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Governor Crist speaks with students at USF St. Pete listen

04/09/10 Arielle Stevenson
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Despite a major education vote on Capitol Hill, Gov. Charlie Crist took time to speak with students last night at USF St. Petersburg.

USF St. Petersburg students enrolled in St. Petersburg Times columnist Howard Troxler’s Florida Politics class were treated to a personal discussion with Crist. Crist’s decisions are often the topics of heated debates every Thu...

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What's the cause of the tense political dialogue in the country right now?

04/08/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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With death threats made to members of Congress and evidence that some people are moved to anger by what they are seeing on television- today we are going to open the phones and talk about the deteriorating political dialogue in this country.

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Kendrick Meek, Candidate for US Senate

04/06/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Our guest on the first part of today's program is south Florida Congressman Kendrick Meek. He is running for the Democratic nomination for US Senate. He joins us now via cell phone; he's on I-95 driving up to a campaign appearance on Florida's east coast.

FMI http://www.kendrickmeek.com

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The Supreme Court gives greater power to corporations and unions to influence elections

01/28/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Last night in his State of the Union address, President Obama said last week's ruling removing campaign spending limits on corporations and unions would "open the floodgates for special interests, including foreign corporations" to influence elections.

Siting in the audience, Justice Samuel Alito, who was in the majority in the opinion, shook his head at the President's statement.

Joining us now is attorney David Cobb who is with a group called [MoveToAmend.org](http://www.movetoamend....

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Responses to Supreme Court reversal of corporate election spending ban

01/26/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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On today's show we'll discuss last Thursday's decision by the US Supreme Court granting freedom to corporations to spend money on behalf of candidates during an election.

Last Thursday, the US Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on independent corporate expenditures in Citizen's United v FEC. Before Citizens United, corporations were not allowed to spend money from their general treasuries to call for the election or defeat of federal candidates close to Election Day, even if they ...

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Haitian community in Manatee County responds to earthquake tragedy

01/21/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good afternoon, welcome to WMNF's Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll discuss today's Supreme Court decision giving more power to corporations to influence elections. We'll also talk with some local activists who are addressing the needs of Haiti after last week's disastrous earthquake. But first some listener comments about yesterday's program, including comments about moving money out of big banks and the controversy over gay marriage.

Our first guests today are Mesack Dieudonn...

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Ralph Nader, consumer advocate and candidate

12/17/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Ralph Nader, the consumer advocate who has run for president several times, has written a new book called Only the Super Rich Can Save Us! (Seven Stories).

Nader talked with host Rob Lorei about the current health care debate in Washington, the bank bailout, the mortgage crisis, the troop surge in Afghanistan, the power of special interests in Washington and the prospects for grassroots reform trumping corporate power.

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Job fair for veterans in downtown Tampa. listen

12/03/09 Joshua Lee Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Seeing combat oversees can be a challenge, but for many veterans, finding a job is a battle that is just as hard to wage. A group called Recruit Military held a job fair for veterans this morning at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts to help veterans get work.

About 300 unemployed veterans were expected to attend a job fair in downtown Tampa today. RecruitMilitary is veteran-owned-and-operated military-to-civilian recr...

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Bulls Radio kicks off college station on WMNF HD-2 listen

09/04/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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This week WMNF is kicking off its partnership with the student radio station at the University of South Florida. Bulls Radio is now being broadcast on WMNF’s second digital channel. From 1pm until 2pm today, Bulls Radio student DJs broadcast from the WMNF studios on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Tampa.

Afterward, we spoke with Brendan Collett, Bulls Radio Business Director. He’s a junior majoring in public relations. “We’re...

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Tribute to Vicki Santa

12/13/08 Mary Glenney and Arlene Engelhardt
From A Woman's Point of View
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Music and spoken words in tribute to the death of longtime station manager, Vicki Santa.

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