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Statewide televised U.S. Senate debate scheduled for Oct. 26

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Leadership Florida and the Florida Press Association announced Monday that its televised U.S. Senate debate will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 26. The debate will be broadcast live from Broward College Central Campus in Davie, and will be aired statewide.

The producing television state is Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WPBF 24 in West Palm Beach.

Leadership Florida and the Florida Press Association also announced that WJXX (ABC) in Jacksonville; WFTV (ABC) in Orlando; WTVJ (NBC) in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale; WFTS (ABC) in Tampa/St. Petersburg; WBBH (NBC) in Ft. Myers; WCTV (CBS) in Tallahassee; WMBB (ABC) in Panama City; WEAR (ABC) in Pensacola; and SNN-SunCoast News TV in Sarasota have signed on as broadcast partners.

The debate will also be simulcast on all Florida Public Radio member stations.

Todd McDermott, a veteran WPBF 25 News anchor and multiple Emmy Award winner, will moderate with a media panel that still needs to be named.

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