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Archive for Friday, January 4, 2019

1/4/19: A Look Ahead At 2019 Politics; New Report On Florida’s Sexual Offenders

This week on The Florida Roundup, we discussed some of the state's biggest political stories to watch in the year ahead with A.G. Gancarski, a writer for Florida Politics and Adam Smith, the political editor for the Tampa Bay Times. We also looked at a new state report that says the number of sexual offenders and predators living in Florida has risen by more than 50 percent in the last 13 years. WMFE Orlando reporter Danielle Prieur joined us with a look at the numbers.
Published in Florida Roundup


Spotlight: Orlando Blues & Jazz Festival

The Orlando Blues and Jazz Festival is happening Saturday at Eagle Nest Park in the Metro West area. Dont let the moniker fool you - although some similarly-named events are staples in the area, this is the first blues and jazz festival of its kind.
Published in Central Florida News, Spotlight

Intersection: School Safety; UCF Football; Cameron Ross and the Raglan Roots Coalition

https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/010419_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAfter last years mass shooting in Parkland, parents, law enforcement, school leaders and lawmakers have been trying to figure out how to prevent the next school shooting. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School public safety commission sent its first report to Tallahassee this week- with recommendations including beefing up security and surveillance and arming school staff. On this episode of Intersection we explore what the The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission report means for students and staff at ...
Published in Intersection Podcast



Assessing School Safety After MSD Public Safety Commission Report

After last years mass shooting in Parkland, parents, law enforcement, school leaders and lawmakers have been trying to figure out how to prevent the next school shooting. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School public safety commission sent its first report to Tallahassee this week- with recommendations including beefing up security and surveillance and arming school staff.
Published in Intersection

Spotlight: Star Wars Art Show, Postcard Expo, AdVintage Flea Market, and Piano Concert

Do you like Star Wars? Absolutely without a doubt 100 percent boots the house down realness! Do you like art? Well would like art if it had Star Wars on it? Yes! The Annual Star Wars Art Show takes place Saturday 4 to 8 at the Hourglass Brewery. Millions and millions of postcards from the past featuring every topic imaginable will be on display and for sale during the DeLand Paper and Postcard Expo. Imagine – postcards on tables, postcards on shelves, postcards behind glass cases. All for sale. The DeLand Paper and Postcard Expo is Saturday 10 to 4 at Volusia County Fairgrounds. Would you like your house to be decorated with old stuff, just not your own? Then ...
Published in Commentaries, Spotlight, The Daily City

Intersection: Unpacking The UCF Knights’ Winning Streak

The LSU Tigers brought UCFs two year winning streak to an end at the Fiesta Bowl on New Years Day.  As the team prepares for the offseason- UCFs two year undefeated streak leaves a question about what goes into deciding who makes the college playoffs. Jeff Sharon of the Black and Gold Banneret joins Intersection to dissect the Knights' loss.
Published in Intersection




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