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  • This American Life

    This week we go into the room at the headquarters of Hardee's with the genius men who decided, as a group, that this burger with beef, hot dogs, and chips is what America should be eating.

  • Orangutan Diary

    After months of planning, a handful of rescued orangutans are flying to freedom. On board are Mama Abut and her baby, found in an oil palm plantation. Thursday, October 8 at 10:00 PM on 16.1.

  • Live Performance!

    Violist Molly Carr and pianist Yannick Rafalimanana are back to perform with the Perlman Music Program/Suncoast. Good conversation and live music on Thursday,10/8 at 2:30 PM on WSMR 89.1 and 103.9... more...



The Florida Senate will likely jettison the Confederate battle flag from the chamber's official seal. The Senate Rules Committee on Thursday voted unanimously to revise the Senate seal that now contains the battle flag along with four others that have flown in Florida. The entire Senate will vote on the change during the annual session that starts...


WUSF TV (16.1)
WUSF’s main channel, serving West Central Florida more...
WUSF Kids (16.2)
Fun and educational programming for children more...
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Florida Matters

The Florida Orchestra has begun its 48th season, and the orchestra has a new music director. This week on Florida Matters, we feature a newsmaker special with Michael Francis, who has gained a reputation as an international... more...

WUSF Create™ TV (16.3)
Expert advice on cooking, arts and crafts, gardening and travel more...
WUSF Knowledge (16.4)
Documentaries, news and public affairs series and encore presentations more...
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University Beat

USF Sarasota-Manatee recently held a 40th birthday party for faculty, staff, local executives and alumni (courtesy USFSM).
On September 15, 1975, USF Sarasota opened on the campus of what was then known as New Chllege.”  On September 15, 2015, USF Sarasota-Manatee turned 40 with a birthday celebration, honoring its past and looking towards the future.  We drop by on University Beat on WUSF TV.

Special News Reports

Back in 2012, four explorers spent 100 days walking and kayaking 1,000 miles up the length of Florida, from the tip of the Everglades to the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia. The mission – to publicize the need to connect the state’s remaining wild areas. This year, the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition is back. Three of the members reunited....

Health News Florida: Journalism for a Healthy State

Health News Florida

Health News Florida is the only news publication dedicated to covering health issues in the nation’s third largest state. We hold health care policy makers, powerbrokers and practitioners accountable. And our independent reporting, online and on public radio, emphasizes how issues of cost, quality and health care access affect all Floridians.


StateImpact Florida

StateImpact Florida journalist John O'Connor travels the state to report on how education issues affect you.

StateImpact Florida is a project of WUSF Public Media and WLRN Public Media.

Classical WSMR

Sunday Baroque Listings: October 11 , 2015
Hour 1: Music for eight choirs of five voices each would be a big deal in any era, but in the 16th century it was especially unusual. A magnificent 40 voice motet by English composer Thomas Tallis is one highlight of Sunday Baroque to add a little serenity to your weekend. Hour 2: Manitoba native James Ehnes grew up in a musical family – his father is a music professor and his mom was a former...more...

All Night Jazz

Thelonious Monk
Program: Saturday Night Jazz with Bob Seymour
We’ll celebrate Thelonious Monk’s music on his birthday, on both Jazz Night in America and Saturday Night Jazz this week. And it’s the centennial of one of the most distinctive trumpet players, Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison, a Count Basie veteran who became a studio musician in great demand. We’ll hear him with Billie Holiday and Ben Webster, as well as his famous original with Basie, ‘Jive at Five.’   more...

American Graduate Day - October 3 - WUSF recognizes local champions of education.

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