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This Year's Drought (May 4, 2007)
 
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Scientists say parts of Florida are heading for a serious drought. How bad is it? How does drought affect our drinking water supply, the environment and the economy?

 
Stem Cell Controversy (April 27, 2007)
 
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Some observers are "banking" on stem cell research as the source for the next major medical breakthrough. What kind of stem cell research holds the most promise? Who stands to gain the most? Will the political winds in Florida play a role in this...

 
Property Tax Review (April 20, 2007)
 
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The State House and Florida Senate have passed their versions of property tax reform. This week, we take brief look at the history of taxes in Florida, examine the politics of tax reform and find out what the various sides are saying should...

 
Light Rail for Tampa Bay? (April 13, 2007)
 
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Could Tampa Bay residents be taking the train to work someday? Would light rail help reduce traffic jams and save energy? We discuss the future of a commuter rail in the Bay Area, with this week's guests.

 
Tampa Bay History (April 6, 2007)
 
University of Tampa

It’s Florida Heritage Month, and Florida Matters invited two prominent historians to discuss the perils and pleasure of life in the Tampa area. On this week's program, we touch on the city’s founding, prominent historical figures and events that...

 
Mental Health and Young People (March 30, 2007)
 
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The number of college students seeking mental health counseling has risen considerably in recent years. About 2,500 students sought help at the USF Counseling Center last year. That represents a 50 percent increase since 2001. And, a recent...

 
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