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CITIZENS AGAINST PENNY FOR PASCO

02/24/04

Our guest this segment was Bill Bunting, chair of the Pasco County Republican Party. Bill heads a group which is opposed to raising the sales tax in the county to pay for land preservation and infrastructure needs. He appeared in response to a segment last week on WMNF's GREENWAVES program, which featured a supporter of PENNY FOR PASCO.

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QUOTATIONS FROM THE G.O.P

02/24/04

TAKE THEM AT THEIR WORDS co-author Bruce Miller.

Take Them at Their Words: Shocking, Amusing & Baffling Quotations from the G.O.P. and Their Friends 1994-2004 (a new book by Bruce J. Miller with Diana Maio, Introduction by Sidney Blumenthal, cartoons by Mike Luckovich) contains quotes culled from hundreds of newspapers, magazines, web sites, the Congressional Record, Talk Show hosts, television programs, etc--over the past ten years--which reveal a remarkable consensus amongst Republican p...

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PASCO COUNTY BEACH CLOSURES. Mark Antokas

02/24/04

INTRO: With more frequency, the beaches in Pasco County are being closed to the bathing public. Part of this is due to the methods which are being used to test the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and Florida's lakes and rivers. WMNF's Mark Antokas has the story.VOICE: Increasingly, the beaches in Pasco County are being closed due to high levels of fecal coliform bacteria and entrococcus. Captain Rick Hartley, a 25 year veteran of the crabbing industry, discussed the quality of the water while d...

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EARLY VOTING - Mitch Perry

02/23/04

INTRO: Although Florida's Presidential Primary Election isn't until March 9th,

Registered voters in Hillsborough County CAN vote - right now.

That's because the County is once again bringing back Early Voting in Hillsborough County, but this time at more locations than ever before.

In fact, every day leading up to the Primary, there will be a total of 6 locations where citizens registered can vote in the Democratic Presidential Primary....Speaking from one of those sites t...

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NEW DIMENSIONS - LEONARD SHLAIN

02/23/04

INTERVIEW WITH DR. LEONARD SHLAIN, AUTHOR OF "SEX, TIME, AND POWER"

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WILLIE RICKS SPEAKS AT UHURU HOUSE

02/23/04

WILLIE RICKS SPEECH

Since the 1950’s the phrase “Black Power� has been a rallying cry for African-Americans and others with African roots, it’s a call for black people to have the power to control their own lives. The concept of “Black Power�, and the phrase itself became part of an ideological split between leaders like Martin Luther King Jr, who stressed non-violence, and other black leaders, who were calling for more aggressive action to end the legal...

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Women's Show-SUSAN VREELAND, author ,THE FOREST LOVER

02/21/04

It was Emily Carr (1871-1945)-not Georgia O'Keefe or Frida Kahlo-who first blazed a path formodern women artists. Overcoming the confines of late Victorian culure, Carr became a majorforce in modern art. Her boldly original landscapes are praised today for capturing an untamed British Columbia just beforeindstrializationwold change it forever. The FOREST LOVER is a vibrant, suspenseful fictionalportrait of this fiercely independent, multi-talented artist. Though she died in 1945, Carr rem...

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Women's Show-BETTY LADUKE, artist

02/21/04

Betty LaDuke, artist, mother of Winona LaDuke. Betty is a fascinating artist who has travelled all over the world, especially to Africa, to meet women artists and to paint. There is an exhibit of some of her African paintings-From Africa with Love-at the Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala. She will be speaking tomorrow -- a video presentation at 1:30 and a talk at 2:30. Reservations are recommeded for the video and lecture. The exhibit goes through March 28, 2004.

LaDuke began her formal...

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Women's Show-YSAYE BARNWELL, SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK

02/21/04

Sweet Honey will appear in concert tonight, February 21 at 8 p.m. at the Tampa Theatre.

Dr. Ysaye M. Barnwell is a native of New York, now living in Washington, DC where since 1979, she has performed with the internationally acclaimed a cappella quintet, SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK. She is a vocalist with a range of over three octaves and appears on more than twenty-five recordings with Sweet Honey as well as other artists. In her first year with Sweet Honey, she provided leadership in making ...

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HUMAN RIGHTS COFFEEHOUSE AT USF - Aya Batrawy

02/21/04

Friday night at the University of South Florida was a Human Rights Coffee House with over 200 people. The event, put together by the Human Rights organization, Amnesty International, started the night off remembering Professors Sami Al-Arian and Sameeh Hammoudeh. The two Palestinian USF professors were arrested exactly a year ago this past Friday.

Al-Arian’s Defense attorney, Linda Moreno, started the event talking about the conditions Al-Arian and Hammoudeh have been existing unde...

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