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Intersection

Orlando Wine Professionals Navigate The Pandemic


So much of Central Florida’s economy is tied to hospitality, and the pandemic has had a profound impact not just on the big theme parks and hotels, but independent restaurants and bars too. Judith Smelser follows the lives of three people working in the wine and hospitality business as they navigate the pandemic, in her podcast UnWineding.
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Health

Hospital Plans For The Future As New Coronavirus Cases Trend Down


Health leaders are cautiously optimistic that the peak of the pandemic for Florida may have passed. 90.7’s health reporter Abe Aboraya joins Intersection to talk about how one Central Florida hospital system has handled hundreds of COVID-19 cases- including new therapies they’re using to try and treat the disease.
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Intersection

The Pandemic’s Impact On Farmworkers


The shutdown of businesses and disruption to the supply chain has meant farmers can’t sell a lot of what they produce. So what does that mean for farmworkers? Antonio Tovar, general coordinator for the Farm Worker Association of Florida joins Intersection to talk about the impact of the pandemic on the people who harvest the food we eat- many of whom are now out of work and unable to pay rent. 
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Intersection

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

Don Winslow On Writing


Novelist Don Winslow joins Intersection to talk about his new book, Broken, his trilogy about the drug trade, and what he’s reading and watching during the stay at home order. 
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