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2:20 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

411 Teen: Essay Boot Camp

Ashley Wellington, author of Admission Essay Boot Camp talks with high school seniors from Florida High, FSU Developmental School about how to write the dynamic college admission essay.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 12, 2014 

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6:09 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Capital Report: 10-17-2014

The second of three Florida gubernatorial debates happened this week (last week), but most of the attention is being paid to a spat over an electric fan. Lynn Hatter reports some pundits are calling it one of the most bizarre moments in recent Florida political history.

A billboard in Tallahassee is advertising bulletproof vests for children. As Jessica Palombo reports, the group behind the provocative campaign wants to make Florida voters think about policies like the Stand Your Ground law before they cast ballots in the midterm election.

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4:15 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Dr. Cornel West on The Commonwealth Club, Thursday at 1pm

Commonwealth Club of California

Dr. Cornel West

DR. CORNEL WEST, intellectual.  Dr. West has taught at Union Theological Seminary, Yale, Harvard, and the University of Paris.  He has authored, "Race Matters," Democracy Matters, and the memoir "Brother West; Living and Loving Out Loud."  His latest book is "Black Prophetic Fire."  Dr. West will discuss his work, and offer his thoughts on the intersection between leadership, faith and social justice.

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4:02 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

RadioLab's Jad Abumrad on the next City Arts & Lectures, Tuesday at 1pm

City Arts and Lectures

Jad Abumrad, Host RadioLab

The son of a scientist and a doctor, Jad Abumrad did most of his growing up in Tennessee, before studying creative writing and music composition at Oberlin College in Ohio. Following graduation, Abumrad wrote music for films, and reported and produced documentaries for a variety of local and national public radio programs, including On The Media, Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, Morning Edition, All Things Considered and WNYC's "24 Hours at the Edge of Ground Zero."

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11:45 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Perspectives: Second Congressional District Race

Perspectives: Second Congressional District Race

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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