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Archive for Thursday, September 26, 2019

Intersection: Child Arrests; Sumter County Taxes; Ken Stringfellow

https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_092619.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSAn Orlando police officer was fired this week after arresting two six year olds at a Charter school.  The news was met with shock- and anger. Orlando Police chief Orlando Rolon told the media on Monday that officer Dennis Turner did not follow police department protocol.  On this episode of Intersection, we’ll discuss what happens when children are arrested in school.  Well hear from Barry University associate professor of Law Kathy Puzone about the impact of the criminal justice system on children, and  Meralyn Kirkland, the grandmother of one of the ...
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From the Pages of Orlando Weekly: STD rates rise in patients over the age of 60

It should come as no surprise to anyone that senior citizens are having sex. What might be a shock is that their activity is fueling record rates of STDs. As sexually transmitted diseases rise nationwide, Florida is seeing some of its highest-ever numbers of syphilis infections thanks, in part, to those who grew up in the era of free love and retired to a state free of snow. At a meeting of the College of American Pathologists in Orlando last week, the members noted that since 2014, diagnosis rates for herpes simplex, gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia and trichomoniasis have risen 23 percent in patients over the age of 60. More medicines that help senior citizens maintain a sexually active lifestyle are ...
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