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Intersection: Friday News Round Table

Governor Rick Scott says he wants to protect Floridians from hospital ‘price gouging’. The governor said this week he wants hospitals to post their prices and average payments, in an easily accessible place on their websites. The hospitals say he went too far with that statement- they’re calling it mean spirited.
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Cat Cafe Coming To Clermont

Cat lovers listen up: A cat café is opening in Clermont. It will be a place where you can sit with a fresh cup of coffee and curl up with a cute kitty. The cats will also be available for adoption.
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UPDATE: Judge Affirms Florida Bear Hunt

A judge has ruled Florida’s first bear hunt in two decades may proceed later this month. The judge ruled Thursday against environmentalists who argue the hunt will damage the population of the animal that was removed from the state’s threatened list in 2012.
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Hollywood, NASA Collide Over Journey To Mars

It’s a busy week for Mars. Earlier this week, scientists announced the findings of liquid water on the red planet. And this weekend, The Martian – a movie chronicling an astronaut marooned on Mars – premiers in theaters. NASA is working on its own mission to Mars, and today, some of that cast from the movie joined those NASA scientist and administrators to talk to students about the real journey to the red planet.
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Florida Museum Calls Psychiatry “Industry Of Death”

“Think psychiatry has nothing to do with you? Think again. The whole field of psychiatry has gotten into every facet of your life.” That scary voice is just one of many you’ll hear when you walk inside the modest storefront museum in downtown Clearwater, sponsored by the Citizens Commission on Human Rights. The group, founded by the Church of Scientology, calls the museum “Psychiatry: Industry of Death.”
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Darryl Owens Perspectives

Darryl Owens: Juveniles Too Often Treated As Adults In FL Justice System

Some juvenile justice experts say a legal procedure called “direct file” makes Florida the toughest state to be a kid in the juvenile justice system…too tough. They’re coming together to try to change the process. Orlando Sentinel columnist and editorial writer Darryl Owens explains what “direct file” means and why he thinks it’s getting so much attention.
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At 95 Years Old, the Queen of Swing, Norma Miller, Still Reigns

The 1920s gave birth to jazz, jukeboxes, and the dance career of Norma Miller. At 95 years old, Miller—known as the Queen of Swing—is the last remaining member of Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers, the performance group that took Lindy hop, the original swing dance, out of Harlem’s dance halls and onto stages in Europe. Today, swing dancers around the world look to Miller for her expertise. When she isn’t sharing stories and dance steps, she’s living in Cape Coral, Florida. 90.7’s Renata Sago has more on her life.
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