Capital Report

Fridays, 6:30 pm ET & 9:00 pm ET

WFSU/Florida Public Radio reporters, as well as reporters from public radio stations across the state, bring you timely news and information from around Florida. Whether it's legislative maneuvers between legislative sessions, the economy, environmental issues, tourism, business or the arts, Capital Report gives information on issues that affect the lives of everyday Floridians.

Capital Report is broadcast each Friday at 6:30 pm and 9:00pm ET on 88.9FM - WFSU Tallahassee, 5:30 pm CT on 89.1FM -WFSW Panama City and on public radio stations across the state (check local listings).

During Florida Legislative Session: Weekdays 6:30 pm & 9:00 pm ET - 88.9FM WFSU Tallahassee & Weekdays 5:30 pm CT - 89.1FM WFSW Panama City and on public radio stations across the state (check local listings).

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6:03 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Capital Report: 07-25-2014

This week voting rights groups presented their case for redrawing Florida’s electoral map immediately rather than waiting until after this year’s election.  But as Nick Evans reports, officials charged with conducting elections are doubtful the plan could work. 

Meanwhile, as Sascha Cordner reports, Monday is the last day for residents to register to vote in Florida’s August primary election.

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6:43 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Capital Report: 07-18-2014

Four years ago, an oil rig owned by BP exploded off the Louisiana coast—causing one of the largest oil spills in U.S. history. The oil flowed all the way to the Western Panhandle, causing tourists to flee and businesses to dry up. Now, as Lynn Hatter reports, tourism is back and the money is flowing again—and the oil remains.

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6:08 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Capital Report: 07-11-2014

A Democratic Florida Congresswoman says she will join the anticipated appeal of a judge’s ruling tossing the state’s congressional district map. As Jessica Palombo reports, District 5 Representative Corinne Brown says minority votes are at stake if the districts are redrawn.

This week’s rules workshop for Charlotte’s Web dispensaries is further proof the devil’s in the details.  As Nick Evans reports, despite passing the Florida legislature, there’s still a long way to go before this non-euphoric strain of marijuana makes it into the hands of patients that need it. 

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7:15 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Capital Report: 07-04-2014

A rash of domestic violence deaths from Palm Beach to Indian River County have raised a lot of questions about the issue. Jill Roberts reports...

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6:06 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Capital Report: 06-27-2014

Human rights and faith-based groups are asking the federal government to investigate how Florida treats mentally ill prisoners. As Jessica Palombo reports, the groups say no one is being held accountable for a man’s gruesome death two years ago. A warning here, some of the details in this report are graphic and may be disturbing to some.

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