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Artist of the Week
1:45 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Roadkill Ghost Choir Present Their Beggars’ Guild

Roadkill Ghost Choir may seem like a strange name for a band, but for them it’s fitting. Their music is raw, like fresh roadkill, while simultaneously being hauntingly lovely. They have similar sensibilities to the indie folk bands that are currently at the peak of popular music today, such as Mumford and Sons and The Lumineers, but they have a sound entirely all their own.

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Station Announcement
2:35 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Siren Williams Will Be In The Studio For A Live Session

On Friday July 19,  we welcome Siren Williams for another live radio session. Siren’s new album We Live Underwater is filled with sunny songs about our local beaches and her world wide travels. Tune in at noon to hear her play!

WFIT Features
2:21 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Youth Environmental Summit At Brevard Zoo

In this podcast, hear from Meg Lieth, the Children's Play and Zoo Teen Coordinator.

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WFIT Features
5:35 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Childhood Autism Spectrum Disorder

Brock

 


Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders, characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behavior. Autistic disorder, sometimes called autism or classical ASD, is the most severe form of ASD, while other conditions along the spectrum include a milder form known as Asperger syndrome, and childhood disintegrative disorder and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (usually referred to as PDD-NOS). 

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WFIT Features
2:56 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Riverkeeper Visits St. John's Headwaters

Cypress Dome at Fort Drum Marsh Conservation Area
Credit Vince Lamb

The St. Johns River is the longest river in the U.S. state of Florida and its most significant for commercial and recreational use. At 310 miles (500 km) long, it winds through or borders twelve counties, three of which are the state's largest. The drop in elevation from the headwaters to the mouth is less than 30 feet (9.1 m); like most Florida waterways, the St. Johns has a very slow flow rate at a third of a mile an hour (0.5 km/h), and is often described as "lazy". It is one of a small number of rivers in the United States to run north. Numerous lakes are formed by the river or flow into it, but as a river its widest point is nearly 3 miles (4.8 km) across. The narrowest point is in the headwaters, an unnavigable marsh in Indian River County. In all, 3.5 million people live within the various watersheds that feed into the St. Johns River.

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