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Renata Sago is WMFE's general assignment reporter and occasional anchor. Her reporting runs the gamut and has been heard on NPR, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Voice of America, and American Public Media.
The Chicago native began her career in public radio as an intern for Worldview, WBEZ-FM's daily global affairs program.
Renata received her Bachelors in International Relations from Brown University and a Master's in Political Science at Université des Antilles et de la Guyane in Guadeloupe.
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Recent Stories from Renata Sago
Drivers for Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing companies will soon be able to take passengers to and from Orlando International Airport. The board of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) adopted new rules Wednesday that ease restrictions on the companies. The decision comes one month after Governor Rick Scott signed into law new standards for how ridesharing companies can operate across the state. It allows for locations at airports. It also requires insurance coverage and background checks on drivers.
Officials have secured the location for the first of three new fire stations slated to open in Orange County by next February. Station 67 will be built in an already developed, rapidly expanding part of northeast Orlando, at University Boulevard and Lake Twylo.
A new report shows the number of homeless people in central Florida increased by 29 percent in the past year. The data from the annual point-in-time count taken in January shows more than 2,000 people were living on the streets; from disabled veterans and single mothers to children under 18 years old.
Florida troopers and other state law enforcement officers will get a pay raise under a new law signed Wednesday by Gov. Rick Scott.
Medical marijuana grower Trulieve opened its seventh dispensary Tuesday in The Villages, bringing the total number across Florida to twelve.
The families and friends of the 49 people who were killed also took part in the vigil, many traveling from Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and across the United States.
As Pulse remembrance ceremonies begin this weekend, a coalition of more than forty groups, called the One Orlando Alliance, is encouraging people to volunteer time, items, or money as acts of kindness and love.
More than $44,000 has been raised for the families of the victims who were shot and killed by their former coworker Monday in Orlando.
A coalition of thirty community groups is asking law enforcement agencies across central Florida to protect residents as federal immigration policies grow stricter. The TRUST Orlando Coalition will announce plans Saturday to work with elected officials and police on an agreement that would prevent profiling based on skin color or legal status.
Thousands of kids will meet with state officials, former gang members, police officers, and religious leaders in Orlando Thursday and Friday. Their mission: To discuss ways to prevent crime in black communities across Florida and nationwide.