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Archaeologists are documenting endangered sites before it's too late
For several years now, archaeologists across the country have been focused on sea-level rise and other threats to cultural heritage sites. The Florida Public Archaeology Networkor FPAN is leading the effort to collect critical data on some of the more than 16,000 at-risk sites in the Sunshine State. WUWF's Sandra Averhart visited one of the sites. Check out her report here.
NPR special report: NRA's evolution on school shootings
NPR has obtained more than 2 1/2 hours of recordings of those private meetings after the Columbine shooting, which offer unique insight into the NRA's deliberations in the wake of this crisis — and how it has struggled to develop what has become its standard response to school shootings ever since. Read the storyhere.
Santa Rosa schools look to the future
Santa Rosa County School District is holding a series of town hall meetings to help map out a future for the school district in fast-growing county. WUWF's Tom Ninestine was at the first meeting at Pace High School. Read the story here.
UF grapples with questions amid expert witness controversy
A University of Florida task force held an inaugural meeting Tuesday as the state’s flagship university struggles to regain its stature amid a controversy involving three tenured professors who were told they could not testify as expert witnesses in a high-profile voting rights lawsuit. Read the story here.
It's Public Radio Music Day
WUWF is proud to join stations around the country observing the second annual Public Radio Music Day presented by the noncomMUSIC Alliance today, Nov. 10. Public Radio Music Day is a nationwide celebration uniting public radio music stations, fans, artists, and other members of the music industry to recognize public radio’s special role in America’s music scene. Join us for our live virtual event at noon today featuring a special performance by Tanya Gallagher. You can also celebrate by listening to curated playlists from our music hosts: