News & Public Affairs03/20/03
Women in Black, an international peace organization, gathered at Pioneer Park in St. Petersburg today to hold a silent vigil opposing the war in Iraq. WMNFâ€™s Amy Snider has the story.
Between the sparkling waters filled with luxury boats and the upscale shops along Beach Drive in St. Petersburg, 13 women, 4 men, a child and a baby held hands and stood in a circle, surrounding a small wooden casket adorned with black roses. Most of the participants wore black, despite the heat. Many ...Be the first to comment
Interview with Mrs. Jehan Sadat, widow of Egyptian President, Anwar Sadat. Mrs. Sadat is coming to the area to address a woman's group in St. Petersburg. She discussed the war with Iraq, the mood in Egypt and prospects for a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Be the first to comment
Accountants Malcolm Hayes, Lee Hewitt and Phil Scheidt answer listeners' tax questions.Be the first to comment
Accountants Phil Scheidt, Andy Mason and Sarah Wilhite help listeners with tax questions.Be the first to comment
Today, at Legends Field in Tampa, there was a mobilization farewell ceremony for the 317th Military Police Battalion and the 810th Military Police company
the ceremony began with the bringing in of the colors, the American flag and the flag of the US Army. Following that there was the singing of the National Anthem by Melanie Boulay, then a prayer by Army chaplain Stanley Puckett.
United States congressman Jim Davis was the first of many speakers to address the troops and their familie...Be the first to comment
THE PREVIEW FORUM: ETHNICITY AND RACE IN A CHANGING AMERICA. Mary Berglund, president of the St. Petersburg League of Women Voters and League member Dwight Lawton dropped by to discuss next Tuesday's forum. It's a new national media initiative/dialogue designed to bring together journalists and the communities they cover for a deliberative conversation. The event coincides with a series of documentaries on WEDU regarding the changing demographics in the United States.Be the first to comment
Steve Hindi, founder of S.H.A.R.K.: Showing Animals Respect and Kindness. Hindi is a former hunter who joined the animal rights movement and founded SHARK in 1993 after becoming outraged at the practice of pigeon shoots. He was in Tampa to attend the Compassion For Animals Action Symposium.Be the first to comment
Peace March on Bayshore Boulevard. . . organizer Patricia Massari discussed why she opposes a war with Iraq and her views on the military, peace rallies and activism.Be the first to comment
Tuesday and Wednesday, February 25th and 26th. . . interviews with candidates for Tampa City Council. All of the candidates in contested races in the March 4th election were called on February 20th and invited to either tape or do a live 9 minute, unedited interview. The following candidates took part: Carole Mehlman, Gwendolyn Miller, Kelly Benjamin, Joe Robinson, Linda Saul-Sena, John Dingfelder, Gene Wells, Ali Akbar, Andrew Baker, Kevin White and Joe Redner.Be the first to comment
Meditation expert Rick Lewis, author of the book YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT.Be the first to comment