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Bob Buckhorn Inaugurated as Mayor of Tampa listen

04/01/11 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Tampa has a new Mayor. Bob Buckhorn was inaugurated this afternoon in a ceremony at the Tampa Convention Center.

The seven members of the Tampa City Council also took their oaths of office this afternoon. Mary Mulhern, Yvonne Yolie Capin, and Charlie Miranda are returning members. Mike Suarez, Harry Cohen, Frank Reddick, and Lisa Montelione are new Council members. Miranda was elected new chair with four votes.

Mayor Buckhorn:

"Look around this room, ladies and gentlemen. If you eve...

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Tampa mayoral runoff hits final day - will it be Ferlita or Buckhorn? listen

03/22/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Tampa voters have just a few hours left to cast a ballot in the race for mayor and several City Council seats. Throughout town, candidates have amped it up for the home stretch despite a paltry turnout so far at the polls.

"Hi, we're calling on behalf of Bob Buckhorn. He's running for Mayor today."

With just hours to go, campaign workers at mayoral candidate Bob Buckhorn’s Ybor City election headquarters were still plugging away this afternoon, dialing everyone listed on the voters rol...

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Final Debate Between Tampa Mayoral Candidates

03/21/11 Robert Lorei
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Tomorrow (Tuesday) Tampa voters will select a new mayor. The two candidates in a runoff election are Bob Buckhorn and Rose Ferlita. Last Friday they sat down with me in the WEDU-TV studios for their last face-to-face debate. We'll replay that debate on the first part of today's program and then take your phone calls.

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Last Call with Ed Turanchik

03/10/11 Mitch Perry
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)

Ed Turanchik came on the show to talk about his campaign running for mayor of Tampa.

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Buckhorn and Ferlita go head to head for the first time listen

03/09/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Last week, Rose Ferlita and Bob Buckhorn beat out Dick Greco and two other challengers for Tampa Mayor. They will face each other in a runoff in two weeks. The two candidates debated head-to-head for the first time last night at Blake High School and touched on some tough topics.

Job creation is on the minds of just about everyone in this struggling economy and Tampa is no exception. Tampa Mayoral candidates Bob Buckhorn and Rose Ferlita are promising to bring jobs to Tampa. Ferlita said...

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In what direction is the Governor and Legislature planning to take Florida?

03/09/11 Robert Lorei
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Good morning, welcome to WMNF's Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today St. Petersburg Times columnist Dan Ruth will discuss the Governor's State of the State address, worker opposition to some GOP plans and the Tampa mayor's race.

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Iorio praises city staff, chastises Gov. Scott in final State of the City Address listen

03/09/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio delivered her final State of the City address at the Tampa Convention Center this morning to a room full of supporters. She had glowing things to say about Tampa’s progress over her tenure, but Iorio said there was one missing piece.

Iorio said she had some lofty goals in when she first took office in 2003. The mayor, who leaves office at the end of this month due to term limits, said she accomplished most of them.

"I talked about opening up the river to the peopl...

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Buckhorn and Ferlita in runoff for Tampa Mayor - Greco left behind listen

03/02/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tampa Mayoral candidate Bob Buckhorn, just moments after learning he had beat out front runner Dick Greco in last night's election, summed up what turned out to be a surprising upset. Buckhorn celebrated his victory last night at JJ's Sports Bar in Ybor City. But his victory celebration won't last long. He will need to continue on his campaign trail for the March 22 runoff against Rose Ferlita. Buckhorn defeated Greco by a narrow margin of only 384 votes according to unofficial election ...

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Interview With Rev. Thomas Scott Who Is Running For Mayor Of Tampa

02/21/11 Robert Lorei
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Good morning, welcome to radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. On the first part of today's program we'll hear from Tampa City Council Chair Thomas Scott who is running for mayor. He previously served two terms on the Hillsborough County Commission. Later in this program we'll hear from Tampa City Council member Linda Saul Sena who is organizing a pro-high-speed rail rally today at noon at Tampa City hall.

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At Channelside mayoral forum, Greco explains panty raid statement listen

02/09/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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As the Tampa Mayor’s race hits the home stretch, the five candidates are each fighting to distinguish themselves as the one best prepared to lead the city out of the recession. The five met in the second of three debates slated for this week.

Anyone who’s run for office in the past year or two knows that a campaign message has to be mostly about jobs. At a mayoral debate at the St. Pete Times Forum, the five Tampa mayoral candidates hammered the jobs message home. But fielding questions fr...

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