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Orlando Sentinel Conversations

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Orlando Sentinel Conversations aims to keep you up to date on what makes Central Florida tick. We cover news, politics, entertainment, crime, communities – whatever is on the mind of those that call Orlando and its surrounding communities home.

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#OSNow: Parliament House to close Monday, and Halloween outings, recipes and cocktails (Ep. 529)

October 29th, 2020

13:18

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Oct. 30, 2020.

  • LGBTQ landmark Parliament House resort will close Monday (:41)
  • Halloween in …

Exploring Central Florida’s civil rights history: 7 sites to see (Ep. 528)

October 28th, 2020

33:44

Black residents of Central Florida, like those throughout the south, fought for their civil rights for generations after the Civil War ended, with …

#OSNow: Disney World layoffs slash entertainment, public safety task force targets gangs, and Scott Maxwell on DeSantis being all-in for Trump (Ep. 527)

October 28th, 2020

13:40

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wedneday, Oct. 28, 2020.

  • Walt Disney World layoffs slash entertainment, leaving big shows in limbo (:57)

#OSNow: Florida hides COVID-19 information, growing vegetables in space, Animal Kingdom welcomes baby rhino (Ep. 526)

October 26th, 2020

15:32

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020.

  • Public shouldn’t have to fight to get COVID-19 information | Editorial (:57)

#OSNow: OIA travel rebounding gradually, college political groups, and MIke Bianchi on UCF, UF (Ep. 525)

October 26th, 2020

10:59

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Oct. 26, 2020.

  • Orlando airport travel rebounding gradually; Southwest to stop keeping middle …

A Civil Debate: But did it change anything? (Ep. 523)

October 21st, 2020

16:25

Orlando Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell and reporter Joe Mario Pedersen discuss the final official showdown between President Trump and Vice …

#OSNow: How to Halloween safely, ACA open enrollment, celebrating bologna, and weekend weather (Ep. 524)

October 21st, 2020

13:23

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Oct. 23, 2020.

  • Lost your job of looking for cheaper insurance? ACA open enrollment is around the …

#OSNow: Movie theater shutdowns hurting malls, pandemic spurs animal adoptions, and ‘Pompeii’ exhibit (Ep. 522)

October 21st, 2020

14:36

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020.

  • Movie theater shutdowns may bring long-term pain to Oviedo Mall, other retail …

#OSNow: Dr. Phillips Center readies to open outdoor and indoor shows, helping downtown’s homeless, and Scott Maxwell on latest CEO to threaten layoffs if Trump loses (Ep. 521)

October 21st, 2020

14:40

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.

  • Dr. Phillips Center reopens with COVID-19 safety measures: What you need to …

#OSNow: Early voting, Disney workers lose education perks, historic Sanford home on market (Ep. 520)

October 19th, 2020

16:35

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020.

  • Lines form on Florida’s first day of early voting; Orange elections website goes …

#OSNow: University applications down, Split Oak Forest on the ballot, and Orlando City makes the playoffs (Ep. 519)

October 19th, 2020

14:09

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Oct. 19, 2020.

  • Florida universities getting fewer applications for 2021 (:57)
  • Saving Split Oak …

#OSNow: Unemployment reform bill, theater reviews, and moldy cheese (Ep. 518)

October 8th, 2020

17:45

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Oct. 9, 2020.

  • Florida Democrats' unemployment reform bill would raise benefits to as much as …

#OSNow: Private school LGBTQ awareness, Seminole GOP mailers, and Central Florida attractions welcome new critters (Ep. 517)

October 7th, 2020

13:58

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.

  • LGBTQ awareness training offered to private schools that accept state …

#OSNow: Change for resisting-arrest charges, tax breaks for ‘high-crime’ theme parks, county charter questions for Orange ballot (Ep. 516)

October 7th, 2020

15:34

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020.

  • Policy gives prosecutors leeway to drop resisting-arrest charges. Orange …

#OSNow: Facebook group aims to help laid-off Disney employees, Regal movie theaters closing, and Central Florida hotel deals (Ep. 515)

October 6th, 2020

14:07

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020.

  • Laid-off Disney World employees find side work and unity in Facebook group (1:00)

#OSNow: Women voters could turn Seminole blue, extreme weather boosts wildfire chances in 2021, and Gator football (Ep. 514)

October 5th, 2020

17:42

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Oct. 5, 2020.

  • Will women voters turn Seminole blue in a presidential year? (1:08)
  • Hot extreme …

#OSNow: Trump has mild COVID-19 symptoms, coronavirus hospitalizations in Central Florida hit plateau, teacher pay boost, and 2 new Halloween attractions (Ep. 513)

October 1st, 2020

16:24

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.

  • President Trump, 74, has mild COVID-19 symptoms (:55)
  • OCPS looks to boost base …

#OSNow: Disney World layoffs, Florida students forced to take standardized tests on campus, free financial advice (Ep. 512)

September 30th, 2020

12:11

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.

  • Disney World layoffs: 6,700 non-union employees are losing their job (:41)

#OSNow: Scott Maxwell on the presidential debate, Orlando stores still requiring face masks, and Broadway shows in Orlando delayed again (Ep. 511)

September 29th, 2020

15:47

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.

  • Columnist Scott Maxwell on the presidential debate (:42)
  • Orlando shoppers, …

#OSNow: Orange County’s ‘superspreader’ warning, random COVID-19 tests at UCF, and Sen. Rubio and the Supreme Court (Ep. 510)

September 29th, 2020

16:07

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020.

  • Orange County warns of local coronavirus “superspreader” events (1:06)
  • UCF …

#OSNow: DeSantis' Phase 3 order brings confusion, Florida charities reeling, weekend sports recap, and will workers return to downtown Orlando? (Ep. 509)

September 28th, 2020

13:03

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.

  • Orlando, Orange county mayors urge masks, distancing in spirt of DeSantis order …

#OSNow: Rejected mail-in-ballots, Packing District plans, and National Rice Month (Ep. 508)

September 24th, 2020

12:36

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Sept. 25, 2020.

  • About 33,000 Florida mail-in-ballots were rejected in August. Here’s how to make …

#OSNow: 15,700 OCPS students want to return to campuses, DeSantis protest laws, and fall festivals (Ep. 507)

September 23rd, 2020

14:05

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020.

  • More than 15,700 OCPS students want to return to campuses next month (1:14)

#OSNow: Coronavirus tamping down Halloween, Scott Maxwell on polls, and Season Preview (Ep. 506)

September 22nd, 2020

17:47

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020.

  • Coronavirus pandemic is tamping down Halloween spending and fun (:59)

#OSNow: DeSantis proposes law to quash ‘disorderly assemblies,’ CDC backtracks on how COVID-19 is spread, and cruise lines agree to new safety protocol (Ep. 505)

September 21st, 2020

19:40

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020.

  • DeSantis proposes law to quash ‘disorderly assemblies’ in wake of Floyd, other …

#OSNow: Drug overdoses and mental health issues on rise during pandemic, OCPS faces laptop shortage, and Orlando City and Pride (Ep. 504)

September 20th, 2020

12:44

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.

  • COVID-19′s latest toll in Central Florida: Rising drug overdoses, mental health …

#OSNow: Central Florida transportation priorities, new bouldering gym, and Rosh Hashanah honey cake (Ep. 503)

September 17th, 2020

16:29

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.

  • ‘Bold’ transportation priorities rolled out for Central Florida (:47)
  • Blue Swan …

#OSNow: More officers coming to Orange campuses, Census deadline looms, and Halloween at the theme parks (Ep. 502)

September 17th, 2020

15:28

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.

  • Orange school leaders add more officers to campuses, upsetting activists (1:11)

#OSNow: Biden in Kissimmee, Maxwell on poverty amid tourism, and ‘puppet chats’ (Ep. 501)

September 16th, 2020

18:43

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020.

  • Joe Biden releases plan for Puerto Rico during campaign stop in Kissimmee …

#OSNow: 30% of Orange campuses report COVID cases, gardening flourishes during pandemic, and Trump’s offshore drilling ban (Ep. 500)

September 15th, 2020

15:33

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020.

  • Orange schools report COVID cases on 30% of campuses (:29)
  • Gardening flourishes …

#OSNow: Central Florida hospitals and businesses adapt to COVID-19, FSU’s fizzle, UCF’s opener (Ep. 499)

September 13th, 2020

16:31

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.

  • ‘It’s been tough.’ Central Florida hospitals adapt to COVID-19 (1:00)
  • 6 months …

#OSNow: Bars to reopen in Florida, protest at UCF, and Tasty 20 (Ep. 498)

September 11th, 2020

19:33

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

  • Florida tourism will take up to three years to recover from COVID-19, state …

#OSNow: Orlando OKs budget, NPA candidates and Disney cancels holiday events (Ep. 497)

September 10th, 2020

14:58

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020.

  • Jobless Floridians start getting Trump’s $300 unemployment payments this week …

#OSNow: Olympia High students exposed to COVID at party, Scott Maxwell on candidates' oath of honesty, and Blue Star moves to Church Street (Ep. 496)

September 9th, 2020

15:10

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020.

  • Students living at UCF sororities told to quarantine (1:02)
  • At least 13 …

#OSNow: COVID-19 cases force school closure, huge theme park expo canceled, financial planners fielding tough questions, and call to end corporate welfare (Ep. 495)

September 8th, 2020

16:58

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.

  • Olympia High School closes campus after 6 COVID-19 cases, Orange district says …

#OSNow: Florida limits school coronavirus data, rare COVID-19 complication in kids, parents get creative with teaching options, and Chef Norman Van Aken shares his favorite foods (Ep. 494)

September 4th, 2020

17:36

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Sept. 4, 2020.

  • Florida tells health officials not to release coronavirus data about schools (:41)

#OSNow: CDC’s national eviction moratorium, Visit Florida $13M ad campaign, and hotels lure ’work from home’ families (Ep. 493)

September 3rd, 2020

19:45

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Sept. 3.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Sept. 3, 2020 (1:15)
  • Will the CDC’s national eviction …

#OSNow: Florida cuts ties to Quest over coronavirus test dump, nursing homes reopen to visitors, summer arts camps, and Scott Maxwell on convention center spending (Ep. 492)

September 2nd, 2020

17:35

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020.

  • Florida cuts ties with Quest over coronavirus test dump (:31)
  • Gov. Ron …

#OSNow: Possible first case of COVID-19 caught at Orange school, all convention center work halted, buying a car during the pandemic and DeSantis letting water boards wither (Ep. 491)

September 1st, 2020

15:46

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020.

  • Orange investigating possible first COVID-19 case caught at school, health …

#OSNow: Central Florida’s stagnant economy, new Seminole trail, and high school football (Ep. 490)

August 31st, 2020

17:38

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Aug. 31, 2020.

  • Florida reports lowest coronavirus case increase since mid-June (1:06)
  • Central …

#OSNow: COVID bankruptcies, Orange school infections, and Mecum auction (Ep. 489)

August 28th, 2020

19:03

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Aug. 28, 2020.

  • A wave of COVID bankruptcies looms, and in Orlando, filings have already begun …

#OSNow: Coronavirus, school quarantines, nursing home visitation, and theme park updates (Ep. 488)

August 27th, 2020

19:22

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Aug. 27, 2020 (1:11)
  • Hundreds in quarantine …

#OSNow: Mask enforcement team, Scott Maxwell on government’s ‘swamp dwellers,’ and Garden Theatre balances safety and artistry (Ep. 487)

August 26th, 2020

17:03

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Wednesday, Aug. 26 (:26)
  • Orange County mask …

#OSNow: Coronavirus and Florida face-to-face school ruling, rejected mail-in ballots, and struggling small businesses (Ep. 486)

August 25th, 2020

15:17

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020 (:57)
  • Report shows 18,000 …

#OSNow: More younger people, minorities dying of COVID-19 in Central Florida, Orlando unemployment, and Orlando City to play in front of fans (Ep. 485)

August 24th, 2020

16:15

Orlando Sentinel Now update for Monday, Aug. 24, 2020.

  • Florida reports 72 more coronavirus deaths, 2,258 more cases (1:04)
  • More younger people, …

#OSNow: DeLand allows open alcohol containers downtown, movie theaters reopen, and Universal expands Halloween offerings (Ep. 484)

August 21st, 2020

14:59

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. 

  • Florida coronavirus update for Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 (:31)
  • DeLand allows open …

#OSNow: What can Orange students can expect when they go back to campus, diversity in the arts, and Florida coronavirus deaths surpass 10,000 (Ep. 483)

August 20th, 2020

18:33

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020.

  • Florida surpasses 10,000 coronavirus deaths among residents (1:09)
  • Here’s what …

#OSNow: Big winners and losers in Central Florida primary, and body cam video released (Ep. 482)

August 19th, 2020

21:35

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Aug. 19, 2020 (:59)
  • Florida holds a safe but …

#OSNow: Florida primary election, races to watch, Orange County school start date, and coronavirus deaths rate (Ep. 481)

August 18th, 2020

18:50

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020.

  • Florida primary election (1:00)
  • Key Central Florida races to watch (3:16)
  • Orange …

#OSNow: Students back in Seminole schools, Orange schools weigh options, how to vote safely in primary, and Magic vs. Bucks (Ep. 480)

August 17th, 2020

15:25

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Aug. 17, 2020.

  • Seminole schools to open campuses today – 1st in Central Florida (:42)
  • Orange …

#OSNow: Hospitals feel financial loss due to pandemic, demands for body cam video of Florida Mall shooting, and thousands of theme park employees remain on furlough (Ep. 479)

August 14th, 2020

18:26

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Aug. 14 (:43)
  • Orlando Health lost $100,000 per bed …

#OSNow: DeSantis blames ‘data dump’ for coronavirus spike, COVID-19 testing at UCF, Red Lobster troubles, and are virtual eviction hearings fair? (Ep. 478)

August 13th, 2020

16:35

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020.

  • Gov. Ron DeSantis blames ‘data dump’ for spike in coronavirus cases and orders …

#OSNow: Orlando City’s MLS tournament run and upcoming games, Scott Maxwell on class size, and Orlando Philharmonic’s Pulse flap (Ep. 477)

August 12th, 2020

14:31

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Aug. 12, 2020 (:29)
  • Orlando City sets sights on …

#OSNow: Orange launches new school year online, SeaWorld delays new coasters, and disenfranchising Florida voters (Ep. 476)

August 11th, 2020

16:55

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020.

  • Florida reports record 276 more coronavirus resident deaths bringing toll over …

#OSNow: Too early to claim victory even as COVID numbers improve, some UCF students return to campus, and Mike Bianchi on Orlando City, UCF football (Ep. 475)

August 10th, 2020

12:55

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Aug. 10, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Aug. 10, 2020 (:35)
  • It’s ‘a little bit early to …

#OSNow: Lake Minneola algae, Orlando City’s win, Enchanted Fairy Doors and weekend weather (Ep. 474)

August 7th, 2020

18:30

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, Aug. 7, 2020.

  • Algae plague in Clermont’s Lake Minneola targeted for $1.7 million treatment …

#OSNow: Coronavirus numbers, Florida school tax holiday, Winter Park’s Park Ave. struggles, Ronald McDonald House help (Ep. 473)

August 6th, 2020

16:45

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Aug. 6, 2020 (:50)
  • Florida tax holiday for school …

#OSNow: Nursing home task force, convention center expansion, Scott Maxwell on elections, and Orlando City vs. Minnesota United (Ep. 472)

August 5th, 2020

19:28

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020.

  • Gov. Ron DeSantis forms task force to map out how families can reunite at …

#OSNow: Coronavirus cases continue downward trend, Seminole elementary students likely to wear masks all day, and Publix sales soar by $2.5 billion (Ep. 471)

August 4th, 2020

18:17

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020.

  • DeSantis to shift some coronavirus testing sites to 15-minute results (:27)

#OSNow: Latest coronavirus numbers, Orlando’s Church Street struggling, Mike Bianchi on NBA Bubble, and masks until spring? (Ep. 470)

August 3rd, 2020

16:31

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, Aug. 3, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Monday, Aug. 3 (:30)
  • Masks until spring? Orange …

#OSNow: Hurricane Isaias, record high numbers of coronavirus deaths, SunRail challenges mount, and National Ice Cream Sandwich Day (Ep. 469)

July 31st, 2020

20:29

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, July 31, 2020.

  • Weekend Weather: Hurricane Isaias prompts hurricane watch for parts of Florida …

#OSNow: Florida in storm’s path, record coronavirus deaths reported again, DeSantis defends schools reopening, and theme parks keep characters at a distance (Ep. 468)

July 30th, 2020

17:58

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, July 30, 2020.

  • Tropical Storm Isaias may hit Florida this weekend (:46)
  • Florida reports 253 …

#OSNow: Record coronavirus deaths, Central Florida hospitalizations, Scott Maxwell on DeSantis’ Supreme Court pick, and Steinmetz Hall delay (Ep. 467)

July 29th, 2020

17:58

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

  • 216 newly reported Florida coronavirus deaths is second daily record in a row …

#OSNow: Record coronavirus deaths, Orange County school start, work requirements for food stamps, and Celebration family murder update (Ep. 466)

July 28th, 2020

17:09

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

  • As coronavirus trends improve in Orange, ‘far too risky’ to reopen bars, Demings …

#OSNow: Latest coronavirus cases, VanderLey conflict of interest, Halloween Horror Nights canceled, and Magic’s Isaac to play (Ep. 465)

July 27th, 2020

20:13

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, July 27, 2020.

  • One in 50 Florida residents have tested positive for COVID-19 as death toll nears …

#OSNow: 100 Florida breweries could close in 2 weeks without help, Trump calls off Florida segment of GOP convention, gun sales spike, and lagging COVID-19 test results (Ep. 464)

July 24th, 2020

18:30

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, July 24, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus infections pass 400,000 with 12,444 new cases (:34)
  • COVID-19 …

#OSNow: Florida’s coronavirus deaths up by a record 173 in one day, so far most parents choosing virtual schooling, small business relief in Orange, and Disney updates face mask policy (Ep. 463)

July 23rd, 2020

22:34

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, July 23, 2020.

  • Florida’s coronavirus deaths up by a record 173 in one day (:43)
  • Most Central …

Photographing Florida wildlife with veteran photographer Red Huber (Ep. 462)

July 22nd, 2020

22:57

Veteran photographer Red Huber offers some tips on photographing Florida wildlife with Things To Do reporter Patrick Connolly.

  • Learn about the …

#OSNow: Central Florida passes 60K coronavirus cases, protesters shout ‘Shame on you, DeSantis!,' parents face deadline on schooling decision, and political endorsements (Ep. 460)

July 21st, 2020

14:39

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for July 21: State adds 9,440 cases (:31)
  • ‘Shame on …

#OSNow: The latest on coronavirus cases, Florida unemployment, college students weigh options for return to campus, and Orlando City vs. Philadelphia (Ep. 459)

July 20th, 2020

21:01

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, July 10, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for July 20: Florida adds 10,347 new coronavirus …

#OSNow: July deadliest month so far for COVID-19, Numbers on the rise in nursing homes, Disney park openings (Ep. 458)

July 17th, 2020

16:17

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, July 17, 2020.

  • Medical examiners in Central Florida have reported the highest number of COVID-19 …

#OSNow: Florida Schools return plans, coronavirus reporting discrepancies, union pulls endorsement of Sheriff John Mina (Ep. 457)

July 16th, 2020

14:13

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, July 16, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus numbers update for July 16
  • State won’t change …

#OSNow: Ron DeSantis should lead or get out of the way, Florida needs COVID-crisis plan, AAU volleyball a go in Orlando despite concerns (Ep. 456)

July 15th, 2020

16:59

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, July 15, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus numbers update for July 15
  • Ron DeSantis should lead or get …

#OSNow: Orange County closes CARES Act portal for COVID-19, Rate of coronavirus cases in Orange drops below 11%, Orange County commission race (Ep. 455)

July 14th, 2020

16:03

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, July 14, 2020.

  • After 11 minutes, Orange County closes CARES Act portal for COVID-19 financial …

#OSNow: School boards to vote on return to school, area restaurants struggle and NBA/MLS players are inside Disney "bubble" (Ep. 454)

July 13th, 2020

19:45

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, July 13, 2020.

  • Florida adds 12,624 coronavirus cases
  • Orange, Seminole school boards to vote on …

#OSNow: Florida’s deadliest day with 120 COVID-19 fatalities, inside Disney World parks, New food series ‘Leaning in’ on social issues and weekend weather (Ep. 453)

July 10th, 2020

24:05

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, July 10, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for July 10, 2020: Florida adds 11,433 coronavirus …

#OSNow: Florida coronavirus death toll passes 4,000, Orange deputies feelings over Sheriff Mina, voting by mail, and Orlando City’s win (Ep. 452)

July 9th, 2020

20:32

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, July 9, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Thursday, July 9: State reports 120 new deaths; …

#OSNow: Seminole hospitals worried about becoming overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, federal PPP loan recipients, and Scott Maxwell on Visit Orlando (Ep. 451)

July 8th, 2020

18:41

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Wednesday, July 8, 2020: State adds 9,989 cases …

#OSNow: Coronavirus update, 5 area hospitals hit ICU capacity, Florida school mandate, Bank of America closes 50 Central Florida branches, and Orlando Police change policies (Ep. 450)

July 7th, 2020

20:09

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, July 7, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Tuesday, June 7, 2020: 63 new deaths takes toll to …

#OSNow: NBA in Orlando, MLS delays games, coronavirus numbers, and Orlando airport update (Ep. 449)

July 6th, 2020

23:31

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, July 6, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for Monday, July 6, 2020: State adds 6,336 cases (:34) …

#OSNow: Florida adds 10K coronavirus cases in one day, restaurant and store cases, some still waiting on unemployment checks, and Fourth of July celebrations (Ep. 448)

July 2nd, 2020

21:48

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, July 2, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for July 2: State adds over 10,000 cases in one day …

#OSNow: Number of children getting COVID-19 rising, Disney tax fight, and Moonlight Players update (Ep. 447)

July 1st, 2020

16:47

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for July 1, 2020: State adds 6,563 cases (:29)

#OSNow: Latest coronavirus numbes, Seminole’s mask order, DeSantis slashes budget, and statue protests (Ep. 446)

June 30th, 2020

17:00

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for June 30: State cases pass 150,000 with over 6,000 …

#OSNow: Coronavirus numbers, hospitalizations, state response, and MLS players testing positive (Ep. 445)

June 29th, 2020

14:21

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, June 29, 2020.

  • Florida Coronavirus update for June 29: State adds 5,266 cases (:33)

#OSNow: Florida coronavirus record with 9,000 new cases, evictions coming soon, Disney’s redo of Splash Mountain, ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural in Orlando (Ep. 444)

June 26th, 2020

22:55

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, June 26, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for June 26: New record with 9,000 new cases (:45)

#OSNow: Rising coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, officers who beat Markeith Loyd cleared, some teachers to get raises, and Orlando City preps for tournament (Ep. 443)

June 25th, 2020

22:46

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, June 25, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for June 25, 2020: Florida adds over 5,000 cases in …

#OSNow: Scott Maxwell on migrant workers being blamed for coronavirus, $700M convention center expansion moving forward, and Seminole Tax Collector Joel Greenberg indicted (Ep. 442)

June 24th, 2020

19:38

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus update for June 24: Florida blows past record with more …

#OSNow: Central Florida hospitalizations rising, Disney World workers’ petition urges against reopening, and coronavirus closing Orlando restaurants, bars (Ep. 441)

June 23rd, 2020

15:13

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

  • Florida coronavirus numbers for June 23, 2020: Florida reports 64 more …

#OSNow: Florida’s new COVID-19 cases are asymptomatic young people, Trump’s GOP convention in Jacksonville, unemployment in metro Orlando and Disney World reopening details (Ep. 440)

June 22nd, 2020

22:42

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, June 22, 2020.

  • Gov. Ron DeSantis: ‘Vast majority’ of Florida’s new COVID-19 cases are …

#OSNow: Masks mandatory in Orange County, 28 Orlando firefighters test positive for COVID-19, and should NBA and MLS think twice about coming to Orlando? (Ep. 439)

June 19th, 2020

21:14

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Friday, June 19, 2020.

  • Orange mayor requires all people to wear masks in county (:45)
  • 28 Orlando …

#OSNow : DeSantis’ alarming airport comment, plan to rework Florida budget could violate constitution, and Universal’s new Jason Bourne show (Ep. 438)

June 18th, 2020

20:03

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, June 18, 2020.

  • Gov. Ron DeSantis said recent worker tests at Orlando International had 52% …

#OSNow: DeSantis won’t roll back reopening, coronavirus cases rising near UCF, to wear a mask or not, and Breakthrough Theatre closing (Ep. 437)

June 17th, 2020

18:57

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

  • Gov. Ron DeSantis: ‘We’re not rolling back,’ despite jump in coronavirus cases …

#OSNow: Hospital beds exceeds 80% in Orange and Seminole, tourism businesses want taxpayers to pay people to travel, and do local cops have a duty to stop excessive force? (Ep. 435)

June 15th, 2020

16:33

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Monday, June 15, 2020.

  • Hospital bed usage exceeds 80% in Orange and Seminole, but officials say no cause …

#OSNow: Central Florida coronavirus numbers rising, thousands of Floridians abruptly stopped getting $600 federal unemployment, and when will movie theaters open? (Ep. 434)

June 11th, 2020

16:54

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, June 11, 2020.

  • Central Florida coronavirus numbers rising; officials aren’t worried -- yet …

#OSNow: Scott Maxwell calls convention center plans irresponsible, Common Core replacement deemed ‘weak,’ and Orlando Shakes to stream shows online (Ep. 433)

June 10th, 2020

16:45

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

  • Scott Maxwell: Another million square feet and $700 million debt for giant …

#OSNow: Orange County sees rise in coronavirus cases, a look at how The Villages are keeping coronavirus numbers low, the demise of malls, and cops and body cameras (Ep. 432)

June 9th, 2020

18:09

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

  • Cases of the coronavirus are on the rise in Orange County (:38)
  • Coronavirus …

#OSNow: Tornado strikes Orlando neighborhoods and what the numbers tell us about coronavirus as Central Florida enters Phase 2 of reopening (Ep. 431)

June 8th, 2020

13:37

Orlando Sentinel Noew afternoon update for Monday, June 8, 2020.

  • Tornado strikes neighborhoods southeast of downtown Orlando (:35)
  • As Central …

#OSNow: DeSantis reopens bars, movie theaters, concert halls, protests continue across Central Florida, and schools, universities plan for fall reopening (Ep. 430)

June 4th, 2020

23:16

Orlando Sentinel Now afternoon update for Thursday, June 4, 2020.

  • DeSantis reopens bars, movie theaters and concert halls in most of Florida after …
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