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Archive for Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Intersection: Writer’s Block

Jack Kerouac and Zora Neale Hurston aren't the only literary luminaries whove made a home in Central Florida. Theres a new generation of writers bubbling up. Ahead on Intersection, well dip into the areas literary diversity - sampling poetry, young adult fiction and comic books.
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WMFE – SERIES “PREGNANT AND POOR”

The Florida Department of Health has been steadily getting out of prenatal care. Over the past few years, the state has cut local health department budgets drastically, forcing them to get rid of the service. Health reporter Abe Aboraya created a spreadsheet of where not only prenatal care was cut, but where there were few to no doctors treating women who are pregnant and poor. He traveled the state to get their stories, and look at what local officials were doing – or not doing – to provide health care to these women.      
Published in Central Florida News

WMFE – PUBLIC AFFAIRS: PARRAMORE

The brand new stadium for Orlando City Soccer will sprout up right in the heart of the historically black neighborhood of Parramore. 90.7s public affairs show Intersection, explored the issues surrounding both the stadium and the neighborhood in transition. Host Matthew Peddie talks with City Commissioner and former resident Regina Hill about her vision for the neighborhood, president of Orlando City Soccer about how he will be a good neighbor, and with millionaire Harris Rosen about his multi-million dollar commitment to the children of Parramore.
Published in Central Florida News