WUSF 89.7 News' Daily Newscast for Friday, January 8, 2010

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An annual Florida GOP meeting will be taking place in Orlando this weekend, another wave of cold weather is headed towards Florida again, because of the cold weather that has been gripping the south, many different species of local animals are having a harder time adapting to the weather, University of South Florida fires head football coach Jim Leavitt for hitting a player, and Democrats want Senator John Thrasher removed from certain committees if he is named head of the Florida Republican Party.
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WUSF 89.7 News' "All Things Considered" with Susan Giles Wantuck and Joshua Stewart for Friday, January 8, 2010

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University of South Florida fires head football coach Jim Leavitt for hitting a player, and Democrats want Senator John Thrasher removed from certain committees if he is named head of the Florida Republican Party.
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Florida Capitol Florida's 2010 Political Landscape
It’s the first week of 2010 and Florida’s election season has already begun. The state’s Chief Financial Officer and Attorney General are battling for the governor’s job. And what once seemed an inevitable victory for Gov. Charlie Crist in the U.S. Senate race now looks competitive. Plus, it’s midterm elections nationally, which could strengthen Democrats’ hold of Congress or erode their majorities. We look at how politics will shape 2010, coming up on Florida Matters.

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