of the invited speakers is Dinesh D’Souza, is a convicted felon and conservative firebrand who mocked Marjory Stoneman Douglas students on Twitter. He later apologized. Gov. Rick Scott and incoming Senate President Bill Galvano have criticized the GOP invitation to D’Souza. The Republican Party has responded to the criticism by adding a speaker who’s been critical of D’Souza. Matt...

Duration:00:49:44

4/27/18: Felons Voting Rights, Bipartisan Politics And Solar In Florida

4/27/2018
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Florida does not have to change its system for restoring the voting rights of felons -- for now.

Duration:00:49:51

4/20/18: Guns In Schools, Proposed Changes To Florida's Constitution

4/20/2018
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Voters will decide a stack of proposed changes to the state constitution. That’s in this week’s Florida Roundup podcast along with a look at how schools could put more people with guns on campuses to protect students.

Duration:00:48:39

4/13/18: High Powered Senate Race, Public Beach Access

4/13/2018
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On this week's Roundup: The matchup between Gov. Rick Scott and Senator Bill Nelson is expected to be the most expensive U.S. Senate race in history and we look at how a new law might impact your trip to the beach.

Duration:00:48:52

4/6/18: Midterm Elections, Guns And The Political Divide

4/6/2018
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On the statewide Roundup this week: Two former Florida congressmen – one a Democrat and the other a Republican – joined us for a wide ranging discussion.

Duration:00:48:53

3/30/18: Felon Voting Rights, Political Spending, Underwater Mortgages

3/30/2018
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A judge has ordered Gov. Rick Scott to find a new system for restoring voting rights for felons in Florida.

Duration:00:48:55

03/23/18: Billionaire Joins Florida's Gun Debate; 'March For Our Lives' Is Saturday

3/23/2018
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On this week’s Roundup: In the wake of the Parkland mass shooting, billionaire donor Tom Steyer has pledged a million dollars to register young Florida residents to vote.

Duration:00:48:57