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This Week on NewsNight

     This week NewsNight looks at how “dark money” influences elections and sways political power in Florida following recent reporting on utility giant Florida Power & Light. And as Governor DeSantis suspends a State Attorney for refusing to enforce Florida’s new abortion law, the panel discusses the Governor’s doubling down on culture war issues. 

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Central Florida policy makers divided on rent controls

As Central Florida rents skyrocket, what steps might policy makers take to halt the rise?

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NewsNight | Political Science Professor Pavielle Haynes on the FBI search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Home

NewsNight | Brendan Byrne discusses the James Webb Space Telescope Images

NewsNight | Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer talks about the future of Brightline

NewsNight | Jennie Joseph, CEO, Commonsense Childbirth Gives the Impacts of Overturning Roe v Wade

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Los esfuerzos para extender protection temporaria para los Venezolanos

WUCF NewsNight's krystel knowles habla con Jennifer Marcial Ocasio del El Sentinel sobre los esfuerzos para extender protection temporaria para los Venezolanos que estan en los estados unidos, y el categoria de estado de Puerto Rico.

La reaction de Florida despues del tiroteo en una escuela en Uvalde, Texas

WUCF NewsNight en Español Krystel Knowles habla con Alexa Lorenzo, reportera para WFTV canal 9, sobre la reaction de Florida despues del tiroteo en una escuela en Uvalde, Texas.

El caso de Miya Marcano

La presentadora de NewsNight, Nancy Alvarez, habló con su colega de WFTV, Alexa Lorenzo, sobre el caso de Miya Marcano y su reciente entrevista con los padres de Miya en sur de la Florida.

Protestas en Cuba y en Florida Central

Steve Mort presentador de NewsNight habló con Luis Martinez-Fernández, Profesor de Historia en UCF y experto en asuntos cubanos, acerca de las recientes protestas en Cuba y en Florida Central.

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NewsNight Wins FABJ Award

NewsNight Wins Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists

WUCF’s weekly news program NewsNight took home an award during the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists virtual awards ceremony on Saturday, May 9. NewsNight won first place in the transportation and traffic category in the large television market division for its work on transportation reporting in 2019.