Wednesday is International Workers’ Day. A small group of protesters displayed a lighted message over I-275 near 22nd Avenue North in St. Pete saying “Abolish Class Society” in honor of what’s also known as May Day.
“It’s a celebration of the working class and the struggle for the abolition of class distinction.”
That’s Occupy Tampa’s Jake Vigness. May Day is celebrated in 80 countries worldwide as part of an international labor movement. But the Unit...
The City of St. Petersburg will hold an election for Mayor and City Council this year.
The primary is in August, but unlike the 2012 presidential election, there aren’t plans to allow early voting.
That’s gotten groups, like the NAACP, and candidates, like Mayoral hopeful Rick Kriseman, hoping to change the policy.
"First off, my office only recently became aware that the city didn't have early voting for this coming municipal election. I mean, I think that in general the public, ...
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Today we’re going to talk about a vast new energy source that has the potential to make the US energy independent- but it also has the potential to vastly increase the amount of green house gases and destabilize nations.
First one listener comment about yesterday’s segment on the Green Shadow Cabinet. Here’s what one listener had to say.
There’s a huge cache of fossil fuel on the planet-largely untapped.
And a huge portion of t...
Wednesday Hillsborough Commissioners voted to support an alternative to euthanasia for feral cats in county shelters.
Sandra Murman was one of the six commissioners to support TNR, or trapping, neutering and releasing feral animals.
"So, I still have concerns. I still do not believe that this is a fix to the problem and I will be a no vote - probably the only no vote - but I will be leading the cause for the squirrels and the birds and the other indigenous animals who will lose their ...
Community activists are pushing immigration reform for the 11 million undocumented people in the country. During a Republican fundraiser in Lakeland Wednesday, more than a dozen people waved signs calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to support a pathway to citizenship measure introduced in the Senate by Marco Rubio, who was a speaker at the luncheon.
Rubio and 7 of his colleagues in the Senate have formed what people are calling the Gang o...
LAST CALL FOR WEDNESDAY MAY 1ST 2013
Guests: Officer Dan McDonald Tampa Police Liaison to the Homeless and Pastor Tom Atchison of New Beginnings
GOOD AFTERNOON…. YOU’RE LISTENING TO LAST CALL , A LIVE CALL IN SHOW HERE ON WMNF. I’M WARREN ELLY.
OUR TOPIC – HOMELESSNESS- AS TOMORROW MORNING AT TAMPA CITY HALL WE’RE EXPECTING THE ADMINISTRATION TO MOVE ON COMPLAINTS FROM BUSINESS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OVER HOMELESS CAMPING AND AGGRESSIVE PANHANDLING. DOWNTOWN TAMPA AND YBOR CITY TOP ...
Lauren Scheuer—veteran illustrator who maintains the popular blog, “Scratch And Peck,” and author of the new book, “Once Upon A Flock: Life With My Soulful Chickens”—discusses what prompted her to bring a flock of chickens to her home. She described some members of the flock, particularly Lucy, who developed a neurological disease (Marek’s) and later exhibited a strong nesting instinct….going “broody.”
Thousands of parents who rely on a federally funded program for childcare so they can go to work or school may be out of luck next year. Across the board spending cuts known as the sequester are slashing funding by 5% this year. During a press conference in front of a Head Start center in Town ’N’ Country Tuesday, U.S. Representative Kathy Castor called on her colleagues to do something about it.
“Now in Hillsborough County, we [serve thousands](http://www.hillsboroughcounty.org/index.a...
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll speak with Pulitzer Prize winning reporter David Rohde about his new book BEYOND WAR: Reimagining American Influence in a New Middle East (Viking). Rhode has covered U.S. military involvement in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and other parts of the Middle East and South Asia. He was held captive by the Taliban for seven months beginning in 2009.
Later we'll talk with Kevin Zeese who is the Attorney General in a new project-...
Despite objections from some neighbors, a local charity will serve lunch to more than 200 of Tampa’s impoverished and homeless. Trinity Café opened its doors on Nebraska Avenue in the V.M. Ybor neighborhood Tuesday morning at 11:30. More than 100 people were already lined up waiting for a hot meal.
‘These folks are struggling, obviously. Some are homeless. Some are what we refer to as working poor. They’re making tough decisions deciding whether they’re going to eat dinner or pay a b...