This week a state teachers union, school board association and other groups filed a lawsuit over Florida’s tax credit scholarship program. The program has been in place for nearly a decade, but as Lynn Hatter reports, the groups say the state has gone too far with it.
This week’s Florida primary election attracted lower turnout than the midterm primary did in 2010. Jessica Palombo takes a look at factors keeping people away from the polls, what some counties did to buck the trend —and why Democrats might need to worry heading into November.
The recent suicide of Robin Williams and the upcoming National Suicide Prevention Week observance makes this a timely topic. The panelists are: Jay Reeve, CEO of the Apalachee Center; Randy Nicklaus, president of 2-1-1 Big Bend; and 2-1-1 Big Bend’s Hotline Director Murdina Campbell.
Producers Jodie Buller and Alex Westcott took to the fields, the farmers' market, and the research labs in an effort to understand why bee populations are struggling. Modern management practices, folk anecdotes, impacts of environmental degradation, and cutting-edge bee genetics and the neuroscience of chemical exposure: explore the research, the reasons and the explanations surrounding this disturbing phenomena.
Here’s the latest on a story we’ve been following for many weeks. Lawmakers, lawyers and the League of Women voters converged on a Leon County Courtroom this week to argue the merits of Florida’s newly revised congressional districts. Nick Evans reports parties to the case did not see eye to eye in testimony leading up to the judge’s decision.
This week: "Mad Men" star Elisabeth Moss tries NOT to explain her spoiler-laden new film... Actor, activist and internet phenom George Takei tells us how he's lived long and prospered – in spite of major obstacles... Food legend Alice Waters shudders at school lunches, offers fresh ideas… Etiquette tips from drummer and funnyman Jon Wurster… We celebrate the daguerreotype's brief moment in the sun… Greg Poehler of TV's "Welcome to Sweden" recommends a few other fish-out-of-water tales... Otis Gibbs spends a nice afternoon with his uncle, the felon...And more!