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Florida Matters: Congressional District 13 Special Election - David Jolly (February 11, 2014)

The late C.W. "Bill" Young served in Congress for more than four decades.

A special election will be held March 11 to decide who will replace him.

This week on Florida Matters, our guest is Republican candidate David Jolly. Next...

Florida Matters: Planning for Long-Term Care (February 4, 2014)

Baby boomers have seen it coming for quite some time -- retirement, senior living and senior survival.

Experts say most of us begin planning too late for the help we might need as we get older.

We take a look at long-term care,...

Florida Matters: Income Inequality (January 28, 2014)

Democrats and Republicans have been going back and forth over income inequality for years and years.

President Obama brought up income inequality, also known as the gap between the rich and the poor, during his ...

Florida Matters: StoryCorps (January 21, 2014)

StoryCorps is recording the oral history of people in its MobileBooth, parked in front of the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg.

In this episode of Florida Matters, we will hear excerpts of some of the conversations that have been...

Syrian Refugee (January 14, 2014)
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Last April, Florida Matters brought you the story of University of South Florida student Noor Shakfeh, a Syrian American who spent her spring break aiding Syrian refugees on the Syrian-Turkey border.

In this episode of Florida Matters,...

Florida Matters: Looking Ahead to 2014 (January 7, 2014)
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We're just a few days into 2014, and already Floridians have a lot to talk about. This week on Florida Matters, we'll take a look at some of the issues that are sure to make headlines this year.

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