News & Public Affairs12/27/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
Dolphins living in the Gulf of Mexico near Louisiana are in poor and sometimes grave health following the 2010 BP oil disaster. That’s based on a study released last week conducted by researchers from various governmental and private groups.
The study looked at 32 dolphins in Barataria Bay off the coast of the southeast tip of Louisiana. Of those, 29 were examined by ultrasound and lab tests. According to the study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, nearly half ...1 comments
12/26/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
A controversial development proposal on waterfront property in Manatee County is on hold for now. Nearly 500 acres of waterfront won’t be considered for a land use change at a meeting next month that would have given investors the green light on building a resort, retail center and convention center.
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“All the grass flats – that’s where the Trout, the Red Fish, the Snook – they all get their nourishment in that area. If we ever get Scallops back, that’s where they’re going to be. It’s jus...
Open Phones Discussion of the "War on Christmas", Duck Dynasty, It's a Wonderful Life", Marriage Equality and Raising the Minimum Wage listen12/24/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday) Listen to this entire show:
Today we'll discuss a variety of topics: The Liberty Council's Matt Staver warns of the danger of marriage equality. The patriarch of Duck Dynasty makes controversial remarks about African Americans and gays. Jimmy Timmel envisions how FOX News would re-edit It's a Wonderful Life. [The origins of the "Festivus" holid...2 comments
12/24/13 JoEllen Schilke
Art In Your Ear
Discussion about Power2Give, a crowd-sourcing website that debuts in January for non-profits in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties; and how to successfully apply for an individual artist grant.Be the first to comment
12/23/13 Jon Butts
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health Listen to this entire show:
On today’s Sustainable Music Show-- we were joined by four musicians passionate about sustainable living. Jun Bustamante lined-up the guests, and she’s involved with the ROOTs Seed Swap event that happens in St Pete. The other guests joining today’s show included: Jerrod Simpson - Singer/Songwriter who works with and organizes events for Dunedin Community Gardens. Johnny Nichol - Trumpet player who created a website called www.risinglightstpete.com which focuses on community activism, gard...1 comments
12/23/13 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday Listen to this entire show:
Today on the Last Call, we look back at the early history of WMNF. Rob Lorei talks to guest, Andy Goutman, one of the original cofounders of WMNF about how the station developed into what it is today.
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12/23/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority says it will become the first public transportation group in Florida to convert from diesel fuel to compressed natural gas. HART is installing a fueling station at an existing operations facility near Ybor.
Philip Hale, CEO of HART, expects the first compressed natural gas-fueled vehicles to hit the roads this spring with 28 new vans on order for the roll out. From there, the transit agency will replace retiring vehicles with ones that use C...1 comments
12/23/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday) Listen to this entire show:
Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei opens up the phone lines to talk about homelessness in Tampa Bay. He shares excerpts from recent articles in the Tampa Tribune and the Tampa Bay Times about the use of food stamps increasing in some of the wealthiest areas in Tampa and a family suffering because of Hillsborough county's treatment of the homeless.
[Food stamp use up in wealthiest suburbs](http://tbo.com/news/politics/food-stamp-use-growing-in-wealthiest-tampa-bay-suburbs-20131...3 comments
12/20/13 Janelle Irwin
Last Call Friday Listen to this entire show:
President Barack Obama gave his final speech of 2013 Friday. In it he took quite the lashing from reporters who pointed to low approval ratings, Politifact’s Lie of the Year which, of course, was Obama’s statement that anyone who liked their insurance could keep it. They called attention to public outcry over NSA spying and the treatment of Edward Snowden, the NSA analyst who leaked classified documents. There were also questions surrounding the rocky launch of the federal healthcare exchange...2 comments
12/20/13 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday) Listen to this entire show:
Today on Radioactivity we look back at Talk radio in the early 1990s in the Tampa bay area. Rob Lorei speaks with Jay Marvin who worked for WTKN then later WFLA . He was an outspoken radical and anti-war activist. Later, he moved Milwaukee, Denver and Chicago where he continued his career in radio. He is now retired but is a poet, author and painter. His work is being featured in St. Pete.
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