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HART board nearly kills rail study listen

05/02/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Exactly six months ago today, Hillsborough County voters turned down a transit overhaul that a hike in the sales tax would have funded. Since then, efforts to amp up local public transit have faced several political road blocks. The county’s transit board came close to dealing a fatal blow to the county’s fledgling plan to amp up its public transit system – something many hoped to do by building light rail.

A year ago, County Commissioner and Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Board ...

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CAIR-Tampa reacts to the death of Osama Bin Laden listen

05/02/11 Joshua Lee Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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There has also been local reaction to the death of Osama Bin Laden from the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR). Today they held a press conference at their office in Temple Terrace, welcoming the Al Qaeda leader’s demise. CAIR is the nation’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, and one of the first joint American Muslim groups to condemn the attacks on 9/11, just hours after they occurred. Ramzy Kılıç is the Communications directo...

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