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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: A Big Week In Space; Soap History; John Korbel & Tiny Desk


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_041219.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s been a big week for space news. SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy blasted off from Cape Canaveral last evening- thrilling spectators lining the roads to watch the launch. And for the first time, the private space company also stuck the landing for all three of its reusable boosters. Not so successful was an Israeli company’s mission to land a spacecraft on the moon. Beresheet came close to the lunar surface before mission control lost contact with the lander. History docent and photographer …
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Intersection: Legislative Midpoint; Ed Tech; Woman In Motion


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_040919.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSanctuary cities, arming teachers and restoring voting rights to felons who served their sentences are among the bills being tussled over in Tallahassee. With just under half of the session left- how will this legislature shape the laws of Florida? On this episode of Intersection, we check in on the legislative session with political analysts Frank Torres and Dick Batchelor. There’s been an explosion in education technology in recent years. Whether it’s social media or Augmented reality… technology plays a big …
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Intersection: The Latest Bid For Puerto Rican Statehood; Joanie Holzer Schirm On Her Father’s Legacy; Concert Photographer Jen Cray


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/040519_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThere’s a push on capitol hill to make Puerto Rico the 51st state. The bill introduced by congressman Darren Soto, a Democrat from Central Florida, has bipartisan support. But there’s pushback from some who say a statehood bill ignores the will of the residents of Puerto Rico. On this episode of Intersection we talk to Soto about why he thinks this path to statehood would be the best option for Puerto Rico. And we hear from Marcos Vilar, president and executive director …
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Intersection: Prisoner Transportation Companies; Time Management; The Optimistic Futurist


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/040219_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA new report from the Marshall Project and the New York Times examines the case of  Johnny Smith, a prisoner who died while being transported from Florida to Kentucky in 2011. The report also details the quest by Smith’s children to recover damages awarded by a judge. On this episode of Intersection, a conversation with Eli Hager, staff writer with the Marshall Project, about the prisoner transportation business, and what can go wrong when prisoners are transported across the country. Psychotherapist …
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Intersection: How Bills Are Made; New Music From Bryan Malpass


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_032919.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSOne of the issues on the minds of lawmakers in Tallahassee this session is immigration… and there’s a bill making its way through the legislature to ban so-called sanctuary cities. A report from the News Service of Florida revealed that a hardline anti-immigration group worked with lawmakers to draft the bill. Meanwhile- the Sunshine State is touted by politicians as a low tax, business-friendly environment. Yet Florida Trend magazine reports lobbyists representing businesses ranging from rental car companies to theme parks …
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Intersection: Navigating The Housing Crisis; Education Behind Bars; Treating Hurricane Trauma


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_032619.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCentral Florida is facing a severe shortage of affordable housing for low and extremely low income renters, according to a new report. Finding a place to live and taking care of all the other essentials is tough…but there is help for renters- and people looking to either buy a home or hold onto the one they own. On this episode of Intersection, we talk to Jodi Pena Castaldi, with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, about navigating the affordable housing crisis.   …
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Intersection: Keeping The Faith In The Face Of Terror; Meet The Flash; Brotherhood & Music With Colin & Eric Jacobsen


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_032219.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe mass shootings one week ago at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, left 50 people dead and dozens wounded and plunged the country into mourning. The massacre also sent shockwaves through the Muslim community here in the United States. On this episode of Intersection- we take a closer look at the impact of a terror attack on a house of worship halfway around the world. Imam Tariq Rasheed and Rabbi David Kay join Intersection to reflect on the sense of security …
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Intersection: 737 Max Grounding; Teen Mental Health; NASA’s Big Rocket


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_031919.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBoeing’s newest aircraft- the 737 Max – remains grounded after the second fatal crash in the space of just a few months. Boeing says its working with investigators to figure out what caused the Ethiopian Airlines crash this month… and the Lion Air crash last October. On this episode of Intersection  we talk to former test pilot Clint Balog about what’s next for the 737 Max, and what the grounding means for aircraft safety. The Lake Mary High School community is …
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Intersection: Moving The State Capital; A Conversation With Howard Schultz; Opera Orlando


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/031519_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIs Tallahassee really the best place for Florida’s state capital? State Senator Kevin Rader wants to study the idea of moving the capital to Orlando,  partly to make it easier to get to. So where’s the best place for the state capital… and would it really make sense to move it? Miami already has an unofficial title of capital of Latin America, and the Miami metro area including West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale is home to more than five million …
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Intersection: Remembering The Ocoee Massacre; Nerd Nite Orlando Turns Six


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/031219_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA group of activists and historians has been working to recognize the victims of the Ocoee massacre on election day in 1920. The massacre wiped Ocoee’s African American community off the map, but the efforts of the Truth and Justice Project of Orange County aim to retell the history of that community. It’s also part of a nationwide movement to create memorials to lynching victims and help the communities where those lynchings took place come to terms with the pain of …
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