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Intersection: The Connection Between Domestic Violence & Animal Cruelty; Curbing Invasive Cane Toads; The Origins Of Game Of Thrones

https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/041619_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSVictims of domestic violence can sometimes face an additional challenge: how to keep pets safe. Harbor House of Central Florida has a kennel for pets- which can help remove one of the barriers that stands in the way of someone trying to leave an abusive relationship. On this episode of Intersection, Harbor House CEO Michelle Sperzel explains the link between domestic violence and cruelty to animals, and the growing trend for pet friendly domestic violence shelters. An invasive cane toad that ...
Published in Intersection Podcast

READ: The Full Mueller Report, With Redactions

Attorney General William Barr has released special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Democrats have pushed for Congress to get an unredacted version.
Published in NPR News

Central Florida Cities Among Fastest Growing In US

When it came to population growth last year, cities in central Florida grew by stadiums. Metro Orlando grew by 60,000 residents last year, almost as large as the number of people who can fit into the city's Camping World Stadium, where college football bowl teams face off each winter.
Published in Central Florida News

From the Pages of Orlando Weekly: Idea of oil drilling in U.S. coastal waters continues

In recent weeks, President Trump has again floated the idea of drilling in U.S. coastal waters in search of oil. Its come up before. This oil lobbyists dream scheme was kicked around in 2017, but former Gov. Rick Scott assured us Floridas coastline was safe, saying then-interior secretary Ryan Zinke had assured him that we would not be included in White House drilling plans. However, that assurance was never made official. Now we have a new governor, and a new interior secretary, and theyre singing the same old song. Just last week, the oil lobby sharks began circling again. But Gov. Ron DeSantis downplayed concerns Monday, saying interior Sec. David Bernhardt promised him Florida was off the hook. Theres an ...
Published in From the Pages of Orlando Weekly