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Archive for Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Intersection: UCF spending; Teacher Shortage; Pedestrian Safety

https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/012919_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe University of Central Florida is dealing with the fallout over misspending of more than $38 million in state money. The money was used to pay for construction of Trevor Colbourn Hall, which replaced an aging academic building. Bill Merck, the Universitys former chief financial officer who lost his job over the incident, says the rules around how that state money could be spent were not clear. On this episode of Intersection, we speak to Merck about how and why the university ...
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Fallout Continues From UCF Spending On Colbourn Hall Construction

The University of Central Florida is dealing with the fallout over misspending of more than $38 million in state money. The money was used to pay for construction of Trevor Colbourn Hall, which replaced an aging academic building. Bill Merck, the Universitys former chief financial officer who lost his job over the incident, says the rules around how that state money could be spent were not clear.
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Intersection: A More Conservative Florida Supreme Court; Newspaper Unionizations; Zora Festival

https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_012519.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Florida Supreme Court is poised to become the most conservative bench it has been in decades. Governor Ron DeSantis has appointed three new justices to the court. With Barbara Lagoa, Robert Luck and Carlos Muniz, the courts expected to take a sharp turn to the right. On the campaign trail, DeSantis promised an end to so-called judicial activism — and the new court could bring sweeping changes to the states abortion laws, redistricting process and compensation to victims due to ...
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