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12/28/18: Florida Roundup Year In Review

Memorials for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting
Leslie Ovalle
A memorial at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were killed on Wednesday, February 14, by a school shooter. Leslie Ovalle / WLRN

This week on the Florida Roundup, we looked back at some of the biggest statewide stories of 2018, such as the deadly school shooting in Parkland, which led to a landmark gun and school safety law; the election, which resulted in several mandated recounts; the blue-green algae and red tide that appeared in bodies of water around the state; and Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Panhandle.

We were joined by Caitie Switalski, WLRN Broward County Reporter; Lynn Hatter, news director at WFSU in Tallahassee; Julie Glenn, news director at WGCU in Fort Meyers; Steve Newborn, assistant news director at WUSF in Tampa; and Jessica Foster, anchor at WJHG-News in Panama City.