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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: Being Santa; Holiday Reading; Christmas Carols


https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/122316_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJust one day left before Christmas, and for some parents that means a last opportunity for their kids to get a photo with Santa. It turns out there’s more to playing Santa at a mall or a theme park than a white beard, a booming voice and a red suit. We talk to Orlando area Santa David Eakin, who’s heard the wishlists of thousands of kids since he first donned the suit in the early ’90s. He talks about the toy …
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Intersection: Pitbull Deal; Veteran Entrepreneurs; Helping The Homeless Over The Holidays; Dave Barry


https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/122016_intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPitbull tweeted out his contract with Visit Florida, the state’s tourism promotion agency. The Miami rapper was paid up to $1 Million to promote the sunshine state, including in his song ‘Sexy Beaches. Gov. Rick Scott called on Visit Florida CEO Will Seccombe to resign after the terms of the secret deal were released, saying taxpayers should know how their money’s being spent.   We talk to economist Hank Fishkind about the business of promoting Florida, and political analyst Frank Torres …
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Intersection: Affordable Care Act, Public Defender’s Clothing Drive, and Musician Cat Ridgeway


https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/121616_INTERSECTION_PODCAST.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEnrollment in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act continues through January. Hundreds of thousands of Florida residents are signing up for Obamacare but the big question looming over all this is what happens to that health insurance once President Elect Donald Trump takes office January 20th? Then, tomorrow Orange and Osceola County public defender Robert Wesley holds his annual clothing drive- seeking business clothes to help defendants look presentable in court. Wesley explains why appearance makes a big difference to …
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Intersection: Florida Budget Preview; IDignity; Ira Flatow


https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/121316_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe two chambers of Florida’s government often clash with each other- and with the Governor. Next year looks set for a showdown too, with the Senate president lining up big spending projects, facing a house speaker committed to small government and cracking down on lobbyists. Lynn Hatter is news director at WUSF, the public radio station in Tallahassee, and she has a ringside seat to the legislative action. She joins us to preview the budget battle to come in 2017. Then, …
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Intersection: Volusia’s New Sheriff, Stealth Learning At The Science Center, & Orlando’s Ballet


On January 1, Mike Chitwood takes over as Volusia County sheriff. He’s been the chief of police in Daytona Beach for 10 years. As sheriff he’ll oversee law enforcement in a growing, and increasingly diverse county and he says he wants his deputies to reflect that diversity. Chitwood sits down with Intersection to talk about how he plans to engage with the community and back up deputies as they answer calls.
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Intersection: Cuba, Simulation and Songwriter ‘Nature’


Fidel Castro’s death set off mourning in Cuba and celebration and calls for democracy from Miami’s Cuban population. Castro had been out of the spotlight for a decade, handing the reigns over to his brother Raul. So what does a post-Castro Cuba mean for those who fled the regime and made a home in Florida? And with a new Republican administration taking over January 20th, what of America’s detente with Cuba and the Sunshine State’s relationship to the Island?
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Intersection: Braille Association, Mobile Dentist & Jared Violin


https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/112516_INTERSECTION.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFor more than 50 years volunteers with the Braille Association of Mid Florida produced textbooks– and picture books- for visually impaired kids. But now the volunteers have to move out of their temporary home at Longwood Elementary School, and until they find a new home the machines they use to make braille textbooks and embossed images … will go into storage. We talk to the Braille Association president Mariann Witengier about the work they do and their search for a new …
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Intersection: Overtime, Medical Marijuana & Thanksgiving Turkey


https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/112216_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSNew federal overtime regulations kick in December first. Is your business scrambling to figure out how to adapt? We talk with an employment lawyer about what the law means for businesses and employees and how it could have an impact on work-life balance. Meanwhile, what does a new administration mean for the law, and could a federal lawsuit in Texas delay its roll out?  Then, supporters of medical marijuana in Florida are celebrating the passage of Amendment Two. So what’s next for medical …
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