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Lisa Unger talks about her latest novel Heartbroken

07/05/12 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Lisa Unger, a New York Times bestselling author of eleven novels including BEAUTIFUL LIES, FRAGILE, and HELLO DARKNESS MY OLD FRIEND, talks about her latest novel HEARTBROKEN. The Library Journal gave it a starred review and called HEARTBROKEN "Engrossing...one of Unger's best novels yet." Lisa's novels have sold more than one million copies in the United States and have been translated into twenty-six languages.Lisa is one of the featured authors for the Friends of the Library of Tampa-...

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Nancy Hogshead-Makar talks about Title IX

07/05/12 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Nancy Hogshead-Makar is one of the foremost exponents of gender equity in education, including sports participation, sexual harassment, employment, pregnancy and legal enforcement under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Nancy is a three time Olympic gold medalist and is a member of 11 Halls of fame including the International women's Sports Hall of Fame and the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

She received her law degree from Georgetown University after completing her athl...

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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says individual mandate is a penalty, not a tax listen

07/05/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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The U.S. Supreme Court upheld major parts of the federal Affordable Care Act including the so-called individual mandate based on their ruling that it was a tax. Now Republicans are claiming supporters of the federal healthcare law are implementing taxes on the middle class. At a press event in St. Petersburg today, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson who supports the law said that it is a penalty, not a tax.

in an interview yesterday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said the mandate i...

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RESTORE Act will fund research in Florida and other Gulf states listen

07/05/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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States affected by the 2010 oil spill will share 80% of the fines BP is ordered to pay. U.S. Senator Bill Nelson celebrated the news in St. Petersburg at USF’s College of Marine Science in front of about 50 people.

Nelson, a Democrat, was one of the sponsors of the RESTORE Act. The measure, which he says President Obama will sign into law tomorrow, defines how money awarded will be divvied among five Gulf States including Fl...

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Rep. Rick Kriseman warns drivers about woes of new Florida PIP law listen

07/03/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Florida’s cracking down on personal injury protection auto insurance fraud. A new PIP law that took effect on Sunday restricts what types of medical treatment an injured person can receive and even the amount of coverage they are entitled to regardless of what they pay for.

Supporters say the law will reduce insurance premiums but Democratic State Representative Rick Kriseman has been a staunch opponen...

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State Cash to Business Program Failing To Create Jobs

07/03/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up we’ll talk with a reporter at the Tampa Tribune who has done an in depth series of articles on a state welfare system for businesses that was designed to create jobs- but has had a very mixed record…..

But first three listener comments about yesterday’s program about the Supreme Court’s decision on the affordable Care Act.

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The Tampa Tribune reported this week on state programs that give financial i...

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Health and Nutrition with Eve Prang Plews

07/02/12 Robert Lorei
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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Here's another edition of our series with Eve Prang Plews. She's on WMNF every other Monday at 11AM. In this program she talks about cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL, HDL, good fats/bad fats, indigestion, NSAID's, natural hormone therapy and many other health issues.

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The Affordable Care Act: The Conservative Response- Is It an Over-reaction?

07/02/12 Robert Lorei
Last Call Tuesday

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Good afternoon, welcome to the Last Call. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll talk more about the Supreme Court decision affirming the ACA- "Obamacare" as some call it. We'll hear from Mayor Rick Scott, Tea Party activist David McKalip MD, Senator Tom Coburn-R-Oklahoma, Glenn Beck, Ronald Reagan and Alternet's Joshua Holland who has written a column for AlterNet rega...

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Activists demand release of NATO protesters charged under anti-terrorism laws listen

07/02/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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In response to the three NATO protesters who today plead not guilty to charges that they were planning an attack on President Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters, groups nationwide are asking Cook County State’s attorney Anita Alvarez to drop the charges.

“Hi, my name is Jared Hamil. I’m calling to demand that all charges be dropped against anti-NATO protesters. As a fellow activist, I was at the anti-NATO protest in Chicago. We were all there together to say no more killings...

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Explaining the Affordable Care Act: Separating Fact from Fiction

07/02/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Good morning, welcome to radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we're going to discuss the Supreme Court's decision on the Affordable Health Care Act. But first three listener comments about last Friday's program.

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Over the weekend Governor Rick Scott said the state of Florida will not expand Medicare or create an insurance exchange- both provisions are part of the ACA or so called Obamacare. Scott is part of a conservative movement that is trying to halt health care reform....

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St. Pete Pride is fun -- for a cause listen

07/02/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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A sea of some 80,000 colorfully clad people descended on St. Petersburg this weekend for Florida’s largest gay pride event. Some wore elaborate rainbow wigs, others were topless and painted. Rachel King celebrated her 25th birthday at the St. Pete Pride Parade. She called it a celebration of acceptance.

“There’s all different organizations that are part of the parade. You see children, you see families. It’s great to see little kids being part of it because you see them growi...

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