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Archive for Wednesday, January 31, 2018

President’s State of the Union Address Coverage

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address to Congress, which will be followed by a response from the Democratic Party. Journalists across the NPR newsroom will be annotating those remarks, adding fact-checks and analysis in real time. You can also watch the speeches live.
Published in NPR News

Intersection: Affordable Housing; Jet Dragster Racing; E-Sports

https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/013018_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Orlando Regional Realtors Association says the lack of affordable housing is a real concern. Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs admits providing affordable housing is a challenge. But she says its one that can be met by partnering with other counties and with buy in from the private sector. On this episode of Intersection, we revisit a conversation with Mayor Jacobs about the vision for affordable housing in Central Florida. Then- is there anyone out there who wants to go fast? ...
Published in Intersection Podcast

Intersection: The Rise Of E Sports

E-sports- competitive video gaming- draws big crowds. Intersection revisits a conversation with Alex Jebailey, director of CEO Gaming, and Ben Noel, executive director of the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy at UCF.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Intersection: Interning With FIT’s Jet Dragster Team

What does it take to pilot a car that can go from nought to 280 miles per hour in five and a half seconds? Thats what interns on the Florida Institute of Technology Jet Dragster Racing Team learn all about. Elaine Larsen of Larsen Motorsports, and interns Paige Sanchez and Kat Redner, join intersection for a conversation about STEM and drag racing.
Published in Central Florida News, Education, Intersection

Intersection: Affordable Housing In Orange County

Orange County leaders say the solution to an affordable housing shortage lies in building partnerships with other counties, and the private sector, to build more inclusive communities with housing for a wide variety of income levels. An upcoming workshop will focus on regulations and incentives to promote the development of affordable housing.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection