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Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett (l) and Police Chief Cecil Smith. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
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Intersection: Police & Community Relations In Sanford


Five years ago, Sanford became the focus for protests after the shooting of unarmed Black teenager Trayvon Martin. Protesters were outraged that the shooter, George Zimmerman, was not arrested. Eventually the police chief, Bill Lee, was fired, and Sanford hired a new police chief Cecil Smith. The shooting also highlighted old divisions between the city of Sanford and the historic African American community of Goldsboro. Intersection’s Matthew Peddie sat down with police chief Cecil Smith and mayor Jeff Triplett to talk about what the city has done to address those divisions.
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Denny Hamlin leads in the Daytona 500, 2015. Photo by Nascarking, via Wikimedia Commons.
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The Changing Face Of NASCAR


When you hear NASCAR, you might think mostly white male fans and drivers. That’s an impression Dawn Harris is working to change. With just a week to go until the Daytona 500, we chat with Harris about the changing face of NASCAR and her role as director of multicultural development.
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Toll lanes are coming to I-4. Photo: Abe Aboraya, WMFE
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Intersection: Toll Roads


So just how important are toll roads to the overall plan for Central Florida roadways? What effect do they have on traffic patterns and driving habits? And what happens to the tolls once a new toll road is paid off? Central Florida Expressway Authority vice chair Fred Hawkins and Transportation reporter Dan Tracy join the program to discuss the latest on tolls.
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Orlando Union Rescue Mission is moving from its current location in Parramore. Photo: Leonard J. DeFrancisci, Wikimedia Commons
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Intersection: Rescue Mission Plan Raises Hackles


The Orlando Union Rescue Mission is planning to move its homeless services into a renovated hotel on West Colonial Drive with more space. But a discrimination complaint filed by Save West Orlando says the city is stacking all its social services on one side of town and putting too much pressure on minority communities.
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My love is like a… pallet of produce. Do Good Date Night partners up with non profits like Second Harvest of Central Florida, where couples sort produce on their date. Photo: Matthew Peddie
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Intersection: Do Good Date Night


It’s Valentines Day, which means big business for restaurants. But some couples are opting to combine a date with an activity that gives back. Do-Good Date night founder Kristen Manieri joins Sasha Hausman from Second Harvest of Central Florida and quiz master Curtis Earth for a conversation about dates that include some volunteering.
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