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THE HIPPOCRATES INSTITUTE

12/08/03

Brian Clements (author LIVING FOOD FOR OPTIMUM HEALTH) used to be overweight, and a heavy smoker of both cigarettes and marijuana. In the last 30 years he's reformed - lost weight and given up smoking altogether. Now he's the co-director of the Hippocrates Institute in West Palm Beach which advocates a healthy lifestyle as a way to build the immune system. The organization uses a raw food, organic diet, psychology, herbs, exercise and supplements as a way to boost the body's natural disease-f...

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Women's Show - ROBERT PERKS, Environment Activist, NRDC

12/06/03

Special guests on the Women's Show - "From a Woman's Point of View" - this Saturday, December 6th. Robert Perks, environmental analyst with NRDC and Susan Jeffers, Ph.D., motivational speaker and author of Embracing Uncertainty: Breakthrough Methods for Achieving Peace of Mind When Facing the Unknown.

         Robert Perks.  Robert Perks of the Natural Resources Defense Council discusses how the Bush administration, in catering to industries that put America's health and natural herit...
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Women's Show - SUSAN JEFFERS, PhD, Embracing Fear

12/06/03

Special guests on the Women's Show - "From a Woman's Point of View" - this Saturday, December 6th. Robert Perks, environmental analyst with NRDC and Susan Jeffers, Ph.D., motivational speaker and author of Embracing Uncertainty: Breakthrough Methods for Achieving Peace of Mind When Facing the Unknown. Susan Jeffers, PhD.. Susan Jeffers is the international renowned author of many best-selling books including Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, Feel the Fear...and Beyond and many other boo...

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Women's Show - CRIS WILLIAMSON, singer/songwriter

12/06/03

See entry for November 22.

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AIDS WALK - Richard Peacock

12/06/03

Intro: On Saturday, HIV/AIDS support groups, as well as family and friends of people infected with HIV and AIDS, gathered in Tampa’s Al Lopez Park for Worlds AIDS Day, an annual event held around the world. WMNF reporter Richard Peacock has a report on the local effort to make people aware of HIV/AIDS problems.

This past Saturday, about 500 people got together Al Lopez Park in Tampa to commemorate the annual Worlds Aids Day.

The event was held to bring attention to the damaging e...

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BRIBERY ON THE FLOOR OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES?

12/04/03

SEVERAL COLUMNISTS IN RECENT DAYS HAVE SUGGESTED THAT SUPPORTERS OF THE MEDICARE OVERHAUL MAY HAVE USED BRIBES TO WIN VOTES-DURING THE DEBATE NOVEMBER 21ST AND 22ND. COLUMNIST ROBERT NOVAK WROTE ABOUT IT LAST WEEK AND OUR GUEST, SLATE.COM COLUMNIST TIMOTHY NOLAN WROTE ABOUT THE BRIBERY ALLEGATIONS THIS WEEK.

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CUBAN NATIONALS HELD AS POLITICAL PRISONERS IN U.S.?

12/04/03

Gloria LaRiva is the national co-ordinator for the Free The Cuban Five Committee. The group is challenging the U.S. government's arrest of five Cuban nationals back in 1998 in south Florida. They were charged with conspiracy to commit espionage. But their supporters say the five were not spying on the U.S. government but were engaged in monitoring right-wing Cuban exile groups that were planning terrorism against Cuba. Backers say the five broke no laws and engaged in no violence in their mon...

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Marathon-ROBERT PERKS, Environmental Analyst NRDC

12/03/03

Mary Glenney interviews Robert Perks of the Natural Resources Defense Council discusses how the Bush administration, in catering to industries that put America's health and natural heritage at risk, threatens to do more damage to our environmental protections than any other in U.S. history. Robert Kennedy, jr., of NRDC wrote an extensive article, "Crimes Against Nature" about the Bush environmental record in "Rolling Stone". Check it out at: http://www.rollingstone.com/features/nationalaff...

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SEEDS OF DECEPTION

12/02/03

Interview with the book's author, Jeffrey M. Smith. IT’S NOT WIDELY KNOWN - BUT MUCH OF THE FOOD WE BUY IN GROCERY STORES HERE IN THE U.S. IS GENETICALLY MODIFIED. IN MANY CASES GENES FROM ONE SPECIES ARE TRANSFERRED INTO A TOTALLY DIFFERENT SPECIES. EUROPE HAS VERY RESTRICTIVE POLICIES ON GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS. OUR GUEST JEFFREY SMITH HAS WRITTEN A NEW BOOK CALLED SEEDS OF DECEPTION. IN IT HE CLAIMS THAT GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS ARE UNSAFE. HE SAYS THE GIANT CORPORATIONS WH...

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BELMONT HEIGHTS LITTLE LEAGUE - Kim Farley

12/01/03

This morning a press conference was held to announce the renovation of the Belmont Heights Little League baseball fields. Those in attendance included representatives from the City of Tampa, Lowe’s Home Centers Inc., Little League International, and the Devil Rays. WMNF’s Kim Farley reports……

The day was, as Mayor Iorio termed it, “perfect baseball weather.� With no clouds and a slight breeze the ceremony was underway at 11 am this morning.

The re...

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