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WSLR News presented the 2024 Public Newsroom Series forums featuring journalists, academics, attorneys, and subject experts. The series sought to  build our local news ecosystem and investigate ways for community members to strengthen our democracy by participating in news production themselves.


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Peace & Justice Report: Jazzmen!

This Wednesday, June 5, at 9am, we’ll talk to Larry Tye, author of “The Jazzmen – How Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie Transformed America”. Then we’ll hear from Sandra Tapfumaneyi, Sarasota County’s emergency management chief, about hurricane preparedness.

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