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Each week Melissa Ross of WJCT and Tom Hudson of WLRN in Miami, along with a panel of journalists from around the state, discuss the week in Florida news in The Florida Roundup.

Each week Melissa Ross of WJCT and Tom Hudson of WLRN in Miami, along with a panel of journalists from around the state, discuss the week in Florida news in The Florida Roundup.

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Each week Melissa Ross of WJCT and Tom Hudson of WLRN in Miami, along with a panel of journalists from around the state, discuss the week in Florida news in The Florida Roundup.

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Episodes

Expanding The Rollout Of COVID-19 Vaccines; Florida-Georgia Water War

2/26/2021
On this week’s Florida Roundup : More people across Florida may soon be able to get their COVID-19 vaccinations, and the U.S. Supreme Court hears the Florida-Georgia water war case.

Duration:00:49:10

Jared Moskowitz; COVID-19 Variants; Election Look Ahead; Class of COVID-19

2/19/2021
State Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz , who oversees Florida’s vaccination distribution, announced earlier this week that he plans to step down in April.

Duration:00:49:19

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions; Pandemic Rescue Plan, 'Class of COVID-19'

2/12/2021
Florida is now a hotspot for the more contagious strain of COVID-19, which originated in the United Kingdom. So far, almost 350 cases have been confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control.

Duration:00:49:19

Transparency In Technology Act; Status Of Florida's COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

2/5/2021
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ self-described top priority for the upcoming legislative session is free speech on social media.

Duration:00:49:21

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates; White House Task Force Report

1/29/2021
On Friday's program, we took a closer look at where things stand with the state’s supply of COVID-19 vaccines - as well as the latest on its distribution efforts - with Ben Conarck , who covers health care for the Miami Herald and Stephanie Colombini , who reports on health care news for WUSF in Tampa. Long-Term Care Facilities and the COVID-19 Vaccin e We also got an update on the state’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts in long-term care facilities from Veronica Catoe , who is CEO of the...

Duration:00:49:20

COVID-19 Vaccines In Florida: Short Supply And High Demand

1/22/2021
Florida seniors continue to face problems as they try to make appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Duration:00:49:17

Statewide COVID-19 Response; Fallout From U.S. Capitol Insurrection

1/15/2021
Florida leaders say they are working hard to vaccinate seniors and other residents, but the state's pandemic response has come under criticism. In turn, Florida officials are pointing fingers at the federal government over a slowdown in the supply of vaccines.

Duration:00:50:40

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout; Insurrection Attempt At The U.S. Capitol

1/8/2021
It has been a record-breaking week for new COVID-19 infections in Florida. So far, however, efforts to get vaccines distributed have been confusing and slow.

Duration:00:49:16

Year in Review & Look Ahead to 2021

1/1/2021
2020 was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic and politics, and oftentimes, the two were intertwined in Florida.

Duration:01:01:15

COVID-19's Impact On Florida's Tourism Industry

12/25/2020
COVID-19 has cost Florida billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs. The virus has hit the state’s biggest industry — tourism — hard.

Duration:00:44:22

Doctors Fighting COVID; Latest On Vaccine; Investigation Into State’s Handling Of Virus

12/18/2020
Physicians and public officials warn infection rates and death tolls are still rising, despite the arrival of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine and likely approval of the Moderna vaccine, so Floridians need to keep masking up.

Duration:00:49:24

COVID-19 Vaccines; Florida's Pandemic Response And Transparency

12/11/2020
The first round of COVID-19 vaccines could be administered here in Florida next week.

Duration:00:49:24

DeSantis Criticizes School Closures; Vaccine Prioritizations Set

12/4/2020
Confirmed COVID-19 cases have continued to rise around the state, surpassing one million infections this week. Despite these numbers, Governor Ron DeSantis says Florida schools will stay open for the rest of the year.

Duration:00:49:09

COVID-19’s Impacts on Colleges; Snowbirds Stay Put; Black Friday Shopping

11/27/2020
Colleges are working hard to control the spread of COVID-19. But how will the vector of college students on the move this Thanksgiving weekend impact the pandemic, both on campus and off?

Duration:00:47:57

Vaccine Plans for Florida; DeSantis’ COVID-19 Response Under Fire

11/20/2020
As Florida refines its plan to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine, Gov Ron DeSantis is facing criticism for his handling of the pandemic.

Duration:00:48:06

DeSantis Faces COVID-19 Response Criticism; Fla. Republicans Back Trump's Legal Action

11/13/2020
COVID-19 numbers are, once again, on the rise across Florida. This week, more than 5,000 Floridians received positive test results every day — the highest numbers since early August.

Duration:00:48:58

Florida's Election Results

11/6/2020
President Donald Trump won Florida and its 29 electoral votes handily this week.

Duration:00:49:28

Candidates' Final Fla. Campaign Pushes; Audio Postcards From Fla. Voters; COVID Testing

10/30/2020
With less than a week to go before Election Day, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden held rallies Thursday in Tampa, with more Florida rallies scheduled over the weekend with their surrogates.

Duration:00:49:30

Early Voting; Independent And Undecided Voters; Threatening Emails; Audio Postcards

10/23/2020
Turnout has been strong for early voing in Florida. More than 4.8 million Floridians - a third of the state’s registered voters - had already voted by mail or at the polls by Friday morning.

Duration:00:49:20

Controversy Over COVID-19 Reports; Audio Postcards From Fla. Voters; Gators Benched

10/16/2020
As COVID-19 cases rise in Florida, state leaders are at odds over how cases and deaths are tracked. The statistics are used to inform policy decisions, such as the state’s phased reopening.

Duration:00:49:28