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Mayoral candidates meet in Tampa listen

02/01/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Five of Tampa’s mayoral candidates met today to win support from prominent business leaders and professionals. The Tampa Chamber of Commerce hosted the downtown forum.

Mayoral candidates no doubt expected to field tough questions handed to them by various members of the community today. That includes the issue of whether to ban panhandling along city streets. Current Tampa City Council chair Tom Scott, who previously opposed the ban, now says it will address resident’s concerns.


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Pro-democracy protests In Egypt

02/01/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Robert Lorei. The AP is reporting today that:

"More than a quarter-million people are flooding Cairo's main square for the largest demonstration so far against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

"The protest has been peaceful, with people standing shoulder to shoulder, chanting and singing nationalist songs.

"A 23-year-old unemployed university graduate pushing for Mubarak's ouster says, 'This is the end for him. It's time.'


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