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Episodes

10/12/2018: Hurricane Michael’s Aftermath, Global Warming’s Potential Impact

10/12/2018
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This week The Florida Roundup looked at the destruction caused by Hurricane Michael along with what the response has been from officials.

Duration:00:50:23

10/05/2018: Breaking Down The U.S. Senate And Governor Races

10/5/2018
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The Florida Roundup expands this week as we welcome stations around the state that are picking up the weekly news program produced by WJCT in Jacksonville and WLRN in Miami .

Duration:00:49:19

09/28/2018: Health Care In Governor's Race, Finding Middle Ground In Senate Race

9/28/2018
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On this week’s edition of The Florida Roundup we looked at how the next governor might tackle the rising cost of health care with candidates Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis at largely opposite ends of the political spectrum.

Duration:00:48:35

09/21/2018: Competing Education Plans On The Campaign Trail, Poverty In Florida

9/21/2018
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In this week’s Florida Roundup we looked at dueling education plans in the race for governor from Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum.

Duration:00:48:46

9/14/2018: Conservative Vs. Progressive, Examining The Governor's Race

9/14/2018
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Progressive or conservative — is the race to be Florida’s next governor really a bellwether for America’s politics?

Duration:00:48:52

9/7/2018: Football Season Raises More Kneeling Questions, Analysis Of Governor's Race Running Mates

9/7/2018
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Football and politics dominate this week’s Florida Roundup.

Duration:00:48:52

8/31/2018: Breaking Down The Florida Primary Results

8/31/2018
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Co-hosts Melissa Ross and Tom Hudson spoke about Tuesday’s Florida primary elections and what to expect as we head to November with Diane Roberts , author, professor and columnist at Flamingo Magazine and contributor at NPR, and Republican strategist Rick Wilson , author of the New York Times bestseller Everything Trump Touches Dies .

Duration:00:48:52

8/24/2018: Breaking Down The Florida Governor's Race

8/24/2018
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Early voting is underway across Florida right now as candidates for governor barnstorm the state hoping to get that final edge in the polls.

Duration:00:48:44

8/17/2018: Russians In Florida Voting Records?; Stand Your Ground

8/17/2018
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A controversy has exploded in Florida after Sen. Bill Nelson said there was evidence of Russia’s trying to hack into Florida’s voting records. His assertion was sharply criticized by Gov. Rick Scott, who is challenging Nelson for his seat, and state elections officials. We discussed the matter with Gary Fineout, reporter for the Associated Press; Duval County Supervisor of Elections Mike Hogan; and Jeff Kosseff, assistant professor in the Cyber Science Department at the U.S. Naval Academy....

Duration:00:48:53

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