Death row inmate Manuel Valle was set to be executed Wednesday at the Florida State Prison near Starke. Valle was convicted in the early 1980s of murdering a Coral Gables police officer in 1978. University of Florida Law professor Bob Dekle spoke with Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Paula Cunniffe about the appeals process in capital punishment cases like this.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/dekleQandAfinalPC.mp3]
Though President Trump's approval ratings had dropped to 37 percent by mid-August, some conservatives in southwest Alachua County are holding their ground on supporting him as the country approaches its one-year anniversary of his election victory.