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Founder of grassroots citizen lobby to speak at USF

04/14/14 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Tags: Sam Daley-Harris, USF, Results

Today on Last Call, Rob Lorei welcomes guest Sam Daley-Harris. Sam is the founder of RESULTS, a non-profit, grassroots citizen lobby working to end hunger and poverty, as well as the Center for Citizen Empowerment and Transformation. Sam is also the author of Reclaiming Our Democracy: Healing the Break Between People and Government, which has been recently reissued for its 20th Anniversary Edition. He

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Infamous mob boss's daughter reveals untold stories of her father in new book listen

04/14/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)

Tags: DAUGHTER OF THE KING, Meyer Lansky

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Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei speaks with the daughter of mob boss Meyer Lansky- who is breaking her silence about her father more than thirty years after his death.

In the Godfather Part two- perhaps one of the greatest films of all time- there

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WMNF programmer Pat Kemp announces bid for Hillsborough County Commission listen

04/14/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tags: Pat Kemp, Hillsborough County Commission, Mark Sharpe, Al Higginbotham, Last Call, wmnf

Pat Kemp, former host of WMNF

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Greener Tampa Businesses and Bay area Biking listen

04/14/14 Jon Butts
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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Tags: Kate Hamilton, WMNF Sustainable Living, Sustany Foundation, Tampa Green Business, Bike Share program

We started the WMNF Sustainable Living program with a short piece on a project to construct edible gardens in juvenile detention facilities around Florida. They would be maintained, and the food consumed, by the children on site. Kate Hamilton, a law student at Stetson University, joined the show to talk about the challenges of doing a project like this in a privatized prison system. Next up, Jenna Civitello with Sustany Foundation, a local group that promotes sustainab...

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Hillsborough's environmental lands acquisition program celebrates silver anniversary listen

04/14/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tags: ELAPP, Hillsborough County, environment, Jan Platt, Frank Chillura, Temple Terrace, Mark Sharpe, Sandra Murman

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Supporters are celebrating the silver anniversary of a program to protect environmentally sensitive lands in Hillsborough County. 25 years ago under the leadership of former county commissioner Jan Platt, the Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program started buying up properties in Hillsborough.

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U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor upset with Florida Republicans over maintenance funding in public schools listen

04/14/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tags: PECO, public schools, education, kathy castor, Mark Danish, PTA

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Seventeen schools in Hillsborough County have unfunded maintenance projects totaling more than $100 million. During a press conference in front of Woodrow Wilson Middle School in South Tampa Monday, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor rallied against budgets passed by the state House and Senate that would allocate more money for repairs to privately run charter schools than to traditional public schools.

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Craft beer and school voucher legislation move in Tallahassee listen

04/11/14 Mitch Perry
Last Call Thursday

Tags: Josh Aubuchon, Florida Brewers Guild, Susan Smith

For four years craft breweries have been hoping to correct an anomaly in state law by having a law passed that allows them to sell 64-ounce growlers of beer. But each year Big Beer interests have thwarted that legislation. Josh Aubuchon from the Florida Brewers Guild talks about what's happening right now with bills in the House and Senate.

In the second part of the program, Susan Smith, the head of the Florida Democratic Party's Progressive Caucus, talks about her issues with a bill that ...

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Colby Professor discusses current political climate in Russia listen

04/11/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Tags: Professor Paul Josephson, Russia, Crimea, Ukraine

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Radioactivity welcomes guest Colby Professor Paul Josephson to discuss Russia, Crimea and Ukraine.

Professor Josephson's Media Appearances:

http://wabi.tv/2014/03/05/local-professor-speaks-ukraine-crisis/

http://www.pressherald.com/news/Colby_professor_criticizes_US_response_to_Crimea_crisis.html

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Radioactivity takes listener calls listen

04/10/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: Tom Perkins, Jeb Bush

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei opens the phone lines to take listener calls on top news stories this week.

Media included on today's show:

Eric Holder To Louie Gohmert: "You Don't Want To Go There, Buddy"

No Tax For Tracks "TRUE FALSE"

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From a Woman's POV discusses equal pay for equal work and a documentary film explores abortions on ships in offshore waters listen

04/10/14 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Tags: Equal Pay for Equal Work, sex trafficking

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Equal Pay for Equal Work:

An absolute cornerstone for women

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