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Intersection: Friday News Round Table


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Ten candidates squared off last night in the first prime-time GOP primary debate. All eyes were on Donald Trump but what of Florida’s Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush?

 Then more than a thousand hunters – including rocker Ted Nugent – line up to get Florida’s first bear hunting permits in two decades. The hunt goes on despite a lawsuit and protest from environmentalists. And even hunters can’t agree on whether it’s a good idea.

 It’s the Friday news round table with Florida Trend’s Jason Garcia, Florida Sun’s Rhetta Peoples and Orlando Political Observer’s Frank Torres.


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby ... Read Full Bio »

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