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The plan to have the US run on renewable energy by 2050, and Frontline looks at the debate over vaccinations. listen

03/24/15 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, Mark Jacobson, Stanford University, The Solutions Project, measles outbreak, vaccines, PBS, Frontline, autism, Kate McMahon

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Today we talk about the plan to have the U.S. run completely on clean energy by 2050. Mark Jacobson is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University and he believes the country is capable of sustaining an infrastructure based on wind, water, and solar energy in all 50 states. He talks with us about his roadmap to steer the country away from dependence on fossil fuels that contribute pollution and negative health effects. He co-founded [The Solutions Project](thesol...

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A Conversation With Dr. Temple Grandin

01/23/13 Duncan Strauss
Talking Animals
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An interview with Dr. Temple Grandin, author, professor, inventor, expert on animal cognition and autism. The interview also incorporated some listener calls. The show also featured animal news & announcements, animal songs and animal comedy.

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What Mental Health Services Are Available in the Tampa Bay Area?

01/08/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we're going to talk about mental health-- in the wake of recent spate of mass murders in the US. Some of which appear to have been conducted by people who are mentally ill. Later we'll hear a fascinating exchange from CNN last night between Piers Morgan and a gun advocate....But first one listener comment about yesterday's Sustainable Living program on which members of the Weston Price Foundation downplayed the benefits of...

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Hillsborough County celebrates anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act listen

07/26/12 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Twenty-two years ago people with disabilities got a wide range of federal protections for the first time. At the County Center in downtown Tampa yesterday state and local representatives, county workers and volunteers celebrated the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, was signed by then-President George H. W. Bush and established protection for a wide range of disabled individuals. Although the law has beco...

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