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Black Leadership (February 9, 2007)
 
prominent black leaders

State and federal officials say health care,affordable housing, and educational performance are among the challenges facing African Americans in Florida this year.

NPR's Juan Williams joins Eric Deggans of the St. Petersburg Times and...

 
Human Trafficking (February 2, 2007)
 
girl blindfolded

Human trafficking is a worldwide problem that is, by many accounts, alive and well in Florida. What is human trafficking? Who are its victims? What is being done about the problem? We explore these questions and others with our guests.

 
The Future of Cuba (January 26, 2007)
 
Fidel Castro

Speculation continues as to the health of Fidel Castro, but it's nearly certain that a permanent change in leadership is on the way for Cuba. We discuss what may lie ahead for our neighbor to the south and how future changes might affect Florida...

 
Wetlands (January 19, 2007)
 
Wetlands
Wetlands

Wetlands are vital to the health of the environment and to people, but they’re disappearing as Florida continues to grow.

How bad is the problem? What's being done to reverse the trend? This week on Florida Matters, we take a look at...

 
Tampa Bay 2057 (January 12, 2007)
 
Futuristic City

On the next Florida Matters, we look into our crystal ball and envision the Tampa Bay area in the year 2057. How will Tampa look and feel in the next 50 years?

 
Mentally Ill Inmates Part 2 (January 5, 2007)
 
brain illustration

The Florida Department of Children and Families came under fire recently over its handling of the mentally ill at jails and other correctional facilities. The issue has become so serious that Governor Bush has called for an emergency meeting of...

 
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