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Joshua and Jeanette Johnson in front of one of the walls at Wall Crawl. Photo by Jordyn Markhoff

Orlando Couple Opens ‘Insta-Worthy’ Photography Studio



Joshua and Jeanette Johnson turned their dream into reality by opening Wall Crawl, an indoor photography studio that features more than 20 unique walls. The flamingo wall was one of the first walls the couple decided they wanted to create.




Foster Families are needed for Unaccompanied Children in Florida



Due to the increase of unaccompanied minors entering the country, the Department of Health and Human Services is looking at Virginia, Texas and Florida for potential locations for building a permanent shelter for them. A location already exists in Homestead in the south of Florida and has been met with criticisms. Some, like State Representative Anna Eskamani, believe that placing children in foster families is the best option for these children.






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Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie on the Future of Central Florida Veterans



By 2025, Florida is projected to overtake California as the state with the second largest veteran population. This means the state will need a significant federal investment to meet the healthcare needs associated with the growing population. 90.7’s health reporter Abe Aboraya spoke with Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie about healthcare for veterans in the area.


(From Left to Right) Nicole Dupre, Pam Schwartz and Theresa Smith-Levin in studio to talk about The Mikado. Photo: Matthew Peddie.

Opera del Sol Creating a More Immersive Showing of The Mikado



Prepare to laugh and learn more about Japanese-American culture this August. The Opera del Sol is bringing a new more modernized version of The Mikado to Orlando in just a few weeks and have teamed up with several local organizations in order to teach more about Japanese culture. Theresa Smith-Levin, Nicole Dupre, and Pam Schwartz joined Matthew Peddie to talk about the opera and how they all worked to contemporized the play to modern audiences. 


People chant “Ricky Renuncia!” Photo: Danielle Prieur

#RickyRenuncia Protests are the Result of a Decade of Mismanagement and Indignities



Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Roselló announced his resignation Wednesday night after nearly two weeks of protests in Puerto Rico and across the world. The backlash came out of a decade of frustration with politicians and most recently, released group chat messages where Roselló and other politicians made fun of Hurricane Maria victims and others. Jennifer Marcial, Maria Padilla and Ricardo Negron joined Matthew Peddie to talk about what led to the protests and what comes next.


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LGBTQ+ Organizations Host Forum On Public Safety



The One Orlando Alliance, a coalition of more than 30 LGBTQ organizations, is convening a forum on Thursday evening that is aimed at combating racial and gender-based violence. Nearly 80% of anti-LGBTQ homicides in 2016 involved people of color, according to the Anti-Violence Project, a national LGBTQ group.





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