News & Public Affairs08/01/05
Laird Schaub lives in an intentional community (Sand Hill Farm, Missouri). He's involved in the Fellowship for Intentional Communities which is sponsoring a national conference in a few weeks at the Twin Oaks community in Virginia. (email@example.com; 540-894-5126)Be the first to comment
Peter Bane, the editor of THE PERMACULTURE ACTIVIST MAGAZINE joined WMNF for this segment to discuss the idea of permaculture. A central theme in permaculture is the design of ecological landscapes that produce food. Emphasis is placed on multi-use plants, cultural practices such as sheet mulching and trellising, and the integration of animals to recycle nutrients and graze weeds. However, permaculture entails much more than just food production. Energy-efficient buildings, waste water treatm...Be the first to comment
1-hour show with host, Tavis Smiley.Be the first to comment
Sunday Forum host, Otis Anthony, speaks with attorney Reggie Mitchell in discussing the nomination of John Roberts to the Supreme Court. Reggie Mitchell is a representative of the People for the American way.Be the first to comment
Edna Buchanan, crime novelist, author of Shadows, the second in the Cold Case Squad series. She covered the police beat for the Miami Herald for 18 years. Calvin Trillin said in his profile of Edna Buchanan, "In Miami, a few figures are regularly discussed by first She talked about her background, her early trip to Miami Beach and falling in love with the area. She always loved to read and decided at age 4 that she wanted to be a writer. She hated school, but was encouraged to write by ...Be the first to comment
Save Energy? Bring Gas Prices Down?
Karen Wayland, Legislative Director, Natural Resources Defense Council. Mary talked with Karen about the new Energy Bill. Does it have a long range approach to dealing with alternative energy sources and conservation necessary with limited oil reserves? Is nuclear an option? What really is in the energy bill, and perhaps more importantly, what is not? Although it has already passed the House and will probably pass in the Senate today, it is still i...Be the first to comment
John Roberts Ã¢â¬â Friend or Foe?
Judith Schaeffer, Deputy Legal Director, People for the American Way. Judith talked with Mary about John Roberts record, particularly during his tenure as Deputy Solicitor General during the Bush 41 administration. They focused on the political decisions he made as Deputy Solicitor General, citing cases and writings that demonstrate his positions. Judith explained what the Solicitor GeneralÃ¢â¬â¢s office does and how John RobertsÃ¢â¬â¢ personal p...Be the first to comment
Kickback with Donna Klein
Donna Klein, Singer/Songwriter. Well-known and popular Tampa Bay area singer/songwriter, Donna is leaving this area and moving to Michigan. Join us for some relaxation and a farewell tribute to this singer/songwriter who has entertained us with her music and supported so many musicians in Tampa Bay. Hear selections from her new CD, Ã¢â¬ÅSail Beyond the Sunset.Ã¢â¬?
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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY COMMISSION CUTS FUNDING FOR PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT SEXUALITY AND DISEASE PREVENTION07/29/05
The Hillsborough County Commission voted yesterday to cut funding to Source Teen Theater, a program in which teens teach other youth about issues of sexuality, drug prevention, gang activity and family violence. Hillsborough County Commissioner Rhonda Storms led the effort to cut the program. She told the president of the sponsoring group, Planned Parenthood of Southwest Florida, that she was "prolife and you're not." Barbara Zdravecky, president of PPSWF, was our guest for this segment. She ...Be the first to comment
At the request of Hillsborough county commissioner Rhonda Storms, the commission decided yesterday to eliminate funding for a teen educational program sponsored by Planned Parenthood. Planned parenthood wanted the commission to give them almost 40,000 dollars over the next 2 years to fund Source Teen Theatre. The program, which teaches teenagers about drugs, sex, gangs and family violence has been funded intermittently by the county over the past few years. Barbara Dravecky is the presiden...Be the first to comment