Opa-locka Corruption, FPL’s Turkey Point, Cuban Baseball Smuggling, Dolphins Draft

May 2, 2016

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has cited FPL for threatening water supplies near its Turkey Point nuclear power plant.
Credit Miami Herald

We begin The Florida Roundup with corruption in Opa-locka. The Miami Herald uncovered a months-long investigation by the FBI that includes extortion and bribery in the city involving a commissioner, the city manager and a former cop.

A gathering of state lawmakers and regulators in Homestead will tackle what should happen next to FPL’s Turkey Point Power Plant.

Another arrest was made this week in a sports story involving human smuggling. We look more closely at the network of boat captains and agents bringing Cuban baseball players to the U.S.

Finally, what did you think of the Miami Dolphin’s first round pick?

Listen to the full show below.