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• Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs says an investigator’s comments about sexual harassment among county employees was taken out of context. The comments were made about a case of an employee who was accused of sexually harassing an intern. Read More »
• Animal shelters often find themselves at capacity during the summer. In Orange County, 50 to 100 animals arrive at the shelter each day. Diane Summers with Orange County Animal Services and Whitney Boylston, director of Lake County Animal Shelter, join us to talk about why they tend to see an increase in animals during the summer and what the shelters do in an effort to find these pets a home. Read More »
• You might think you’re doing the right thing by recycling those bottles, cans, plastic containers and cardboard boxes, but put enough of the wrong stuff in the bin and it could be your load and a whole neighborhood’s load of recycling that heads to the landfill instead. Orange County started a pilot program called “Think Five” to educate residents on what is and isn’t recyclable. Dawn McCormick, Director of Communications for Waste Management, and Professor Fazal T. Najafi, engineering professor at UF, join us to talk about the importance of recycling. Read More »
• The push for a special taxing district to raise money for children’s programs in Orange County has sparked a political skirmish over the best way to fund child welfare. Dr. Thomas Bryer with the UCF school of public administration joins Intersection to discuss the unmet needs of children and how to meet those needs. Read More »
• An entity called the Children’s Trust wants to expand to Orange County. It would do so by asking voters in November to create a special district that would raise property taxes to pay for children’s programs. Read More »