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Long Lines in St. Petersburg Saturday as Voters Waited More than an Hour to Cast Their Ballot

Rob Lorei about almost 2 years ago

This past Saturday just before 5PM I witnessed more than 400 people waiting in line to vote in downtown St. Petersburg. Several of the people in the crowd said they had been in line for more than an hour and they were not even close to getting ins...

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WMNF Offers Free Air Time to Candidates

Rob Lorei about almost 2 years ago

This Thursday and Friday on Radioactivity we’ll be giving away to candidates free air time. The airwaves belong to the public and many in our audience think the cost of campaigns is too expensive- and the pursuit of campaign dollars from big ...

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WMNF Record, Cd & book sale would love your donations!

JoEllen Schilke about almost 2 years ago

WMNF is having its annual Record, CD, Book, DVD, Musical Instruments and Stereo equipment sale on Saturday, January 19, 10am-4pm, at the Cuban Club in Ybor. WMNF members get in early, at 9:30am.

We need your donations! What a great way to cle...

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WMNF Outreach at Circus McGurkis! Hope to see you there...

JoEllen Schilke about almost 2 years ago

Here's a link to Circus McGurkis, the People's Fair. WMNF will have a table, probably along 16th Street. Stop by and say hello! We'll have bumber-stickers and swag. xo

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Alejandro Escovedo Raffle Winnings not picked up...

missjulie about almost 2 years ago

Thanks to everyone who attending the show and especially those of you who bought raffle tickets. Here's the list of unclaimed prizes:

La France Gift Cert - 443418

Dan Hicks Tickets - 443326

Vodkanauts Tickets - 443504

Rubber/Revolver ...

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New thank-you gift - the Radio Hat!

Matt Cowley about almost 2 years ago

Our fall membership drive has ended, but it's not too late: for a mere $800,000 pledge, we'll send you a state-of-the-art radio hat, as pictured above.

(via http://filmmakeriq.com/2012/10/1931-portable-radio-in-a-straw-hat/)

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Rob Welle ~ RIP

missjulie about almost 2 years ago

There has been another passing in the WMNF family...Robert C. Welle (pictured here, on the right) died Tuesday evening (10/2/12) due to cancer, which he had been battling for several years.

People may remember Rob as the great guy with a warm ...

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Art in Your Ear Friday October 5, 2012

JoEllen Schilke about almost 2 years ago

This week we are talking with artists from Creative Clay's Folk Festival, including Bean Spence, Kimberly Conor, and Colin Bissett from Creative Clay. Also we are interviewing the curator of the Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, KJ...

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Florida West Coast Orchid Society to benefit WMNF

Laura Taylor about almost 2 years ago

The Florida West Coast Orchid Society annual show and sale ‘Orchid Paradise” on Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7 from 10 AM to 5PM.

A portion of the proceeds will go to support your community radio station, 88.5fm WMNF.

The show...

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Blue Note releases iPad app

Matt Cowley about almost 2 years ago

From thenextweb.com:

The great jazz label Blue Note has released an app for iPad:

The Blue Note app provides a way for users to exp...

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Brian Eno on apps and the future of music

Matt Cowley about almost 2 years ago

From BBC News:

Brian Eno is a pop and electronic music legend. He first found fame for his work with art college pop icons Roxy Music, before going on to pioneer ambient music in the late 1970s....

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Candidate Bios for Volunteer Reps to the Board of Directos

JoEllen Schilke about about 2 years ago

Hi there volunteers! Voting commences Tuesday, September 25 at 11pm, and ends at 5pm, Tuesday, October 16. You can vote in person at the station, or email JoEllen@WMNF.org for an email ballot. Voting is open to RadioActivists--people who have vol...

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The story behind classic tracks

Matt Cowley about about 2 years ago

Sound on Sound published a series of articles about the behind-the-scenes stories of some classic tracks, from Miles Davis to David Bowie. Check it out here.

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Caravan of Thieves plays Psycho Killer

Matt Cowley about about 2 years ago

The Caravan of Thieves is playing October 6 with Applebutter Express and the Mudflappers at Skippers. Here's Caravan playing Psycho Killer at the Belle Chere fest:...

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Recycling on Sustainable Living today at 11:05 !

Jon Butts about about 2 years ago

Today's program will be on recycling; we'll start with a short segment about Dart Container Corporation in Plant City, they recycle Styrofoam. Bob West their Office Manager will join us by phone. Mitch Kessler with Kessler Consulting a Recycle Con...

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