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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: Space Command; Charter Schools & Unions; Don Price


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/010119_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPresident Trump has ordered the creation of a US space command.  A memo from the president authorizes the Defense Department to create a new command to oversee and organize space operation across all branches of the military. On this episode of Intersection, we take a closer look now at what the space command’s role will be and how it fits into the administration’s bigger goal of a ‘space force’, in a conversation with space reporters Brendan Byrne and Chabeli Herrera, and UCF …
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Intersection: Gilbert King; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Eugene Snowden


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/122818_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGilbert King won a pulitzer prize for his book Devil in the Grove- a deep dive into the case of four young African American men who were falsely accused of rape in 1949. Since that book was published, momentum has grown in the movement to pardon the Groveland four. King says he hadn’t planned to write another book about Lake County but when a former sheriff’s deputy approached him at a book reading, he began to dig deeper into the actions …
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Intersection: Michael Dippy On Helping The Homeless Get IDs; Red Huber On Photography; Christmas Music From Mo’Mo Browne


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/122518_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA driver’s license or state ID is essential for things like cashing a paycheck, housing and jobs, even getting a library card. But if you’re homeless, getting that ID, and the documents you need to establish your identity can be incredibly difficult. On this episode of Intersection, we revisit a conversation we first aired in 2016, with IDignity Orlando executive director Michael Dippy. Back in 2008, Dippy took on the challenge of helping the homeless get IDs.  He explains what he’s …
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Intersection: Political Year In Review; Groveland Four; Apollo 8


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/122118_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRecounts, upset victories and the end of an era for some elected leaders. With 2018 coming to a close, what can we expect from the next 12 months in Tallahassee and from Florida lawmakers heading to Washington? On this episode of Intersection, a look back at some of the biggest stories in Florida this year with political commentators Dick Batchelor and Eddie Fernandez. Then- renewed calls for posthumous pardons for the Groveland 4, four African-American men who were wrongfully accused of …
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Intersection: Lighthouse Central Florida; Richard Corcoran’s Appointment; Injured Wildlife


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_121818.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSKyle Johnson says people who are blind are – in some ways- invisible, and he wants Floridians to recognize what they have to offer the community. Part of his strategy to do that is by growing the business which Lighthouse Central Florida operates with visually impaired staff. On this episode of Intersection, a conversation with the incoming CEO of Lighthouse Central Florida about raising the profile of the blind.  The incoming Florida education commissioner had a reputation as a fiscal conservative …
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Intersection: Affordable Care Act Check-Up; Remembering James ‘Chief’ Wilson; Violectric


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/121418_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRepublicans have controlled the legislative and executive branches of the Federal government for nearly two years. The mid-term election gave control of the house to the Democrats, but one goal the Republicans have had is to repeal the affordable care act. So what kind of shape is the affordable care act in right now? Funding’s been cut for navigators to help people get insurance, so what does that mean for people signing up? And what kind of coverage can they get …
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Intersection: State Of Sports In Orlando; Teen Vaping; Marc With A C


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_120718.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe UCF Knights are riding high on a 25 game winning streak, but that wasn’t enough for the college football playoff semifinals. The Orlando Magic are off to a solid start this season… can they keep it up? And Orlando City failed to make the playoffs once more- what does the future for the soccer club look like? On this episode of Intersection, we take stock of the state of sports in the city beautiful, with Jeff Sharon, managing editor of the …
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Intersection: State of Faith; Faculty Pay; Limbitless


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_120418.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhen it comes to religion, there’s been a rise of the nones: those who consider themselves atheists, agnostic or non affiliated with a religion. So what’s going on? On this episode of Intersection, 90.7’s Brendan Byrne takes a dive into the state of faith with the three wise guys from “Friends Talking Faith.” Of the women entering STEM careers today, 45 percent of them will be gone from the STEM field by the time they turn 40. We’ll revisit a conversation from …
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Intersection: World AIDs Day, Sports Betting In Florida & Songwriter And Entertainment Lawyer Kris Nichols


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/113018_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSaturday is world AIDS day. The annual public health campaign began in 1988 as a way to draw attention to AIDS. In the last three decades, treatments for HIV infection have improved. What was almost always a fatal disease is now, with proper care, a manageable condition. But millions of people worldwide still live with HIV and last year one point eight million were newly infected. The latest in the battle against HIV – AIDs and the task still ahead for …
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Intersection: Giving Tuesday; Hurricane Irma Relief; Burrow Press


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_112718.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGiving Tuesday was started in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y, a cultural center in New York as a way to focus on charitable giving after the commercialism of black Friday and cyber Monday.  So what kind of an impact does Giving Tuesday really have? What is compassion fatigue, and how does that translate into people’s charitable giving habits? On this episode of Intersection we’re joined by Mark Brewer, CEO of the Central Florida Foundation, for a conversation about how non-profits …
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