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Some major U.S. corporations make plans to dodge taxes by merging overseas & Florida Cannabis Coalition’s event in Tampa listen08/22/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday) Listen to this entire show:
Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei speaks with Executive Director, Frank Clemente from the group Americans for Tax Fairness.
In recent months, several major U.S. corporations among them Walgreens, Medtronic and AbbVie have announced possible plans to renounce their U.S. corporate citizenship and move their corporate address offshore by merging with a foreign company. The merged corporation then pays most of its taxes to a foreign government usual...Be the first to comment
08/21/14 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View Listen to this entire show:
“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses…”
These are hard troubling times. Remember last week we talked about the immigrant children coming across our border? Did you hear this week that at least five of the children deported to Honduras were killed shortly after arrival back in Honduras? BISHOP MINERVA G. CARCANO, the first Hispanic woman to be appointed a United Methodist district superintend...Be the first to comment
08/21/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
This week scientists from around Florida met with Governor Rick Scott to warn him about the dangers the state is facing because of climate change; several of those scientists told the media about what they shared with the governor during a webinar Thursday.
Florida State University oceanographer Jeff Chanton says he advised Governor Scott that Florida faces unprecedented temperatures and sea levels because of skyrocketing carbon di...Be the first to comment
08/21/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday) Listen to this entire show:
Reuters is reporting that an Israeli air strike killed three senior Hamas commanders in the Gaza Strip today. All three, killed in the bombing of a house in the southern town of Rafah, had led operations against Israel over the past 20 years, the Islamist movement said.
Following the collapse on Tuesday of a 10-day ceasefire, the Israeli military appears to have ramped up its efforts to hit the leadership of Hamas's armed wing.
Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks to Mnar Muhawes...Be the first to comment
08/20/14 Warren Elly with Mike Phenniger
Last Call Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
Today on the Last Call Warren Elly, speaks with Mike Phenneger about NSA programs and Edward Snowden. Mike Phenneger ‘s career in intelligence is matched only by his seemingly contradictory career in military retirement. He teaches and is the past state president of the American Civil Liberties Union. He is currently leading the Greater Tampa Bay Chapter of ACLU.Be the first to comment
08/20/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday) Listen to this entire show:
Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks to retired LAPD Deputy Chief Stephen Downing about the military hardware that’s getting into the hands of police officers around the nation.
The Pentagon’s top spokesman said Tuesday that he defended the program under which the Defense Department has sent military equipment to police departments across the country, including Ferguson, Mo., where clashes between police and civilians have continued 10 days after a white police officer shot and kill...Be the first to comment
08/19/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
Next Tuesday is recognized as Women’s Equality Day; a local car dealership is marking the occasion by making it easier for women to be automotive technicians with separate accommodations.
WMNF News' Seán Kinane interviewed Rob Elder, president of Elder Automotive Group based in Tampa.
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“Pretty much jobs in the automotive world in general are very, very tight [for women]. The obstacles are numerous from not having theown proper facilities for the technicians -- if we are just talking ab...
08/19/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday) Listen to this entire show:
Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei airs an interview with former police chief Norm Stamper. Norman spoke on BBC News about the current situation in Ferguson Missouri. BBC News airs on WMNF's HD3 channel.
Later Rob takes listener calls and they weigh in on the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson.Be the first to comment
08/18/14 Rob Lorei
Last Call Monday Listen to this entire show:
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Today on Last Call, Rob Lorei speaks with Dina Formentini of St. Pete for Peace about why she feels the Democrats are just as bad as the Republicans.Be the first to comment
08/18/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
Three of the largest freshwater springs systems in our region could be getting more protection; the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is adding the Weeki Wachee, Chassahowitzka and Homosassa Rivers to a priority list.
The other two first-magnitude spring systems already on the SWIM program priority list are the Rainbow River and Crystal River / Kings Bay.
WMNF News' Seán Kinane interviewed Veronica Craw, springs manager with the Southwest Florida Water Management District ...Be the first to comment