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.
Former Florida House Speaker's perjury trial delayed, Gov. Crist calls for sate-wide investigation of political corruption, police identify body found in burning car on Sunshine Skyway and USF Bulls prepare for football showdown.
Hillsborough County Commissioners vote on tent city for homeless, police investigating possible murder-suicide discovered on Sunshine Skyway and Pinellas County high school locked down over intruder alert.
Festival of Reading / Hate Crimes Summit
Over fifty authors, including a number of Pulitzer Prize winners, will be coming to USF Saint Petersburg Saturday, October 24, for the Seventeenth Annual Saint Petersburg Times "Festival of Reading." This week's University Beat on WUSF TV takes a look at some of the writers who'll be meeting the public and talking about their latest works. Also: According to government figures, a hate crime is reported somewhere in the US every hour of everyday...and thousands more every year go unreported. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes you to a recent USF summit where attendees didn't just hear facts like these, but also personal stories from people affected by such crimes.