02/06/13 - Wednesday's Topical Currents addresses the expansion of FPL’s Turkey Point electric power facility. Last month, the Miami-Dade Commission granted a go-ahead for zoning changes, which enables construction of new nuclear reactors. Environmentalists decry the expansion, but FPL says safety is the utmost consideration . . . that they’ll serve a growing population with lower bills and less fossil fuel usage.
01/28/13 - Monday’s Topical Currents looks at the rise of financial fraud and investment scams in the US. Figures show a 62% increase of crimes over the past three years. We’ll speak with a South Florida FBI White-Collar Crime coordinator, as well as certified examiners. The courts are overwhelmed and backlogged with cases. So beware: much of the fraud and scams originate from the Internet.