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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: COVID-19 And Personal Protective Equipment


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_032620.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe biggest challenge facing Florida’s health care system right now is the lack of protective equipment- like masks, gloves and gowns.  That’s according to Governor Ron DeSantis. At a press briefing in Orlando Wednesday he said the state has ordered 7.8 million N95 masks.  Those masks are expected to arrive in the next few weeks, and in the meantime, the governor is also asking the federal government for a further two million masks from the strategic national stockpile.  On this episode of …
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Intersection: The Impact Of Coronavirus On Central Florida


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_031920.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSchools are closed, businesses shut down and Central Florida’s tourism engine has ground to a halt as theme parks shut their gates and flights are grounded.  As coronavirus cases continue to rise statewide– what impact is the pandemic having on the lives of central Florida residents, from parents trying to balance the demands of working from home to the thousands who make their living in Central Florida’s massive tourism industry.  Joining Intersection host Matthew Peddie to talk about the impact of …
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Intersection: 2020 Census; Mary Downey & Community Hope Center; Boeing’s Starliner


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_030520.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe 2020 census is almost here. National Urban League president and CEO Marc Morial says historically communities of color have been under counted ih the census– and he doesn’t want that to happen this year.  On this episode of Intersection, we talk to Morial about the census, the importance of the African American vote in this presidential election and more.  The Orlando Sentinel’s Central Floridian of the year is Rev. Mary Lee Downey. For nearly a decade she’s been fighting poverty …
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Intersection: Ghost Kitchens; Talbert Gray; Reimagining Mary Poppins


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_022720.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe rise of app based food delivery services has sparked the development of a new kind of kitchen. Ghost kitchens are changing the culinary landscape.  On this episode of Intersection, 90.7’s Matthew Peddie talks about this revolution in the restaurant world with the pioneer of Orlando’s food truck scene, Daily City publisher Mark Baratelli;  chef and co-founder of Ghost Kitchen Orlando, Jay Nartowicz; and East End Market Chef in Residence Jessica Tantalo.  One of the first stories Talbert Gray was sent out …
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Intersection: Groveland 4 Memorial; Free Speech At UCF; Hal Boedeker Signs Off


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_022020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTomorrow a monument to the Groveland Four will be unveiled on the lawn of the Historic Lake County Courthouse in Tavares.  The four African American men: Earnest Thomas, Charles Greenlee, Samuel Shepherd and Walter Irvin were wrongly accused of raping a white woman in 949. They were posthumously pardoned by the Florida clemency board last year, but their families want to see them exonerated.  On this episode of Intersection, Matthew Peddie talks with Samuel Shepherd’s niece Vivian Shepherd and with State …
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Intersection: What’s Changed At TSA 12 Months After Rob Henry’s Death


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_020620.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFebruary 2nd marked one year since the suicide of Transportation Security Administration officer Robert Henry at Orlando International Airport.  In the aftermath of Rob Henry’s death questions were raised– including about the workplace culture at TSA. An investigation by WMFE’s Abe Aboraya and Danielle Prieur uncovered allegations of abuse and retaliation at TSA, and followed up on some of the changes in culture that Rob’s death has prompted at TSA.  On this episode of Intersection– we take a look back at …
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Intersection: Coronavirus; UCF Firings; Orlando’s Literary Identity


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_013020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe new strain of coronavirus that emerged in China last month is the latest respiratory illness to trigger worldwide fears. The illness has spread rapidly in China, sickening thousands and killing 170 people so far, with isolated cases popping up in other countries across the globe, including 6 confirmed cases in the US. Coronavirus hasn’t reached the Sunshine state so far, but what should Floridians be aware of? On this episode of Intersection, we talk to disease experts John Lednicky and …
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