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Marvel's latest superhero, Captain Citrus, draws his power from the sun and hails from a Florida orange grove....
Travel guru Rick Steves was born and raised in Seattle, where we're taping our show this week, but he didn't stay put for long. Steves spent most of h...
A 1 percent charge imposed on most homeowners' policies to help the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. cover losses from the last of the 2...
Volunteers will be at coastal areas around the Tampa Bay area Saturday morning as part of an effort to clean up litter that poses a threat to both hum...
The August unemployment rates for Florida were released today. Changes were minimal from July to August.Florida’s unemployment rate for August is 6....
Army Ranger Cory Remsburg returns each year to James A. Haley VA Hospital in Tampa to show the staff his progress. He was severely injured in 2009 and...
During former Gov. Charlie Crist's drift from Republican to independent to Democrat, there's been at least one GOP friend who has stuck by his side: P...
 

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FL Wildlife Corridor Expedition
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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Last summer, a Georgetown University study found that an overwhelming majority of baby boomers want to age in place -- stay living in their homes as long as possible. But only 1 in 5 of those surveyed said they had any plan to...

 

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The 2014 USF College of Business Scholarship luncheon (photo courtesy Hilary Lehman)

The recent USF College of Business Scholarship Luncheon honored around 175 students who received almost $400,000 dollars in awards. On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we meet some of the award-winning students, who shared their inspiring stories...

USF geochemist Dr. Jeffrey Ryan talks to his class via video feed from a research vessel in the Pacific Ocean

USF geochemist Jeffrey Ryan is teaching a class this fall – only he’s working in the Pacific Ocean, more than 7,000 miles away from Tampa! Ryan joins University Beat on WUSF Public Media from the research vessel where he’s...

 

Jazz Updates

Joe Sample
Listen this Saturday for a special performance featuring the late keyboard player and composer Joe Sample. A founding member of The Jazz Crusaders in his teens, Sample was a major figure in...
It's a rare thing to have 3 pianists, at 3 pianos, in one studio. But for this special occasion, that's just what was needed. Marian McPartland welcomed the power-couple of jazz piano, Bill Charlap...
The 2013 Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour was a big event in the jazz world, and provided a great night of music when they appeared at The Straz Center in Tampa.
 

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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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