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Darryl Owens Perspectives

Darryl Owens: Orange Co. Schools Should Wake Up To Benefits Of Later Start Times


New research says high school classes should start later than Orange County’s 7:15am to help combat dangerous sleep deprivation in teens. So Orange County School Board Chair Bill Sublette has proposed delaying high school start times by 45 minutes or so. The idea doesn’t seem popular with other board members, but Darryl Owens says it’s time to wake up to the benefits of Sublette’s proposal.
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Hurricane Charlie hammers the Florida peninsula in 2004. Photo: NOAA
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Prepping Central Florida For Hurricane Season


A week in to the 2015 hurricane season, and it’s been pretty quiet, especially since 2004. That when hurricanes Charlie, Francis, Ivan and Jeanne pounded the state. That it’s been so quiet in the past few years probably worries Seminole County’s emergency manager Alan Harris and Volusia County’s director of emergency management Jim Judge. They spoke with 90.7’s Catherine Welch about how they are preparing their counties for this years hurricane season.
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