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This Week on NewsNight

This week on NewsNight, an effort to rein in frivolous challenges to books in public school libraries is endorsed by Governor DeSantis. Lawmakers are debating legislation to limit the ability of those who do not have a child in the school district to object to classroom reading materials.

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NewsNight | Interview Katye Campbell, a Brevard Public School Board Member on book bans in Florida

NewsNight recently discussed with Katye Campbell, a Brevard Public School Board Member, regarding the county's protocol for reviewing and potentially removing books from classrooms. This process is initiated when a parent or resident decides to challenge a book in the school library.

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NewsNight | Interview Katye Campbell, a Brevard Public School Board Member on book bans in Florida
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NewsNight | Interview Katye Campbell, a Brevard Public School Board Member on book bans in Florida
NewsNight | Interview with Kasey Meehan from PEN America on book bans in Florida
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NewsNight | Interview with Kasey Meehan from PEN America on book bans in Florida
NEWSNIGHT | Walters Law Group First Amendment Attorney on the decision to dismiss Disney's Lawsuit.
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NEWSNIGHT | Walters Law Group First Amendment Attorney on the decision to dismiss Disney's Lawsuit.
NEWSNIGHT | Interview with UCF political scientist Aubrey Jewett to discuss the Iowa caucuses
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NEWSNIGHT | Interview with UCF political scientist Aubrey Jewett to discuss the Iowa caucuses
NEWSNIGHT | Interview with Phil Galewitz, Senior Correspondent at KFF Health News
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NEWSNIGHT | Interview with Phil Galewitz, Senior Correspondent at KFF Health News
NEWSNIGHT | Bellevue Hospital Infections disease specialist and epidemiologist. Dr. Céline Gounder
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NEWSNIGHT | Bellevue Hospital Infections disease specialist and epidemiologist. Dr. Céline Gounder

Immigration (English & Spanish)

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NewsNight Spoke With An Undocumented Immigrant About Their Experiences

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NewsNight Spoke With An Undocumented Immigrant About Their Experiences
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NewsNight Spoke With An Undocumented Immigrant About Their Experiences
Interview with Republican State Representative Randy Fine on Governor DeSantis anti-immigration law
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Interview with Republican State Representative Randy Fine on Governor DeSantis anti-immigration law
NewsNight | Latin Flavor Restaurant Manager Nancy Alva discusses DeSantis new anti-immigration laws
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NewsNight | Latin Flavor Restaurant Manager Nancy Alva discusses DeSantis new anti-immigration laws
NewsNight en Español / Nueva ley prohíbe que trabajadores indocumentados en Florida.
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NewsNight en Español / Nueva ley prohíbe que trabajadores indocumentados en Florida.
NewsNight Krystel Knowles habla con una trabajadora campesina que no tiene documentos
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NewsNight Krystel Knowles habla con una trabajadora campesina que no tiene documentos
Krystel Knowles de NewsNight habla con la gerente del restaurante Latin Flavor, Nancy Alva,
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Krystel Knowles de NewsNight habla con la gerente del restaurante Latin Flavor, Nancy Alva,
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WUCF NewsNight en Español Krystel Knowles habla con la reportera de WMFE Lillian Hernàndez Caraballo sobre la propuesta de ley que prohibe que las personas duerman o acampen en propiedades públicas como parte de una estrategia para lidiar con personas sin hogar.

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WUCF NewsNight en Español Krystel Knowles habla con la reportera de WMFE Lillian Hernàndez Caraballo sobre la propuesta de ley que prohibe que las personas duerman o acampen en propiedades públicas como parte de una estrategia para lidiar con personas sin hogar.
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WUCF NewsNight en Español Krystel Knowles habla con la reportera de WMFE Lillian Hernàndez Caraballo sobre la propuesta de ley que prohibe que las personas duerman o acampen en propiedades públicas como parte de una estrategia para lidiar con personas sin hogar.
NewsNight en Español | Proyecto de ley prohibirá que trabajadores indocumentados trabajen en Florida
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NewsNight en Español | Proyecto de ley prohibirá que trabajadores indocumentados trabajen en Florida
NewsNight en Español | Yesica Ramirez de la asociación de agricultores de Florida
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NewsNight en Español | Yesica Ramirez de la asociación de agricultores de Florida
NewsNight en Español Brightline
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NewsNight en Español Brightline
NewsNight en Español| Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, el director ejecutive de Abogados por Derechos Civiles
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NewsNight en Español| Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, el director ejecutive de Abogados por Derechos Civiles

Transportation Update 

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings talks with NewsNight’s Steve Mort about developing and financing Central Florida’s transportation infrastructure.

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Jerry Demings, Orange County Mayor
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Jerry Demings, Orange County Mayor
Gary Huttmann, Executive Director of Metroplan Orlando
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Gary Huttmann, Executive Director of Metroplan Orlando
Patrick Goddard, President of Brightline
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Patrick Goddard, President of Brightline
Racquel Asa, Chief Marketing Officer for Beep
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Racquel Asa, Chief Marketing Officer for Beep
Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel
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Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel
Central Florida's efforts to reduce pedestrian fatalities
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Central Florida's efforts to reduce pedestrian fatalities

Hurricane Resiliency 

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NewsNight | Amy Green, Inside Climate News Reporter, talks Governor DeSantis's record on climate

Hurricane Resiliency 
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NewsNight | Amy Green, Inside Climate News Reporter, talks Governor DeSantis's record on climate
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NewsNight | Amy Green, Inside Climate News Reporter, talks Governor DeSantis's record on climate
NewsNight | Alan Harris, Seminole County's Emergency Manager talks about Hurricanes Ian Recovery
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NewsNight | Alan Harris, Seminole County's Emergency Manager talks about Hurricanes Ian Recovery
NewsNight | Sandra Viktorova, WGCU, talks about the recovery effort in South West Florida
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NewsNight | Sandra Viktorova, WGCU, talks about the recovery effort in South West Florida
NewsNight | FHCA Prepares for 2023 Hurricane Season
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NewsNight | FHCA Prepares for 2023 Hurricane Season

Pine Hills Community Solutions

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NewsNight | Orange County Sheriff's John Mina on Pine Hills Community

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NewsNight | Orange County Sheriff's John Mina on Pine Hills Community
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NewsNight | Orange County Sheriff's John Mina on Pine Hills Community
NewsNight | Pine Hills Community Council President Sandra Fatmi-Hall
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NewsNight | Pine Hills Community Council President Sandra Fatmi-Hall
NewsNight | Christian Center Senior Pastor Derrick McRae on Pine Hills Community
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NewsNight | Christian Center Senior Pastor Derrick McRae on Pine Hills Community
NewsNight | Democratic State Rep. LaVon Bracy Davis represents Pine Hills
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NewsNight | Democratic State Rep. LaVon Bracy Davis represents Pine Hills
NewsNight | State Sen. Geraldine Thompson on the deadly shootings in the Pine Hills community
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NewsNight | State Sen. Geraldine Thompson on the deadly shootings in the Pine Hills community

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NewsNight is a weekly, taped 30-minute program, featuring a team of journalists in radio, tv, newspaper, and blogs from across Central Florida. The show is a weekly round-table discussion that highlights local journalism around important community topics. It is the story behind the story. The panel will break down the big story or stories of the week and discuss what and how they’ll impact the community.

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