St. Pete officials are moving forward with plans to build a new pier despite objections and a probable referendum. During a meeting Thursday, city council members approved more than $800,000 in scaled-back funding for the next design phase for the Lens.
Two weeks ago, city council put off deciding whether or not to allocate $1.5 million for the next step in replacing St. Pete’s iconic inverted pyramid. Instead, they asked for the funding request to be broken down into how the money would...
Good Afternoon, welcome to the Last Call, I’m your host, Janelle Irwin. Alvaro Montealegre is our engineer. We’ll be opening up the phone lines to take your calls. Today we’ll be talking about Red Light Cameras.
An investigative report released this week by Noah Pransky of Channel 10 news shows that the Florida Department of Transportation changed its rules on yellow light intervals in 2011 to be less than federal recommendations. Just a half second reduction in the length of time a lig...
Rob Lorei speaks with the parents of two teenagers who were allegedly murdered in cold blood by a secret Patriot group within the US military. Take a listen to this emotional and detailed account of their story .
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The murders took place near Fort Stewart Army base in Southeast Georgia.
Civilian prosecutors allege that four members of a right wing group killed 19 year old Michael Roark- a former member of the group and his 17 year old girlfriend Tiffany York ...
Seven Tampa residents lined up in Tampa City Council Chambers Thursday to speak in support of a proposed noise ordinance. The ordinance passed its first reading and would enforce “steep” punishments for drivers who blast car stereos.
Drivers whose music is audible from 50 feet away would face an initial fine of $250. The first draft of the ordinance only allowed officers to enforce the noise ordinance during the night and early morning. After hearing from members of the public, like Betty ...
A water boil alert that went out to more than a half million Tampa residents in February was the result of a domino effect of electrical problems that all started with a squirrel chewing through a power line. The power outage meant part of the city’s water supply could have been tainted and left residents and restaurants scrounging for bottled water and ice for 37 hours.
During a Tampa City Council meeting Thursday, Brad Baird, director of the city’s water department laid out a half mil...
A group opposing plans for a new St. Petersburg Pier delivered more than 20,000 petitions to City Hall Wednesday to force a referendum in August. During a press conference calling on city council to stop spending money on the project until after the election, Fred Whaley responded to claims by critics that it’s not hard to get that many people to sign a petition.
“What it’s hard to do is get 20,000 of them to do it and I guess it was a daunting task that we didn’t realize how long it woul...
Today on Radioactivity, host Rob Lorei took a closer look into the investigation on the IRS for its scrutiny of the Tea Party. His guest, a Tea Party media spokesperson went into further detail about the party's stance on the report. The show also touched on the role of the IRS during the Bush administration and how they went after peace, civil rights and environmental groups.
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[The Los Angeles Times is reporting this morning](http://www.latimes.com/news/nati...
Warren Elly takes an in-depth look into the gun crisis and its presence in Florida. Listen to his discussion with investigative reporter Eric Barton.
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Today… It is perhaps the single most divisive issue in America – GUNS.
Driven by the slaughter of young school children, multiple public opinion polls said that Americans by a wide margin favor tougher background checks for gun ownership.
A Congressional majority, perhaps persuaded by ideology or the threat of ...
Regional planners are looking at ways to revamp an important urban corridor along Hillsborough Avenue in East Tampa. Tuesday at the Cyrus Green Recreational Center some 20 people gathered to listen to a progress report and offer their suggestions.
The Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization, or MPO, commissioned a study on traffic congestion and safety. It identified the East Hillsborough Avenue corridor as an area with motorized and non-motorized...
The Florida Legislature is still taking heat from people who want to see the state’s Medicaid system expanded under the federal healthcare law. The House’s failure to approve a plan that would have covered 1.2 million Floridians using federal dollars was the center of debate during a Suncoast Tiger Bay Club luncheon today in Pinellas County. State Representative Larry Ahern, a Republican, defended the House’s proposal.
"Because the House proposed a plan. We had a solution. But to comp...