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Archive for Saturday, October 6, 2018

One Band’s Key Instrument: Wheels

An acoustic jazz band in Los Angeles make their way to their gigs, instruments and all, by bike and skateboard. Occasionally, they have to use the metro, but human-powered transport is preferred.
Published in NPR News

Kavanaugh Confirmed To Supreme Court

The federal appeals court judge was confirmed after a narrow Senate vote largely along party lines Saturday afternoon that ended a weeks-long battle over his controversial nomination.
Published in NPR News

The Florida Roundup: Governor’s Race ‘Most Interesting In Memory’

The Florida Roundup, a statewide, weekly news program produced by WJCT in Jacksonville and WLRN in Miami, now airs Fridays at noon on WMFE. Hosts Tom Hudson and Melissa Ross talked with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum about health insurance and paying teachers $50,000 a year. The Roundup also heard from Ron DeSantis at a Tampa event he attended this week as he goes after Gillum on taxes. Joining the show for analysis: WUSF reporter Steve Newborn, Democratic strategist Fernand Amandi and GOP strategist Mac Stipanovich.
Published in 2018 Election, Central Florida News, Florida Roundup