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This week Larry Elliston shares the stories of Floridians who have helped others move to Florida from overseas and "Dr. Bob" who volunteers his time to offer better healthcare. Plus, we'll meet a man who used his experience in prison to turn his life around and help others after he was released. Also: This week on Florida Matters, we’re revisiting some of the interesting conversations you’ve made possible with your support. Explore bullying in our schools – how big is the problem and what are schools doing about it? Learn about the master plan for getting around the Bay area for the next 40 years. And meet some local job-seekers doing whatever they can to make ends meet.
Hillsborough County Commissioners reject tent city for homeless, Pinellas County high school locked down over intruder concern and police investigating possible murder-suicide discovered on Sunshine Skyway.
Hillsborough County Commissioners set to vote on temporarily re-zoning Catholic Church property to allow for a homeless encampment and Florida is facing a doctor shortage and some lawmakers say the answer may be adding more residency positions in the state.
Rona and Karen Ross
Rona Ross of Sarasota has lots of fond memories of her grandmother: making noodles for homemade chicken soup, her love of 'secret' movies, and the life lessons she passed on. Here, Rona relived a few of those memories recently with her daughter Karen.
Fund that preserved wild and scenic land may get more state money, Florida Supreme Court disbars former appeals judge for five years and scientists testing new ways of protecting trees from citrus greening disease.