News & Public Affairs

search:

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AS A ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT-Andrew Stelzer

04/18/05

A new report detailing how early childhood education provides financial benefit for companies and states is the first building block of a new campaign to gain support for early childhood care and education for economic reasons. WMNFs Andrew Stelzer reports.

ACT-DeLauro “Our country does not have along term strategy for providing childhood care to working parents…� Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro from Connecticut says the situation has been getting worse over the past de...

Be the first to comment

ETTA HULME, CARTOONIST, "WOMAN AS TRAILBLAZER" - Mary Glenney, Women's Show

04/16/05

Woman as Trailblazer – Cartoonist Etta Hulme

Etta Hulme, editorial cartoonist for the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, spoke with Mary from Ft. Worth about her more than 50 years as an editorial cartoonist. Mary also talked with Elaine Miller, producer of the film.

Katherine Denison, Director; Elaine Miller, Producer; and Tanya Weinberger, Production/graphics. Trailblazer: The Editorial Cartoons of Etta Hulme. This is a funny and affectionate look at the work of Etta Hulme, one of only ...

Be the first to comment

JANET GOLDWATER, director of "ROSITA" - Mary Glenney, Women's Show

04/16/05

JANET GOLDWATER, Director. ROSITA tells the story of a nine-year-old Nicaraguan girl who was raped by a neighbor while walking to school and became pregnant. Rosa's parents' struggle to end their young daughter's pregnancy pits them against the medical establishment, the governments of two countries, and the Catholic Church.

The film is part of “Through Women’s Eyes� and will be shown at 6:00 pm Saturday, April 16.

Be the first to comment

KAREN WOODALL, NOW lobbyist-FL legislalture - Mary Glenney, Women's Show

04/16/05

KAREN WOODALL, lobbyist for Florida NOW, Florida A.C.O.R.N. and League of Women Voters Florida. In addition to being a NOW member and a candidate for the Florida House in 2000, Karen is a lobbyist with 22 years of experience in budgetary and poverty issues, a provider of legislative/advocacy training to community-based organizations, part-time coordinator of a statewide health network, and was Executive Director of Florida IMPACT from 1980-1990. She also was a volunteer lobbyist for farm wo...

Be the first to comment

ANGELA BONAVOGLIA, "GOOD CATHOLIC GIRLS" - Mary Glenney, Women's Show

04/16/05

ANGELA BONAVOGLIA, writer on women’s issues and Church reform. Author of Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are leading the Fight to Change the Church. “With the very sad passing of Pope John Paul II, the Catholic Church is at a critical crossroads,� says Bonavoglia. “Because of John Paul’s conservatism and his nomination of all but a handful of the cardinals who will choose his successor, Catholics face the likelihood of a new Pope even more committed to an all-...

Be the first to comment

THE WMNF ARAB MUSLIM SHOW - Radioactivity

04/15/05

THE WMNF ARAB MUSLIM SHOW VOL. III. hosts Samar Jarrah and Ahmed Bedier interviewed two scholars on the topic of Western misconceptions about Islam, political change in the Middle East and the pending Israeli pullout from the Gaza Strip. NASEER ARURI http://www.tari.org author of the book "The Obstruction of Peace," Aruri is chancellor professor emeritus of political science at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

Dr. Jamal Badawi is the director of the Islamic Informatio...

Be the first to comment

TERRY NEAL CASE - Mitch Perry

04/14/05

A Hillsborough County Judge today ruled that members of the Tampa City Council DO have to give depositions in the trespassing case against activist Terry Neal.

But the Judge, Joelle Ober ruled that Councilmembers could do so by telephone, and not be ordered into Court…

City Attorney David Smith argued in Judge Ober’s Court this morning against having Council members provide sworn testimony…..He returned to the City Council meeting to inform the Council that...

Be the first to comment

TAMPA CITY COUNCIL WANTS TO PREVENT CLOSURE OF MACDILL AFB - Mitch Perry

04/14/05

Today at the Tampa City Council, the Iorio Administration took another step towards what they hope will help preserve MacDill Air Force Base from being considered for closure later this year.

Next month the The Federal Government begins BRAC- the Base Realignment and Closure Process…..Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will make closure recommendations to the Commission…The Commission will then deliver its recommendations to the President in September, where he will appro...

Be the first to comment

THE UNINSURED IN AMERICA - Radioactivity

04/14/05

THE UNINSURED IN AMERICA: Life and Death in the Land of Opportunity. Reaching beyond statistics and prevalent assumptions, the new book Uninsured in America goes to the heart of why more than forty million Americans are falling through the cracks in the health care system, and what it means for society as a whole when so many people suffer the consequences of inadequate medical care. Based on interviews with 120 uninsured men and women and dozens of medical providers, policymakers, and advoc...

Be the first to comment

TONI JENNINGS ON CHILD ABUSE-Andrew Stelzer

04/13/05

There were 100,000 reported cases of child abuse in Florida in 2004. Today was the annual Child abuse Awareness luncheon, held by Joshua House, a local residence for abused children. Don Wallace is with Lazy Days RV center, the main sponsor of the annual fundraising luncheon

ACT “I didn’t sleep well last night…cause I was thinking about what those kids go through to have the people that all of us love abuse you how much shame they grow up with they feel like they...

Be the first to comment

Healthy State Local Journalism Center