Ira Glass, the host and creator of This American Life, will be in town Sept. 13 at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg for “Reinventing Radio: An...
The next stop for a group of wealthy opponents of a proposed Miami-to-Orlando passenger rail service is a meeting with officials behind the private ve...
A coalition of voting-rights organizations and individual voters wants the Florida Supreme Court take up the legal battle over the state's congression...
BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico disrupted business all along the coastline. Through the end of July, the oil giant paid more than $13 billio...
When Florida first approved its private school tax credit scholarship program in 2001, Florida Education Association attorney Ron Meyer said education...

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Four explorers spent 100 days walking and kayaking the length of Florida, from the tip of the Everglades to the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia. The mission – to publicize the need to connect the state’s remaining wild areas.

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According to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, Florida is third in the number of calls to the national human trafficking hotline(1-888-373-7888). The FMC Foundation of Caring and WUSF Public Radio gathered a...


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An MBA is a Masters of Business Administration degree — but have you heard about a DBA? USF is unveiling a new Doctor of Business Administration program that targets CEO’s and other upper-level executives looking to transform their business practices. We’...

Dwayne Scheuneman (l) performs w/Palestinian dancer Adel Mashriky (courtesy Dwayne Scheuneman)

USF St. Petersburg education major Dwayne Scheuneman is a veteran, an athlete, and a teacher of dance to both disabled and able-bodied children. That latter skill recently brought him to Palestine's West Bank, where his class...


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Dinah Washington
This weekend in Chicago, they’re naming a street for Dinah Washington, near the famous Wendell Phillips Academy where the great singer attended high school.
Postwar America saw the hard edges of bebop segue to the cool. The music bewitched baritone sax man Gerry Mulligan, and it enchanted classically-trained pianist John Lewis; both became pioneers of...
Gil Evans, the masterful arranger, collaborated with Miles Davis on three indelible projects in the late '50s.

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Masters And Disasters: The Met Opera Quiz
At the Metropolitan Opera, drama is usually onstage. But for the past several months, it's been in the newspapers. Now that the embattled Metropolitan Opera has surmounted most of its labor squabbles...
Bruce Hornsby's Modern Classical Moment
He cracked the music world three decades ago, making smooth, contemplative piano-pop. On his new album, a double-disc live collection called Solo Concerts, Hornsby goes a step further by...

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