The city of St. Petersburg doesn’t offer free curbside recycling to residents; some community-based groups are pulling together to change that. The League of Women Voters of St. Petersburg has hired a consultant to look into the feasibility of universal curbside recycling in the city. The group’s president, Karen Coale, announced the results during a press conference in front of City Hall Tuesday morning.
“Curbside recycling is the norm throughout all of the other 49 populated cities i...
Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said this morning there were 176 casualties, 17 of them in critical condition, and three fatalities from yesterday’s bombings near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
President Barack Obama said today the deadly bombings were an act of terrorism but investigators do not know if they were carried out by an international or domestic organization, or perhaps by an individual.
"This was a heinous and cowardly act. And given what we now know about ...
Monday non-married couples in Pinellas were able to sign up for the county’s new domestic partner registry. The four different branches of the Clerk of Courts were prepared for a large influx of registrations, but the rush didn’t occur.
By the end of yesterday, fewer than ten couples had signed up on the first day of countywide registration. Rod Tabler, manager of the Saint Petersburg branch office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, said he wasn’t surprised ...
Pat Kemp interviews Rick Outzen, the publisher and editor of the Independent News in Pensacola. Outzen has written about Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature ‘s attempts to privatize health care in Florida’s prisons.
People who disagree on how to make the federal tax structure better agree that something needs to be done. Republican member of Congress Vern Buchanan hosted a panel discussion in Sarasota last week to stir debate over how to best collect the nation’s tax revenue.
“The world has changed. We’ve got to do everything we can to empower our small businesses, medium size businesses, our pass through entities to make sure that they can compete, not just here, but in the world.”
A traffic accident early this morning may get blamed on a demonstration on U.S. 301 over I-4 may. Tax day protesters lined the overpass with light up signs demonizing big corporations for not paying their fair share of taxes.
Back-lit posters spelled out the words ‘U paid more taxes than Verizon.’ The group of a dozen activists wanted to send a message to people on their Monday morning commute to work that wealthy corporations exploit tax loopholes. Just as activists were about to swit...
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei.
Today is the deadline for individuals to file their federal income tax returns…. We’ll talk with a tax protestor in a moment.
Later—there are several protests around the bay area today—and hundreds more around the country- calling on corporations to pay their fair share of taxes—we’ll talk with someone who is taking part in a protest against corporate tax avoidance…
Our first guest is peace activist Ed Hedemann who on moral g...
Wealthy corporations have access to tax loopholes that many individuals and small businesses can’t get. Tax Day protests on both sides of the bay this morning had activists lashing out at what they call tax evaders.
About a dozen activists in Tampa were up before the sun to light up the U.S. 301 overpass over I-4. Back-lit posters spelled out the words ‘U paid more taxe$ than Verizon’.
“You and I are paying taxes and all these huge corporations are not paying taxes.”
That’s a Tam...
We started today’s show with Phil Hughes, Account Manager for Creative Recycling. They recycle all kinds of electronic equipment and small appliances—excluding large white goods such as refrigerators and stoves. The WMNF Radio Station, located at 1210 E Martin Luther King Blvd., is temporarily a drop-off point for Creative to pick up your used electronic devices. This ends April 22, Earth Day.
We spent the rest of the hour with Paul Zamoda with the [Tampa...
Since this report, the casualty figures have been upgraded to 3 killed and more than 100 injured.
Two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon. Authorities said two people were killed and at least 23 others injured in a terrifying scene of broken glass, smoke and severed limbs. Police said a third blast rocked the John F. Kennedy Library several miles away and more than an hour later, but no injuries were reported. A senior U.S. intelligence official sa...