News & Public Affairs

Saturday April 19, 2014

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Bestselling author Lisa Bloom's new book takes an inside look at the Trayvon Martin story

Rob Lorei talks with bestselling author and legal analyst for NBC, Lisa Bloom about her new book Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It.

This week marks the second anniversary of the shooting death of an African American teen named Trayvon Martin in Sanford Florida. Bloom covered the trial last year of George Zimmerman for the killing of Martin. She says the prosecution ignored its best evidence, had poorly prepared witnesses and...

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Tom Henderson earned a WMNF Lifetime Achievement Award in April 2010.


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Longtime WMNF bluegrass host Tom Henderson passes away

The WMNF family lost a valued long-time member Wednesday. Tom Henderson, the host of the popular program This is Bluegrass passed away. Tom began programming bluegrass on the radio in the early 1970s.

We interviewed Randy Wind, program director at WMNF about Tom's influence on bluegrass.

"We lost Tom Henderson last night. He was lead bluegrass DJ at WMNF for over 25 years. It's a huge loss for WMNF and for the bluegrass world because Tom is known all over the bluegrass world as one of...

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Decades of Day Work IV Performance in St. Pete

"Decades of Day Work IV" at freefall Theatre February 27

Your Real Stories Productions presents the stories from the real life "help" in "Decades of Day Work IV," February 27, 2014 at 7:00PM at freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Avenue in St. Petersburg. The popular series mixes music, drama, poetry and spoken word to tell the stories of domestic day workers and their employers. This time the show features special guest storyteller, author playwright, Dr. My Haley, widow of Alex Haley and co...

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Sam I Am

Today on Last Call Warren Elly talks with Bay News 9's Republican Political Analyst and Consultant Chris Ingram about the legislature. Unabashed and unapologetic, the Republicans are now bitterly divided. No doubt the GOP leadership will be re-elected, thanks in part to the fumbling Democrats, who are like the hockey team gifted with power play after power play, but still unable to score any goals.

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