Archive for September, 2013


Viewpoint Seminole #8

Viewpoint Seminole panel members from left Randy Morris, Dr. Mike Abels, and Russ Hauck (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)

Hear the viewpoints of panel members Dr. Mike Abels, Russ Hauck and Randy Morris on un-contested elections, a proposal for a 1-cent sales tax increase, and the 100th anniversary of Seminole County Public Schools. Plus shouts, call outs and looks around the corner (length–31:45)


(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck, Event photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media)

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School Taxes & Rezoning

From left, Karen Almond, chair, Seminole County Public School Board with Dr. Walt Griffin, superintendent, Seminole County Public Schools (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Karen Almond, board chair of Seminole County Public Schools and Dr. Walt Griffin district superintendent speak to the Seminole County League of Women Voters about the recently adopted 1-mil property tax for schools and the status of elementary school rezoning. They also offered an overview of the mission, goals and accomplishments of the district. (length 25:55)

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck). Event photos Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media

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Our Springs: Nature vs. Nitrates

Our Springs title (photo “Waterlilly 3” courtesy Flavio Takemoto)
Many of Florida’s springs, including Wekiva Springs in Seminole County, have high levels of nitrate contamination which has stimulated a dangerous growth in algae and water plants. Scientists Dr. Robert Knight and Dr. Todd Kincaid present their analysis of the problem,  and the research that suggests action to protect the Floridan Aquifer and the spring (length: 27:38).

(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner, Title photo “Waterlilly 3” courtesy Flavio Takemoto)

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