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Closer Look At Political Races, Immigration Panel in Wynwood & St. Thomas University’s New Football

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St. Thomas University new football team.

Florida is less than two months away from the general election on Nov.6. In this year’s election, there are two races in the national spotlight: senator and governor. The Senate race is between Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott and the governor's race between Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and Congressman Ron DeSantis. Sundial talked to A.G. Gancarski, writer for Florida Politics, about the two major races on the ballot, governor and senator.

On Saturday, Sept. 15 O Cinema Wynwood is hosting a panel about immigration issues focused on how they impact the LGBTQ community. They will be screening a documentary web-series titled “Finding Home” about LGBTQ asylum seekers in Los Angeles. Patricia Hernandez from Rotella & Hernandez, LLC Immigration & Family Law and Rebecca Sanchez-Roig from Sánchez-Roig Law, P.A. are immigration attorneys in South Florida. They joined Sundial to talk about the fight to protect LGBTQ members facing persecution in their home countries and their hopes to find asylum in the U.S.

According to a USA Today report, high schools in Texas and California are starting to drop their football programs. In South Florida. a private Catholic college is banking on a team for its success. St. Thomas University announced earlier this month that it will start a new football program and marching band. Sundial talked to the school’s president, David Armstrong, about what a football team means for the small school.