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Intersection: Alzheimer’s Help, Congressional Primaries & “Oh, Florida!”

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Craig Pittman, author of "Oh, Florida!"

40 percent of caregivers taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia will die before their loved one  if they don’t take care of themselves. A staggering statistic, but there’s help at the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center in Orlando.

Plus, it’s time to start paying attention to the Congressional Primary races. Our political analysts take a look at the 9th, 10th, and 11th districts — who’s running and what voters can expect in the weeks leading up to the primary.

And, the zany “Florida Man” is spotted in headlines across the nation — but what makes the sunshine state ripe for strange news stories? “Oh Florida” author Craig Pittman joins me for his take on why we’re the strangest state in the nation.

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About Brendan Byrne

Space Reporter and 'Are We There Yet?' Host

Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration. Brendan is a native Floridian, born and raised in Broward County. He moved to ... Read Full Bio »