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Ron Paul Meet Up scheduled

05/25/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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The Republican Party’s next Presidential debate is scheduled in a week and a half in New Hampshire, and Texas Congressman Ron Paul will be there.

 

That’s despite the fact that at least 1 GOP state chairman says he doesn’t want him at any debates.  Th...

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Tampa City Council considers bumping Hillsborough residents from getting water

05/24/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Today the Tampa City Council voted to consider in 6 months whether to have a comprehensive feasability study on cutting off providing water to Hillsborough County residents.  Legally, any such move could not happen for 12 more years. 

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BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY DAY with 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier

05/23/07 Alvaro Montealegre
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY DAY Tuesday, May 22, Grand Ballroom - Mahaffey, 7 pm featuring 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier

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The evening included a special guest appearance by 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier. Ms. Watt-Cloutier has served as President for The Inuit Circumpolar Conference or ICC, Canada, and as the International Chair for ICC International, which is a multinational non-govern...

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Equality Florida's Pinellas County Reception

05/23/07 Brandon Martin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Intro: Last night Equality Florida, based in St. Petersburg, held a fundraiser reception at the Historic Rutland Estate. Speakers included Executive Director Nadine Smith and Susan Stanton, former Largo City Manager. Brandon Martin reports.

 

Members of Equality Florida were able to relax last night as they and potential donors rehashed recent events affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Equality Florida was especially involved in protesting...

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Crist joins others Governors in calling for Congress to investigate high gas prices

05/23/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Ever the populist, yesterday Florida Governor Charlie Crist joined 21 other governors in calling for a congressional inquiry into the spike in gas prices. The bipartisan group sent a letter yesterday to congressional leaders, asking for federal hearings and an investigation into the rising price of gasoline.   

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Public wants to save Brooker Creek Preserve from sports fields

05/23/07 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Public wants to save Brooker Creek Preserve from sports fields

 

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Hillsborough County Commission addresses dumpting by FDOT in Seffner

05/22/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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A dispute between Hillsborough County and the  State’s Department of Transportation regarding the DOT’s dumping material – possibly contaminated - from a road-widening project on State Road 301 was examined at the Hillsborough County Land Use Meeting today.

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New survey on Florida Immigrants says they give more than they receive

05/22/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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 New Immigrants Study in Florida A new study on immigrants find that foreign-born Floridians are more entreprenurial than the native-born and they also receive fewer government handouts ....

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League of Women Voters have problems with new elections bill

05/22/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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With much fanfare, Florida Governor Charlie Crist yesterday signed major election legislation that will eliminate touch screen voting machines in the state, and move next year’s Presidential Primary up to late January. <fon...

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Financial Exploitation of Elderly - Stetson Law

05/21/07 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Investigating and Prosecuting Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Victim - Stetson Law

Seán Kinane  May 21, 2007

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Hillsborough County officials prepare for Hurricane season

05/21/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Hurricane Season begins in Florida in 11 days, so today members of the Hillsborough Emergency Management team met with the media to tell the public they’re prepared to contend with hurricanes should they come this way this summer.

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Gear Up Florida bikes for disabled people

05/18/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Today a group of cyclists reached their midway point in riding throughout Florida, all to help raise money for people with disabilities.

 

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Reality Check Tampa Bay workshop

05/18/07 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Reality Check Tampa Bay workshop

05/18/07
By Seán Kinane

 

 

Reality Check Tampa Bay is an exercise designed to discuss and analyze and develop alternative scenarios for the rapidly growing region in the next fifty years. The exercise was held today at the Tampa Convention Center. Elected and appointed officials from many governments and other stakeholders in the seven-county region contributed their vision of...

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Crist poised to sign Voting Bill

05/18/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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On Monday, Florida Governor Charlie Crist is expected to sign the election reform bill at the offices of the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections.

The bill requires the 15 counties in Florida, including Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Sarasota,&nbs...

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Guiliani momentum stalling?

05/18/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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A prominent Christian leader said yesterday that "my conscience and my moral convictions" prevent him from voting for Rudy Giuliani should he win the Republican nomination.In a blistering online column, Focus on the Family founder James Dobson wrote that, should the former New York mayor become the nominee, "I will either cast my bal...

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