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Florida’s Honey Bees Facing Multiple Threats

One of the foundations of American agriculture is under attack on several fronts. The victims - bees. WUSF visits one beekeeper in Polk County who has to drive…

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Watches In Effect As Potential Tropical System Approaches Florida, Tampa Bay

Portions of the Tampa Bay coastline are under a storm surge watch as a potential…

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Plan For Port Richey Takeover Stopped By Residents

State lawmakers walked back from plans to dissolve the city of Port Richey Friday after…

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Evacuations Can Be Deadly For Nursing Home Residents, Research Says

Nearly 100 nursing homes and assisted living facilities were evacuated along Florida's East Coast ahead…

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2nd Whistleblower With Direct Knowledge Of Ukraine Call Steps Forward, Lawyer Says

The legal team representing the whistleblower whose complaint sparked an impeachment inquiry against President Trump…

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Marine Quest, Science Fest Aim To Inspire Next Generation In St. Pete

Two events will transform the waterfront of downtown St. Petersburg into a festival of science…

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Training Requirements Bolstered On Human Trafficking

Florida foster parents and safe-house workers who help victims of human trafficking will be required…

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DNA Tests For Psychiatric Drugs Are Controversial But Some Insurers Are Covering Them

As a teenager, Katie Gruman was prescribed one mental health drug after another. None seemed…

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Some People Get ‘Brain Tingles’ From These Slime Videos. What’s Behind The Feeling?

When scientist Giulia Poerio was a little girl, she says she would experience this very…

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Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies At 68

Updated at 11:10 a.m. ET Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a Baltimore attorney and civil rights…

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Simone Biles Becomes The Most Decorated Gymnast In World Championship History

Simone Biles is the greatest gymnast of our time – or any time in history.…

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Latvala: Budget Cuts May Be Necessary To Pay For Teacher Raises

A House education panel on Thursday began delving into the issue of raising teacher pay,…

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Evacuations Can Be Deadly For Nursing Home Residents, Research Says

Nearly 100 nursing homes and assisted living facilities were evacuated along Florida's East Coast ahead…

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Florida’s Honey Bees Facing Multiple Threats

One of the foundations of American agriculture is under attack on several fronts. The victims…

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Marine Quest, Science Fest Aim To Inspire Next Generation In St. Pete

Two events will transform the waterfront of downtown St. Petersburg into a festival of science…

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Mental Health Coordinator Named For Disaster Recovery

A longtime administrator at two Florida health-care agencies has been named the state’s first mental-health…

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Florida House Seeks Ways To Trim Health Spending

Sending a signal that health care spending could be targeted for reductions next year, a…

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Evacuations Can Be Deadly For Nursing Home Residents, Research Says

Nearly 100 nursing homes and assisted living facilities were evacuated along Florida's East Coast ahead…

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At-Home DNA Tests Don’t Just Generate Family Trees: They Solve Decades-Old Cold Cases

FDLE use genetic genealogy to find suspects in a case the same way a person…

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Environment /Climate Change

DeSantis Announces Plan For Sweeping Laws To Address Florida Water Pollution

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced plans to propose sweeping legislation meant to address Florida's water woes…

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Marine Quest, Science Fest Aim To Inspire Next Generation In St. Pete

Two events will transform the waterfront of downtown St. Petersburg into a festival of science…

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Florida Wildlife Officials Offer Exotic Pet Amnesty Program

Floridians with exotic animals, both legal and illegal, are being offered pet "amnesty," to turn…

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How Many Horseshoe Crabs Are In Florida? Growing Volunteer Effort Aims To Find Out

With a curved carapace, angry-looking eyes and a spiky tail, horseshoe crabs look like nature’s…

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The Zest

Education

Latvala: Budget Cuts May Be Necessary To Pay For Teacher Raises

A House education panel on Thursday began delving into the issue of raising teacher pay,…

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National Reports Question Florida Policies Enacted In Response To Parkland Shooting

New state policies born out of the Parkland school shooting have drawn the scrutiny of…

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Florida’s Education Commissioner Coming To Tampa For Education Standards Tour Stop

How Florida classrooms will be taught post-Common Core will be the focus of a listening…

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Settlement Rejected By State In Manatee Superintendent Fraud Case

The state's Education Practices Commission on Tuesday unanimously rejected a settlement agreement between the Florida…

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Florida Living

Items From Two Disney Rides Reported Stolen From Shed

A Florida sheriff’s office is investigating the apparent theft of items used in Peter Pan’s…

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The ‘Sioux Chef’ Highlights Indigenous Foods

Sean Sherman is a Minnesota-based chef on a mission to revitalize Native American cooking and…

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No Longer in Beer’s Shadow, Honey-Based Mead Is Making a Sweet Comeback

For the next several weeks, WUSF News and The Zest podcast are collaborating on a…

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Study: Hotel Booking Websites Cheat Travelers Out Of Billions

If you use travel booking websites, beware. New research from the American Hotel & Lodging…

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