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Mon May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014: AAA Wants A Meeting With Gov. Rick Scott

Today on WLRN-Miami Herald News, you heard:

5:30 It's been 60 years since the Supreme Court ruled separate schools were inherently unequal. StateImpact Florida collected memories from one of the first Florida districts to desegregate.

5:04 Students graduate from college before they get their high school diplomas.

4:30 The price of life in the fast lane got a little more expensive back in March. It turned out that I-95 Express drivers weren't scared off by the $7 maximum toll so to keep traffic flowing, officials increased the cap to $10.50. As part of our End of the Road Series, reporter Kenny Malone brings us this update and teaches us the value of "reliability."

Schools start encouraging financial literacy.
11:04 A last-minute addition to Florida's 'Charlotte's web' medical marijuana bill allows for a broader range of patients.
10:04 Even though a lower court ruled that Florida can't drug-test welfare recipients. Governor Rick Scott is going to court to see that the law is reinstated.

9:30 This weekend marks the 60th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education-the Supreme Court decision declaring separate was inherently unequal. A recent ProPublica investigation found at least 300 school districts that are still under court-ordered desegregation. Eleven of those districts are in Florida.

9:04 Is the world ready for a warmer, friendlier Spirit Airlines? South Florida's most notorious air carrier announced a rebranding this month that it hopes will quote "hug the haters" and educate them about the company's ultra low-cost business model.

8:34 The price of life in the fast lane got a little more expensive back in March. It turned out that I-95 Express drivers weren't scared off by the $7 maximum toll so to keep traffic flowing, officials increased the cap to $10.50. As part of our End of the Road Series, reporter Kenny Malone brings us this update and teaches us the value of "reliability."

8:04 Triple A wants the chance to persuade Governor Rick Scott to veto a bill that would allow higher speed limits on some Florida highways.

7:34 It's been 60 years since the Supreme Court ruled separate schools were inherently unequal. StateImpact Florida collected memories from one of the first Florida districts to desegregate.

7:04 South Florida's most notorious airline says it's on a mission to "hug the haters." Spirit Airlines has announced a rebranding that it hopes will educate passengers about the carrier's business model.
6:34 The toll on I-95 Express has hit $10.50 at least 12 times in the last 2 months. We explain what that might mean for the future of life in the fast lane.
6:04 The nation's largest auto club is putting pressure on Governor Rick Scott to veto a bill that would allow higher speed limits on some Florida highways.