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Talk Back Florida: Investigative Reporting

Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on June 14, 2014.

If you missed it or want to hear it again, here ya go!


In politics, there was a shocking election this past week when House Majority Leader, Republican Eric Cantor lost his seat to a virtual Virginia unknown named David Brat. How did this huge upset happen and what impact could this political mood swing have on Florida’s elections? Sharon Calvert, Co-founder of the Tampa Tea Party and Democrat, Patrick Manteiga, Editor & Publisher of La Gaceta Newspaper joined us to talk politics! What they said might surprise you.

Sharon Calvert



Talk Back Florida’s featured guest was WTSP’s top investigative reporter, Mike Deeson, Twitter: @mikedeeson. Mike shared some great behind-the-scenes stories about TV news, his award winning career and his other passion…writing music! It was a lively, informative and great talking in depth with this terrific reporter and dear friend.

mike deeson

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In honor of Father’s Day we talked to a real “super dad.” Dr. John DeGarmo, author, father and has been a foster father to more then 47 children! John shared some of the experiences he’s had and how his two birth children have been able to share their parents and home with so many young strangers. It was a compelling conversation that you won’t want to miss.

John DeGarmo


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