News & Public Affairs01/29/13 Ella Wind
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
Pinellas County transit leaders recently sent a referendum for the 2014 ballot to county commissioners for a sales tax to fund light rail. Community leaders and activists from Hillsborough County met in downtown Tampa yesterday to plan a movement for mass transit in their county.
Thirty local activists and representatives from unions, environmental groups, city administration and others met to begin a plan for a political movement to demand that Hillsborough move forward with planning a...Be the first to comment
10/19/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday) Listen to this entire show:
Good afternoon, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Today we present a debate on the proposed one cent sales tax increase in Hillsborough County. This issue is on the November 2nd ballot. The money would be used to improve roads, the bus system, and most prominently to build a light rail system. If it’s built, Hillsborough’s light rail system would be the anchor to a region wide system, which if approved by adjacent counties would connect the region with an integrated transportation sys...Be the first to comment
09/22/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday) Listen to this entire show:
Goodwill recently launched a teen mentoring program called GoodGuides. The program helps teens who face risk factors such as school failure and juvenile delinquency by pairing them with volunteer mentors -- caring people who can offer support and guidance. The goal is to encourage these young people to finish school and make choices that will lead to successful futures.
Unfortunately, the number of teens who want and need mentors currently exceeds the number of mentors. We're joined by Ste...1 comments