The Florida Roundup: Zika Infects Local Politics, A Tale of Two Solar Amendments & Real Estate

Aug 28, 2016

Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control inspector Sharon Nagel peers into a drain in Wynwood.
Credit Miami Herald

  This week on The Florida Roundup...

We bring you the latest information on the developing weather in the Caribbean with Meteorologist Jeff Huffman.

Next, a week after Miami Beach is declared a Zika zone, the virus has infected local politics as new cases are found along the Gulf Coast of Florida. Who exactly is in-charge of getting timely information out to the public? Is it the Governor? Is it the Department of Health? WLRN's Sammy Mack and Jenny Staletovich with the Miami Herald join for this segment. 

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Also, voters will decide one of two solar ballot questions next week. So, what's the difference between the two and will they help bring more solar power to the Sunshine State? WLRN's Wilson Sayre and Mary Ellen Klas with the Miami Herald's Tallassee Bureau weigh in. 

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Plus, we take a look at South Florida's housing market. It's cooled off considerably this summer. Have we seen a peak in real estate? The Miami Herald's Nicholas Nehamas and Brian Bandell with the South Florida Business Journal break down the numbers. 

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