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Viewpoint Seminole #10

Viewpoint Seminole #10 title (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Hear the viewpoints of panel members Steve Barnes, Russ Hauck and Jeanne Morris on medical marijuana proposal, Seminole voters pick for a Democratic nominee for governor, measuring public trust in local government, and the public access to the Geneva gun range. Plus shout outs, call outs and a look around the corner (length – 33:46)

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

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Affordable Care Act – Q&A

Affordable Care Act Hot title (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Three experts discuss and respond to questions on the Affordable Care Act implemented on October 1, 2013. Panel members are Jason Altmire of Florida Blue, Richard Morrison of Florida Hospital and Christina Swiridowsky of Enroll America (length 37:35).

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

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Disabled? Be Prepared

Disabled? Be Prepared title
When a hurricane, tornado or manmade disaster hits, disabled residents are particularly vulnerable. Seminole County Emergency Manager Alan Harris discusses the assistance available at the special needs shelters and the unique services from transportation to medical care available to disabled people. He also gives advice on the preparations all residents should make before the emergency strikes (length – 20:00)

(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner, Title montage – wheel chair icon photo – “Handicap Cracks” courtesy Nicolas Raymond at freestock.ca)

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Local Needs Considered (Part-2)

Local Needs Considered – Part 2 (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
In preparation for the upcoming session of the Florida Legislature in March 2013, presentations by more than 30 local organizations were made recently to a delegation of legislators representing Seminole County, FL. These organizations are seeking state funding in public service areas that address the needs of Seminole county residents and businesses such as widening a portion of state road 434, early learning, access to healthy foods, the unlawful sale of synthetic drugs, substance abuse treatment, bullying awareness and the St. Johns River. This is an audio snapshot of 7 of those organizations making their case for consideration. (length: 31:54)

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck, Event photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media, Audio support – Seminole Government TV & Kurt Slafkovsky)

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Local Needs Considered

In preparation for the upcoming session of the Florida Legislature in March 2013, presentations by more than 30 local organizations were made recently to a delegation of legislators representing Seminole County, FL. These organizations are seeking state funding in certain public policy areas that address the needs of Seminole county residents and businesses such as voter election administration, public education, health and welfare, child advocacy, and transportation planning. This is an audio snapshot of 7 of those organizations making their case for consideration. (length: 40:34)

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck. Still photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media. Audio support – Seminole Government TV & Kurt Slafkovsky.)

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Talk to You Later

Talk To You Later title (“PocketPC” – courtesy Tom van Beveren)
Distracted driving is a danger on the roads. Susiann Reynolds Akapelwa tells the tragic story of her mother’s death in an accident caused by a distracted driver. Winter Springs Police Chief Kevin Brunelle discusses legislation and enforcement of a ban on texting while driving. (Length 18:40)

(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner. Title photo “PocketPC” – courtesy Tom van Beveren.)

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Women Military Veterans

Women Military Veterans title
Most of us associate the male gender with the name “military” and likewise when we think of military “veterans.” Yet, there is an increasing population of women veterans in our country and in Seminole County Florida there are more than 4,500 women military veterans. Hear about the challenges these women face. Length 27:28

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck. Still photos — Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media. Title Photo: “Black women shoe” by Margarit Ralev & “Army boot” by Andrzej Pobiedziński)

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Help for the Homeless

Help for the Homeless title
Seminole County government recently approved a $1.5 million dollar multi-year plan to increase the financial support county government, in part through non-profit local service providers, will extend to sectors of the homeless population in Seminole County, Florida.
Length – 32:49

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck
Still photos — Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media
Seminole County Board of County Commission meeting audio — courtesy Seminole Government TV)

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Debate: Adams & Mica

Debate: Adams & Mica (photos courtesy Sandra Adams & John L Mica)
Freshman Congresswoman Sandy Adams and 20-year Congressman John L. Mica come together in this unusual face-off of two incumbent candidates vying for reelection to the same district which will now include most of Seminole County and parts of Orange and Southwest Volusia County. Length – 57:13

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck
Audio feed – Tim Bragg, AVI-SPL)

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Winners & Losers

Winners & Losers title

Deirdre Macnab, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida give the League’s perspective on winning and losing legislation coming from the recently adjourned session of the 2012 Florida Legislature. Length: 39:30


Title and event photographs courtesy Charles E. Miller

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