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March 31, 2020 07:54 PM

Just days before officials began shutting down large gatherings to slow the spread of COVID 19, David Brancaccio, host of the Marketplace Morning Report...


March 24, 2020 09:02 PM

The coronavirus pandemic is not only taking its toll of the nation’s healthcare system, but also its businesses. This week, Florida Matters takes a look...


March 10, 2020 08:24 PM

Floridians are going to the polls on March 17 for the state’s presidential primary. This election cycle, WUSF is focusing on the issues rather than the...


March 03, 2020 07:45 PM

Professional wrestling, or as it’s called in some circles, “sports entertainment,” has a long history in Florida and in Tampa.


February 18, 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...


February 11, 2020 10:06 AM

Florida's state animal has never had it very good. The Florida Panther was shot at, run off its hunting grounds and hemmed in by roads and development....


February 04, 2020 05:53 PM

Our nation's democratic elections are being threatened like never before. Florida Matters this week takes a look at how our ballots are being protected ...


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.