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Frank Torres (l) and Dick Batchelor. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
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Previewing Florida’s Presidential Preference Primary

A lot of delegates in the Democratic presidential primary are still up for grabs as former vice president Joe Biden’s lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders widens.  Florida holds its primary on Tuesday, so what’s at stake for the two leading candidates in the Sunshine State? We check in with political analysts Dick Batchelor and Frank Torres. 
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An algae bloom at Central Marine in August 2016. Photo by Amy Green
Central Florida News

Algae A Hot Button Issue For Florida’s Gubernatorial Primary

A state of emergency was declared last month for counties along Florida’s east and west coasts due to thick blue-green algae. Also in the Gulf, a toxic red tide bloom is killing fish and other marine life. Researchers link the algae crisis to nutrient laden freshwater released from Lake Okeechobee into rivers on both coasts. It’s become a hot-button issue heading into the August 28th primary.
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Central Florida News

Intersection: Democrats Running For Attorney General

Stand your ground, the opioid crisis and the environment. These are some of the issues in the primary race for Florida’s attorney general. On this episode of Intersection WLRN and Florida Public Radio present a conversation with Sean Shaw and Ryan Torrens, the two Democratic candidates vying to be their party’s nominee for Attorney General.
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