Recent Florida Matters episodes

Florida Matters: Gasparilla Pirate Invasion & Parade (January 20, 2015)

When the famous and infamous Gasparilla Parade of the Pirates invades Tampa on Saturday, Jan. 31, it will be the 100th such procession along Bayshore Boulevard and the streets of downtown Tampa. Many people across the country – and even here in...

Florida Matters: Identifying the Remains of Dozier Victims (January 13, 2015)

For years, claims of abuse, beatings, rapes and murder of students by staff have come from those who survived the Dozier School for Boys, the now-closed state-run reform school in the Florida Panhandle.

Many families are still wondering...

Florida Matters: Florida Wildlife Corridor 2015 (January 6, 2015)
Photo Credit: Carlton Ward

Back in 2012, members of the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team spent 100 days hiking and kayaking through the natural heart of Florida, from the Everglades to the Georgia state line. On Saturday, Jan. 10, the team sets out for round two...

Clone of Florida Matters: Human Trafficking (December 30, 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: 2014 Highlights (December 23, 2014)

As we end the year, we're taking a second listen to highlights from our most interesting shows of 2014.

Florida Matters: Year 2 of Enrollment on (December 16, 2014)

It's the second year of enrollment for health insurance plans under the federal health law on, the website that Floridians, and people in dozens of other states, use to shop for health insurance.

As of Dec. 15, we have...

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