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Paul Tomazin picks daikon radish at his family farm in Volusia County. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
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Intersection: Fall Harvest In Central Florida


It’s Harvest season in Florida. Intersection visits the Tomazin family farm in Volusia County; Chef Hari Pulapaka cooks up some seasonal produce and talks about farm to table dining. And Fleet Farmers Michele Bumbier, Chris Castro and Clayton Louis Ferrara explain how they’re using bicycle power to link up a network of urban ‘farmlets’.
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Intersection: Friday News Round Table


Florida’s black bear hunt starts Saturday, a handful of fun rights bills are moving through the legislature, and Charlie Crist is launching a bid for Congress. Intersection’s round table of journalists talks the issue impacting Central Florida this week.
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Intersection: Friday News Round Table


Central Florida’s Puerto Rican population is growing. What does that mean at the ballot box here in Florida and how can they help their fellow Puerto Ricans back home, where the island is grappling with debt? Meanwhile local elections in Orlando are just weeks away. What seemed like a low-key mayoral race is heating up, as one of Buddy Dyer’s opponents pours thousands into a door-to-door campaign. But will it count on election day though?And a drunk driver who live streamed herself on Periscope got the attention of law enforcement and Florida Senator Bill Nelson. Should this social media platform be a tool for police to use?
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Intersection: Orlando Municipal Elections


Orlando voters head to the polls November 3. The municipal elections were moved up five months and the mayoral race is heating up. On the ballot, incumbent Mayor Buddy Dyer faces opposition, and two city commission races for seats currently held by Patty Sheehan and Sam Ings. Coming up on Intersection, a conversation with Mayoral candidates Paul Paulson and Sunshine Grund. And Fox 35 political reporter Mike Synan and Orlando Political Observer Editor Frank Torres break down the municipal races
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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush
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Intersection: Friday News Round Table


Central Florida Congressman Daniel Webster wants to be the speaker of the US House of Representatives and he’s picked up a key endorsement from the conservative freedom caucus. But will it be enough? Jeb Bush is losing altitude in the polls, where does the Republican establishment turn now? These stories and more on the Friday news round table on Intersection.
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Intersection: Writer’s Block


Jack Kerouac and Zora Neale Hurston aren’t the only literary luminaries who’ve made a home in Central Florida. There’s a new generation of writers bubbling up. Ahead on Intersection, we’ll dip into the area’s literary diversity – sampling poetry, young adult fiction and comic books.
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Intersection: Friday News Round Table


Governor Rick Scott says he wants to protect Floridians from hospital ‘price gouging’. The governor said this week he wants hospitals to post their prices and average payments, in an easily accessible place on their websites. The hospitals say he went too far with that statement- they’re calling it mean spirited.
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Intersection: Fighting Human Trafficking


Florida ranks near the top for the number of calls made to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline. Trafficking victims are forced into prostitution or made to work against their will. And in Florida, Orlando is a trafficking hub. Fighting human trafficking and helping its victims in Central Florida.
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Gov. Rick Scott wants to create a counter terrorism task force at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.  (Abe Aboraya, WMFE)
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Intersection: Friday News Round Table


Florida Governor Rick Scott went to Kentucky to announce he’s bringing jobs back to the sunshine state — but was that trip necessary? Has Scott’s grab for jobs gone too far? This story and more with our panel for the Friday news round table on Intersection.
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