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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!

Listen by clicking on the episodes below, on the WMFE mobile app, or subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify or RSS Feed.

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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Chasing The Moon; Beacon College; Unique Eats


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/060419_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis summer marks fifty years since the first humans set foot on the moon. A generation of Americans vividly remembers the fuzzy black and white images of those first steps that were beamed back to their television sets from the moon. In a six hour documentary Chasing The Moon, which debuts on PBS next month, filmmaker Robert Stone tells the story of the space race from its beginnings to the lunar landing. On this episode, 90.7’s Matthew Peddie talks to Stone …
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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Hurricane Prep; Adam Troy Castro; Blackberry


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_053119.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSForecasters are predicting an average season, with between nine and fifteen named storms. Two to four of them could be major hurricanes, category 3 or higher. On this episode of Intersection, we chat to meteorologist Bryan Karrick and Seminole County emergency manager Alan Harris about preparing for storm season: what to put in your emergency kit, how to plan for an evacuation, and what to expect after a hurricane passes through And FPREN meteorologist Jeff Huffman talks to Jared Moskowitz, Florida’s …
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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Florida Man; 100 Things To Do In Orlando; Tiny Desk Concert With Amanda Lyn


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_052419.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFrom leaving an alligator at a gas station to stealing a police car with a police officer inside, Florida man makes national headlines…whether we floridians love or hate it.   So why is Florida the backdrop for so many quirky, humorous, or sometimes downright bizarre headlines? What does this meme really say about our state… and about how we treat some of our most vulnerable residents?  On this episode of Intersection we explore the myth and reality of Florida Man with …
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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Drowning Prevention; Upgrading NASA Spacesuits; Charles Lee On New Toll Roads


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/052819_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAs the weather warms up, Floridians and visitors to the sunshine state are hitting the beach, spending more time at the pool, and getting out on lakes & rivers. The flip side to all of this aquatic activity is the number of drownings that take place. According to the state department of health, Florida leads the country in drowning deaths for children ages one to four. Former Olympic swimming gold medalist Rowdy Gaines is on a mission to change that. On …
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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Space Command; Brevard County Teachers; Brain Tumors


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_052119.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFlorida space advocates were hit with a setback last week: the state is out of the running as a potential location for the new space command headquarters. So what’s next for the industry? On this episode of Intersection, we talk with Space Florida’s Dale Ketcham and 90.7 space reporter Brendan Byrne about why Florida could still have a chance to land the command. 625 Brevard County teachers have left the job in the last three years. That’s according to a recent …
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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Orlando Book Festival; Lt. Governor Jeanette Nunez; Summer Concerts


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_051719.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIf you’re a reader looking to meet some of your favorite authors face to face- or a writer looking for tips on how to hone your craft- the Orlando Public Library has something for you this saturday. The Orlando Book Festival is a day long celebration of books. On this episode of Intersection we ask the library’s Sarah Fisk and author illustrator Loreen Leedy about their path to becoming published authors- and what to expect from the festival. Then- we talk …
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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: LaFontaine Oliver Reflects On Changes In Public Media; Incoming Orange County Fire Chief Jim Fitzgerald Talks Cancer Bill; Nick Georgoudiou Takes Typewriters To Fringe Fest


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_051419.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe media landscape is changing fast. In Public Radio, terrestrial radio is no longer the only means of distributing content. Six years ago, we weren’t telling listeners to ask their smart speaker to play WMFE- or NPR– and the explosion in podcasting has given audiences much more flexibility and freedom to choose what to listen to- and when. LaFontaine Oliver has watched some of that change unfold and had to figure out how to navigate through the uncertainty. After six years …
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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Lovebugs; art, architecture & history; Maple Sparrow


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/051019_intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSpringtime in Florida- and love is in the air. Or at least lovebugs. Any kind of road trip through the sunshine state this time of year is usually accompanied by the percussive splatter of lovebugs hitting the windshield. So where do lovebugs come from and what are they doing here? How do they fit into the ecosystem of Florida, and what’s the best – and worst- way to get them off your car? On this episode of Intersection we dive into …
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NPR News

Legislative Wins & Losses; Rollins College Valedictorian Gabbie Buendia; Central Florida’s Startup Community


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/050719_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRepublican lawmakers are reflecting on a successful legislative session, with wins on bills ranging from a new school voucher program to a bill allowing school teachers to be armed. Democratic lawmakers return from Tallahassee with less to celebrate. On this episode of Intersection, a conversation with Democratic State Representative Anna Eskamani and Republican State Representative Amber Mariano about legislation that drew bipartisan support, and bills where Republicans and Democrats diverged. Rollins College Valedictorian Gabbie Buendia will address her fellow students at …
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Intersection: Reviewing The 2019 Legislative Session


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/050319_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe 2019 legislative session is winding down, and bills are being sent to Governor Ron DeSantis to sign. Bills heading to the governor’s desk range from attempts to make the roads safer by cracking down on texting and driving to penalizing so-called Sanctuary cities. Lawmakers steered more money towards students in K through 12 classes, but public education advocates are unhappy about an expansion of taxpayer funded vouchers to send more kids to private schools. A bill allowing teachers to be …
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