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Larry Elliston on the waterfront
Best of Florida Stories Part 2
This week Larry Elliston shares the stories of Floridians who have helped others move to Florida from overseas and "Dr. Bob" who volunteers his time to offer better healthcare. Plus, we'll meet a man who used his experience in prison to turn his life around and help others after he was released.

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Hurricane off the coast of Florida
Preparing for Hurricanes 2009

As another hurricane season begins, officials don't want residents to be complacent after a few quiet seasons. It only takes one storm to ruin your summer. This week, we'll meet Florida's new emergency manager, debunk some hurricane preparation myths, and check on Galveston, Texas, where they weathered last year's biggest storm.

Program Schedule

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7

Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Radio Guests

Ruben AlmaguerInterim Director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management
John SimsenEmergency Management Coordinator for Galveston County, Texas
Janet McGuireDisaster Communications Officer and Pasco Manager of Preparedness and Response at the American Red Cross Tampa Bay Chapter
Dr. Chris LandseaScience and Operations Officer at the National Hurricane Center

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