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Intersection: Helping Haiti After Hurricane Matthew


Hurricane Matthew killed as many as 1,000 people in Haiti before barreling up the East Coast of Florida. Pastor Francis Myrtil is a member of Orlando’s Hatian community and has a church on back on the Island. Pastor Myrtil explains how the government and aid organizations are in a disagreement over where relief funds should go.
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Linda Kobert & Linda Cuthbert. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
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Intersection: Teacher Shortage


Growing school rolls, shrinking numbers of college students looking for careers in education, and attrition. These are some of the reasons for a nationwide shortage of teachers. Orange County school board member Linda Kobert and Volusia County School Board member Linda Cuthbert join us to discuss what their school districts are doing to attract and retain teachers.
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Bailey Callahan. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
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Intersection Sessions: Bailey Callahan


16 year old Winter Park singer-songwriter Bailey Callahan takes inspiration from the Dixie Chicks, Taylor Swift and 90’s rock group Four Non Blondes. Callahan joins us to talk about balancing music with school, her career as a country musician and she perform some songs.
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Seminole County Supervisor of Elections Mike Ertel. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
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Intersection: Seminole County Supervisor Of Elections Michael Ertel


A Federal Judge has granted a 24 hour extension of the deadline to register to vote while he considers a request to extend the deadline by a week. That’s after the Florida Democratic party sued Governor Rick Scott, saying the extension was needed because of disruption caused by Hurricane Matthew. Seminole County Supervisor of Elections Mike Ertel joins us to discuss the merits of extending voter registration deadlines, and how this highly charged presidential campaign is driving registration.
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Intersection: Matthew’s Impact On Power Grid & People


Lines workers are still restoring power to thousands of residents affected by Hurricane Matthew. Christopher Emrich, who’s an expert in disaster response, explains why the power grid is still vulnerable to big storms more than a decade on from Hurricane Charley. And he says Matthew is a unique opportunity to learn what motivates people to evacuate ahead of a big storm.
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Intersection: I4 Ultimate & SunRail


The massive construction effort to reshape 20 miles of I-4 was supposed to encourage drivers to use Orlando’s new commuter train instead. Dan Tracy and David Porter say that hasn’t really happened, and in fact commuters aren’t even avoiding I-4. So will a new Saturday service for SunRail get more people riding the rails?
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John Stemberger, president of the Florida Family Policy Council
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Intersection: John Stemberger On The 2016 Presidential Election


This evening, the Florida Family Policy Council hosts a community forum titled “An Honest Discussion About a Difficult Election- a forum for Christians wrestling with why and how to vote in 2016″. John Stemberger of the Florida Family Policy Council blames ‘reality TV’ voters for making Donald Trump the GOP candidate. So will he vote for someone he called “the most immoral and ungodly man to ever run for President of the United States”?
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