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6:26 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Capital Report: 01-16-2015

A former Florida Department of Law Enforcement official is accusing Governor Rick Scott of political payback after he removed Gerald Bailey as head Of FDLE. It’s not unusual for a governor to shuffle agency heads at the start of a second term, but as Lynn Hatter reports, in Bailey’s case, the issue is about how and why his departure occurred.

Despite a victorious election season, the current Republican Party of Florida’s chair is facing what looks to be a tough fight for her own reelection this Saturday. Regan McCarthy has more

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WFSU Program Feed
1:09 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Perspectives: SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT

Perspectives: SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT

The upcoming Leon County Sustainable Communities Summit (1/24/15) is entitled, “Food for Us: We’re all at the Table Together”.   At the Perspectives table to give an event preview are:  Dr. Richard Gragg with the FAMU School of the Environment; FSU Urban Planning Professor Dr. Will Butler; Shington Lamy assistant to the Leon county administrator; and Lauren Chappell-Harris, the county’s sustainability assistant.

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3:57 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

On Point, Mondays-Thursdays at 8pm

On Point unites distinct and provocative voices with passionate discussion as it confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today. Leaving no perspective unchallenged, On Point digs past the surface and into the core of a subject, exposing each of its real world implications. Host Tom Ashbrook combines his journalistic instincts with a listener's openness and curiosity -- focusing on the relevant topics and deconstructing issues along with the audience.

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WFSU Program Feed
3:43 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Intelligence Squared asks Is Amazon a Friend to Readers, Thursday, January 29th at 9pm

Is Amazon a friend to readers?  In late 2014, Amazon and the publishing house Hachette settled a months-long dispute over who should set the price for e-books. In Amazon's view, lower prices mean more sales and more readers, and that benefits everyone. But for publishers, the price of an e-book must reflect the investment made, from the author’s advance to a book's production. The conflict, resolved for now, has only raised more questions about the value of books, Amazon's business practices, and the role of publishers. Is book publishing an oligopoly, a dinosaur in need of disruption?

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6:10 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Capital Report: 01-09-2015

This week, Florida became the 36th state to allow same-sex marriages.  And Tuesday morning as a Governor and Attorney General that have long opposed the change celebrated their inauguration, Nick Evans reports just blocks away, same-sex couples were reciting their wedding vows.  

With same-sex couples getting hitched right across the street, Governor Rick Scott was sworn into office for the second time Tuesday. Lynn Hatter takes a look at what the governor is promising, and what’s changed from four years ago.

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