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Florida Matters: Aging in Place (September 16, 2014)
 

Last summer, a Georgetown University study found that an overwhelming majority of baby boomers want to age in place -- stay living in their homes as long as possible. But only 1 in 5 of those surveyed said they had any plan to remodel their home...

 
Florida Matters: Forum on Amendment 2 (September 9, 2014)
 

This November, voters in Florida will decide whether or not to legalize medical marijuana. Recently, the The Ledger of Lakeland hosted a forum on Amendment 2, featuring Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and Orlando attorney John Morgan. We bring...

 
Florida Matters: Ira Glass (September 2, 2014)
 

Ira Glass, the host and creator of This American Life, will be in town Sept. 13 at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg for “Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass.”

On Florida Matters this week, he talks one-on-one with WUSF’s...

 
Florida Matters: Human Trafficking (August 26, 2014)
 

According to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, Florida is third in the number of calls to the national human trafficking hotline(1-888-373-7888). The FMC Foundation of Caring and WUSF Public Radio gathered a panel of experts to...

 
Florida Matters: Roller Coasters (August 19, 2014)
 

Ever wonder exactly what happens to your body when you're on a roller coaster? We are taking you along for the ride at Busch Gardens in Tampa, and talking to a ride engineer and a doctor about how to keep that adrenaline rush safe. Florida...

 
Florida Matters: Doctors, Patients and Guns (August 12, 2014)
 

A federal appeals court recently ruled that a Florida law that restricts what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership is constitutional.

This latest ruling by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturns a previous decision that...

 
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