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Help with Federal Income Tax Forms Part 2

03/20/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: taxes, wmnf

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Today WMNF will continue to answer your questions about filling out your federal income tax forms this year. We'll have three CPAs in the studio, Phil Scheidt, Kim Lee, Andy Mason who will take your phone calls and answer your e-mail questions. Tune in at 11AM March 19 and 20. Call in with your questions at 813-238-8001 and e-mail your tax question to dj@wmnf.org.

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World-renowned authority on Ireland's Great Hunger discusses the Irish Famine and new book takes a closer look into the the slave industry listen

03/20/14 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Tags: CHRISTINE KEALY, GREG GRANDIN

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This week on From a Woman’s POV:

CHRISTINE KEALY, world-renowned authority on Ireland's Great Hunger, professor of history and Irish studies at Quinnipiac University joins the show. Kinealy will serve as director of the newly created Ireland's Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac, which will be as a scholarly resource for the study of the Great Hunger. Kinealy is a noted author of seven books on the Great Hunger, including "This Great Calamity: The Irish Famine 1845-52, which was n...

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50 years of Florida Reporting with Lucy Morgan listen

03/19/14 Warren Elly with Chris Mitchell & Chris Ingram
Last Call Wednesday
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Tags: Lucy Morgan, Tampa Bay Times, Florida Legislature, Ron Word, Ruben Askew

Today on the Last Call, Warren Elly interviews Pulitzer Prize winning Florida Journalist, Lucy Morgan of the Tampa Bay Times whose 50 year career exposing greed, political double-dealing and the antics of lobbyists is the stuff of legend in Tallahassee. The kind of Journalism, we so desperately need more of these days in Florida.

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Help with Federal Income Tax Forms Part 1

03/19/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Tags: taxes, wmnf, CPA

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Today and tomorrow WMNF will answer your questions about filling out your federal income tax forms this year. We'll have three CPAs in the studio, Phil Scheidt, Lee Hewitt and Malcolm Hayes who will take your phone calls and answer your e-mail questions. Tune in at 11AM March 19 and 20. Call in with your questions at 813-238-8001 and e-mail your tax question to dj@wmnf.org.

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Labor activists allege wage theft at fast food chains listen

03/18/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Tags: McDonald's, wage theft, minimum wage, labor unions, labor

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Labor activists in Tampa are taking aim at fast food restaurants they say aren’t paying employees fairly. The debate over minimum wage is still raging, but now workers are worried about something else – wage theft. Yves Higgins is a former part time employee at McDonald's.

“Now I don’t have a way to help my mother pay her bills and it looks like our water is going to be cut off.”

That’s because he says the McDonald's at the corner of Bearss and Florida Avenue didn’t pay him for about f...

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Workshop in Tampa explores jobs in the booming Cannabis industry listen

03/18/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Tags: Cannabis Career Institute, Robert Calkin

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Today Radioactivity welcomes Robert Calkin, President and Founder of the Cannabis Career Institute, who is back in Tampa this weekend to conduct a one day workshop about jobs and investment opportunities in the booming cannabis industry. He is a cannabis expert, a pro-marijuana activist. The workshop will be held on Saturday, March 22, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5312 Avion Park Drive,Tampa.

The following article, [The Landscape-Scarring, Energy-Sucking, Wildlife-Killing Reality of Pot Fa...

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What will EPA rules for coal ash mean for Florida? listen

03/17/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tags: EarthJustice, coal, coal ash, EPA

A recent spill of toxic coal ash from a Duke Energy storage pond polluted a North Carolina river and has people concerned about the safe storage and disposal of the waste product of burning coal.

Florida has dozens of coal ash ponds and landfills and there are no regulations specific to the waste product. That is, until later this year when the EPA is required to finalize the first-ever coal ash regulations.

WMNF’s Seán Kinane interviewed Jared Saylor, campaign director at [EarthJustic...

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The real history of Irish Americans listen

03/17/14 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Tags: Bill Bigelow, Irish Americans.

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Today on Last Call, Rob Lorei speaks with Bill Bigelow, curriculum editor of Rethinking Schools and the co-director of the Zinn Education Project about an article he wrote discussing the real history of Irish Americans that is often lost in history textbooks.

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Discussion of Crimea & Canadian VS. U.S. health care

03/17/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)

Tags: Crimea, Canadian and US health care systems

Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei opens the phone lines to discuss the news surrounding Crimea, Ukraine, Russia and the U.S.

Later, the show compares the Canadian and US health care systems.

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Green & LEED Building listen

03/17/14 Jon Butts
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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Tags: sustainable living, wmnf, LEED, green buildings

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On today’s WMNF 88.5 FM Sustainable Living Program we talked about Green Buildings. Our first guest recently wrote an article in the Home Power Magazine titled “The Living Building Challenge". Juliet Grable states that LBC goes beyond US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Standards. We also had local accredited professional LEED Architect John Garland talk more about the LEED process and some of the projects he’s been involved in. John works for RO...

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