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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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Interview with Dr. David Perlmutter about his new book GRAIN BRAIN

10/21/13 Robert Lorei
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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Tags: Alzheimers, Dr. David Perlmutter, wheat, grains, carbs, sugar, blood sugar levels, diabetes, cholesterol, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Our guest is David Perlmutter, MD. he's a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition who received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. In his new book he says that reducing our risk of Alzheimer's and dementia as we age can be done by making more healthy diet choices. Dr. Perlmutter wrote last month on Huffington Post that there is a correl...

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Interview with Former State Senator Helen Gordon Davis listen

10/21/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Tags: Helen Gordon Davis, Tampa, NAACP, cross burning, Women's rights, Feminism, Nicaragua, Charlie Crist, Cuba, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Rob Lorei talks with women's and civil rights champion Helen Gordon Davis. In 1974 Davis was the first woman elected from Hillsborough County to the state legislature. Davis was a champion of women's issues and fought hard on behalf of ethnic minorities. She served six terms in the Florida House of Representatives. In 1988 she was elected to the Florida Senate. In this interview she talks about being the first white woman to join the local NAACP, a cross burning on her law...

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Government Shutdown Winners and Losers

10/21/13 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Tags: government shutdown, NSA, domestic violence programs, Head Start, Meals on Wheels, Navy Seals, Libya, Somalia, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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The sixteen day government "shutdown" ended last Thursday. But as we'll hear in this next interview the shutdown left some government operations untouched. Mattea Kramer of the National Priorities Project provides some perspective on the winners and losers. Mattea Kramer co-authored with Jo Comerford, the article “What Was ‘Essential’ and What Wasn’t, The Government Shutdown in Perspective” and she joins us now.

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Florida Obamacare health insurance costs cheaper than expected listen

09/25/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: kathy castor, healthcare, wmnf, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Health and Human Services

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The department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that health costs through insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act will be even less than expected in Florida. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL) celebrated the announcement at Tampa International Airport today before flying back to Washington D.C.

“HHS has reported that some of the rates will be around $100. I mean, that makes it very affordable for the young person who is out there working. I know President Obama said y...

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