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#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 …

#OSNow: Universal's animated Hagrid figure, soaring rent prices, fight over Confederate statue (Ep. 171)

May 6th, 2019

18:42

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for May 6, 2019, 2019.

  • Universal’s Harry Potter coaster riders will face animated Hagrid figure (1:42)
  • As …

'Game of Thrones' recap, season 8, episode 4 — Heartbreak and ultimatums (Ep. 170)

May 6th, 2019

29:49

Daenerys Targaryen announces, "We have won the Great War. Now we will win the Last War." In between burying the dead and prepping for the next …

#OSNow: Will local school districts arm teachers? Should state park sell beer, wine? (Ep. 169)

May 3rd, 2019

15:40

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, May 3, 2019. 

  • Central Florida school districts uninterested in arming teachers (:59)
  • Florida …

#OSNow: Orlando rideshare hubs start May 3, and should places of worship adopt clear bag policies? (Ep. 168)

May 2nd, 2019

22:03

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, May 2, 2019.

  • Orlando's rideshare hubs (with food trucks) open May 3. What you need to know if …

Alien abduction insurance? Local man has been selling policies for 30 years (Ep. 167)

May 2nd, 2019

14:06

You probably already have car insurance, health insurance and even life insurance, but what about alien abduction insurance? Mike St. Lawrence, of …

#OSNow: Voucher school programs to expand, texting while driving ban, and new food hall (Ep. 166)

May 1st, 2019

16:40

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

  • Florida Legislature votes to expand school voucher programs (:48)
  • Columnist Scott …

#OSNow: Texting while driving ban, Casselberry duck hunting, and SunRail anniversary (Ep. 165)

April 30th, 2019

22:30

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

  • Florida Legislature bans texting while driving, OKs Visit Florida and makes …

#OSNow: SeaWorld shakeup, affordable housing, Today Cafe at Universal (Ep. 164)

April 29th, 2019

19:15

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

  • SeaWorld shakeup continues as Mark Pauls, Orlando parks chief, quits (1:22)

'Game of Thrones' recap, season 8, episode 3 — The dead vs. the living (Ep. 163)

April 29th, 2019

43:02

We survived the Battle of Winterfell. But not everyone made it through unscathed. Orlando Sentinel television critic Hal Boedeker, editor Jeff Weiner and entertainment reporter Trevor Fraser discuss the dark, dark third …

#OSNow: Sad tale of Happy the goat, genetics study, and festivals this weekend (Ep. 162)

April 26th, 2019

20:31

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

  • AdventHealth to launch large genetic study for high cholesterol (1:08)
  • Float like …

#OSNow: Orlando, Audubon Park certified as wildlife habitats, Ovideo Mall coworking and victim compensation (Ep. 161)

April 25th, 2019

24:39

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

  • Orlando and Audubon Park are region's first Community Wildlife Habitats (1:13)

Central Florida bobsledder has Olympics in sight (Ep. 160)

April 24th, 2019

24:49

Seminole County native Josh Williamson is one of the up-and-coming athletes on the USA national bobsled team. He talks with Orlando Sentinel reporter …

#OSNow: Get out the deep fryer, Scott Maxwell may be eating his words over Visit Florida funding (Ep. 159)

April 24th, 2019

20:14

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

  • Orange County awards $40M to arts groups, $1M to boost Orlando's bid to host …

‘Avengers: Endgame:’ A refresher before you head to the movie (Ep. 158)

April 23rd, 2019

20:57

'Avengers: Endgame,' a culmination of 22 films, opens in theaters Thursday. But before you head to the movies, Bill Svitavsky, editor of “Assembling …

#OSNow: From hero bunny to bad bunny, OPD reorganizes patrols, and Orlando’s most scandalous hero (Ep. 157)

April 23rd, 2019

16:08

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

  • Orlando Police Department reorganizes patrols to target peak hours, reduce …

#OSNow: Knighthood claims, SpaceX's astronaut capsule mishap, and skeleton museum (Ep. 156)

April 22nd, 2019

19:19

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

  •  Florida Virtual School interim president claims knighthood — but is it legit? …

Game of Thrones' recap, season 8, episode 2 — ‘The things we do for love’ (Ep. 155)

April 22nd, 2019

22:02

As the Night King and his army of the dead approach, the living inside Winterfell deal with what could be their last night. Orlando Sentinel …

#OSNow: Food trucks downtown, Tigris at Busch Gardens, Universal unveils mystical creatures for Potter coaster (Ep. 154)

April 19th, 2019

20:24

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

  • Proposed Orlando policy could bring your favorite food truck downtown (1:06)
  • Busch …

#OSNow: Confederate statue sparks power struggle, and swarming blind mosquitoes (Ep. 153)

April 18th, 2019

24:30

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

  • 'Evil coup?' Confederate statue sparks political fight for control of Lake …

Rob Greenfield on eating only what he grows, forages for a year (Ep. 152)

April 18th, 2019

27:31

Gardening activist Rob Greenfield has challenge himself to eat nothing but what he grows or forages himself for a year. No restaurants, no grocery stores, no raiding friends’ pantries, no handouts. Orlando Sentinel …

#OSNow: Florida eyeing cheap RX drugs from Canada, 'voluntourism' in Orlando, and 'Dear Evan Hansen' (Ep. 151)

April 17th, 2019

18:38

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

  • Columnist Scott Maxwell: O Canada! Oh price controls! DeSantis wants Florida to …

#OSNow: Scooter accidents at Disney, Magic-Raptors Game 2 preview, and revamping W192 tourist corridor (Ep. 150)

April 16th, 2019

18:05

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

  • Scooters at packed Disney theme parks spawn accidents, lawsuits and glares (:51)

Active shooter drill mishap, dogs vs. postal workers and Orlando's ugliest building? (Ep. 149)

April 15th, 2019

20:26

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

  • Active shooter drill at Orlando Science Elementary upsets some parents (1:36)

'Game of Thrones' recap, season 8, episode 1 — Dragon rides and reunions (Ep. 148)

April 15th, 2019

28:09

After a year and a half, ‘Game of Thrones’ returns with the first episode of its final season. Orlando Sentinel television critic Hal Boedeker and editor Jeff Weiner dive into the many reunions, dragon rides and the …

Politicians thwarting citizen activism, UCF downtown campus, Game of Thrones podcast (Ep. 147)

April 12th, 2019

18:02

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

  • Columnist Scott Maxwell: Florida politicians loathe citizen activism. So they're …

'Game of Thrones' final seawson preview — How will it end? (Ep. 146)

April 11th, 2019

24:49

Just as winter is coming, so too is the final season of Game of Thrones. Expectations are high and many questions need answers: Who will die? Who will triumph? And what about that zombie dragon? We attempt to answer …

Political strategist arrested, methadone clinic angers neighborhood, and Florida Film Festival (Ep. 145)

April 11th, 2019

19:25

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

  • Political strategist Eric Foglesong arrested, accused of stealing $20K from …

Wrongful convictions, Asian markets take cue from Publix, 'Tanked' lawsuit (Ep. 144)

April 10th, 2019

17:19

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

  • Columnist Scott Maxwell: It happened again. Two Florida men freed 42 years …

Stan Van Gundy on the Magic, Trump and community activism (Ep. 143)

April 10th, 2019

37:06

Stan Van Gundy, the former Miami Heat, Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic coach, sat down with Orlando Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell to discuss …

Fight for faster internet, revamping code enforcement and 'pornographic' books in public schools (Ep. 142)

April 9th, 2019

23:57

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

  • A faster internet is coming. Telecoms and cities are fighting over how soon and …

Mike Bianchi on Magic clinching playoff spot, Florida bill to legalize recreational marijuana dies (Ep. 141)

April 8th, 2019

17:00

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

  • Columnist Mike Bianchi on Orlando Magic clinching playoff spot for first time in …

Virgin Trains to link Disney World, SunRail, OIA, and Scott Maxwell on wages (Ep.140)

April 5th, 2019

19:41

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, April 5, 2019.

  • Columnist Scott Maxwell: Orlando has lowest wages of any big city in America ... …

The lure of the opening day — new theme park experiences and those on the horizon (Ep. 139)

April 4th, 2019

31:49

The lure of attending opening day escapes most, but diehard fans flock to theme parks on Day 1 for each new ride or land. And this year offers no shortage of opportunities to catch many of these first-day experiences.

PTSD and toxic stress in children, sign language interpreters at meetings and restaurant news (Ep. 138)

April 4th, 2019

23:25

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, April 4, 2019.

  • Columnist Shannon Green on PTSD and toxic stress — The impact of gun violence on …

Say goodbye to AAF and Apollos, invader fish torments manatees and Ocoee owns 'hateful history' (Ep. 137)

April 3rd, 2019

23:43

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

  • Columnist Mike Bianchi: Demise of AAF leaves Steve Spurrier, Apollos players …

Florida's play for Space Command, Orlando's World Cup bid (Ep. 136)

April 2nd, 2019

18:57

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

  • Space Florida mounting an aggressive campaign to get Space Command headquarters …

Disney's Lightning McQueen attraction, Orlando Housing Authority to demolish homes, Orlando's YouTube culture challenges

April 1st, 2019

20:50

Today on Orlando Sentinel Now we’re talking about:

— Orlando Housing Authority has plans to demolish more than 1,000 public-housing units throughout …

Orlando homes prices skyrocketing in low-income areas, Central Floridian of the Year named, Duck Derby and Blueberry Fest (Ep. 134)

March 29th, 2019

18:46

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, March 29, 2019.

  • Some Central Florida low-income neighborhoods have the fastest growing home prices …

Disney bans smoking, vaping at theme parks and restricts oversized strollers (Ep. 133)

March 28th, 2019

18:10

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, March 28, 2019.

  • Disney bans smoking and vaping inside its Orlando, California theme parks (1:38)

The making of Universal's groundbreaking Spider-Man ride (Ep. 132)

March 28th, 2019

23:26

The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man ride turns 20 this year. To mark the anniversary, Thierry Coup, senior vice president of Universal Creative, discusses the making of the groundbreaking experience with Orlando …

Controversial gun range approved with restrictions, and Florida's texting-while-driving problem (Ep. 131)

March 27th, 2019

22:57

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

  • Controversial gun range approved in Lake County -- with restrictions (1:33)

Smokable medical marijuana now on sale in Orlando and cops crack down on ATV and motorcycle daredevils (Ep. 130)

March 26th, 2019

26:08

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update forTuesday, March 26, 2019.

  • Smokable medical marijuana goes on sale in Orlando (1:59)
  • Orange County Sheriff's …

UCF heartbreaker, FSU's Gonzaga rematch, and 3 theme park experiences opening this week (Ep. 129)

March 25th, 2019

20:50

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for March 25, 2019.

  • Heartbroken UCF proud it pushed No. 1 Duke during close NCAA Tournament loss (1:00)

Comedian Amanda Seales on her HBO special, growing up in Orlando (Ep. 128)

March 22nd, 2019

13:51

Orlando comedian Amanda Seales has a lot going on: Her role in the HBO comedy series “Insecure,” the podcast “Small Doses,” her game show “Smart …

Film tackles local case involving astronaut love triangle, Trump campaign in Florida, and Spooky Empire (Ep. 127)

March 22nd, 2019

16:51

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, March 22, 2019.

  • In Florida, the Trump 2020 re-election campaign is already gearing up (1:45)

Deaths, injuries mount on I-4 Ultimate, Uber rideshare hubs, and sports betting (Ep. 126)

March 21st, 2019

23:54

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for March 21, 2019.

  • Worker injuries, deaths mount as I-4 Ultimate project rolls on, records show (1:46)

House bill comes too late to save UCF from scandal, U.S.-Ecuador match in Orlando, and Cirque's 'Luzia' (Ep. 125)

March 20th, 2019

20:43

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

  • In wake of UCF scandal, House bill would allow universities to spend reserve …

Has gene therapy cured local woman's sickle cell anemia? (Ep. 124)

March 20th, 2019

15:07

Jennelle Stephenson of Kissimmee took part in a clinical trial using gene therapy to fight sickle cell anemia. She’s recovered from the pain of the disease and is now leading a more active life. But has she been cured? …

Smokable medical marijuana, bicyclists vs. impatient drivers, and aliens in Central Florida? (Ep. 123)

March 19th, 2019

22:12

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

  • Florida medical marijuana dispensaries work to get smokable product on shelves …

NCAA Tournament and the rebranding of Florida Hospital to AdventHealth (Ep. 122)

March 18th, 2019

20:12

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, March 18, 2019.

  • NCAA Tournament — A look at UCF, UF and FSU (1:20)
  • After $500 million flood, Good …

‘My Cat From Hell’ behaviorist Jackson Galaxy (Ep. 121)

March 18th, 2019

9:55

Jackson Galaxy, the behavioral expert from the Animal Planet show “My Cat from Hell,” talks with Orlando Sentinel reporter Katie Christiansen about how to see eye to eye with your feline friends.

Orlando home building surge, Star Wars land's hotel effect & Scott Maxwell with a news quiz (Ep. 120)

March 15th, 2019

21:10

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday,  March 15, 2019.

  • Orlando home building hits highest numbers in a decade
  • Hotels expect surge now …

'NSync's Lance Bass explores ‘The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story’ (Ep. 119)

March 14th, 2019

21:14

Orlando is synonymous with boy bands. And now there is a documentary “The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story,” that just premiered at the SXSW Festival that explores the phenomenon. Producer Lance Bass and director …

More OIA flights canceled as feds ground 737 Max planes, Oviedo bears and code red drills (Ep. 118)

March 14th, 2019

27:34

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, March 14, 2019.

  • Flights canceled at Orlando International Airport as feds ground 737 Max fleet …

Lake Mary High suicide, struggling Lynx buses and '1984' production (Ep. 117)

March 13th, 2019

16:11

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

  • Lake Mary High School junior died by self-inflicted gunshot in school's …

NASA's $21B budget would return astronauts to moon, new Potter coaster, and a day in a MAGA hat (Ep. 116)

March 12th, 2019

24:20

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

  • NASA requests $21 billion budget to lead the agency's return — with astronauts — …

Woman accused of stabbing daughter, and $40M for UCF scholarships in question (Ep. 115)

March 11th, 2019

13:27

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, March 11, 2019.

  • Woman stabbed her daughter, 11, to prevent her from having sex, cops say (1:00)

Moving Florida's capital to Orlando, voting despite felonies, Star Wars lands opening in phases (Ep. 114)

March 8th, 2019

22:18

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, March 8, 2019.

  • Amendment 4 backer David Ayala, husband of state attorney, voted twice in Florida …

Orlando Sentinel managing editor Roger Simmons on newsroom goals (Ep. 113)

March 8th, 2019

22:04

When Roger Simmons took over as managing editor of the Orlando Sentinel last month, John Cutter, who writes the newspaper’s Inside the Newsroom blog, …

Battle brewing over bin Laden house in west Orange, and Pulse memorial plans (Ep. 112)

March 7th, 2019

29:08

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, March 7, 2019.

  • Florida developer hopes to turn former home of Osama bin Laden's brother into …

Permanent year-round daylight saving time, downside of Orlando growth projects, and Sesame Street (Ep. 111)

March 6th, 2019

18:25

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

  • Year-round daylight saving time? Sen. Marco Rubio files a bill to make it …

Taylor Mali on Poetry Slams, Metaphor Dice and lawn darts (Ep. 110)

March 6th, 2019

23:05

Poet Taylor Mali, who rose to public prominence with his poem “What Teachers Make,” stopped by the Orlando Sentinel studio to talk with entertainment reporter Trevor Fraser about National Poetry Slam championships, …

Boozy bills, teachers rally for more funding, and New Deal in Orlando (Ep. 109)

March 5th, 2019

22:00

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

  • Florida lawmakers could reduce limitations on distilleries and allow dogs in …

Florida Legislature 2019, tough time for home flippers, and Epcot Flower & Garden Fest (Ep. 108)

March 4th, 2019

17:53

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, March 4, 2019.

  • Florida legislature 2019 — Here are the key issues facing lawmakers.
  • Home flipping …

Orlando City enters 2019 with new mindset, town aims to preserve rural lifestyle, and food festivals (Ep. 107)

March 1st, 2019

22:15

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, March 1, 2019.

  • Orlando City enters 2019 with new mindset under coach James O’Connor
  • A new town in …
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