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Every Tuesday morning at 7:34 on 90.7 WMFE-FM join Morning Edition host Tom Parkinson and local economist Dr. Hank Fishkind as they discuss how the latest developments in the business world affect Central Florida's economy.
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Fishkind Commentary: Addressing Hunger in Central Florida
June 17th, 2013 | WMFE - As the country continues its slow climb out of recession, food insecurity and hunger continue to be big problems. In Central Florida, officials are trying to combat these issues in various ways, like summer programs to feed students who eat free or reduced-cost lunches through the school year. Meanwhile, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer last week hosted the city's first-ever Summit on Senior Hunger to bring together resources and raise awareness.
Fishkind Commentary: Impact of Major Storms on Florida's Economy
June 11th, 2013 | WMFE- Hurricane season is upon us, and Florida has already seen its first tropical storm. Although Andrea was just a warning shot compared a devastating hurricane like 1992's Andrew, 90.7's economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind says a major storm can have a dramatic effect on insurance markets, property values and the state's overall economy.
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