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WMFE In-Depth is a deeper dive into the enlightening, educational, inspiring news coverage 90.7 WMFE is known for. The long-form stories and in-depth reporting here reflect the Central Florida communities that have come to trust the high-quality news coverage that WMFE provides.
 

CLIMATE CHANGE

While Florida state government bans the terms “climate change” and “global warming” in official business, a coastal fishing village of about 500 people and more water than dry land is being swallowed by the sea with almost no public attention or concern. But town officials here are fighting back with some success. 90.7 WMFE environmental reporter Amy Green spent a few days in Yankeetown for a climate change series in partnership with the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting.

This report, part of an FCIR series on climate change, was produced in partnership with WMFE, the NPR member station in Orlando.

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TRAUMA AFTER TRAGEDY

WMFE is partnering with ProPublica to investigate the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder in first responders. Whether it’s after the Pulse nightclub shooting or responding to a bad accident, first responders across the country are suffering in silence, plagued by nightmares, flashbacks, and seeing danger behind every corner . Some lose their jobs. Some are failed by the worker’s compensation system. Others won’t raise their hand to get help because of stigma.

WMFE and ProPublica are spending 2018 investigating post-traumatic stress disorder in first responders. If you, or someone you know, are affected, tell us about it here.

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PULSE

Our first project is on the one-year mark of the Pulse nightclub shooting. In our coverage, we’ve focused on the stories of the people: people who survived and how they are moving forward; people who were lost and how they are remembered; and people – in the Orlando community and around the globe – who were moved to respond in the wake of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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