Recent Florida Matters episodes

Coping with Infertility (August 7, 2008)
Pregnant woman holding a flower

Each year, millions of couples in the U.S. face the prospect of infertility. Those couples can make a variety of choices as they endeavor to have a child, from treating their infertility to adoption. This week on Florida Matters, our panel looks...

The Everglades Without U.S. Sugar (July 31, 2008)
Florida Everglades

On June 24, Gov. Charlie Crist announced the U.S. Sugar Corp. has agreed to sell its entire operation and all its assets to the state. The company will end operations in six years and the state will acquire 187,000 acres of land in the Everglades...

Connecting Business and the Arts (July 24, 2008)
Business and Art

In her book "RenGen: Renaissance Generation - The Rise of the Cultural Consumer and What it Means for Your Business," author Patricia Martin argues a so-called "creative class" can connect the business and arts communities in unprecedented ways....

Targeting High Tech (July 17, 2008)
USF Polytechnic

Polk County wants an identity change. Its economy has traditionally been based on agriculture, phosphate and industries like warehousing and distribution. But in recent years, there has been a push to attract high-tech, higher wage jobs. Now - in...

Reinventing Yourself (July 10, 2008)
Emerging Butterfly

The state Agency for Workforce Innovation reported this month that Florida's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in May reached its highest level in more than five years - 5.5 percent. That's the same rate we're seeing in the Bay area. This...

Summer Diversions (July 3, 2008)
Reading a book in the sun

This week on Florida Matters, we'll help you plan the rest of your summer downtime! From summer movies to summer reading material - new books and the classics - our guests will give you some guidance for your fictional endeavors. And if you just...

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