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Florida brings a restrictive abortion bill to a legislative committee — its modeled after the new Texas law. Plus, an art exhibition re-imagining the story of "Alice in Wonderland." And SunFest returns to Palm Beach County next year.
Joseph Ladapo is Florida's new surgeon general, an outspoken critic of mask mandates and lockdowns. Plus, inequities in Florida's vaccine distribution and a local organization assisting with Afghan refugee resettlement.
Thousands of migrants are at the U.S.-Mexico border are seeking refuge. A new study to remove the restrictions on gay and bisexual men donating blood. And a former military and law enforcement family in the medical marijuana industry.
A conversation with a child psychologist and listener calls. Plus, Broward pays its employees to get vaccinated and a University of Miami professor wins an Emmy for the Queen's Gambit.
Why is the government selling affordable housing in risky flood zones? Actress Gabrielle Union on her new book and her advocacy work. Plus, socially-distanced belly dancing.
Governor Ron DeSantis has a proposal to end Florida’s current standardized testing program. A judge ruled against Florida's anti-riot Law. Is it enforceable anymore? Plus, a short film made in Miami tackles homelessness and mental health.
Cuba started vaccinating children under 12. A South Florida doctor refuses unvaccinated patients. Plus, Miami International Airport is using dogs to prevent the spread of COVID.
The battle over masks in schools escalates. Plus, a new theatrical production coming to the Arsht Center explores LGBTQ identity through dance.
The mayor of Doral joined the program to discuss the future of his city and the ongoing battle over a bad smell. Plus, how HistoryMiami Museum is preserving items from the Surfside memorial site.
COVID-19 cases are higher than they’ve ever been in the Florida Keys — how are leaders responding? The cost of COVID on individuals and hospitals. Plus, Miami-Dade County transit's new director and his plans to improve transportation.
The governor is touting the monoclonal antibody treatment but is it safe and is it effective? Boca Raton recently enacted the strictest building inspection code in the state. Plus, a battle over the Everglades between sugar companies and the U.
Florida schools get the green light on mask mandates. Daycare in the time of COVID. Plus, a study at the University of Miami examines the daily lives of Black women who are living with HIV and how the pandemic has reshaped their lives.
Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava on the pandemic and the Surfside tragedy. Plus, a QAnon member in Boca Raton and the return of high school football to South Florida.
Local officials don't have any say in changing gun laws in Florida. Why? A U.S. vet shares his poetry and reflects on the situation in Afghanistan. Plus, Sundial's book club pick for August tells stories of Cubans on the island.
Broward voted in favor of a mask mandate even under threat of losing some board members losing their salaries. A local Paralympian leading the refugee team in the Tokyo games. Plus, a Latina’s guide to the universe.
South Florida school districts mandate masks in the classroom. A planned rate hike for FPL customers beginning next year. And tourism is surging in Florida along with the coronavirus.
Tropical Storm Grace made landfall in Haiti after a catastrophic earthquake. Hospitals in Palm Beach County struggle with the volume of patients. Plus, Miami’s courthouse is closed because it’s falling apart.
Getting aid to Haiti post-earthquake. Florida’s congressional maps are about to be redrawn. Plus, a new TV series tells the unbelievable story of speedboat racers from Miami turned drug kingpins.
A new forecast for hurricane season as a Tropical Depression approaches. We hear from a developer leading the creation of new affordable housing units. Plus, the debate over real grass and turf.
Florida and the CDC are at odds over COVID-19 numbers and school boards are pushing back against the governor. Plus, the new UN climate report paints a grim future. Is it too late to reverse the course?
What role should the U.S. play as protesters continue to defy the Cuban government? A new investigation of the Surfside tower tragedy and the design flaws in buildings that are decades old. Plus, a PSA campaign to save Biscayne Bay.
What can public universities do to protect students and staff from COVID? Plus, Fort Lauderdale officials are considering a plan to build underground tunnels under the city. And what if we have to retreat from South Florida?
University of Miami President Julio Frenk on the fall semester as the delta variant keeps spreading. An investigation examining a controversial state program intended to support families with children who suffered from brain damage. Plus, poetr
We are dedicating the entire program today to hear from teachers from all over South Florida as they get ready to start the school year.
Health experts say they are seeing more young people, especially children, in emergency care with the coronavirus. A reporter shares her story aboard a cruise where multiple passengers contracted COVID. Plus, we dive into the world of digital a
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