Florida Roundup: Marriages And Revisiting Haiti

Jan 9, 2015

Robert Steel and Darin Fimple are married at the Broward County Courthouse by Judge Kathleen McHugh in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, just after midnight.
Credit Charles Trainor Jr. / Miami Herald

On the Florida Roundup, we discuss the important news of the week with the area's journalists. 

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

This week same-sex couples across Florida were able to get a marriage license, the same time the Supreme Court may decide the issue for the entire nation or continue to leave it on a state-by-state basis.

RICK SCOTT'S SECOND TERM

Rick Scott and his cabinet were sworn in to their second terms in Florida office. What are Floridians going to expect in the coming years? We discuss what's next.

HAITI FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

On Monday, it'll be five years since a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti. While there are signs of progress, there is a lot left to finish, under duress of political instability.

Our host Tom Hudson is joined by Greg Allen, Miami correspondent for NPR, Steve Rothaus and Jacqueline Charles from the Miami Herald, Mary Ellen Klaus from Miami Herald and Tampa Bay Times, and Nadege Green of WLRN.

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