Lynn Hatter

News Director

Lynn Hatter is a  Florida A&M University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Lynn has been a member of the WFSU news team since 2007 with education and health care issues as her key coverage areas.  She is an award-winning member of the Capital Press Corps and has participated in the NPR Kaiser Health News Reporting Partnership and NPR Education Initiative.  When she’s not working, Lynn spends her time watching sci-fi and action movies, writing her own books, going on long walks through the woods, traveling and exploring antique stores. Follow Lynn Hatter on Twitter: @HatterLynn.

The list of questions girls from the Oasis Center asked each other during recorded conversations at the WFSU Studios.
LHatter / WFSU News

The Summer of 2016 has seen several mass killings, a mud-slinging presidential election campaign and voter pessimism skyrocket. And that attitude is not just limited to adults.

Lawyers for the family of a Blountstown woman who died outside the Calhoun Liberty Hospital are now suing the hospital, some of its staff and the city. Barbara Dawson died in December of last year after being forcefully discharged from the hospital.

The device, developed and manufactured by Abbott Labs, is the first fully dissolving heart stent approved by the FDA.
Abbot Labs / Heart Stent

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital is the first in the nation to offer a dissolving heart stent. A new technology hospital officials say could reduce long term complications.

Erich Martin

Tallahassee Commissioners will reconsider bar hours…in September.  The commission will consider a three a.m. closing time after a vote earlier in the year to extend the hours to four in the morning.

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor is creating a police review commission.  Proctor says he’s responding to President Obama’s call for greater discourse between communities of color and law enforcement.