Florida State University students are back in class after a shooting at the campus library injured three people. The tragedy has raised the same question asked after any school shooting – how could this happen? But Regan McCarthy reports at Florida State, It’s also raised a stronger feeling of community and support.
Exciting news for 88.9 and 89.1 listeners, the first Morning Edition book club launches Thursday, Dec. 11 with host David Greene interviewing bestselling author and honorary "curator" Ann Patchett about her first selection for the club. Join the show and millions of readers around the country in reading the book pick, which the selected author, Patchett and Greene will discuss on Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015.
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.
York & Fig launches December 1 as a one-week series exploring gentrification in America. Marketplace will take you into a neighborhood that is very L.A., yet familiar in its dynamics to anyone who has experienced gentrification as a newcomer, an old-timer, or a business person. Throughout the week, the Wealth and Poverty Team will report on this changing neighborhood in radio stories and digital features.
The death of mentally ill inmate, Darren Rainey, and the way the Florida Department of Corrections handled the investigation has spurred the agency to enact a series of reforms to combat prison abuse at its correctional facilities. Now, as Sascha Cordner reports, the department is facing a suit from Rainey’s family—which has revealed new details surrounding his death two years ago in a South Florida prison.