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Tampa Police Department considers several tools for 2012 RNC protesters listen

10/12/11 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Last week the St. Petersburg Times reported the Tampa Police Department was considering a range of security measures for next year’s Republican National Convention. But the [police have backed away from one part of that inventory, unmanned aerial surveillance aircraft](http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/baybuzz/content/no-drones-after-all-tampas-republican-national-c...

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Anti-drone protestors pepper-sprayed at Air and Space Museum

10/10/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)

Coming up we'll talk with Rev. Bruce Wright of St. Petersburg who is taking part in Occupy DC this month. He along with several other peace activists were pepper-sprayed Saturday when they tried to protest an exhibit of unmanned drones at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. Later we'll open the phone lines and take your phone calls.

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Pakistan: A nuclear power on the brink?

08/18/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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We spoke with St. Petersburg Times reporter Susan Taylor Martin who recently returned from a reporting trip to Pakistan. A country that has nuclear weapons, is a US ally but which has huge internal problems. What’s the future of Pakistan? We’ll talk about that in a moment.

But first one listener comment about yesterday’s program on which we talked about the Governor taking advantage of the state’s cut rate health insurance program for some top state work...

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US predator drones in combat patrols over Libya listen

04/22/11 wire reports including AP
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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U.S. unmanned Predator drones are now providing 24-hour combat air patrols over Libya.

President Barack Obama approved the use of armed drones on ground forces for the first time since America turned over control of the operation to NATO on April 4th.

At a news conference in Iraq, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen says it remains to be seen whether Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi will remain in power.

"From a strategic perspective, I think the clearer the long te...

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