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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: Housing In The Pandemic; Don Winslow On Writing; Retired NASA Astronaut Nicole Stott On Teamwork


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_041620.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe pandemic is changing the way we live, and for tens of thousands of Floridians, it’s not just a matter of hunkering down and waiting for business to resume.  Many of those suddenly without work are also wondering how to pay rent and keep a roof over their heads.  On this episode of Intersection, host Matthew Peddie is joined by state representative Anna Eskamani and attorney Alex Mestdagh for a conversation about what the pandemic means for tenants and landlords.  Author …
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Intersection: The Economic Impact Of the Pandemic; Coronavirus Projections; Opera During The Shutdown


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_040920.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe peak of coronavirus cases isn’t expected to hit Florida for another two weeks- but already the economic pain of the pandemic is being felt statewide.  On this episode of Intersection, we talk to US Rep. Darren Soto about what the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package means for Floridians.  Soto also reflects on Vermont Senator Bernie Sander’s impact on the Democratic presidential primary campaign.  Then 90.7 Health reporter Abe Aboraya talks with Dr. Ali Mokdad from the Institute for Health Metrics …
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Intersection: Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings On Pandemic Response; Epidemiologist Asal Johnson; Orlando Restaurants Fight For Survival


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_040220.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAfter calls mounted for governor Ron DeSantis to lock down the state and try to stop the spread of coronavirus, on Wednesday the governor announced a statewide stay at home order. Orange County’s stay at home order began last week.  On this episode of Intersection we talk to mayor Jerry Demings about why he thinks that was the right call.  Demings says the peak of this epidemic is likely still weeks away, and the death toll for the state could climb into …
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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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