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Orlando Marches Forward, Cultivating Community Health, Love and The Law

Orlando Marches Forward, Cultivating Community Health, Love and The Law

Coming up on today's show:
Today marks the one year anniversary since the brutal attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. It was the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. For a look at how the community is recovering, The Takeaway turns to Amanda Grau, a survivor of the attack; Brian Anthony Alvear, the brother of Amanda Alvear, who was killed during the shooting; and Terry DeCarlo, the executive director of The GLBT Center of Central Florida.
Since the shooting took place, the Orlando Police Department has been criticized for its response to the attack at Pulse nightclub. Brendan Byrne, a reporter for public radio station WMFE in Orlando, shares an in-depth look at what happened that night, and provides an update on the status of all investigations.
Puerto Ricans went to the polls over the weekend and voted overwhelmingly for statehood. Some are skeptical of the results, noting that only 23 percent of registered voters turned out. Yet, many doubt that the Republican-controlle

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