Recent Florida Matters episodes

Florida Matters: Planning for Long-Term Care (July 8, 2014)

Baby boomers have seen it coming for quite some time -- retirement, senior living and senior survival.

Experts say most of us begin planning too late for the help we might need as we get older.

We take a look at long-term care,...

Florida Matters: Backyard Agriculture (July 1, 2014)

More and more these days, farms are coming to the city. Laws have been changing around the state that make it easier for suburban homeowners to dabble in backyard agriculture. We're taking a look at this "do-it-yourself" food movement, from...

Florida Matters: Medical Marijuana Town Hall (June 24, 2014)

This November, voters in Florida will get the chance to weigh in on Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana.

The Village Square at St. Petersburg College's Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions recently hosted a town hall...

Clone of Florida Matters: Seeing Tampa Bay Like a Tourist (June 17, 2014)

You may call the Tampa Bay area home, but have your really seen it through the eyes of a tourist?

What is your favorite part of living in the Tampa Bay area? Is it seeing the glint of a dolphin's tail as it surfaces just offshore? The...

Florida Matters: Preparing for Hurricanes (June 10, 2014)

Hurricane season is now under way, and we're helping you prepare. A look at what you need to stock in your emergency kit, this season's hurricane forecast and a tour of a hurricane hunter airplane that flies directly into a storm's path.

Florida Matters: 70th Anniversary of D-Day (June 3, 2014)

Friday, June 6 marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the historic military landing at Normandy during World War II. We take a look at D-Day through the eyes of a C-47 pilot who was there. Retired First Lt. Gerald “Bud” Berry was among those who...

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