News & Public Affairs10/02/06
FACTORS 10.02.06 5:57
19 years ago a forum to provide resources and educate women with breast cancer, along with their families, was created at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. Patients named the forum FACTORS, or Fighting Against Cancer Together. FACTORS held itâ€™s annual breast cancer
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Reverend Valerie Storms, Manager of Pastoral Care at Moffitt Cancer Center, opened the 19th Factors Breast Cancer Education C...Be the first to comment
In 1968, Florida voters approved the creation of todayâ€™s version of the Florida state constitution with a 55 percent majority of the vote. But a new amendment on the November 7th ballot would change the rule that says a simple majority is enough to change the constitution. As WMNFâ€™s Roxanne Escobales reports, the fight for Amendment 3 has brought together some unlikely bedfellows.
If passed by a majority vote of 51 percent or more from Florida voters, than Amendment 3...Be the first to comment
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Davis announced today unveiled his first two new television ads of the general election campaign.
For state Democrats, disheartened by recent poll numbers, the ads can not get on fast enough, as there are serious concerns that the Davis campaign is much farther back then they would like to be , 5 weeks before the general election.
But Davis insists the ads are not starting too late (roll tape#1 o.q.â€?are paying attentionâ€?)
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Jon Butts invited Pat Murphy and Megan Quinn of the group The Community Solution to appear during this segment. They've produced a new film which is described this way on their web site: "The documentary, "The Power of Community â€“ How Cuba Survived Peak Oil," was inspired when Faith Morgan and Pat Murphy took a trip to Cuba through Global Exchange in August, 2003. That year Pat had begun studying and speaking about worldwide peak oil production. In May Pat and Faith attended the second...Be the first to comment
Bob Norman writes a column for the Broward County New Times, an alternative weekly. He also blogs at the Broward /Palm Beach site, calledâ€?The Daily Pulpâ€?. Norman wrote a controversial cover story for Miami New Times back in 2003, when he reported that Foley was gay. Foley was flirting with running for the GOP nomination for Senate that year. WMNF asked Norman today why wrote such a story (roll tape#I just went ahead and wrote itâ€?)
Shortly after Normanâ€™s st...Be the first to comment
Meanwhile, The Florida Democratic Party is seizing on the situation with House Republicans.
This morning, they demanded that the 5 top Republicans that have been named in published reports as having learned of the explicit e-mails, Speaker Dennis Hastert, New Yorkâ€™s Tom Reynolds, Illinois John Shimkus, House Majority Leader John Boehner and Louisiana Congressman Rodney Alexander, must be investigated. Mark Bubriski is with the Florida Democratic Party (roll tape#1â€?Congre...Be the first to comment
Wasserman-Schultz on Tim Mahoney
On Saturday, former Presidential candidate John Kerry & South Florida Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz made campaign appearance for Democrats throughout the state. Wasserman Schultz said she thinks the Democratic candidate in Foleyâ€™s District, Tim Mahoney, is serious and will win the seat, hurting Republicans nationally (roll tape#1 o.q.â€? another seat in playâ€?)
A spokesman for the House Democratic Campaign Com...Be the first to comment
Anthony + Mabili on the Republican explosion.Be the first to comment