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Next time on Gulf Coast Live NASA launching a new space telescope called tests on Monday. It’s the next leap forward in the search for planets around other stars . We’re joined by an F TCU Professor who will be at the launch , because he’ll get a chance to use that telescope to further ground-breaking research . He began in the 1990s plus we explore what motivated early settlers to move to swampy mosquito-ridden South Florida that’s coming up next on WGC new NPR for Southwest Florida .
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NASA is launching a new space telescope called tests later today. It’s the next leap forward in the search for exoplanets that’s planets orbiting around stars other than our sun we’re joined by an FTC you Professor who was attending the launch because he’ll be using the telescope to further ground-breaking research . He began in the 1990s plus if you ever wondered what drove people to come to Florida before conveniences like air conditioning and paved roads . What was the pull or push that brought Florida‘s first settlers to say any soil swamps storms and sweaty mosquito ridden summers we’re revisiting a conversation we had last year about Florida‘s earliest human inhabitants .
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Live from NPR News. In Washington , I’m Shannon Van Sant the Kremlin is denying US and British accusations that Russia is preventing international inspectors from accessing the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria from Moscow Charles means reports .
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called charges that Russia was blocking access quote groundless , insisting that Russia had long called for an independent investigation into the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Duma , a suburb of Damascus. In a separate interview Russia‘s foreign minister , Sergei Lavrov denied similar charges . Russia‘s military may have tampered with cite evidence in Dubai . Russian officials have instead argued international inspectors had been unable to visit the area due to Western air strikes that Moscow has denounced as a violation of international law . The Kremlin today made that same charge in anticipation of a new round of US sanctions this time targeting Russian companies Washington says aid the Syrian government’s chemical weapons program for NPR News , I’m Charles means in Moscow .
In South Carolina. 7 people are dead and 17 injured after an ends direction broke out at a maximum security prison Sunday evening . It lasted until early this morning . South Carolina Public Radio’s Laura Hans Berger , reports the incident at Lea County Correctional Institute is the deadliest in any of the states’ prisons in recent years .
12 inmates were killed by other prisoners in South Carolina last year with 250 assaulted severely in 2016 and 2017. At the same prison where the 7 inmates were killed last night an inmate held a guard hostage in March and another killed a fellow prisoner the month before the maximum security facility houses some of the most violent and longest serving inmates authorities described the incident as multiple inmate on inmate fights across 3 housing units for NPR News , I’m Laura Hobbs Berger and Columbia , South Carolina .
Protests continue at a Philadelphia Starbucks for 2 black men were arrested after spending time in the coffee shop without buying anything last week Starbucks employees called 911 to report a disturbance and trespassing after the men allegedly refused to leave. Police later released the men and no charges were filed . The arrests have sparked accusations of racial profiling , Starbucks chief operating officer Roseland Brewer talked to Morning Edition .
As an African American executive myself with a 23-year-old African American sign it was very difficult to watch the police should not have been called in this situation. This is a teachable moment .
Brewer says unconscious bias and discrimination training for Starbucks employees is critical for the company to move forward. Philadelphia’s police department is also conducting an internal investigation . Facebook has been Richard Spencer , the white nationalist and leader of the All outright movement the social media giant removed Spencer’s Facebook page and the page of us think tank on Friday . This is NPR News .
From , WGC you news I’m Alexandra forget in Minnesota woman who was wanted in connection with her husband’s death , is now a suspect in the killing of the Southwest Florida woman Lois Rees of blooming Prairie , Minnesota is charged in the shooting death of Pamela Hutchinson of Bradenton authorities do not believe the women knew each other but they accuse Rees of killing Hutchinson earlier this week to assume her identity is believed to be driving Hutchinson’s Qari white Acura TL with Florida plates. The car has been seen in Louisiana in Corpus Christi , Texas since Hutchinson died , the AP reports . Rees is also wanted in the March death of her husband David Rees , she has not been charged in the case . Freese is considered armed and dangerous . Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to call authorities a 14-year-old boy in Cape Coral , was arrested on suspicion of using a written threat to kill or do bodily harm the News press reports the Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested him after his teacher a clue Middle school received a message earlier this month through her Google classroom the digital platform is used by the school district for students to turn in assignments . But this time it was used to send a message to the teacher that read quote expletive at you I will kill you and to quote the Soudan initially accused of the crime told the school resource officer that he knew who sent the message after another friend received an offensive message as well . The student , who was arrested was sent to the juvenile Assessment Center this is WGC unions I’m Alexandra Figueroa sunny skies right now with afternoon highs in the mid ’70s you you’re listening to Gulf Coast Live it’s 72 degrees in Fort Myers at 1 .
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This is Gold Coast Live I make an IRA later this hour , we’re going to revisit a conversation we had last May about what motivated early Floridians to move into the swampy mosquito infested area of South Florida , but first NASA’s launching a new satellite today it’s the transit transiting exoplanets survey satellite , better known as tests going to launch this evening at 6-32 unease space ex Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral , the test mission is to find planets outside of our solar system known as exoplanets but some researchers will get to use tests for other things , including my guest today Dr. Derek Buskashi he’s a Professor Ian Whittaker eminent scholar in the department of chemistry and physics here at Florida Gulf Coast University you got his undergraduate degree in physics from the University of Chicago and his PhD in astronomy from Penn State University. He’s worked at a number of institutions over the years , most recently for 10 years as Professor of physics at the US Air Force Academy we’ve brought him on the show today because he’s going to have a chance to use the new tests space telescope to continue research he started in the late 1990s he joins us by phone from Kennedy Space Center , where he’s patiently awaiting this evening’s launch Dr. boos actually welcome to Gulf Coast life how you doing today .
I’m doing great , thank you so much for having me on it’s it’s hard to be patient as the countdown progresses but I’m trying.
Out there in radio land if you’d like to join our Conversation. The lines are open . Give us a call the number’s 8-7 7-4 2-8 8-2 5-5 that 8-7 7 G C you talk on Facebook at WGC you public media on Twitter were at WGC you using the hashtag GC so Dr. boos actually tell us like set the scene for us , where are you now how long have you been over there , what’s going on .
Oh my gosh here yesterday. So right now , I’m actually at the media center talking to folks like you actually about the position in general and and my role in it . And then later this afternoon will go out to the viewing site and all our breath while the rocketing ignites and takes our baby up into space .
Have you been there before for launches.
I have been here before , although it’s been a while. The lifelong . That was the Kepler space telescope launched which was back .