Capital Report: 07-08-2016

Jul 8, 2016

Following the Thursday night deaths of five police officers in a hail of sniper fire in Dallas, the head of the Florida Police Benevolent Association is accusing President Barack Obama and others of demonizing law enforcement.

Longtime Florida Congresswoman Corrine Brown is facing federal conspiracy and fraud charges. Lynn Hatter has the story.

A massive toxic algae bloom that can be seen from space is fouling South Florida beaches.  From member station WLRN in Miami, Christine DiMattei (DEE-ma-tay) talks with Ed Killer, a columnist who covers water issues for TC Palm/Treasure Coast Newspapers.

A recent ruling by the U-S Supreme Court means 4 million undocumented immigrants nationwide will not receive federal protections from deportation. Kate Payne looks into what the ruling means for Floridians.

Two unions are gearing up to fight over who will represent state correctional and probation officers during the next legislative session. Sascha Cordner reports.

This Fourth of July visitors descended on Pensacola’s beaches for fireworks—Independence Day is a great excuse for a party on the beach.  It was no different in the 1960s, and as Nick Evans reports, the celebration became an important event for many gay men and women in the south.