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Friday July 25, 2014

BELMONT HEIGHTS LITTLE LEAGUE - Kim Farley

This morning a press conference was held to announce the renovation of the Belmont Heights Little League baseball fields. Those in attendance included representatives from the City of Tampa, Lowe’s Home Centers Inc., Little League International, and the Devil Rays. WMNF’s Kim Farley reports……

The day was, as Mayor Iorio termed it, “perfect baseball weather.� With no clouds and a slight breeze the ceremony was underway at 11 am this morning.

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Women's Show - KATHA POLLITT columnist with The Nation

Special guests on the Women’s Show – “From a Woman’s Point of View� – this Saturday, November 22nd. Katha Pollitt, Nation columnist and Marianne Williamson, author and lecturer. Katha Pollitt. Katha Pollitt is well known for her sharp and provocative analyses of popular culture and politics. Her "Subject to Debate" column, which The Washington Post called "the best place to go for original thinking on the left," began in January 1994 and a...

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Women's Show - MARIANNE WILLIAMSON - author and lecturer

Special guests on the Women’s Show – “From a Woman’s Point of View� – this Saturday, November 22nd. Katha Pollitt, Nation columnist and Marianne Williamson, author and lecturer. Marianne Williamson. Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer. She has published eight books, four of which – including the mega bestseller A Return to Love and the newly-released Everyday Grace have been #1 New York Times bestsellers. H...

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THE POLICE CRACKDOWN ON FAIR TRADE ACTIVISTS AT THE FTAA IN MIAMI

Last week labor, environmental, senior, farm and human rights activists gathered in Miami to protest what they say were the undemocratic trade rules being discussed at the Free Trade Area of the America meetings in Miami. Although the groups had obtained permits for peaceful marches and rallies, they say their assemblies were violently broken up by the Miami/Dade police. Using tear gas, rubber bullets, electrically charged shields and batons, police injured hundreds of peaceful demonstrators ...

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EYEWITNESS TO WAR

Photojournalist Christopher Morris has photographed wars in more than a dozen countries, including the U.S. invasion of Iraq. He's a contributor to a new photo book called WAR: USA/AFGHANISTAN/IRAQ. Morris described what it's like to be a photographer in the midst of a war; the moral questions, the issue of "embeddedness," equipment, and the journalist's relationship to the warring factions.

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Women's Show - HOLLY NEAR - singer, songwriter, activist

Special guests on the Women’s Show – “From a Woman’s Point of View� – this Saturday, November 22nd.Holly Near and Cris Williamson -- two long-time activists for human dignity.The interviews will not focus so much on their past, though they are legends, icons actually, but on their engagement in the world today.We will talk to them about the present -- and I think you will see that their great artistry demonstrates how the present, impossible without the ...

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Women's Show - CRIS WILLIAMSON - singer, songwriter

Special guests on the Women’s Show – “From a Woman’s Point of View� – this Saturday, November 22nd.Holly Near and Cris Williamson -- two long-time activists for human dignity.The interviews will not focus so much on their past, though they are legends, icons actually, but on their engagement in the world today.We will talk to them about the present -- and I think you will see that their great artistry demonstrates how the present, impossible without the ...

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EYEWITNESS TO PROTEST IN MIAMI

Eric Rubin and Caroleena Delgado described the tear gassing and arrests of peaceful protestors in Miami at the FTAA (Free Trade Area of the Americas) meetings.

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