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Rob Lorei takes listener calls on Radioactivity listen

12/05/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: Walmart, Marijuana. Wages, economy, wmnf

Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei takes listener calls to discuss the economy, wages, the medical marijuana arguments at the Florida Supreme Court and other items in today's news.

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Tampa rejects proposal to close bars at midnight listen

12/05/13 Sean Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Tags: Tampa, Mary Mulhern, Tampa Bars, wmnf

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Tampa has decided against earlier closing times for bars: plans to hold a workshop on the proposal to change closing from 3 am to midnight was narrowly defeated amid public outcry. The idea could resurface if a committee of stakeholders is formed. Council member Mary Mulhern was in the minority in voting to support a workshop, though she acknowledged a time change would likely be defeated.

"I don't think anybody we heard from here who works in the bar and restaurant business would be affe...

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The Great Cholesterol Myth: Do certain fats actually help your heart health? listen

12/03/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Tags: The Great Cholesterol Myth, Health, wmnf, Stephen T. Sinatra

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Today's Radioactivity program features a doctor who challenges the concept that high cholesterol causes heart disease.

Rob Lorei speaks with Stephen T. Sinatra, a board-certified cardiologist and assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He is the author of many books, including The Great Cholesterol Myth (coauthored with Jonny Bowden), The Sinatra Solution: Metabolic Cardiology, Earthing: The Most Important Health Discovery Ever, Revers...

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What Is Florida Doing to Attract New Jobs? Who Benefits the Most- the Companies Or the Taxpayers?

12/02/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Tags: Governor Rick Scott, Deutsche Bank, tax breaks, tax incentives, Job Creation, Good Jobs First, Greg LeRoy, wmnf, Rob Lorei, Integrity Florida

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Good morning, I'm Rob Lorei and this is Radioactivity.

Florida’s unemployment rate is heading down—mirroring what’s happening nationally. But Governor Rick Scott has been traveling the state announcing new jobs coming to Florida- and saying that his policies are the reasons unemployment is dropping. Among the companies which have recently announced job expansions in Florida: -Hertz in Estero -Covidien in Hillsborough -USAA expansion in Hillsborough -Bass Pro Shops in St. Lucie -Coc...

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Dr. Christine Horner joins From a Woman's POV live in studio listen

11/21/13 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Tags: Dr. Christine Horner, breast cancer, Tampa, wmnf

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Today on From a Woman's Point of View, Dr. Horner joins Mary and Arlene to share advice on healthy lifestyles, recommendations to lessen your chances of getting cancer – not only breast cancer, but many types of cancer that affect both women and men.

This show is not just for women – there are many commonalities to the causation of cancer. For women it might manifest in the breasts and ovaries, for men the prostate and testicles, for both lungs, colon, pancreas, brain. The Big C is a n...

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Florida State Rep. Kathleen Peters announces candidacy for congressional special election listen

11/19/13 Ashley Whitney
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Tags: Kathleen Peters, Pinellas County, Pinellas Park, wmnf

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State Representative Kathleen Peters announced Tuesday morning she is one of six people running in the special election to replace Bill Young in Congress. From Pinellas Park, Peters and her supporters outlined why she should win the Republican primary and face Alex Sink in the closely watched special election.

Peters enters a Pinellas County race that could go either way. President Barack Obama carried the district in 2008 and 2012, but it was represented by Republican Bill Young from 1971...

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WMNF's Veteran's Day Special Part 1 listen

11/11/13 Robert Lorei
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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Tags: wmnf, Veteran's Day, David Cory, Rick Hurley, Cory and Hurley Law Group

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Join Rob Lorei for a special two hour call-in program in honor of Veteran’s Day.

The show discusses legal issues for veterans from benefits to Agent Orange, PTSD, exposure to hazardous materials, to establishing years in the service- there are a huge range of legal issues for veterans and their families. We take phone calls on the topic with two experts in veterans legal issues.

Today's guests are David Cory who is an Air Force veteran- having reached the rank of Lt. Col. He received ...

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WMNF's Veteran's Day Special Part 2 listen

11/11/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Tags: wmnf, Veteran's Day, Cory and Hurley Law Group, David Cory, Rick Hurley

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Join Rob Lorei for a special two hour call-in program in honor of Veteran’s Day.

The show discusses legal issues for veterans from benefits to Agent Orange, PTSD, exposure to hazardous materials, to establishing years in the service- there are a huge range of legal issues for veterans and their families. We take phone calls on the topic with two experts in veterans legal issues.

Today's guests are David Cory who is an Air Force veteran having reached the rank of Lt. Col. He received his...

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Last Call Veteran's Day Special listen

11/11/13 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Tags: Veteran's Day, wmnf, Last Call

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On this special expanded version of The Last Call, we honor Veteran’s Day by talking about veteran’s health issues and meet some local people who are working to heal the wounds of war.

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Dr. Carol O’Brien came to our studio. She received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Mi...

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Anniversary of the sinking of the Bounty and Pasco County elects democrat Amanda Murphy to state house listen

10/29/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Tags: Hurricane Sandy, The Last Voyage of the Bounty, Bounty ship, Amanda Murphy, Pasco County, Rob Lorei, wmnf, radioactivity

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Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei looks back at one of the most destructive storms to ever hit the US; Hurricane Sandy. One year ago, the storm killed more than 100 people among the victims were some of the crew of the Bounty, a ship built in 1962 for the film Mutiny on the Bounty which was once a tourist attraction on the downtown St. Petersburg waterfront. The fifty year old boat was a re-creation of an 18th Century British naval ship- the HMS Bounty with a crew of 16 New London, Conn., hea...

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