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Florida voting law changes cause ballot problems

Professors from the University of Florida and Dartmouth have published research based on recent voting law changes in Florida. In addition to issues with absentee ballots, many organizations are calling on government to make changes to these laws and Gov. Rick Scott is standing by them.

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BP oil gusher capped one year ago tomorrow

Thursday will be the one-year anniversary of the day the BP oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico was finally capped. Florida public radio’s Steve Newborn takes a look at some of the scientists who made national headlines with their research on the spill. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/OilSpillScientists0712d.mp3]

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BP oil spill, 100 days and counting

It’s been more than 100 days since the Deepwater Horizon blew up and sank to the bottom of the Gulf. Since then, an unlikely group has taken center stage – ocean researchers. Steve Newborn takes a look at the scientists behind the headlines. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/3science.mp3]

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Tracking the oil by air

The oil has stopped spewing into the Gulf, at least for now. But the oil is still out there and spreading. Every day, crews from the Coast Guard Air Station in Clearwater are flying over the Gulf to track movement of the surface oil. Bobbie O’Brien caught a ride with …

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