Episode 486



October 7th, 2021

17 mins 46 secs

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About this Episode

Some in Florida’s congressional delegation make a pitch to rename a federal courthouse after the state’s first black Supreme Court Justice.

Also on today’s Sunrise:

— When there are no natural predators for an invasive species — making population control a sport, is one creative solution.

— And many students are taking the risk by packing college football stadiums, but is it causing a spike in COVID-19 infections?

— Back-to-back Sunrise interviews: First, an exclusive scoop on a story that examines whether college football games are causing a surge in COVID-19 cases. Fresh Take Florida reporter Elisabell Velazquez joins us to share her findings.

— Also, Florida Politics reporter Jason Delgado talks about a bipartisan effort to rename a federal courthouse in Tallahassee after the late Justice Joseph Woodrow Hatchet.

— Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announces the top predators in the invasive Lionfish Challenge. Public Information Specialist Amanda Nalley joins the program to explain.