As the investigation into the Colorado movie theatre shooting continues, many parents may wonder just how much exposure their children should have to the news coverage. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman talked with a child psychiatrist. Dr. Elias H. Sarkis, who gives some advice about how to talk with children about the tragedy.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BlakeAldermankidsandmovietheatretragedy.mp3]
Florida is one of four states where texting while driving is a secondary offense, meaning that law enforcement cannot pull over motorists for texting at the wheel, but one Florida representative is pushing to make it a greater offense.