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100 Episodes | 2019

#OSNow: Scott Maxwell calls for higher salaries for Florida legislators, Orlando’s new plays and musicals, and UCF, UF, FSU games (Ep. 268)

September 18th, 2019

18:21

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.

  • Columnist Scott Maxwell: Higher salaries for Florida legislators? Least …

#OSNow: Sears pulling out of local malls, UCF students and football access complaints and Orlando flying legend Joe Kittinger (Ep. 267)

September 17th, 2019

16:10

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.

  • Sears shutdown a ‘mixed bag’ for Lake Square, Oviedo malls as arcades, …

#OSNow: Oyster farming in Florida, high school start times, and bill seeks to compensate descendents of Ocoee massacre victims (Ep. 266)

September 16th, 2019

18:03

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.

  • Oysters farmed in Florida are a shucking success among tide-to-table crowd (:25)

#OSNow: Feds move to oust congressional offices from VA hospitals, Orlando City playoff hopes and What to do this weekend (Ep. 265)

September 13th, 2019

17:50

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.

  • Feds move to oust congressional offices from VA hospitals. Move affects six …

#OSNow: Florida guardian Rebecca Fierle investigation, Gov. DeSantis appointees on Orlando aviation board, and drones competing at UCF Arena (Ep. 264)

September 12th, 2019

20:47

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019.

  • Florida guardian Rebecca Fierle improperly billed AdventHealth nearly $4 …

#OSNow: Universal’s new hotel, Epic Universe will create more tourism jobs and College football weekend preview

September 11th, 2019

19:34

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.

  • Business Reporter Marco Santana Universal’s new hotel, others could put pinch …

#OSNow: Bahamas refugees and visa paperwork, gerrymandering in Florida, and student bullied over homemade T-shirt (Ep. 262)

September 10th, 2019

16:05

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019.

  • Columnist David Whitley: Cut visa paperwork and get Bahamas’ Hurricane Dorian …

#OSNow: Coyotes in College Park, Florida university rankings, and ‘opportunity zone’ tax break for developers (Ep. 261)

September 9th, 2019

20:26

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Sept. 9, 2019.

  • Coyotes spotted in College Park (1:19)
  • Several Florida universities move up in …

#OSNow: Orlando’s Mills 50 diversifying, Hurricane Dorian help for the Bahamas and what happens when hurricanes force cruise ships to adjust (Ep. 260)

September 6th, 2019

17:58

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.

  • Orlando’s Mills 50, known as ‘Little Vietnam,' diversifies with new businesses …

#OSNow: Hurricane Dorian and Bahamian college students in Florida, Scott Maxwell on airport leaders’ power moves, and Ghostbusters house at Horror Nights (Ep. 259)

September 5th, 2019

14:30

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019.

  • Bahamian college students in Florida weren’t spared by Dorian (:41)
  • Columnist …

 #OSNow: Hurricane Dorian Update, Orange sheriff’s deputy supplied dealer with cocaine and Venue closes its doors (Ep. 258)

September 4th, 2019

13:30

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.

  • Content Director Mark Skoneki: Top wind speeds to hit Central Florida during …

#OSNow: Hurricane Dorian - flooding possibilities, utilities calculate response, shelters prepare, and columnist Scott Maxwell offers a guide to surviving the storm (Ep. 257)

August 30th, 2019

19:12

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Aug. 30, 2019.

  • Lakes are kept lowered for summer and tropical rainfall but there are no …

#OSNow: Hurricane Dorian forecast, supplies and preparation, and hospital readiness (Ep. 256)

August 29th, 2019

16:20

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019.

  • Hurricane Dorian spurs shoppers to scoop up water, other supplies (:56)
  • How …

#OSNow: Galaxy’s Edge food, Male dancers still face bullying and UCF season opener

August 28th, 2019

18:35

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019.

  • Galaxy’s Edge food and Hooley Fest at Disney Springs
  • Male dancers …

#OSNow: Trump plan to detain 500 migrant children in Central Florida, ‘teatscrubber’ for dairy cows, and where have all the cafeterias gone? (Ep. 254)

August 27th, 2019

17:30

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019.

  • Democrats blast Trump plan to detain 500 migrant children in Central Florida …

#OSNow: OUC and Universal shielding records after shockings, UF band director attacked after game, and big changes coming to Epcot (Ep. 253)

August 26th, 2019

17:11

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Aug. 26, 2019.

  • Universal Orlando, OUC shield records after electrical shocking of Volcano Bay …

#OSNow PODCAST: UCF slows enrollment, the start of high school football, and season preview of arts and entertainment (Ep. 252)

August 23rd, 2019

18:26

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, August 23, 2019.

  • After decades of growth, UCF slows enrollment as new downtown campus takes flight

#OSNow: College athletes and injuries, football season kicks off, and conference on aging (Ep. 251)

August 22nd, 2019

19:29

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.

  • McKenzie Milton injury gives glimpse into how colleges, athletes deal with …

#OSNow: Epic Universe neighbors voice concerns, football preview, Orlando Fall Home & Garden Show (Ep. 250)

August 21st, 2019

19:28

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019.

  • Reporter Stephen Hudak: Epic Universe neighbors have concerns urge Orange …

CBD products: Safety, side effects and drug tests (Ep, 249)

August 21st, 2019

23:32

The sale of CBD became legal in Florida on July 1, 2019. CBD stands for cannabidiol, which is an active ingredient in marijuana. It won’t get you …

#OSNow: Autonomous cars in Florida downpours, Orlando Naval annex for sale, and potty-mouthed politicians (Ep. 248)

August 20th, 2019

21:03

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019.

  • Waymo will test autonomous cars in Florida downpours 1:06)
  • Vacant since …

#OSNow: Everett Miller trial, Floridians can weigh in on textbooks and state test, and inside Disney’s Star Wars land (Ep. 247)

August 19th, 2019

17:10

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Aug. 19, 2019.

Trial begins for Everett Miller, man accused of killing 2 Kissimmee officers (1:26) Civics lessons: Floridians can weigh in on textbooks, state test …

#OSNow PODCAST: HOA cites violation for Puerto Rican flag, First-ever Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Climate threats to Florida’s oysters (Ep. 247)

August 16th, 2019

20:33

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, August 16, 2019.

  • Army vet’s Puerto Rican flag ticks off Kissimmee HOA
  • First-ever Southern …

#OSNow: Star Wars land and politics, citrus farmers diversify, and young coffee drinkers (Ep. 246)

August 15th, 2019

22:11

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.

  • Disney World offers Florida politicians a sneak peek at Star Wars attraction, …

#OSNow: Pulse museum critics, Scott Maxwell on tourism wages and arts group challenges downtown (Ep. 245)

August 14th, 2019

23:48

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.

  • Pulse critics grow louder: Tear down club and stop museum plans (:58)

#OSNow: NBA Experience opens at Disney Springs, future of car buying, and bill aims to outlaw declawing cats (Ep. 244)

August 13th, 2019

17:37

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.

  • NBA Experience tips off at Disney Springs with basketball stars, Iger on hand …

#OSNow: Teacher shortage on first day of school, college campus early voting, and video game firms in the Creative Village (Ep. 243)

August 12th, 2019

16:01

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.

  • Nearly 200 Central Florida teaching jobs open as new school year begins; …

#OSNow: History Center auction, theme park openers can be hot, and Sick-N-Wrong Film Fest (Ep. 242)

August 9th, 2019

21:09

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.

  • Mermaids, manatees, gators headline History Center auction but little Orange Bird …

#OSNow: New school year, gun violence, and an Instagram-worthy photo studio (Ep. 241)

August 8th, 2019

17:37

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.

Central Florida schools start new year on Monday with some changes (1:27) …

#OSNow: Voucher schools can discriminate, theater with a purpose, and coconut patties as state candy? (Ep. 240)

August 7th, 2019

24:30

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.

  • Columnist Scott Maxwell: Florida voucher schools can reject kids with …

#OSNow: John Morgan backs vote to legalize recreational pot, CBD beverages in Central Florida, and noisy restaurants (Ep. 239)

August 6th, 2019

14:27

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.

  • John Morgan: Let’s vote to make recreational marijuana legal in Florida (:46)

#OSNow: To hell with patience when it comes to mass shootings, Trump cancels Villages visit, and Belle Isle vs. Jet Skis (Ep. 238)

August 5th, 2019

19:19

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.

  • Opinion editor Mike Lafferty: When it comes to mass shootings, to hell with patience …

Florida professional guardian Rebecca Fierle, Universal’s Epic Universe & songwriter Marc With a C

August 2nd, 2019

21:32

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, August 2, 2019.

  • Justice Reporter Monivette Cordeiro: Florida professional guardian Rebecca …

OPD cleared in Markeith Loyd arrest, why reparations matter, two bakeries dispute same name

August 1st, 2019

18:03

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, August 1, 2019.

  • Reporter Tess Sheets: Orlando police officers’ use of force in arrest of …

#OSNow : Dr. Phillips Center’s rental rates, Back-to-School sales-tax holiday, MLS All-Star Game

July 31st, 2019

23:25

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

  • Arts & Theater Critic Matthew Palm: Local arts groups concerned about Dr. …

#OSNow : Central Florida camp for border children, Disney debate: kids vs. no kids and youth poetry festival

July 30th, 2019

16:52

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, July 30, 2019.

  • Politics Editor Steve Lemongello: Central Florida could become home for camp of …

#OSNow PODCAST: Controversial Orange teacher contract, Grant Amato trial update, and Star Wars-themed vacation rentals (Ep. 233)

July 29th, 2019

15:17

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, July 29, 2019.

 

  • Education reporter Annie Martin: Votes on controversial Orange teacher contract …

#OSNow : People Who Make Orlando a Better Place, scenic restaurants and MLS All-Star Game events

July 26th, 2019

16:21

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, July 26, 2019.

 

  • Columnist Scott Maxwell: 10 People Who Make Orlando a Better Place to Live. …

#OSNow : AdventHealth dives into genomics, new mental health bill & exploring Central Florida

July 25th, 2019

16:58

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, July 25, 2019.

  • Reporter Lisa Maria Garza: AdventHealth dives into genomics with study of gene …

#OSNow: Florida’s guardians have a huge responsibility, Manatee deaths and Ravenous Pig Brewery (Ep. 230)

July 24th, 2019

16:49

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

  • Reporter Kate Santich: Florida’s guardians have a huge responsibility — and …

#OSNow: Puerto Rico, smoking at Orlando bars and new Halloween event (Ep. 229)

July 23rd, 2019

18:35

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

  • Columnist David Whitley: Puerto Ricans demand governor resign (:56)

#OSNow: Future murky for bin Laden property, growth in Seminole and a steamboat coming to Tavares (Ep. 228)

July 22nd, 2019

21:32

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, July 22, 2019.

  • Oakland rejects rezoning of former bin Laden property, its future is murky (1:35)

#OSNow: Autonomous cars, computer science in high school, and the 8th Annual Pole Fitness Championship (Ep.227)

July 19th, 2019

18:38

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, July 19, 2019.  

  • Autonomous cars: The future is coming -- slowly
  • Florida continues computer …

#OSNow: I-Drive dinner show faces eviction, Florida Virtual School changes, and victim compensation fund (Ep. 226)

July 18th, 2019

19:50

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, July 18, 2019.  

  • New Florida Virtual School leader to earn $175,000 (1:34)
  • International …

#OSNow: Florida’a flesh-eating bacteria, ex-officer sues OPD, and local play heads to NY (Ep. 225)

July 17th, 2019

15:44

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, July 17, 2019. 

  • Columnist Scott Maxwell: Florida’a flesh-eating bacteria kills another …

#OSNow: Grant Amato trial, John Morgan and Andrew Gillum feud, and Magical Dining Month (Ep. 224)

July 16th, 2019

15:21

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, July 16, 2019.  

  • Obsession, money, lies tore Grant Amato’s family apart. A jury will decide …

#OSNow: ‘Do not resuscitate’ order investigation, video shows inmate beating, development in South Lake ‘exploding’ (Ep. 223)

July 15th, 2019

26:25

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, July 15, 2019.

  • Man died after Orlando legal guardian filed ‘do not resuscitate’ order against …

#OSNow: Computer science in high school, Tacko Fall at NBA summer league, and Apollo 11 events (Ep. 222)

July 12th, 2019

17:22

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, July 12, 2019.

  • New bankruptcy program seeks to help Floridians with student debt

  • Tacko …

#OSNow: New downtown high rises, Winter Park police body cameras, and area springs (Ep. 221)

July 11th, 2019

15:31

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, July 11, 2019.

  • Downtown Orlando could be on the verge of growing up with three high rises on …

#OSNow: Visit Orlando audit, salons and booze, Fringe Fest, Opera Orlando, Popeii exhibit (Ep. 220)

July 10th, 2019

21:07

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

  • Comptroller’s audit recommends stricter transparency requirements for Visit …

#OSNow: Nelson tells jurors he wants to be executed, new Disney hotel with Dali link, and black-necked swan dies (Ep. 219)

July 9th, 2019

16:25

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

  • Scott Nelson tells jurors he wants to be executed: ‘I’m a homicidal maniac’ (:52)

Kids manage challenges, life with type 1 diabetes (Ep. 218)

July 8th, 2019

26:38

About 1.25 million Americans have type 1 diabetes and an estimated 40,000 people will be newly diagnosed each year in the U.S. Many of those are …

#OSNow: Teachers to vote on contract, future of Fern Park bus stop, and Orlando Dog Mom Club (Ep. 217)

July 8th, 2019

12:12

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, July 8, 2019.

  • Orange teachers likely to vote on contract starting this week, as some rally to …

#OSNow: Former exotic dancer sues Rachel’s, OIA tops for cheap international flights, and ways to beat the heat (Ep. 216)

July 3rd, 2019

13:27

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, July 3, 2019.

  • Orlando airport among best for affordable international flights, travel expert …

#OSNow: USA vs. England in World Cup semifinal, students lacking skills at competitive universities, and hospitals may multiply (Ep. 215)

July 2nd, 2019

18:27

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

  • From France, Pro Soccer USA editor Alicia DelGallo: Favored USWNT set to face …

#OSNow: 100 new Florida laws go into effect today, Magic news and water park opens (Ep. 214)

July 1st, 2019

16:26

  Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, July 1, 2019.

  • 100 new Florida laws go into effect today, we take a look at a few (:44)

#OSNow: Democratic debate, Sumter is oldest county in U.S., July 4th events (Ep. 213)

June 28th, 2019

19:03

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, June 28, 2019.

  • In heated Miami Democratic 2nd debate, Joe Biden clashes with Kamala Harris
  • Sumter …

#OSNow: Democratic debate, bear deaths around Orlando and helping Florida’s senior citizens (Ep. 212)

June 27th, 2019

25:12

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, June 27, 2019.

  • At Democratic debate in Miami, candidates battle over immigration, health care …

#OSNow: Democrat debates, a woman’s arrest for turning in guns and a high school theater’s ties to Haiti ( Ep. 211)

June 26th, 2019

16:16

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

  • Columnist Scott Maxwell: Democrats invade Florida, eyeing Joe Biden, a ‘war …

#OSNow: UCF president search, wooing Queenie the swan, and ‘unsanitary’ sinks at Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts (Ep. 210)

June 25th, 2019

15:19

 

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, June 25, 2019.

  • Search for next UCF president likely to include fewer candidates invited to …

#OSNow: SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch tonight, teachers upset by small raises, and Pulse exhibit (Ep. 209)

June 24th, 2019

15:13

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, June 24, 2019. 

  • SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch tonight from Cape Canaveral will be company’s ‘most …

#OSNow: Magic Draft, Apollo anniversary, bring your dog to work day (Ep. 208)

June 21st, 2019

15:17

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, June 21, 2019. 

  • Magic reporter Roy Parry: Magic Draft
  • Managing editor Roger Simmons: Apollo …

#OSNow: U.S. vs. Sweden at World Cup, Trump rally attendance, Florida voucher schools and minority judges (Ep. 207)

June 20th, 2019

16:23

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, June 20, 2019.

  • Pro Soccer USA editor Alicia DelGallo: U.S., Sweden showdown today closes World …

#OSNow: Tales from Trump’s press pool and Scott Maxwell says re-election rally felt like déjà vu (Ep. 206)

June 19th, 2019

21:29

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

  • Embedded reporter talks about his day with Trump’s entourage as president …

#OSNow: Trump rally at Amway Center, the Sentinel’s editorial nonendorsement and Scott Maxwell on keeping sane (Ep. 205)

June 18th, 2019

17:30

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

  • President Trump’s 2020 re-election rally in Orlando -- What you need to know (:56)

#OSNOW: What to expect at Trump rally, bear-proof trash cans, and Dining in the Dark (Ep. 204)

June 17th, 2019

13:34

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, June 17, 2019.

  • Trump in Orlando: Everything you need to know about the 2020 re-election campaign …

#OSNow: State funding for private, anti-LGBT schools , President Trump’s campaign coming to Orlando, Father’s Day in Central Florida and Juneteenth (Ep. 203)

June 14th, 2019

18:00

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, June 14, 2019.

  • Florida governor, legislators back state funding for private, anti-LGBT schools …

#OSNow: 10-hour wait for Potter coaster, businesses reject cash, video gaming as disease, and gifts for Dad (Ep. 202)

June 13th, 2019

21:46

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, June 13, 2019.

  • Harry Potter faithful wait 10 hours in line to ride new Hagrid coaster (:53)

#OSNow: Pulse 3-year anniversary, hacked elections, and we rode the new Harry Potter coaster (Ep. 201)

June 12th, 2019

21:32

 

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

  • Reporter Kate Santich: Pulse shooting -- 3 years later 
  • Columnist Scott …

#OSNow: U.S. set to defend World Cup title, new Pulse exhibit, and presidential visits to Orlando (Ep. 200)

June 11th, 2019

17:35

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

  • Pro Soccer USA editor Alicia Delgallo reports from France: USWNT finally kicks …

#OSNow: Arrest made in connection with Winter Garden teen’s death, and love of Harry Potter still strong at Universal (Ep. 199)

June 10th, 2019

14:09

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, June 10, 2019. 

  • Winter Garden teenager killed: Man paid to clean car where 16-year-old Bruce …

#OSNow: Ivanhoe Village, Indoor farmer’s market, Blues singer Albert Castiglia and Dog Day Afternoon Pup Crawl (Ep. 198)

June 7th, 2019

18:33

#OSNow: D-DAY anniversary, home prices peak, and the poor state of Florida seniors (Ep. 198)

 

  • Ivanhoe Village merchants ‘excited and terrified’ to …

#OSNow: D-DAY anniversary, home prices peak, and the poor state of Florida seniors (Ep. 197)

June 6th, 2019

21:41

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, June 6, 2019.

  • D-Day: ‘The beach was hell incarnate’ says 97-year-old veteran from Winter Park …

#OSNow: Cuba cruise ban, Volcano Bay’s bad PR move, Broadway show ‘Come From Away’ (Ep. 196)

June 5th, 2019

19:01

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

  • Trump orders halt of cruises to Cuba, affecting many Florida-based ships (1:28)

#OSNow: Batman co-creator gets justice, SEC lifts alcohol ban in stadiums, and demolition on Rollins campus (Ep. 195)

June 4th, 2019

24:16

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

  • Historic preservation group concerned about Rollins demolition of old buildings …

#OSNow: Volcano Bay guests ‘zapped,’ Orlando getting NBA esports event, and cat cafes (Ep. 194)

June 3rd, 2019

15:34

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, June 3, 2019.

  • Universal Orlando guests complain of being ‘zapped’ at Volcano Bay water park …

#OSNow: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland, animal eye doc, and free Pitbull concert (Ep. 193)

May 31st, 2019

19:36

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, May 31, 2019.

  • Theme Park reporter Dewayne Bevil: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland …

#OSNow: Orlando looks at straw ban, arcade game auction, and congresswoman holds neighborhood coffees (Ep. 192)

May 30th, 2019

21:11

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, May 30, 2019.

  • Plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam products could be on the way out at Orlando …

#OSNow: NASA’s SpaceX plans, Legoland success and Orlando theater and ballet updates (Ep. 191)

May 29th, 2019

22:06

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

  • A month after SpaceX’s capsule explosion, NASA releases plan for future of the …

Theme Park Rangers podcast preview (Ep. 190)

May 28th, 2019

0:59

Orlando Sentinel Theme Park Rangers podcast coming in June!

Let the Orlando Sentinel Theme Park Rangers guide you on your visit to Disney World, Universal, SeaWorld and all the other must-see gems in our back yard. And …

#OSNow: CEO salaries in Central Florida and will Lake Eola swan find love? (Ep. 189)

May 28th, 2019

16:43

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

  • Darden CEO’s pay jumps to 871 times of average worker as top executive …

#OSNow: I-4 widening may put kids in danger, free dog training, and sea turtle nesting (Ep. 188)

May 24th, 2019

17:35

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, May 24, 2019. 

  • I-4 widening will bring trucks within yards of children’s playground, alarmed …

#OSNow: Best of Fringe, meet our new food reporter and Disney’s $600 mouse ears (Ep. 187)

May 23rd, 2019

19:33

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, May 23, 2019.

  • Theater critic Matt Palm gives some of his best of Orlando Fringe Fest picks …

#OSNow: Police body cam footage raises questions, arts funding, and ‘Halo’ road show (Ep. 186)

May 22nd, 2019

18:42

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

  • Did Orlando police officer violate policy by shooting into fleeing vehicle? Video …

Measles in Florida: Pediatrician explains benefits, risks of MMR vaccine (Ep. 185)

May 22nd, 2019

27:05

With 880 measles cases, including two in Florida, the United States this year has had the highest number of measles cases in 25 years. Dr. Alix Casler, chief of pediatrics for Orlando Health Physician Associates, talks …

#OSNow: Fairy Doors return, voter protection effort, and teaching a thankless job in Florida (Ep. 184)

May 21st, 2019

16:39

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, May 21, 2019. 

  • Florida Democrats launch ‘voter protection’ effort (:47)
  • Enchanted Fairy Doors …

#OSNow: Tiny homes, Universal's new roller coaster, and the 'Game of Thrones' finale (Ep. 183)

May 20th, 2019

19:53

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, May 20, 2019.

  • Some Central Florida governments seek to make tiny houses into permanent homes …

‘Game of Thrones’ series finale recap — A fitting goodbye (Ep. 182)

May 20th, 2019

39:50

Love it or hate it, we have to say goodbye to “Game of Thrones." After eight seasons, HBO’s vastly popular drama is over. Orlando Sentinel television …

#OSNow: Debt collector’s indictment has ties to local official, and twists in Delaney Park murder case (Ep. 181)

May 17th, 2019

16:27

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, May 17, 2019.

  • Debt collector indicted on 'corruptly influencing’ elected officials -- did …

#OSNow: Update on mother accused of fatally stabbing daughter, MegaCon Orlando, and Elevation Scholars (Ep. 180)

May 16th, 2019

17:29

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, May 16, 2019.

  • Woman accused of stabbing daughter was growing paranoid shortly before the …

#OSNow: Grandmother threatens to sue Disney over CBD arrest, and Women’s World Cup (Ep. 179)

May 15th, 2019

16:41

  • Grandmother arrested for CBD at Magic Kingdom hires Ben Crump, threatens lawsuit against cops and Disney (1:06)
  • ProSoccerUSA editor Alicia …

#OSNow: Orlando coworking trend, Orange County History Center wins award and Nikki Fried puts her face on gas pumps (Ep. 178)

May 14th, 2019

21:08
  • Reporter Stephen Hudak: Orange County History Center wins national award, plans renovation (5:33)

 

  • Reporter Marco Santana: WeWork to join …

#OSNow: School start times, bear-resistant trash cans and VR roller coasters (Ep. 177)

May 13th, 2019

23:33

  • Columnist Scott Maxwell: Florida high schools separate in the dark ages (1:20)
  • Reporter Stephen Hudak: State cuts funding for bear-resistant …

‘Game of Thrones’ recap, season 8, episode 5 — queen of the ashes (Ep. 176)

May 13th, 2019

29:01

The Mother of Dragons became queen of the ashes in "The Bells," the penultimate episode of Season 8. Orlando Sentinel television critic Hal Boedeker …

#OSNow: Orlando housing prices hit teachers hard, restaurant openings/closings, and where to celebrate Mom (Ep. 175)

May 10th, 2019

17:46

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, May 10, 2019.

  • In metro Orlando, housing prices hit teachers especially hard, new study shows …

#OSNow: Delaney Park homicide case, later school start times and lessons from mom (Ep. 174)

May 9th, 2019

15:43

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, May 9, 2019.

  • Delaney Park man charged in wife’s slaying shared details only the killer would …

#OSNow: New reality for Orlando employers, Fringe Festival preview, and should state pay wrongfully imprisoned? (Ep. 173)

May 8th, 2019

23:00

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

  • Orlando employers have a problem: Low wages are prompting workers to leave for …

#OSNow: Orlando as ‘Smart City,’ Spooky Empire leaving, ban on plastic straw ban (Ep. 172)

May 7th, 2019

23:00

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, May 7, 2019. 

  • Orlando seeks consultant for ‘Smart City’ plan to determine city’s tech future …
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http://orlando-sentinel-conversations.libsyn.com/rss

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens