7:30 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Brevard Pals 5K Run/Walk for Autism Awareness

Brevard Pals 5K Run/Walk for Autism Awareness February 22nd at Scott Center for Autism Treatment-FL Tech campus.  For race or registration info, check out Brevard Autism's website.

Joseph Werner, founder of Child and Family Consultants gives details on the upcoming race.

Rose Scott is an award-winning journalist and producer of afternoon news programming ("All Things Considered") on WABE 90.1 FM, the Atlanta National Public Radio affiliate. Scott primarily covers education, minority health, Atlanta historically Black colleges and universities, gender issues and sports.

For the last few years, Rose has been covering topics dealing with sex trafficking of minors in Atlanta as well as the countryâ

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2:52 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Head To Market With WFIT Feb. 4

Market Day is back!

WFIT is hosting Market Day on Tuesday, February 4th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.! The market will be outside the WFIT Broadcast Center, next to Florida Tech's Crawford Building on W. University Boulevard.

A potpourri of products will be available for purchase including plants and produce, local honey, cookies and cakes, jelly and cheese spreads, organic dog treats, furniture, candles soaps and more!

Check out photos from previous market days on our Facebook. Find our more information about the vendors and goods for sale at Market Day by going to the Market Day at FIT Facebook page.

We hope to see you on Market Day, Feb. 4th!

Tim Padgett is WLRN-Miami Herald News' Americas correspondent covering Latin America and the Caribbean from Miami. He has covered Latin America for almost 25 years, for Newsweek as its Mexico City bureau chief from 1990 to 1996, and for Time as its Latin America bureau chief, first in Mexico from 1996 to 1999 and then in Miami, where he also covered Florida and the U.S. Southeast, from 1999 to 2013.

1:54 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Dave Fries' Jazz Pick- Bill McBirnie Trio

Consummate Canadian jazz and Latin flutist Bill McBirnie has released a new album (his sixth) which departs, in a significant way, from all three of his previously acclaimed acoustic jazz projects (Mercy with Robi Botos; Paco Paco with Bernie Senensky; and Nature Boy with Mark Eisenman). On Find Your Place, Bill has placed the flute in a very unlikely setting—as part of an organ trio!

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7:30 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Eau Gallie Founder’s Day Fish Fry February 15, 2014

The 4th Annual Eau Gallie Founders Day Fish Fry is set for noon to 5 pm Saturday, Feb. 15, in Eau Gallie Square at the corner of Highland Avenue and Eau Gallie Boulevard.

Eric Turner, Pastor of St. John's Episcopal Church and President of Eau Gallie Rotary Club and Vicky Dorman, Executive Director of Eau Gallie Arts District outline the day's highlights.

A joint project of the Eau Gallie Arts District Main Street and the Eau Gallie Rotary Club, the event will feature fried fish dinners prepared by Squid Lips Overwater Grill, live music in the bandstand by Country

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Lewis Wallace comes to WYSO from the Pritzker Journalism Fellowship at WBEZ in Chicago, where he reported on the environment, technology, science and economics. Prior to going down the public radio rabbit hole, he was a community organizer and producer for a multimedia project about youth and policing in Chicago. Originally from Ann Arbor, MI, Lewis spent many years as a freelance writer, anti-oppression trainer, barista and sex educator in Chicago and in Oakland, CA. He holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Northwestern University, and he has recently expanded his journalism training through the 2013 Metcalf Fellowship for Environmental Journalism and the Institutes for Journalism and Natural Resources. 

7:30 am
Tue January 28, 2014

P.E.O. Hosts Ladies Tea To Benefit Women's Education

P.E.O. is a philanthropic, educational organization of women for women.  Saturday February 22nd, is the date of their Ladies Afternoon Tea.  The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church from 2-4pm.  For tickets, call 321 727-2976. 

Claire Gibbs, member PEO International Chapter GW and Pat Hemphill, member of Chapter CK talk about the organization and the upcoming Tea.

P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans, and stewardship of Cottey College; and
motivate women to achieve their highest aspirationsFor more information, check out P.E.O. International's website.

Davar Iran Ardalan is the Senior Producer for Tell Me More.

Alice Fordham is an NPR International Correspondent based in Beirut, Lebanon.

In this role, she reports on Lebanon, Syria and many of the countries throughout the Middle East.

Before joining NPR in 2014, Fordham covered the Middle East for five years, reporting for The Washington Post, the Economist, The Times and other publications. She has worked in wars and political turmoil but also amid beauty, resilience and fun.

In 2011, Fordham was a Stern Fellow at the Washington Post. That same year she won the Next Century Foundation's Breakaway award, in part for an investigation into Iraqi prisons.

Fordham graduated from Cambridge University with a Bachelor of Arts in Classics.