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Debates in Congress: Food Stamps and the Benghazi controversy

09/20/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Today Radioactivity explores two hotly debated issues in congress: Did the Obama administration turn its back on the embassy personnel in , Libya on 9/11/12? And the House of Representatives in Washington cutting the food stamp budget yesterday. Listen to the full show above.

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Criticism of Obama administration handling of Benghazi does not stand up under scrutiny

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Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years for giving classified documents to Wikileaks listen

08/21/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for releases hundreds of thousands of classified military documents. During a press conference after the sentencing hearing Wednesday, Manning’s defense attorney, David Coombs said he and other supporters are asking President Obama to grant a pardon, but if that doesn’t work, there are still other ways to get Manning out before he’s eligible for parole.

“Well, to get attention to what’s happened here, I w...

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Citizens Property Insurance rate hearing fails to attract many policyholders listen

08/21/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Citizens Property Insurance is proposing a 7.5% overall rate increase for policyholders in Florida, including increases for sinkhole coverage. The state-backed insurance company appeared before the Office of Insurance Regulation Tuesday night in Tampa to plead its case. Barry Gilway, the head of Citizens, said the agency is working hard to keep rates affordable.

“We also have an obligation to all Florida policyholders, whether they are Citizens policyholders or not, who will be called u...

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Manatee County celebrates World Breastfeeding Month at Bradenton Riverwalk on Wednesday listen

08/20/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Advocates of breastfeeding say it improves the health of infants and even educational outcomes later in childhood.

The Florida Department of Health in Manatee County is hosting a celebration of World Breastfeeding Month Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until noon at the Bradenton Riverwalk. There will be breastfeeding counselors, education materials and nutrition educators.

WMNF spoke with Debora Castanon, breastfeeding coordinator for the Manatee County WIC and nutrition program.

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