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With more than 200 protesters gathered outside the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon, Sen. Marco Rubio took the stage Friday night at a donor dinner.

Images: Fort Myers Beach Film Festival/315 Films

The Fort Myers Beach Film Festival is raising the curtain this week for five days of screenings, including a full-length feature film shot entirely in Southwest Florida.

A group assembled to advise the Miami-Dade school district in its ongoing dispute with WLRN floated a radical option in an initial meeting on Friday: having the school system sell the license of the award-winning public radio and TV station.

WLRN News hired freelance reporter Susannah Nesmith to report the following story. WLRN News did not direct any of her reporting. That’s because WLRN News itself is a subject of the reporting. NPR edited the story.

Miami-Dade School District Superintendent Alberto Carvalho has abandoned attempts by his staff to take over the news operations of WLRN.

Editor's Note:

WLRN News hired freelance reporter Susannah Nesmith to report the following story. WLRN News did not direct any of her reporting and the story was edited by NPR. That's because WLRN News itself is a subject of the reporting. 

The Miami-Dade School District has proposed taking over operations of WLRN, South Florida’s public radio and television stations.

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