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Each week, The Florida Roundup brings us up to speed on all things Florida- be it politics, the environment, the economy, culture and more. Join host Tom Hudson for lively discussion with newsmakers, journalists and you! Email the program radio@TheFloridaRoundup.org
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Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman share the microphone with a wide range of guests including community leaders, artists, scientists, historians, political thinkers and more who bring issues of interest to South Floridians.
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Each Friday from Sept. 9 through Nov. 11 between 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. ET, Decision Florida will bring the candidates, their political operatives and the top political journalists to discuss live the 2016 election and to hear from you, the Florida voter.
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Hear what Florida is talking about each week with newsmakers and journalists discussing issues defining the Sunshine State, hosted by Tom Hudson.This show is co-produced by WLRN in Miami and WUSF in Tampa.Ways To ConnectX: @FloridaRoundup(305) 995-1800Subscribe to the podcastiTunes
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In South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean are a local story - and the Latin America Report, which was a weekly WLRN feature from 2013 to 2023, looked at how the two often intersected and affected each other politically, economically and culturally. Its award-winning reports included the six-part Migration Maze series, which examined new U.S. policies to address illegal immigration at its source in Central America instead of at the border; the three-part series Escape From Venezuela, ...
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The Sunshine Economy explored the people, companies and trends that make South Florida one of the most dynamic economies in the world. The program ran from 2013-2023 as the region bounced back from the Great Recession, nurtured a burgeoning technology industry, and wrestled with climate change. The program takes listeners from the waters of Florida Bay to the depths of the PortMiami tunnel (and countless offices and conference rooms) to hear from bartenders and bankers, caregivers and CEOs.
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Detention By Design

Danny Rivero, WLRN News

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As recently as 1955 there were virtually no immigrants held in detention in the U.S. Today, the federal government holds tens of thousands each day, in 130 facilities across the country. But the story of how we got here did not start at the U.S.-Mexico border - it started on Florida’s shores, 50 years ago. Through personal histories and meticulously compiled archival materials, Detention By Design will tell how the arrival of Haitian and Cuban migrants by boat in the 1970s and 1980s - and th ...
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Terry Story’s Real Estate Survival Guide podcast includes her weekly round-up on NPR's "The Steve Pomeranz Show," WLRN and affiliates. The show provides expert advice in all aspects of the real estate transaction from listing to negotiations; to sales and purchase and everything in between.
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There Goes the Neighborhood

WNYC Studios and KCRW

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A podcast about how and why gentrification happens. Season 3, produced in partnership with WLRN, Miami’s public radio station, introduces us to “climate gentrification,” reporting about the ways climate change, and our adaption to it, may seriously intensify the affordable housing crisis in many cities. In many parts of the US, black communities were pushed to low-lying flood prone areas. As Nadege Green reports, in Miami, the opposite is true. Black communities were built on high elevation ...
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On the South Florida Roundup, we examined this week's flash flood emergency. How common are these once-in-a-lifetime rains becoming? (01:03). After another child drowned in a South Florida pool this month, we also looked into efforts to ramp up swimming instruction, especially for minority children (16:30). And ahead of the August primary election,…
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This week on The Florida Roundup, we find out more about the company at the center of Florida’s plan to import drugs from Canada with the Orlando Sentinel’s Jeffrey Schweers (00:24) and breakdown the 2024-25 state budget with Politico reporter Gary Fineout (11:53). Then, a new series explores the legacy of America’s broken promise in "40 Acres and …
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This week on The Florida Roundup, we spoke with the Chief executive officer of the Florida High School Athletic Association Craig Damon about the board’s approval of NIL deals (02:48). Then, we heard from Rep. Karen Gonzalez Pittman about the bill she sponsored that created a state teacher apprentice program (13:22). Later, we spoke with meteorolog…
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On the South Florida Roundup, we examined charges of rogue prosecutors under Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle. Will a new appointment restore public trust? (01:02). It's Immigrant Heritage Month, so we looked at a new study underway to profile the rich and indispensable legacy of South Florida’s migrant farmworkers. (18:21) And …
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On The South Florida Roundup, we discussed a possible clue scientists are using to determine which storms can become more lethal: ocean eddies (01:02). We also looked at a new hurricane forecast model that was developed with help from scientists at the University of Miami (17:39) and we asked high-tech builder Onx Homes how they’re developing new h…
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On the South Florida Roundup we examined why so many Miami politicians are up in arms — after the federal Transportation Security Administration hosted a tour at Miami International Airport for an official delegation from Cuba (01:03). We also looked at the controversy at Town Park Village, the Overtown housing cooperative whose issues were exposed…
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This week on The Florida Roundup, we spoke with three authors — novelist Lauren Groff (02:00), historian Doris Kearns Goodwin (20:28) and former Florida lawmaker Dick Batchelor (37:18) about free expression, leadership, and discovery civility again.By WLRN News & WUSF
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This week on The Florida Roundup, we looked into a special series from the South Florida Sun Sentinel that examines that state’s infant mortality rate. First, we speak with health reporter Cindy Krischer Goodman (00:21) before speaking with Dr. LaRae Brown, director of UF Health Women’s Specialists — North and Dr. Rodrigo Ruano, Director at UHealth…
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On the South Florida Roundup, we examined the tragic death of 15-year-old Ella Riley Adler – killed when a boat struck her last weekend as she was wake-boarding off Key Biscayne. Are boating accidents becoming too common in too-crowded Biscayne Bay? (01:03) We also looked at a raft of projects being planned to better move folks to and around the Fl…
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This week on The Florida Roundup, we spoke with several education reporters from across the state about how districts are considering school closures due to shrinking enrollment. First we heard from Jacksonville Today reporter Megan Mallicoat about Duval County Public Schools (05:45), then we focused on Hillsborough County Public Schools with the T…
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On The South Florida Roundup, we looked at the controversy surrounding Aileen Cannon, the Miami-raised federal judge who’s facing a storm of criticism over her handling of former President Donald Trump’s classified documents trial (01:02). We also said farewell to WLRN's education reporter Kate Payne — but not before she weighed in on some critical…
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This week on The Florida Roundup, we looked at Florida’s 6-week ban as it goes into effect (00:11). We also heard about the latest on campus protests (08:03) and speak to a student reporter about the arrests at the University of Florida (14:20). Plus, we talked about a proposed stadium in St. Petersburg for the Tampa Bay Rays with Tampa Bay Times r…
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On The South Florida Roundup, we dedicated an entire episode to the housing crisis in South Florida and how to create more affordable housing as the cost of renting or owning a home, from Palm Beach to Key West, becomes more and more out of reach. We discussed the remedies that are gaining consensus across the region and across the state, from incr…
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On the South Florida Roundup, we looked at what to expect if Florida voters approve a ballot measure in November to greenlight recreational marijuana use (01:01). We also asked whether residing in Miami-Dade County should be a prerequisite for being elected Sheriff of Miami-Dade County because several candidates live in Broward (18:42). And we disc…
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This week on The Florida Roundup, we spoke with State Senator Lori Berman about legislation targeting antisemitic speech and behavior (01:48) and then we discussed a report finding a rise in antisemitic incidents in 2023 with the Florida Regional Director for the Anti-Defamation League (10:06). Plus, an NPR Investigation into the fractured history …
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On the South Florida Roundup, we discussed the Broward bog-down: Schools superintendent Peter Licata retires after less than a year on the job – while the district settles in court to pay tens of millions of dollars to charter schools (01:03). We also looked at how West Palm Beach is restoring the idea of public spaces as “third places (18:37).” An…
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This week on The Florida Roundup, we talk about how affordability challenges are forcing some older Floridians to return to work, with Tampa Bay Times reporter Lauren Peace (03:16) and further explore how retirement is changing in the state with Central Florida Public Media reporter Joe Byrnes and Anne Ray of UF’s Shimberg Center for Housing Studie…
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On the South Florida Roundup, we spoke with Ben Crump, the attorney for Donald Armstrong, the Liberty City man shot by Miami police last month during a mental health episode. Does the case revive issues about Miami police training? (01:03) We also looked at what happens now that Miami’s district map has been dumped because of its racial gerrymander…
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This week on The Florida Roundup, we spoke with a UF doctoral student who studied the use of authoritarian language in the 2020 presidential campaign (02:11) and then explored the power of language with two Florida poets (13:01). Later we heard from the Deputy Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Water about new limits for PFAS chemicals (23…
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This week on The Florida Roundup, we talk about the three high-profile decisions from the state’s highest court on abortion access and recreational marijuana use with Florida House Speaker Paul Renner (03:32), South Florida-based family physician Dr. Chelsea Daniels (19:33) and Mark Wilson, president and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce (31:4…
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On the South Florida Roundup, we updated listeners on the worsening crisis in Haiti: Powerful gangs making a violent bid for political clout; political bosses holding up a new transitional government; the deeper suffering of Haitians themselves (01:02). We also looked at the legal battle raging in Broward County over how much money public schools a…
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On the South Florida Roundup, we talked about a lawsuit filed by two FIU students from China and a UF professor that challenges a Florida law blocking some foreign research recruitment (00:04). We also discussed Miami-Dade County’s new tourism district in the Redland and what it could mean for the area (16:58). And the economic engine of pornograph…
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This week on The Florida Roundup, we talk about warm waters in the Atlantic and what it means for coral reefs with Brian McNoldy and Dalton Hesley with the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric and Earth Science and WLRN’s environmental editor Jenny Staletovich (00:30). Plus, we talk about this week’s legal settlement reached…
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On the South Florida Roundup, we speak to the president of Stand with Parkland, Tony Montalto, ahead of Vice President Kamala Harris’ scheduled tour of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (01:02). We discuss elections in Palm Beach County and spoke to the youngest person ever voted into the Pembroke Pines city commission (16:53). And we hear the l…
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