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  • Florida Matters More

    Each week we explore the events and issues that matter to Floridians. Don't miss this behind-the-scenes podcast of some of our more in-depth conversations.


  • Oxygen Continues Dropping In Waters

    Scientists say that climate change is having an effect on the levels of the world's oceans. But it's also apparently affecting the oxygen levels throughout the oceans, as well as our coastal... more...

  • Sunday Baroque

    Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750). Hear tuneful and lively music as part of the mix of familiar favorites and new surprises.

  • All Night Jazz

    WUSF 89.7 has a decades-long tradition of bringing you the best in jazz all night, every night. Our knowledgeable and personable hosts – Mike Cornette, Lorri Hafer, Jackson Harpe, Richard Jimenez... more...



Tucked away in a higher education bill moving through the Florida House is a modification that would phase out separate accreditation at two University of South Florida campuses. If adopted, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee would lose the hard-earned independence the campuses gained nearly a decade ago.

Florida Matters

Florida Matters: Gov. Scott's Final State Of The State Address
Gov. Rick Scott delivered his eighth and final State of the State address Tuesday on the opening day of the 2018 legislative session. Florida Matters brought you live coverage and analysis of his speech, and this week we’re... more...

Classical WSMR

Joaquin Rodrgio: Concierto Madrigal for two guitars
Program: Evening Masterwork
This evening’s masterwork is Joaquin Rodrigo’s “Concierto Madrigal” for two guitars, based on an anonymous Renaissance madrigal “Felices ojos mios,” or Happy eyes of mine. We know of the traditional concerto to be a solo work similar in the form to a symphony, consisting of 3 or 4 movements.  In this work, though, Rodrigo has taken the Renaissance tune and treated it to ten different variations...more...

University Beat

The University of South Florida has faced criticism from some in the community for not giving enough business to minority-owned companies. The school is addressing that issue by enhancing its Supplier Diversity program with new leadership, by holding training programs for university employees and... more...

All Night Jazz

Mike Cornette: Pianist Cyrus Chestnut
Program: All Night Jazz
On the “Other Nine to Five,” Mike Cornette will be weighing the evidence as he gets ready for jury duty on our Jazz Trip@Ten. Plus, more songs featuring our focus artist of the week, pianist Cyrus Chestnut.  Then later, just in time for “hump day,” we’ll hear another version of Duke Ellington’s “Caravan” on the Midnight Standard. The adventure begins tonight at nine on WUSF 89.7. [Photo: bit.ly/...more...

Special News Reports

Health News Florida: Journalism for a Healthy State

Health News Florida

Health News Florida is the only news publication dedicated to covering health issues in the nation’s third largest state. We hold health care policy makers, powerbrokers and practitioners accountable.



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