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Looking For Work During A Pandemic

Episode 34 takes a look at how the COVID-19 is impacting people looking to start careers, just looking for a job, and trying to run their businesses. Taylor Levesque learned more about the kind of struggles many young adults are facing when it comes to jump starting their careers during a pandemic (01:47). Camron Lunn spoke with CareerSource Citrus, Levy, Marion's Communications Manager Laura Byrnes about how the they're providing aid to those in need and who's still hiring in the area (06:36). Josh Williams spoke with the President and Owner of Temp-Force Gainesville, Carolynn Buchanan, to discuss changes being made to hiring processes.. and to find out the industry that is currently hiring the most (10:10). Anthony Montalto spoke with two business owners in South Florida about how their businesses have been uniquely effected by closures and restrictions (13:08). This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida's response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.

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When Will Schools Reopen Again in Florida

Episode 33 explores when and how schools will reopen in the state of Florida amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Daniella Mora talks with Flagler County Public Schools Superintendent about a unique way to graduate (01:49). She then checks in with school districts around the state to see what their plans are for reopening in the fall (07:15). Melissa Feito spoke with researchers at the University of Florida's College of Education about the challenges students may face when they head back to school (09:40). Camron Lunn looks at how two prominent community colleges in North Central Florida are tackling reopening quickly and safely (14:35). Taylor Levesque brings us the story of the challenges five universities in the state are facing when it comes to reopening their campuses in the fall (18:38). Melissa closes out the cast with a discussion with Barry University's president on how the small, private Catholic university is handling the pandemic (23:23). This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida's response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.

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Florida Slowly Begins To Reopen During COVID-19 Pandemic

Episode 32 takes a look at how parts of Florida are slowly re-opening under phase one of Governor Ron DeSantis' plan. Taylor Levesque talks with city and county officials about how their communities are reacting to the reopening plan (02:15). Camron Lunn takes a look at how Bradford County is facing its own unique challenges with reopening (07:47). Josh Williams checks in with local restaurants to see what they are doing to get back to business safely (11:22). Lastly, Anthony Montalto visits with businesses in one of the three counties not reopening this week (17:19). This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida's response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.

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