Perspectives (WFSU) on 88.9 WFSU-FM en Perspectives: Tallahassee City Commission Seat Two <p>Political Perspectives continues with the three contenders for the Tallahassee City Commission seat being vacated by Andrew Gillum, who is running for mayor.&nbsp; The candidates are: David Riddle; Curtis Richardson; and Diana Oropallo.</p><p></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:46:43 +0000 wfsunews 53855 at Perspectives: Tallahassee City Commission Seat Two Perspectives: Tallahassee Mayor’s Race <p>The first of a series of twice-weekly Political Perspectives featuring local candidates in advance of the August 26<sup>th</sup> Primary Election.&nbsp; Tallahassee Mayor candidates: Zack Richardson, Larry Hendricks and Andrew Gillum share their visions for the city’s future.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:54:55 +0000 wfsunews 53784 at Perspectives: Tallahassee Mayor’s Race Perspectives: Gun Violence <p>The Tallahassee area now has the same per-capita rate of gun violence as Miami.&nbsp; What’s causing the increase and what can be done to reverse that trend?&nbsp; The panelists are: Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo; Pastor Rudy Ferguson from the New Birth Tabernacle of Praise; Teresa Flury, former president/CEO of Boys and Girls Club of the Big Bend; and Ed Clark with the Institute of Public Health at Florida A&amp;M University.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:12:52 +0000 wfsunews 53473 at Perspectives: Gun Violence Perspectives: Homeless Care Continuum <p>The Capital City has begun mustering all available public and private resources to combat homelessness in the area.&nbsp; The new Continuum of Care board will oversee this effort and we hear from some of its principals: Leon County Commission Chair Kristin Dozier; Tallahassee City Commissioner Gil Ziffer; Big Bend Homeless Coalition Executive Director Susan Pourciau; Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Representative Debie Leonard; and United Way of the Big Bend Executive Director Heather Mitchell.</p><p></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:06:12 +0000 wfsunews 53123 at Perspectives: Homeless Care Continuum Perspectives: Pam Marsh <p>U.S. attorneys rarely give long interviews.&nbsp; This Perspectives flies in the face of that tradition as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida Pamela Marsh spends almost an hour talking about what her office does in the pursuit of justice at multiple levels.</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:51:39 +0000 wfsunews 52833 at Perspectives: Pam Marsh