Recent Stories from Radio Intern
Musicians Chris Blevins, Patty Kanoly & Caleb McGee are bringing the sounds of Tulsa, Oklahoma to central Florida this weekend.
Jean Wright left the candy business to become a seamstress for the Space Shuttle. Her job was sewing the thermal protection blankets for the space shuttles to help keep it cool during the intense hear during its missions.
The Florida legislature passed HB 7069 last session and Governor Rick Scott signed it into law this summer. In reaction to the bill, school boards across the state joined a lawsuit to block it.
Central Florida’s craft beer scene is growing and it’s easy to lose track of the newest taprooms opening up. That’s why the central Florida Brewers Guild decided to create the Central Florida Ale Trail a self guided map that takes craft beer drinkers to the 18 tap rooms in the area.
STEMConnect is a program that brings high-tech resources into middle and high school classrooms. The program, started by Florida’s High Tech Corridor hopes to get students interested in STEM at a young age.
Rick Scott will be terming out of his Florida Governor position, which makes him a potential candidate for a senate position. However, as for the Governor race, over the thanksgiving holiday, John Morgan said he would not seek the Democratic nomination for Governor, ending months of speculation he might jump into the race.
A former cow pasture in Polk County is being transformed into a test track. It’s about the same size as the Daytona International Speedway, and it’s designed for high speed testing of toll technology, and self driving cars.
Twenty-three years ago, Wayne Rogers and Robyn Rogers started making banjos in the back room of their retail music store. Now the company ships out all kinds of instruments from its Titusville factory, including banjos, guitars, drum heads and mini bass guitars.
Beginning next year, Florida Blue will no longer pay for OxyContin. Instead it will pay for Xtampza ER, a form of pain medication that can’t be crushed and abused.
Burrow Press has a new book out. It’s a collection of short stories and essays from current and former Floridians called We Can’t Help It If We’re From Florida- New Stories From A Sinking Peninsula. It’s Burrow Press’s biggest book yet.