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Florida Crossroads

The staff of Pavement Pieces spent three days reporting stories in Florida, a state that is in the crossroads of many national issues our country is facing.   Read our work here.  

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The Opioid Epidemic: The Community Of Pasco County

The opioid epidemic is overwhelming Pasco County, Florida.

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As parents overdose, Pasco County schools becomes overburdened

 Pasco County, Florida, is a primarily white middle-class community perfectly nestled between the Gulf of Mexico’s sunny beaches and Disney World. But despite being in the sunniest state and close to the happiest place on earth, it is clouded by addiction. Parents are getting high, children are being neglected and teachers are desperately seeking help as the opioid crisis […]

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The Opioid Epidemic: The Students of Pasco County

The number of opiod related deaths in Pasco County, Florida, is 30 percent higher than the state average.

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As parents overdose, education becomes overburdened

Parents are getting high, children are being neglected and teachers are desperately seeking help as the opioid crisis unleashes its plague on the state of education.

Midterm Elections 2018 / News / Video

Opioid Crisis Ignored In Florida’s Governor’s Race

As the opioid crisis continues to rage throughout the United States, states like Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania are in the national spotlight. But for the two gubernatorial candidates in Florida, Rep. Ron Desantis and Dem. Andrew Gillum, the issue has remained largely silent. Angela Tennel, who lost her son to the epidemic and is now and advocate fighting the crisis, believes the topic needs to be addressed and handled immediately.

Midterm Elections 2018

Florida’s opioid crisis forgotten in heated governor’s race

Angela Tennell keeps a photo of her son David Neering, who died of a drug overdose in 2016 after years or dealing with an opioid addiction. Photo by Li Cohen As red and blue waves continue clashing in Florida in the race for the governor’s mansion this November, a hurricane of people in the general public are fighting for the […]

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NYC’s Generation Z and Gun Control

Local students discuss the Parkland shooting

Pedro Pans remember, connect fifty years later
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Pedro Pans remember, connect fifty years later

Children of Operation Pedro Pan share experiences through social networking.