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More Alaska women discuss Palin

09/20/08 Mary Glenney and Arlene Engelhardt
From A Woman's Point of View
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Karen Button returned to talk about Sarah Palin. Button also discussed her own involvement with international organizations working with Iraqi refugees. Plus, she has worked extensively with Alaska natives and gave background of this state.

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Soderberg on America's foreign policy listen

08/06/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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A United Nations official said today that violence has decreased and security has improved across most of Iraq in the past three months but much progress is needed on the political front.

He made his comments after Iraqi lawmakers in Baghdad postponed a vote on the new election law by at least a month, delaying local elections originally scheduled for October 1st.

The U.S. views the elections as a way of reconciling Iraq's rival ethnic and religious communities by redistributing power a...

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Crossroad to be shelter for homeless women veterans

08/02/08 Mary Glenney and Arlene Engelhardt
From A Woman's Point of View
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Sarah Romeo, executive director of Crossroads, discussed the problem of homeless female veterans from the Iraqi War, and plans to build a shelter for them.

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Former POW says Iraq is like Vietnam listen

07/18/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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As Barack Obama prepares for his trip overseas, which is now becoming a major event in campaign 2008, the GOP continues to criticize him about it.

Today, the Republican Party of Florida held a conference call with Col. Bud Day, a member of the Swift Boat Vets for Truth campaign that attacked John Kerry during the 2004 campaign for his Vietnam record.

Day resides in Pensacola, home to many military veterans. He was asked how John McCain’s consistently strong support for the Iraq war ha...

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Prosecutor: Try Bush on murder charges

06/17/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good Afternoon, Welcome to Radioactivity. Today marks the 36th anniversary of the Watergate break-in at Democratic Party offices in Washington. The crime and the subsequent coverup by members of the Nixon administration led to the resignation of the president two years later.

Some are wondering about the conduct of the Bush administration – which led our country into an invasion of Iraq- whether the administration was truthful in leading the country into a costly war, and whether the ad...

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Allegations shake White House

05/28/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Charges from former press secretary Scott McClellan that the Bush White House manipulated sources of public opinion to the president's advantage have drawn quick reaction from those who know and once worked with him, according to the Associated Press.

Fran Townsend, former head of the White House-based counterterrorism office, told CNN that the McClellan memoir is "self-serving, disingenuous and unprofessional."

The AP reports that White House press Secretary Dana Perino issued a sta...

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Food crisis, global warming and water shortages

04/30/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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An international group of food scientists says countries should not use food crops to produce biofuels during a world food crisis.

Three scientists with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research say if nations stop turning corn into ethanol this year, it would cut 20 percent from the price of corn next year. Instead of using grains, the international group is calling on the U.S. and other countries to shift biofuels production to nonfood crops such as switchgrass...

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Locals plan anti-war demonstrations

03/11/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Our guests for this segment is Don McKeating, who is on the board with Veterans for Peace, and Bettejo Indelicato, who went to Iraq when President Bush announced the invasion of that country. They are taking part in local peace vigils and demonstrations next week on the fifth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

For more information, visit www.5yearsofwar.com.

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Bill Nelson speaks at Tiger Bay listen

02/22/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Florida’s Democratic senator, Bill Nelson, spoke at the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club in St. Petersburg this afternoon.

Nelson said that because the race for the Democratic nomination for president is so close, there are two potential train wrecks because of the way the party selects its nominee. One involves superdelegates, also known as unpledged delegates, people who can vote at the convention for any candidate, regardless of who the people of their state supported in the primary or caucus...

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Terrorism expert Jessica Stern speaks at Eckerd

02/20/08 Jamie Kidder
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Jessica Stern, author of Terror in the Name of God, spoke at Eckerd College about the causes and effects of international terrorism.

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