Florida Roundup

Fridays at noon on WJCT 89.9 FM

Each week Melissa Ross of WJCT and Tom Hudson of WLRN in Miami, along with a panel of journalists from around the state, discuss the week in Florida news in The Florida Roundup. 

This week we’re discussing fighting the opioid crisis at Florida’s pharmacies along with paying claims and paying for cleaning up two months after Hurricane Irma. We also are looking at the opportunity and anxiety of our divided politics. 

Florida Blue Makes A Move To Combat Opioid Addiction

Florida Blue, the state’s biggest health insurer, says it will not cover Oxycontin prescriptions after January 1.

Will this move make a difference in stemming the tide of opioid overdoses?

Fraternities and sororities have been put on pause in Tallahassee.  Meanwhile, the state capitol is confronting a culture of sexual harassment and Dan Rather joins us to discuss unity and patriotism in a time of division.


The top senate Democrat quits over an extramarital affair and should the state constitution allow tax money to go toward some religious schools? Those are among the topics in this week's Florida Roundup.


This week on The Florida Roundup we're looking at tax dollars going to private schools along with Gov. Rick Scott's desire to spend more on the environment. We also have a look at the new film, "The Florida Project," that shines a light on life along the state's economic fringe. 


Will Jacksonville, Miami or any Florida city win the battle for Amazon.com's second headquarters? We discuss the possibility. 


From the influx of Puerto Ricans to Florida, to school choice and medical marijuana, here's a roundup and examination of this week's news in Florida.


WJCT and WLRN

Coming Friday on WJCT 89.9 FM at 1 p.m., join us for the premiere of "The Florida Roundup."


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