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Category: Society & Culture

Wait Five Minutes: The Floridian Podcast is about the curious stories and cultural changes sweeping through the Sunshine State. Join us every Friday for an informative and charming look into an issue on America’s infamous peninsula.

March 22, 2019

31 - Sea Turtles

The sea turtles nest on our shores, trusting us to protect their babies until they can return to the ocean. What are we doing to help? And what mysteries surround the places that keep those turtles safe?

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Songs

Indian Summer by Lobo Loco

Hey Go by Lobo Loco

Visions of 2018 by Lobo Loco

Love After Midnight by Lobo Loco

Arround the Lake by Lobo Loco

Things You Never Known by Lobo Loco

 

Sources

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dM0T9zTvuaU

https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Archie_Carr/

https://fladefenders.org/

https://myfwc.com/research/wildlife/sea-turtles/threats/artificial-lighting/

https://www.visitflorida.com/en-us/things-to-do/outdoors-nature/florida-beaches-to-see-nesting-sea-turtles.html

https://seaturtlespacecoast.org/

https://www.seeturtles.org/ocean-plastic

https://conserveturtles.org/#

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/travel/destinations/florida/os-exfl-central-ponce-de-leon-landing-20170514-story.html

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ponce-de-leon-discovers-florida

https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20140116/man-who-rewrote-florida-history-dies

https://marinelife.org/

March 15, 2019

30 - Interstate 4

I-4 carves through the middle of central Florida, connecting Tampa, Orlando and Daytona like a lifeline. This comes with its own troubles, the kind that only Florida could generate and that can only be explained by a dive into history.

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Songs

Frozen Creek by Lobo Loco

Arround the Lake by Lobo Loco

Hey Go by Lobo Loco

Streetlife Silentfilm by Lobo Loco

Speedy Delta by Lobo Loco

Road to Lafeyette by Lobo Loco

Love After Midnight by Lobo Loco

 

Sources

https://i4ultimate.com/project-info/overview/

https://i4ultimate.com/project-info/future-i-4/#info577           

https://www.history.com/topics/us-states/interstate-highway-system

https://i4ultimate.com/project-info/

https://www.neh.gov/humanities/2007/septemberoctober/feature/planned-paradise-making-the-florida-dream

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/transportation/i-4-makeover/os-i4-construction-damage-claims-denied-20180619-htmlstory.html

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/timeline-fatal-accidents-involving-i-4-ultimate-construction/914970057

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-1999-10-17-9910150305-story.html

https://www.sanfordfl.gov/about-sanford/history-and-historic-preservation

https://www.floridamemory.com/blog/2015/05/22/the-dreaded-yellow-jack/

https://www.themeparkinsider.com/flume/201312/3819/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=-LonimBLyI0

http://www.weirdus.com/states/florida/road_less_traveled/route_4_dead_zone/index.php

 

March 8, 2019

29 - State Rep. Anna Eskamani

Anna Eskamani represents House District 47 in Orlando. She has made a name for herself being very vocal and very active, and she is eager to bring her passion to the state legislature for the next two months. 

What is she excited about? And how did she get to this moment?

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Songs

Indian Summer by Lobo Loco

Hey Go by Lobo Loco

 

Sources

https://www.annaforflorida.com/

https://ballotpedia.org/Anna_Eskamani

 

March 5, 2019

TALLAHASSEE TUESDAY - March 5th, 2019

Immigration, film industries, lobbying and space travel. Catch up on the movings and shakings of Tallahassee as the Florida Legislature begins their sixty-day session today!

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Songs

Good Thoughts by Lobo Loco

 

Sources

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/os-ne-desantis-sanctuary-cities-20190226-story.html

https://www.wtsp.com/article/news/regional/florida/bill-would-ban-sanctuary-cities-in-florida/67-29ca2069-aa00-4327-9461-ece8b89a7275

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2015/07/08/4-big-things-to-know-about-sanctuary-cities-and-illegal-immigration/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.db12a9a73bb7

https://www.tampabay.com/business/florida-may-get-into-the-business-of-backing-films-again-if-state-bills-pass-20190301/

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-ne-legislature-money-campaign-finance-20190302-story.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/03/02/spacex-successfully-launches-spacecraft-designed-astronauts/?utm_term=.11426d45bb2e

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/space/go-for-launch/os-bz-crew-dragon-docks-20190303-story.html

https://www.npr.org/2019/03/03/699820591/space-station-celebrates-a-new-era-in-exploration-with-arrival-of-spacex-capsule

 

March 1, 2019

28 - Oil and the Everglades, Part One: EXPLORATORY

Early last month, a real estate company was given permission to dig into protected land to find oil. It moved by without much comment. Not out of apathy, but because this sort of thing is far more common than many realize. Why? And how do we stop it in the future?

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Songs

Frozen Creek by Lobo Loco

Hey Go by Lobo Loco

Speedy Delta by Lobo Loco

Things You Never Known by Lobo Loco

 

Sources

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/florida/fl-ne-oil-well-everglades-20190205-story.html

http://projects.sun-sentinel.com/2019/fl-oil-and-gas-well-locations/

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/e/exploratory-well.asp

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article24820741.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTD6tp2Rdnw

https://kanterhealthorg.wordpress.com/about-us/joseph-h-kanter-founder-and-chairman/

https://www.nps.gov/bicy/learn/the-first-national-preserve.htm

https://www.ogj.com/articles/print/vol-110/issue-3/exploration-development/sunniland-shale-an-emerging.html

https://aoghs.org/petroleum-pioneers/first-florida-oil-well/

https://www.nrdc.org/experts/onshore-drilling-threat-florida-oil-exploration-everglades

February 22, 2019

27 - The Grapefruit League

Spring training baseball comes to Florida every single year. Our history with baseball is complicated, but the impacts of today are lasting. How did we get here, to the very first day of 2019's spring training season? 

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Songs

Love After Midnight by Lobo Loco

Hey Go by Lobo Loco

Things You Never Known by Lobo Lobo

Speedy Delta by Lobo Loco

Springtime by Lobo Loco

 

Sources

http://www.floridagrapefruitleague.com/home/history/

https://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/WHS/1886.shtml

https://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/WNL/

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/national-league-of-baseball-is-founded

https://www.whitehousehistory.org/photos/photo-1-78

https://dc.curbed.com/2016/9/20/12986838/swampoodle-irish

https://www.mlb.com/spring-training/grapefruit-league/

https://sabr.org/bioproj/person/a5b2c2b4

https://www.flasports.com/2018/07/30/2018-mlb-spring-training-produces-687-1-million-of-economic-impact-for-the-state-of-florida/

https://floridapolitics.com/archives/288561-ron-desantis-to-welcome-2019-spring-training-at-governors-baseball-dinner

https://www.sportsdestinations.com/management/economics/economic-impact-florida-sports-13586

https://sabraz.org/the-cactus-league-a-brief-history/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7jTuxjDWw0

February 15, 2019

26 - Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston liked the mystery that surrounded her. That was part of what made her so unique. But who was she, really? And how did she carry her legends with her?

 

Songs

Visions of 2018 by Lobo Loco

Arround the Lake by Lobo Loco

Hey Go by Lobo Loco

Things You Never Known by Lobo Loco

Indian Summer by Lobo Loco

 

Sources

https://www.zoranealehurston.com/about/

https://www.zoranealehurston.com/books/

https://www.itsmymaitland.org/about/

https://eatonvillefl.wordpress.com/history/

https://www.history.com/topics/roaring-twenties/harlem-renaissance#section_7

https://www.nypl.org/blog/2014/01/08/zora-neale-hurston-federal-writers-project

https://www.biography.com/news/zora-neale-hurston-their-eyes-were-watching-god-80th-anniversary

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ma01/grand-jean/hurston/chapters/index.html

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/01/clotilda-slave-shipwreck-discovery-alabama-delta-spd/

http://time.com/5272335/zora-neale-hurston-barracoon-published/

 

February 1, 2019

25 - Manatees

February 1st, 2019

 The manatees flock to Blue Spring State Park every winter. Why do they come? Who looks out for them when they do? And what is the future of our beloved sea cow?

Check out more on how to protect these creates at Save the Manatee Club.

 

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Songs 

Springtime by Lobo Loco

Frozen Creek by Lobo Loco

Indian Summer by Lobo Loco

Arround the Lake by Lobo Loco

Speedy Delta by Lobo Loco

 

Sources

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_bbxKGUaAI

https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/blue-spring-state-park

https://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/local/indian-river-lagoon/health/2018/01/05/manatee-deaths-boat-strikes-2017-tied-statewide-record-set-2016/1001088001/

https://www.tampabay.com/news/environment/wildlife/Red-Tide-s-continuing-toll-The-554-dead-manatees-in-2018-already-surpasses-last-year-s-total-_171056483

https://www.savethemanatee.org/how-to-help/report-injured-manatee/

https://www.fws.gov/southeast/wildlife/mammals/manatee/

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/columbus-mistakes-manatees-for-mermaids

https://oceantoday.noaa.gov/endoceanmanatees/

https://defenders.org/florida-manatee/threats