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Sunday Simcha Welcomes Cantorial Soloists

08/04/13
Sunday Simcha

On our show today, the Sunday Simcha welcomed Cantorial Soloists Danielle Rodnizki from Temple B'nai Israel in Clearwater and Josh Dinner from Temple Beth-El in St. Petersburg. Both Danielle and Josh began their respective careers just last month. They treated us with a couple of duets live in the studio. Welcome to the Tampa Bay area, Danielle and Josh!

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Open Phones Last Call Part One

08/02/13 Warren Elly with Wayne Garcia
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Today on the extended Last Call Warren Elly's guest Journalist Wayne Garcia, teaches at USF and some classes at UF, he’s a one time political consultant who ran campaigns, and saw politics not just as a reporter but as an insider.

The show also talks about the dream defenders stand your ground protest finishing its third week in Tallahassee outside Governor Scott’s office, house speaker Will Weatherford now says in an op ed piece in the Tampa Tribune, that the controversial stand yo...

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Series on Community Banks' Collapse and Duke Power's Decision to Not Build New Nuclear Plants in Levy County

08/02/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today we’ll talk about Duke Energy’s decision to cancel that proposed 25 billion dollar nuclear power plant complex in Levy County. Customers have already been forced to pay 1.5 Billion dollars for the plant. Because of the actions of the state legislature it’s not likely they’ll get any of their money back. Our guest will be State Representative Dwight Dudley.

We’ll also talk about a major investigative sto...

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Florida. The Worst State?

08/02/13 Life Elsewhere, your weekly show on Art, Media and Culture
Life Elsewhere

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Is Florida the worst state? Recent news events have provoked derision from many pundits and comedians. On the next edition of Life Elsewhere we look at why Florida has such a bad reputation and if it's deserved. We'll also try to learn what's good about Florida. Our guest will include David Warner, Editor in Chief, Creative Loafing and Janet Zink, Director of Communications, Tampa International Airport. Plus we'll present this week's Hit That Never Was. For more in...

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Review of Fruitvale Station

08/01/13 Mary glenney and Debby Terry
From A Woman's Point of View
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Debby Terry and Mary Glenney talk about the movie [The Fruitvale Station][1] which is a narrative account of the murder on January 31, 2009 of Oscar Grant at the Fruitvale Station BART stop. The shooting occurred with many witnesses seeing that Oscar was lying face down and handcuffed when he was shot in the back by the arresting officer. The case went to court which resulted in a sentence of two years for the officer. The jury decided it was an accidental manslaughter. Protests followed ...

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Attend the Fabulous Independendent Film Festival

08/01/13 Debby Terry talks with Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Debbie Terry talks about the IFF which is going to take place in Sarasota on August 23, 24,and 25 at the Burns Court Cinema in Sarasota, Fl. The Fabulous Independent Film Festival acting in conjunction with the Harvey Milk Foundation will sponsor the upcoming LGBT festival in Sarasota Fl. The films will be shown at the Burns Court Cinema. For a complete schedule of the films and the events go to www.fabulousiff.com

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Shanna Devine Policy Director and lead investigator for the Government Accountability Project talks about the recent update on the effects of the BP oil spill in the Gulf

08/01/13 Shanna Devine talks with Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Shanna Devine is the policy director and the lead investigator for the Government Accountability Project on the effects of the use of the Dispersant Corexit in the cleanup of the Horizon Gulf blowout. The Government Accountability Project (GAP) is a non-profit organization that promotes accountability and responsibility in government and corporations by protecting whistleblowers, promoting occupational free speech and distributing reports of the findings to the media and general public. The ...

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Ciara Taylor Political Director of the Dream Defenders, talks about the protests in Tallahassee over Trayvon Martin verdict

08/01/13 Ciara Taylor with Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Ciara Taylor is the political director of the Dream Defenders. The Dream Defenders is a group of young African American and Hispanic youths who have formed to try to change the policies of discrimination that are standing in the way of their "dreams". They have been protesting and sitting in in Tallahassee since the Trayvon Martin verdict was announced. They have three main objectives- 1) to have a special session of the legislature discuss the Florida stand Your ground Act. 2) the re-exam...

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Can constitutional amendments on same-sex marriage & medical marijuana make it on the 2014 Florida ballot?

08/01/13 Mitch Perry
Last Call Thursday
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Ben Pollara with United With Care, the group working to get medical marijuana on the 2014 ballot, joined the show on the second half of the program.

We also talked about the conflicting opinions within the LGBT community regarding whether or not a measure supporting same-sex marriage should go on the ballot in 2014; some activists think it's too soon to try to get 60 percent of the public's support.

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Should medical marijuana be legalized in Florida? Executive Director of Save Our Society From Drugs says no

08/01/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Today on Radioactivity host Rob Lorei speaks with Calvina Fay, executive director of [Save Our Society From Drugs][1] and the [Drug Free America Foundation][2]. Fay is one of the leaders in the movement to stop medical marijuana from gaining acceptance across the country including next year’s effort to bring medical marijuana to Florida. A petition drive is getting underway that would put on next year’s Florida ballot a measure that would legalize medical marijuana. Fay says if this is p...

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