video http://blog.wlrn.org en After A Month Of Poetry, 'That's So Miami' Comes To A Close http://blog.wlrn.org/post/after-month-poetry-thats-so-miami-comes-close <p>Miami, you have exceeded our expectations.</p><p>When we asked for poetry, you delivered in droves. &nbsp;And we didn't even offer an open bar.</p><p>The concept behind WLRN and <a href="http://omiami.org" target="_blank">O, Miami Poetry Festival</a>'s month-long project, "That's So Miami," was simple enough: Write us a poem that starts or ends with "That's So Miami."</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Daniel Rivero 13296 at http://blog.wlrn.org After A Month Of Poetry, 'That's So Miami' Comes To A Close The Velvet Rope – Animated Version http://blog.wlrn.org/post/velvet-rope-animated-version <p style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: left;">Editor Dan Grech assigned Assistant Producers Kenny Malone and Trina Sargalski to <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/end-line-velvet-rope">report a story </a>about getting past the doorman at nightclubs.&nbsp; With the detachment appropriate to their position, Kenny and Trina arrived at <a href="http://www.clubspace.com/" target="_blank" title="Club Space">Club Space</a> in downtown Miami ready to report on the velvet rope.</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:20:32 +0000 Kenny Malone 1915 at http://blog.wlrn.org The Velvet Rope – Animated Version WATCH: Youth Caregivers Fight To Finish School http://blog.wlrn.org/post/watch-youth-caregivers-fight-finish-school <p>Seventeen-year-old Jimmy Braat has three passions in life: playing music, photography, and being a caregiver to his grandma.</p><p>"It's all I'm good at!" he laughs. He started taking care of his great grandmother at age 9.</p><p>"My mom was always at work so it was kind of my role I guess," Jimmy says," She passed away at 92 when I was 13. So now, I take care of my grandmother."</p><p>Jimmy is three years behind in school and now participates in an online school program called hospital homebound.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 20:24:47 +0000 Sarah Pusateri 2815 at http://blog.wlrn.org WATCH: Youth Caregivers Fight To Finish School How Telemedicine Works At Home http://blog.wlrn.org/post/how-telemedicine-works-home <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.714em; text-align: justify; font-family: body-font; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">http://vimeo.com/37384040</p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.714em; text-align: justify; font-family: body-font; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.714em; text-align: justify; font-family: body-font; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">Every morning at 10:00 a.m., congestive heart failure patient Marilyn Yeats of Naples conducts her own health checkup with the help of a computer.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 15:31:28 +0000 Sammy Mack 916 at http://blog.wlrn.org Funds Slashed For People With Disabilities http://blog.wlrn.org/post/funds-slashed-people-disabilities <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.714em; text-align: justify; font-family: body-font; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">http://vimeo.com/41945480</p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.714em; text-align: justify; font-family: body-font; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">A network of Florida facilities that supports people with disabilities will lose nearly $1.6 million this year – just as the social services provided by the network are needed most.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 15:37:29 +0000 Sammy Mack 899 at http://blog.wlrn.org Escaping Florida's Medicaid Experiment http://blog.wlrn.org/post/escaping-floridas-medicaid-experiment <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.714em; text-align: justify; font-family: body-font; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">http://vimeo.com/39349695</p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.714em; text-align: justify; font-family: body-font; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">Last year, Florida legislators&nbsp;<a href="http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2011/7107" style="color: rgb(127, 204, 255) !important; " target="_blank">passed a bill</a>&nbsp;privatizing the state’s Medicaid program, moving recipients into managed care plans – a model patterned on a pilot program that’s been running in five counties since 2006.</p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 15:32:49 +0000 Sammy Mack 914 at http://blog.wlrn.org