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Each half-hour program highlights personalities and topics with both broad and local appeal. Past episodes have explored issues such as healthcare, animal rights, adoption and mental illness, as well as spotlighting local arts and culture efforts. Guests have included bestselling author Carl Hiaasen, astronaut Andrew Allen and glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly.

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UP CLOSE WITH CATHY UNRUH highlights personalities and topics with both broad and local appeal. The program explores issues such as healthcare, animal rights, adoption and mental illness, as well as spotlights local arts and culture efforts. Guests have included bestselling author Carl Hiaasen, astronaut Andrew Allen and glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | August 2011 Preview

Get a private tour with Kent Lydecker, Director of St. Petersburg's Museum of Fine Arts

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | July 2011: Pastor Shirley

At TLC Family Church in Lakeland the music and message extend far beyond the church walls.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | July 2011 Preview

Here's an early look at this month's episode of "Up Close"

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | June 2011: Wonderland

From Broadway to Tampa Bay, that's the usual path of a play. Not for "Wonderland"...

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | June 2011 Preview

Up Close with Cathy Unruh features Judith Lizi from the Straz Center.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | May 2011: Peter Buffett

Up Close sits down with Peter Buffett, son of Warren Buffett.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | April 2011: Freedom Rides

May 4th is the 50th anniversary of the freedom rides to see the end of racial injustice.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | February 2011: Raised by the Courts

A former judge is ringing the alarm and calling for juvenile justice reform.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | January 2011: Non-Smoking Hospitals

We'll hear from doctors, administrators, and a former smoker about non-smoking hospitals.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | December 2010: Dali Museum

The Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg is set to open it's spectacular new building.

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