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SunRail to Run Slightly Later


Catching the last SunRail train will soon be easier.  Starting August 25, the last SunRail train will run 15 minutes later to accommodate healthcare workers.  The northbound line will stop at Orlando Health at 7:37 p.m., instead of 7:22 p.m.  It will reach the Florida Hospital at 7:49 p.m. The change is for healthcare workers who work from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Jody Barry is Florida Hospital’s director of strategic development.  He says nurses on that shift need extra time to catch the train. “We have what we call a hand-off period, where the two nurses discuss what’s going on with patients. You know, Mr. Smith has this going on, and Mr. Jones has that going on,” he says.  …
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“Bad Luck” Behind Four Hurricanes of ’04


Ten years ago Wednesday Hurricane Charley came ashore in southwest Florida. It was Friday the 13th, and the Category 4 hurricane sped up the state’s center through Orlando, leaving a trail of $15 billion in damage. 90.7’s Amy Green talked with Stephen Leatherman, a hurricane expert at Florida International University, about what would be the first of four hurricanes to strike the state in seven weeks. Leatherman began by explaining the unique weather conditions of Florida’s infamous 2004 hurricane season.
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