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3:37 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Scott Center Autism Open House

In this edition of Coastal Connection, Colleen Middlebrooks, Community Relations Director Scott Center talks about the Autism Open House, Saturday August 24th, 10 a.m. to Noon.

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Podcasts
1:43 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

FL Tech's Beneath The Waves Film Fest

Philip Gravinese, Biology PH.D student at FL Tech, and Dr. Lauren Toth Research Scientist at Biology Department of Fl Tech, on the upcoming, free and open to the public Beneath the Waves Film Festival to be held on the FL Tech Campus October 10th and 11th at Gleason Auditorium from 6 - 9 p.m. Pre-screening Science Activities and Experiments, and Q&A following the screening. The 11th is geared to Middle and High School students who are encouraged to enter the Beneath the Waves Youth Making Ripples Competition.

WFIT Features
4:18 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Citizen Science For A Troubled Indian River Lagoon

Citizen Scientist Tom Samm tests water from the Indian River.

Dr. Leesa Souto, Executive Director Marine Resources Council (MRC) and Tom Saam, Member of Board of Directors of MRC and water quality tester, on the current conditions in the Indian River Lagoon Estuary.

The Indian River Lagoon provides livelihood and recreation for thousands along the East Coast of Florida. Recent die offs of marine mammals have caused concern for experts and identifying the issues affecting the Lagoon have proven to be difficult. As with any ecosystem with a multitude of interactions between the species, the cause and effect are complex and interconnected.

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Events
2:27 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

The 6th Annual Sam Jam Memorial Jam To Benefit Brevard Music Aid

The “Sam Jam” is coming to Brevard on Sunday, August 25 and WFIT, 89.5 FM is proud to be among the event's many sponsors.

The 6th Annual Samuel D. Gorman Memorial Jam to Benefit Brevard Music Aid will be held at Pineda Inn Bar and Grill, 6533 South Highway US 1, Rockledge. The event will feature some of the area's finest bands, entertainers, raffles and prizes from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. 

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Artist of the Week
11:12 am
Tue August 6, 2013

The Neighbourhood Shine Without Colour

The Neighbourhood’s debut album “I Love You” begins boldly. “How could you question God's existence when you question God himself?”  That’s the first lyric in the opening track “How.” From there, the Californian quintet starts a record filled with heavy existentialist themes about love and hate told in a light indie pop fashion.

The Neighbourhood may spell their band name with a ‘u’, but they are an American group from California. Their Los Angeles origins seem fitting for them.  L.A. is the city of angels and seems to gleams with gold, but that is merely the surface. Underneath the shine is a gritty underbelly.  Los Angeles is filled with movie stars and pollution; glamour and corruption. The Neighbourhood’s message may seem to ooze with disgust and melodrama; however, there is an incredibly polished surface.

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