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January 21, 2020 11:47 AM

Despite not being officially allowed to live in Florida until 1763, Jewish people escaping expulsion and exclusion were among the earliest settlers of...

January 14, 2020 08:34 PM

As the Florida Legislature opens its 2020 session, Gov. Ron DeSantis addressed House and Senate members Tuesday during his State of the State address....

January 08, 2020 11:50 AM

This week on Florida Matters, we sat down with local political reporters to look at […]

December 31, 2019 12:13 PM

This week on Florida Matters, we share some of our favorite discussions about plants, animals and environmental challenges facing our state.

December 04, 2019 05:34 PM

It started 30 years ago. That's when Rex Jensen first got a call to check out some land owned by the Uihlein family just off I-75 near Sarasota. That is...

November 26, 2019 04:39 PM

From roller coasters to virtual rides, Florida's theme parks have helped redefine family entertainment. With Disney experiencing its own struggles with...

November 20, 2019 12:25 PM

This week on Florida Matters, we take a look into the development of Lakewood Ranch. […]

October 30, 2019 11:03 AM

This week on Florida Matters, we discuss the concerns of more than 2,800 cases of […]