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Intersection

Intersection is 90.7’s news and in-depth conversation program. We talk with political leaders, environmental experts, historians, writers, musicians, and other news makers from around Central Florida. Intersection is where they all come together on 90.7 News. Listen live Tuesdays & Fridays at 9 a.m. or via Podcast at anytime!

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Intersection: Hurricane Politics; Stockton Reeves; Beemo’s New Album


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/101218_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAs Hurricane Michael battered the panhandle Wednesday, candidates running for election in the mid terms suspended their campaigns and rolled into disaster response mode. But even as the eye of the storm came ashore, some attack ads were still flying… prompting cries of foul play. A major hurricane- or any disaster- is a test of leadership. But what impact does a catastrophic storm have on a political campaign? And what about the impact of the storm on voter registration? Joining Intersection to …
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Intersection: Anna Eskamani; Gubernatorial Candidates On Education; Training Companion Dogs


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/100918_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn the hyper partisan politics of 2018, some candidates are hoping partisanship into votes. But in Florida’s House District 47 where Democrat Anna Eskamani is working to flip the district from red to blue, she says that’s not her strategy. On this episode of Intersection Eskamani joins us to talk about her campaign for Florida’s House District 47.  How big a deal is education for voters as they head to the polls in November? One candidate in Florida’s gubernatorial race wants …
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Intersection: Vacation Rentals; I-4 Politics; Hanna Skrobko


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/100518_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSOrlando’s new rules around vacation rentals- like Air B n B– kicked in on July first. The city’s identified hundred of properties that are being rented out on vacation rental websites… and they’re in the process of trying to bring the owners into compliance. One aspect of the ordinance- the owner has to live on property and be there when paying guests are staying. On this episode of Intersection we hear from property owner Jenny Morrison who says the city is …
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Intersection: Me Too & The Mid Term Elections; Orlando Magic Fandom; Historic Eatonville


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/100218_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Senate judicial committee hearings for Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh galvanized voters on both sides of the aisle. USF distinguished professor emerita and political scientist Susan MacManus tells Intersection the hearings are going to spike turnout in November.  Then- the Orlando Magic’s embarking on its 30th season.  It’s been a roller coaster ride for fans over the last three decades. Now they’re hoping for a change in fortunes. We talk to basketball trainer and Magic fan …
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Intersection: Rescue Task Force; Chris Ferguson; Rimma Bergeron-Langlois


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/092818_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFirst responders in more and more cities across the US are being forced to confront the question of just how prepared they are for a mass shooting. This week 90.7’s Abe Aboraya and ProPublica brought you an in-depth look at how firefighters and EMTS  are training to get to victims of violence and start medical treatment sooner. On this episode of Intersection- how Pulse changed the conversation about responding to a mass shootings, how the ‘rescue task force’ model for EMT …
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Intersection: A Healthier School; Red Huber Reflects On 46 Years With The Sentinel


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/092518_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPort Orange Elementary School has won recognition as one of America’s healthiest schools. The driving force behind the award is the school’s PE teacher Julie Kirton, who recovered from anorexia as a teenager… and who’s now teaching kids about eating right and leading a healthy lifestyle. Kirton joins Intersection along with Port Orange elementary principal Tennille Wallace for a conversation about becoming a healthier school. And for nearly 46 years, the Orlando Sentinel has carried photos by Red Huber. Now the …
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Intersection: Constitutional Amendments; Global Peace Film Fest; Maple Sparrow


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_092118.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA dozen constitutional amendments- ranging from the restoration of felons’ voting rights to a ban on greyhound racing-  are on the ballot this November. Voting yes on some of these amendments would trigger change in more than one area of Florida’s constitution. Political analysts Dick Batchelor and Chris Carmody join Intersection for a closer look at what’s behind these amendments and what they mean for Florida. The Global Peace film festival continues this weekend. We’ll hear from director Nina Streich about …
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Intersection: Puerto Rico, One Year On From Hurricane Maria


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/091818_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week marks a year since Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico. The death toll in the aftermath of the storm sparked public outrage- and denial from the Trump administration. An investigation from the news website Quartz, the Associated Press and Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism explores the stories behind the numbers- interviewing hundreds of family members of victims and reviewing the testimony of many more. The investigation shows how lack of medical care after the storm contributed to the …
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Intersection: Climate Change & Hurricanes; Pluto & Planethood; Jordan Foley


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/091418_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWith Hurricane Florence making landfall in the Carolinas, and a handful of other storms roiling the Atlantic, Hurricane season is at its peak. Some coastal communities in Florida are still rebuilding, a year after Hurricane Irma slammed into Florida, and Puerto Rico continues to struggle in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Are these powerful storms, like Irma, Maria and Florence, a sign of things to come as the oceans warm? What does it mean for Florida and other coastal states? South …
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Intersection: Superswitch; Adult Literacy League; Hurricane Andrew


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/091118_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe take the convenience of smartphones for granted: the ability to call, text, send a tweet or get on facebook whenever, and pretty much wherever we want, and during a hurricane, communication is vital.  As residents of the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence  later this week, Intersection takes a closer look at what it takes to keep our communications networks running, especially when disaster strikes. We visit the Verizon superswitch- a building where millions of calls and data sessions are processed every …
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