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Intersection: Central Florida Preacher Paula White & Donald Trump


One of the attendees at the inauguration is Apopka preacher Paula White. White’s a friend of the president elect: Politico described her as his “God Whisperer”. We talk to 90.7’s Amy Green and religion writer Mark Pinsky about their reporting on Paula White and what kind of influence she could wield on the next president.
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President-elect Donald Trump. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
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Intersection: Donald Trump’s Inauguration


Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, and critics and allies alike are waiting to see if he carries his campaign style into governing. Michelle Ertel and Earnest DeLoach join us to talk about the inauguration and the first 100 days of the new administration.
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Intersection: The Future of Malls


If you walked round one of the big shopping malls in Central Florida over the holidays, the Florida Mall or Milenia, you’d think business was booming. Although elsewhere in the Orlando area, some malls aren’t doing so well. Artegon just announced it will shut its doors in a couple weeks and Fashion Square Mall on Colonial Drive filed for bankruptcy trying to stave off foreclosure.
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An Orlando Police Department officer was shot this morning. (Bull-Doser, WikiCommons)
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Intersection: Florida Police Chiefs Association


The fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer and the death of an Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy comes at a time when law enforcement fatalities are rising. Master sergeant Debra Clayton was fatally shot trying to make contact with a homicide suspect, Markeith Loyd, and Deputy First Class Norman Lewis died in a traffic accident while searching for Loyd.
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E-Turn performing at WMFE. Photo: Abe Aboraya, WMFE
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Intersection Sessions: E-Turn


Orlando hip hop artist E-Turn grew up in Florida, listening to artists like Ludacris, A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul. But she would also listen to her father’s classical Persian singing, and she says you can hear those influences in her music.
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A shooting at the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport killed five passangers at a baggage claim terminal. Photo: Creative Commons / Maarten Visser
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Intersection: After Airport Shooting, Focus On Mental Health


Five people were killed a week ago when a shooter opened fire in the baggage claim of Fort Lauderdale International Airport. The FBI says its initial investigation found no ties to terrorism, or indications that the accused gunman, Esteban Santiago, was working with anyone else when he carried out the attack. So what does this incident say about attitudes to mental health and how it ties in with gun regulations?
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Tinker Field Original Interior. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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Intersection: Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy In Central Florida


Tinker Field, the site of the historic baseball stadium in Orlando, is where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech in 1964. But in the shadow of Camping World Stadium, how best to preserve the legacy of this moment in Civil Rights history? And what does civil rights in Central Florida look like today? We talk about Dr. King’s legacy with Julian Chambliss and L, Ronald Durham.
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