St. Petersburg residents have to pay $45 a year if they want their recyclables picked up curbside. The League of Women Voters of St. Petersburg wants to change that. Karen Coale, the chapter’s president, will kick off an effort called the People’s Trash Monday night at Studio@620 in downtown.
"It is a new campaign for this year that's kicking off tonight. The League of Women Voter's is probably most known for our voter registration and voter education but we also look at issues; natio...
Good morning, welcome to radioactivity. Coming up- scientists at the University of South Florida have discovered a new material that can capture carbon dioxide- it might lead to a way to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere….
And later we’ll hear what Colonel Lawrence Wilkinson said to The Alliance for a Responsible Cuba Policy Foundation conference this past weekend…..
From a USF press release earlier this month: "Chemists at the University of South Florida and King A...
For more than 50 years the U.S. Government has severely limited trade and travel with Cuba, but there’s a growing movement to restore the US-Cuba relationship. WMNF’s Lenka Davis reports from a seminar Saturday in Ybor City hosted by Alliance For Responsible Cuban Policy Foundation, dedicated to restoring trade and diplomatic relations with Cuba, and by Center for International Policy.
Panelists urged the U.S. embargo on Cuba be lifted and diplomatic, economic and scientific relations be r...
In 2009 attorney Lynne Stewart was sentenced to a ten year federal prison sentence for material support of terrorism. She originally got 28 months, but the government appealed the sentence. Stewart’s offense was to issue a press release on behalf of her client Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman.
Her advocates are asking for her release because she has stage 4 breast cancer.
Lynne Stewart spoke in St. Petersburg in April 2005.
Stewart's husband, Ralph Poynter, chair...
Good morning, Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today we’ll get an update from the country of Nicaragua. For much of the 1980’s it was at the center of a debate over US foreign policy. And later—the slow money movement. One of it’s leaders is in Sarasota today- we’ll talk with him in the second half of the show.
But first- two listener comments about yesterday’s program. Yesterday for part of the program we discussed the tenth anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq.—And wh...
Twin Bills in the Florida legislature would create a series of rules meant to keep third party ticket sellers like StubHub from charging too much for tickets, buying too many or setting up confusing websites, among other things.
But another set of twin bills would establish tickets as private property and would keep third party sellers safe from regulations.
The Straz Center is advocating for more rules and tougher enforcement of third party sellers, but says doing so would not take rig...
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Later we'll talk about the tenth anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq.
But first- after paddling, riding and walking 1,000 miles in 100 days last year as part of the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team, a member of the team conservation photographer Carlton Ward Jr. will give a talk tonight at 6:30PM the Florida History Center in downtown Tampa.
It's part of the Tampa Bay History Center's Florida Conversations Lecture Series.
The City of St. Pete will continue depositing its money into a Bank of America account for at least another year. The 5-3 decision came after council member Steve Kornell complained the bank isn’t being a good corporate partner.
A citizen recently complained to Kornell that Bank of America is breaking some terms of the National Mortgage Settlement. The $25 billion agreement protects homeowners from being foreclosed on if they are trying to secure a loan modification. It also creates othe...
Dennis Jett was the U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique and Peru in the 1990's. He's now a professor of Intl. Relations at Penn State, and he spoke about President Obama's trip to Israel, what the U.S. may do if Syria is found to have used chemical weapons, and his thoughts on the Iraq war.
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll hear part two of our live tax advice program Three CPA's join us today: Phil Scheidt, Andy Mason and Robin Hittchens. They all practice locally and are here to give you some advice about filling out your federal income taxes. This is a live show and we are waiting for your calls and e-mails.