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Archive for Friday, January 11, 2019

Researcher Says Test Results Identify Red Tide Cause

During the height of this past summers toxic algae bloom, a team of researchers from Florida Gulf Coast University took water samples from the Gulf of Mexico, the Caloosahatchee River and Lake Okeechobee to try and identify a common source of pollution.
Published in Central Florida News

Intersection: Governor DeSantis; Amendment 4; StoryCorps

https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/010819_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRon DeSantis was sworn in as Floridas 46th governor this week. Advocates for school choice and the environment have high hopes for the Republican former congressman: DeSantis campaigned on a platform of improving the states water quality, and he favors expanding the use of school vouchers. On this episode of Intersecion, we talk to Florida Trend magazine associate editor Jason Garcia about what to expect from Governor DeSantis. Then- former felons across Florida are registering to vote, as amendment four takes effect. But ...
Published in Intersection Podcast

Youth Suicide On The Rise

According to data from American College Health Association, the suicide rate of young adults between the ages of 15 and 24 has tripled since the 1950s and is now the second most common cause of death among college students.
Published in Education