Perspectives (WFSU) on 88.9 WFSU-FM

Thursdays, 11 am ET - Noon

Join WFSU and host Tom Flanigan for the live, listener call-in program Perspectives. It's the perfect forum to discuss the issues that concern YOU!

Please join us by listening to the program every Thursday morning at 11, and by calling us. The numbers are 850-414-1234, or 800-926-8809. You can also e-mail your questions and comments to perspectives@wfsu.org .

Perspectives is broadcast LIVE each Thursday at 11:00 am ET on 88.9, WFSU-FM and wfsu.org.

Perspectives: Alternative Christmas Markets

Nov 20, 2014

Tallahassee’s Alternative Christmas Markets are again helping support local, national and even international service agencies this year.  Debbie Gibson talks about the December 6-7 Market at John Wesley United Methodist Church.  Pastor Danny Dieth provides the details of the Christ Presbyterian Church Market Dec. 12 and 13.

Perspectives: Arts and Autism

Nov 13, 2014

Autism is now the fastest-growing developmental disability.  In Tallahassee, the FSU Museum of Fine Art is hosting an art exhibit featuring the works of more than two-dozen Florida artists who are on the autism spectrum.  The exhibit’s co-curators are the museum’s Susan Baldino and Allison Leatzow from the FSU Center for Autism.

Perspectives: Animal Welfare

Nov 6, 2014

Some of the Capital Region’s top animal welfare people talk about what they do to promote pet fostering, spaying and neutering and other programs to help pets and the people who love them.  Our guests: Sabrina Rodriguez de Conte, the new executive director of the Humane Society of Leon County; the Society’s Dog Foster Program Coordinator Amy Raddar; Cat Program Coordinator Lisa Glunt; Perri Dale, assistant director the Tallahassee/Leon County Animal Service Center; and Be the Solution Founder and Director Gerry Phipps.

Perspectives: City of Tallahassee Ethics

Oct 31, 2014

Julie Meadows-Keefe, the newly hired ethics officer for the City of Tallahassee, talks about her education and enforcement responsibilities.  Joining the conversation by phone is Dan Krassner with Integrity Florida, who also represents the group “Citizens for Ethics Reform”, which advocates voters adopt more sweeping changes to the city’s ethics policies and procedures.

This is among the most closely watched and hotly contested seats in the U.S. House.  Two-term incumbent, Republican Steve Southerland of Panama City, is being challenged by Democrat Gwen Graham of Tallahassee.  Due to a scheduling conflict, she was unable to join the discussion, but Congressman Southerland was in the studio to explain his position on various matters and field many questions from listeners.

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