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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

What’s Life For The Average, Poor American?

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12/09/14 - What’s life for the average, poor American? 

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

A Look At Zoning Changes That Threaten Historical Structures

12/03/14 - Join us for Wednesday’s Topical Currents when we address South Florida architectural and land issues. In recent years, developers have razed buildings that some residents consider to have historical value. Many threatened structures are in Miami Beach.  There’s controversy in the Bay Harbor Islands community as well.  Preservation advocates now see a resumption of a South Florida condo construction boom. 

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

How Face-to-face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier And Smarter

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12/01/14 - In our increasingly computer-mediated world of emails, text messages, and social media, is there still value in face-to-face contact? 

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Culture
8:39 am
Wed November 26, 2014

National Day of Listening Brings Families Together on Black Friday

The National Day of Listening takes place on Friday, November 28.

  

The National Day of Listening was created by StoryCorps in 2008 as a way for family and friends to come together to share stories as an alternative to the frenzy of Black Friday.  Here's a conversation between two long-time friends - Caroline Breder-Watts and Scott Eyman, author of the best-selling biography John Wayne: The Life and Legend.

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Radio
1:25 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

A Message From Tom Ashbrook

  For all of our On Point listeners, who I very much think of as a kind of community – an important community – there is something personal I have to share. It’s hard, and it’s as intimate as anything on Earth.

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

The History And Actions Of The Supreme Court

11/05/14 - Wednesday's Topical Currents reviews the history and actions of the Supreme Court of the United States, with noted constitutional attorney Erwin Chemerinsky. He notes that most people consider the Supreme 

  Court an impartial body, imparting learned decisions on key issues. He also notes, however, that Justices are human, and often show bias and political colors. Chemerinsky has written THE CASE AGAINST THE SUPREME COURT. Hear the discussion Wednesday at 1pm on Topical Currents.

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Culture
4:10 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Miami Theatre Center Engages the South Florida Community

Miami Theatre Center creates, develops and produces programming for audiences of all ages and abilities. 

    

  For staff member Judy Litt, it's a labor of love.  

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Wage Theft, Independent Contractor Misclassification and Labor Law Issues with Donna Ballman

Donna Ballman
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10/22/14 - Wednesday's  Topical Currents is an “At Your Service” call-in with Fort Lauderdale-based employment attorney Donna Ballman. With wage theft rampant, some employers have moved to shift workers to  “independent contractor” status, to avoid paying employment taxes and-worker comp dues. Most states impose fines for employers guilty of misclassification.

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South Florida Arts Beat
1:00 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Miami Light Project, Deep City Records Documentary on WLRN TV, and Palm Beach Arts Calendar

Deep City Records was founded in the back room of Pearsall’s Johnny’s Records, a shop at NW 60th Street and 22nd Avenue in Liberty City.

09/19/14 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat, Beth Boone of the Miami Light Project  runs down their new season of exciting, cutting-edge events. Film makers, Dennis Scholl and Marlon Johnson talk about their latest documentary, Deep City: The Birth of the Miami Sound, premiering on WLRN TV, Sept. 23rd. Norman Van Aken stirs up A Word On Food and our Palm Beach arts calendar features Marilyn Bauer. Catch the conversation and information every Friday on South Florida Arts Beat at 1:00pm.

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Announcement
3:37 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Expanded Hours for Tom Ashbrook and “On Point”

We’re excited to bring one of Public Radio’s most popular programs to WLRN listeners at new times. Starting Monday, September 1, 2014, “On Point” will be heard, live,  Monday through Thursday mornings at 11:00am, in addition to its existing broadcast at 7:00pm weeknights.

Critics and listeners agree that host Tom Ashbrook is one of the brightest, most knowledgeable and able hosts in broadcasting. He brings his years of experience to the microphone each day, as he leads discussions of important issues with newsmakers of the day and invites listeners to join in.  

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Shame And Secrecy Surrounding Bipolar Disorder And Other Mental Illnesses

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08/05/14 - Tuesday’s Topical Currents delves into a mother’s heart-wrenching story of her daughter’s suicide…her unimaginable and all-consuming grief, her guilt, and her struggle to find peace. Joan E.

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

What Hospitals Won’t Tell You with Johns Hopkins Surgeon/Professor Dr. Marty Makary

Dr. Marty Makary
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08/04/14 - Monday’s Topical Currents is a rebroadcast with whistle-blower surgeon and Johns Hopkins Professor Dr. Marty Makary.  He’s an international expert on patient safety, who laments the corporatized hospital culture.

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Food And Dining
1:30 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Inside Miami Spice 2014

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07/31/14 - Syndicated food columnist Linda Gassenheimer, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker and WLRN host Bonnie Berman interview  Bill Talbert, President and CEO Greater Miami Convention and Business Bureau and John Kunkel CEO of 50 Eggs group owner of 5 concept restaurants – Yardbird, Khong, Swine, Lounge Bar and Lime.  Miami Spice runs for two months – August and September -  $39 for a 3 course dinner, $23 for lunch. They give us tips on how to navigate the offerings. 
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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Summer Sun Safety With Pediatric Dermatologist Dr. Ana Duarte

Dr. Ana Duarte
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07/30/14 - Wednesday’s Topical Currents looks at the dangers and risks of overexposure to the sun.   Making sun protection a priority as an adult, helps children develop sun-smart behaviors that can last a lifetime.  Parents, teachers and even camp counselors have to model healthy sun habits and act as role models for children. Of course, protection from the sun is essential in summer, but here in South Florida,  it’s important to remember it is also necessary year round.  We visit with Pediatric Dermatologist

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Topical Currents
1:00 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

History Miami President and Ceo Ramiro Ortiz

American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music Opening August 6
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07/24/14 - Thursday's Topical Currents begins with HistoryMiami President and CEO, Ramiro Ortiz.  We hear about the upcoming traveling Smithsonian exhibit, American Sabor, Latinos in US popular music.

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