USF Polytechnic's Push for Independence

USF-Polytechnic's Push for Independence

The bruising battle over USF Polytechnic’s push for independence is pitting community leaders against each other and raising the ire of students and faculty. We’ll hear both sides of the story on the eve of the vote by the Board of Governors. (photo credit Bay News 9)

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Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the local host of NPR's "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has been the host of WUSF 89.7's Florida Matters since its launch in 2006. During that time he has reported on a variety of issues of importance to the community, including growth management, education, transportation, affordable housing, taxation, public health and the environment.

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