A 95 year-old World War II vet who missed his graduation in 1943 will join this year's graduating seniors at Hillsborough High to finally receive his diploma in person.
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The unofficial start of summer feels more like its blistering peak in parts of the Deep South, where temperatures at or near 100 degrees are setting heat records during the Memorial Day weekend. Heat and humidity were forecast to combine for a dangerous heat index of 105 degrees Fahrenheit (40.56 Celsius) on Sunday across roughly 20 counties in...
Citrus has shaped the state’s identity for 100 years. But it has been a tough ten years with freezes, hurricanes, development pressure and, worst of all, citrus greening. This week on Florida Matters we take a deep dive into the state of Florida’s citrus industry.
Program: Evening Masterwork
After World War I, Richard Strauss turned to the music of Francois Couperin for inspiration. Couperin, in his lifetime, composed more than 300 short works for the harpsichord, and Strauss initially set 19 of these pieces for small orchestra. Over time, though, Strauss continued to add movements, first five more, then finally three more. These form the Divertimento after Couperin, and it's our...more...
In about a month, Judy Genshaft will retire as the President of the University of South Florida. But, thanks to a $20 million gift from her and her husband, her name will live on with the USF Judy Genshaft Honors College.
All Night Jazz
Program: All Night Jazz
Tonight on All Night Jazz, the “Other Nine to Five,” Whitney James kicks off a weeklong tribute to the legendary Miles Davis. Plus, she’ll be on the street where you live during the Jazz Trip @ Ten. Then later, on the Midnight Standard, we’ll hear a version of Misty. The adventure begins tonight at nine on WUSF 89.7. more...
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