Perspectives (WFSU) on 88.9 WFSU-FM http://news.wfsu.org en Perspectives: Tallahassee City Commission Seat Three Race http://news.wfsu.org/post/perspectives-tallahassee-city-commission-seat-three-race <p>Candidates for the Tallahassee City Commission Seat Three race discuss the issues.&nbsp; Incumbent Nancy Miller and challenger Steve Stewart talk about public safety, community redevelopment and how proceeds from the city’s electric utility are used.</p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:04:15 +0000 wfsunews 54508 at http://news.wfsu.org Perspectives: Redevelopment In Tallahassee http://news.wfsu.org/post/perspectives-redevelopment-tallahassee <p>It seems these days that everywhere you look there’s a road closed, an apartment complex going up, or a building being torn down. You may have also tripped over a broken sidewalk recently, or have been wondering what happened to the direct flights to Washington D.C from the Tallahassee airport. So what does all this mean for the state’s Capital City and its economy? And how much change are we expecting to see in the next few years?</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:17:37 +0000 wfsunews 54299 at http://news.wfsu.org Perspectives: Redevelopment In Tallahassee Perspectives: Tallahassee City Commission Seat Two http://news.wfsu.org/post/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 http://news.wfsu.org Perspectives: Tallahassee City Commission Seat Two Perspectives: Tallahassee Mayor’s Race http://news.wfsu.org/post/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 http://news.wfsu.org Perspectives: Tallahassee Mayor’s Race Perspectives: Gun Violence http://news.wfsu.org/post/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 http://news.wfsu.org Perspectives: Gun Violence