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.
Hillsborough County Commissioners unanimously agreed to start planning how to improve transit during a meeting today in downtown. Despite more than a dozen speakers who were in favor of multi-modal transit, Commissioner Victor Crist said his vote doesn't necessarily mean he will support rail.
“I’m going to be judging them solely on the ROI – the return on investment. I’m going to be looking at whether or not it remained an objective process. I’m going to be scrutinizing it very closel...
The Hillsborough County Commission approved a packet of legal documents put together by Al Higginbotham in lieu of a domestic partnership registry that was struck down last month. Higginbotham said the intent was to provide all people - not just people in relationships - easy and affordable access to rights which are already guaranteed by state statutes.
"You could put these into a single booklet, if you will. Available in libraries, law libraries, county libraries, maybe on the website...
St. Petersburg City Council member Steve Kornell will ask his board members not to renew a contract with Bank of America because he worries some homeowners are being mistreated by the "too big to fail" bank.
Kornell is also backing a measure to use a local bank for some of the city's business.
Right now credit unions are off the table because a state law prohibits local governments to bank with them.
Jared Ross, vice president of governmental affairs for the League of Southeastern ...
Hillsborough County commissioners will workshop ideas on how to spend money allocated as a result of the 2010 Gulf oil disaster. It’s not known yet how much money will be allocated to Florida and individual counties for restoration projects because litigation with BP over damages is still happening. Commissioner Les Miller said the eight counties most affected by the oil spill will get the most money, but other gulf coast counties, like Hillsborough, will still get some of the funding.
Tampa celebrated Women’s History Month Tuesday morning at the Tampa Convention Center.
Catherine Barja, who was the first woman elected to Tampa City Council, was awarded the Josephine Howard Stafford Memorial Award.
Emcee Erica Riggins, a Bay News 9 anchor, noted some recent achievements of women.
"Since last year's celebration women have achieved many signif...
It’s been three months since the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting that claimed the lives of 20 first graders but the tragedy is still fresh on the minds of Hillsborough County school officials. During a school board workshop Tuesday, the Tampa Police Department shared a graphic police training video.
Sorrowful music played over a series of photos from various school shootings. That includes images of the Columbine High School gunmen dead in a pool of their own blood. Tampa Police t...
Ten years ago, the United States invaded Iraq under the pretense that the nation was harboring Al-Qaeda and weapons of mass destruction. Tuesday, fifteen peace activists including Veterans for Peace organizer Jay D. Alexander protested the invasion and occupation just a mile and a half from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa.
“We staged an immoral and illegal invasion of that country ten years ago.”
He wasn’t the only who felt deceived by the actions of the U.S. military. Walt Seely, a ...
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Today we'll hear part one of our annual tax advice show. Today we'll take your phone calls and e-mail questions about filling out your federal income tax forms. Our panel members are three certified public accountants: Phil Scheidt, Lee Hewitt and Malcolm Hayes.
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. The web site Politico.com is reporting that "The Republican National Committee concedes in a sprawling report Monday that the GOP is seen as the party of “stuffy old men” and needs to change its ways.
Among the RNC’s proposed fixes: enacting comprehensive immigration reform, addressing middle-class economic anxieties head on and condensing a presidential primary process that saw Mitt Romney get battered for m...