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Attorney David Cobb discusses Corporate Personhood on Radioactivity. listen

12/08/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Tags: David Cobb, corporate personhood, Move To Amend

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei discusses Corporate Personhood with Attorney David Cobb. Cobb is a national spokesperson for Move to Amend, a grassroots organization working to end corporate money in political campaigns, in response to a 2010 Supreme Court decision which extended 1st amendment rights to non-profit and for-profit organizations. This decision allows campaign spending by such entities as a form of free speech. Cobb also addresses comments made by Texas Senator Ted Cruz agains...

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Tampa Tour De Clay listen

12/05/14
Art In Your Ear
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A discussion of how ceramics integrates art into daily living.

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Local Christmas Charity enters its 21st year of gift-giving to underpriveleged children listen

12/05/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Tags: Bill Brown, Sheri Brown, The Cookson Hills Toy Run, Tom Sanocki, Tampa City Council, Riverwalk

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks to Bill and Sheri Brown, whose Christmas charity, The Cookson Hills Toy Run, will be held at the the Veteran's Memorial Park in East Hillsborough this Sunday.The Run began in 1993 and has grown from giving gifts to a little over a dozen needy children to serving over 500 children, veterans, special needs, and seniors.

Later in the hour, Rob talks about the growing development on Downtown Tampa's riverfront with local professor Tom Sanocki, who [rec...

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UVA Rape Campus Culture and Tampa Crescendo’s winter concert listen

12/04/14 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

Tags: CRIS WILLIAMSON, MARTHA KEMPNER

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The World View… Between Thanksgiving and Christmas

Did you read the in-depth article by Sabrina Rubin Erdely in Rolling Stone – “A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA?” It happened two years ago – do you think University of Virginia would be investigating if Rolling Stone had not exposed this? And now, all campus fraternity activities have been suspen...

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Reviewing Hillsborough County transit prospects listen

12/04/14 Mitch Perry
Last Call Thursday
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Tags: Kevin Thurman, Greenlight Pinellas

Connect Tampa Bay activist Kevin Thurman discusses Hillsborough County transit options post-Greenlight Pinellas debacle at the polls.

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Environmentalists fight to save pristine Florida forest listen

12/04/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Tags: Earth First, Everglades Earth First, Occupy Tampa, Bailey Riley, environment, Development, Palm Beach County, Scripps

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Environmental groups in South Florida are fighting to save a pristine forest that’s being clear-cut for high-tech development; there has already been civil disobedience trying to slow or stop the destruction of the Briger Forest in Palm Beach County.

There are protests planned for the next two Fridays, December 5 and 12.

To find out about the issue, WMNF in...

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Tampa Bay fast food workers unite to demand a higher minimum wage

12/04/14 Robet Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: minimum wage, fast food workers, Tampa, Shetara Brown

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks with Taco Bell fast food worker Shetara Brown from Tampa. Shetara is involved in an effort calling on fast food companies to pay a higher minimum wage.

Fast-food workers in St. Pete will for the first time join workers in Tampa on strike this Thursday, joining a growing movement for $15 an hour and union rights that has spread to over 160 cities across the country. Two years after New York City fast-food workers sparked a nationwide movement for h...

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Ferguson solidarity rally planned for Friday in Tampa listen

12/03/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: Tampa, Ferguson, Michael Brown, Uhurus, St. Pete, Raices en Tampa, Eric Gardner, Race, police

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update: The rally is in Gaslight Square*

There have been several small protests around the Tampa Bay area since a grand jury in Missouri announced it would not indict a Ferguson police officer in the death of Michael Brown; now, several groups are coming together for one major rally in downtown Tampa's Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Friday at 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday morning WMNF interviewed Alekos Zambrano with Raices en Tampa, one of t...

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A look at the struggle between the feds and Florida for regulation of some state waters listen

12/03/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: water, EPA, Environment Florida, Florida, environment

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It’s still an open question: who will regulate hundreds of small waterways and wetlands in Florida; will it be the federal EPA or the state?

To look at the history of the controversy and what the near future might hold, WMNF spoke with Jennifer Rubiello, a field organizer with Environment Florida.

According to a press release, Senator Bill Nelson's staff issued the following statement at Tuesday morning’s news conference:

“Florida’s tourism economy, fisheries and natural resources ...

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Activists and local doctor discuss efforts to bring healthcare to low-income Floridians listen

12/03/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Tags: Stan Brock, Remote Area Medical, Manatee County

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks with Stan Brock, founder of medical relief non-profit Remote Area Medical (RAM), about efforts to change Florida law that currently prohibits doctors licensed out of the state to practice medicine within it. Also joining Rob are local healthcare activists, Dr. Richard Conard and Glen Gibellina, who discuss the need for RAM's work in Manatee county.

Approximately 900,000 Floridians fall within the 'healthcare coverage gap', ...

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