The Florida Roundup Each week a panel of journalists from South Florida and around the state discuss the week in news.
The Florida Roundup

The Florida Roundup

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Each week a panel of journalists from South Florida and around the state discuss the week in news.

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Hurricane Ian's impact on South Florida

On this week's episode of the South Florida Roundup, we looked at Hurricane Ian through a South Florida lens. How are we helping those in Southwest Florida and how were the Florida Keys damaged by Ian?

Miami-Dade Commissioner suspended, another hurricane devastates Puerto Rico, and shifting ...

Governor Ron DeSantis recently suspended Miami-Dade Commissioner Joe Martinez, and is looking to appoint his replacement in a few weeks. Hurricane Fiona left Puerto Rico with floods and power outages all over the country. In South Florida, housing prices have dropped slightly, while in West Palm Beach more people are buying houses with cash. A $1.3 billion transit village project was also approved in the city.

Miami-Dade Commissioner suspended, another hurricane devastates Puerto Rico, and shifting ...

Defense rests in Parkland sentencing trial, and students blocked from attending a play in ...

The defense in the Parkland sentencing trial abruptly decided to rest their case, surprising everyone, especially Judge Scherer. Miami-Dade County Public Schools denied students from attending the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Anna in the Tropics" by Nilo Cruz

Defense rests in Parkland sentencing trial, and students blocked from attending a play in ...

It's peak hurricane season in South Florida, five years since Hurricane Irma

It's peak hurricane season in South Florida... but where are all the storms? On this week's South Florida Roundup, we mark the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Irma, get an update on the storms currently swirling in the Atlantic and look at a new plan to address the housing affordability problem in Miami-Dade County.

It's peak hurricane season in South Florida, five years since Hurricane Irma

Commissioner Joe Martinez arrested, a new Broward School Board, and the restoration of a h...

Miami-Dade Commissioner Joe Martinez was arrested on unlawful compensation charges. What does this newly appointed Broward school board mean for the county, and what impact will the restored Gulfstream Hotel have on Lake Worth Beach?

Commissioner Joe Martinez arrested, a new Broward School Board, and the restoration of a h...

Narcan in Palm Beach County, the start of a new school year, and Surfside scammers

From the South Florida Roundup: deputies in Palm Beach County are now allowed to carry Narcan; a new school year has started, leaving teachers feeling anxious; and scammers from across the country are trying to get some of the Surfside settlement funds.

Narcan in Palm Beach County, the start of a new school year, and Surfside scammers

Tight congressional races and school boards shaken up after Florida primaries

The Florida primaries saw DeSantis endorsed candidates winning their races across Florida. How will two candidates change the dynamic of the Miami-Dade school board? Plus, four Broward school board members were removed by DeSantis.

Tight congressional races and school boards shaken up after Florida primaries

Fire devastates Cuban oil supply, and voting on the Inflation Reduction Act

A fire in Matanzas, Cuba, destroyed four oil tankers, worsening the country's desperate energy situation. Also, The U.S. House is expected to vote today on the Inflation Reduction Act, a package of actions that includes allowing the federal government's Medicare health plan to negotiate prices for some prescription drugs.

Fire devastates Cuban oil supply, and voting on the Inflation Reduction Act

Affordable housing at the cost of the Agricultural Reserve, and a plan to rehome the homel...

Palm Beach County approved plans to build affordable housing in the county's Agriculture Reserve, but the plan has environmentalists sounding alarms. In Miami-Dade County, a plan to build mini-homes for the homeless on Virginia Key has brought out many voices of dissent.

Affordable housing at the cost of the Agricultural Reserve, and a plan to rehome the homel...

Inflation and back-to-school goods, home insurance downgrades, and Miami-Dade flooding predictions

Parents, teachers, and school districts are adjusting to inflated prices for school supplies ahead of the new school year. Also, many home insurance companies are at risk of downgrades. Plus, what would Miami-Dade County look like if it were hit by Hurricane Irma in 30 years?

Inflation and back-to-school goods, home insurance downgrades, and Miami-Dade flooding predictions