This week­end: Orlando base­ball, 2020 cen­sus, ‘Lie of the Year’

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Base­ball, the 2020 cen­sus and 2019’s top sto­ries will be top­ics on Orlando TV’s pub­lic-af­fairs pro­grams this week­end. The lineup:

■ Orlando Magic co-founder Pat Wil­liams will be Greg War­moth’s guest on

at 12:30 p.m. Sun­day on WFTV-Chan­nel 9. Wil­liams talks about try­ing to bring Ma­jor League Base­ball to Orlando.

■ Greg En­gle of the U.S. Cen­sus Bureau will be Justin War­moth’s guest on

at 8 a.m. Sun­day on WKMG-Chan­nel 6. En­gle dis­cusses the im­por­tance of the 2020 cen­sus, the need for paid lo­cal cen­sus tak­ers and the de­but of dig­i­tal ini­tia­tives.

■ Orlando District 6 Com­mis­sioner-elect Bakari Burns will be the guest on

at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sun­day on Spec­trum News 13. Burns will dis­cuss his pro­posed ini­tia­tives as well as trans­porta­tion and hous­ing is­sues through­out his district. Poli­tiFact ex­am­ines 2019’s Lie of the Year as well as read­ers’ choice for lie of the year. Poli­tiFact has said the lie is Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s claim that the whistle­blower got the Ukraine call “al­most com­pletely wrong.”

■ ex­plores de­pres­sion and men­tal health among to­day’s teens at 11:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Sun­day on Spec­trum News 13. The guests are state Reps. Su­san Valdes and Randy Fine.

■ looks back at the big­gest sto­ries that the pro­gram cov­ered this year at 8:30 p.m. Fri­day on WUCF TV. Host Nancy Al­varez of

WFTV wel­comes Beth Kassab of the Orlando Sentinel, Matthew Ped­die of 90.7 WMFE and in­de­pen­dent journalist Re­nata Sago. The panel dis­cusses the plans un­veiled for the Pulse memo­rial and mu­seum; growth, af­ford­able hous­ing and low wages; the res­ig­na­tion of Puerto Rico

Gov. Ri­cardo Ros­selló; and a raft of new leg­is­la­tion in Florida. The pro­gram re­peats at 9:30 a.m. Sun­day on Orlando’s PBS sta­tion.


Greg War­moth, left, wel­comes Pat Wil­liams to WFTV’s “Cen­tral Florida Spot­light.”

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