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Annual Tax Call In Show Part One

03/22/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to our annual tax call-in show. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll open the phones and take your tax questions. Our guests are 3 CPAs: Phil Scheidt, Malcolm Hayes and Lee Hewitt. They have been generously donating their time for these call-in tax advice shows for more than two decades.

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Giant corporations pay little or no federal taxes

03/03/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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On part two of today's Radioactivity an interview with Chuck Collins who is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies where he directs the Program on Inequality and the Common Good. He is co-author of "The Moral Measure of the Economy" and with Bill Gates Sr. of "Wealth and Our Commonwealth: Why America Should Tax Accumulated Fortunes.

Collins recently wrote the piece "Pay Up, Corporate Tax Dodgers," which states: "Instead of cutting state and fed...

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Analysis of the President's State of the Union Speech

01/26/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll analyze President Obama's State of the Union speech with your phone calls and analysis from Jonathan Alter who is author of the book The Promise (Simon and Scuster) about the first year of the Obama presidency and national affairs columnist for Newsweek and an analyst for NBC and MSNBC.

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On Dale Mabry, peaceful protesters ask for an end to the Wars listen

01/17/11 Sarah Curran
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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The signs read everything from Bring them home to, how is the war economy working for you. Two kilometers away from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, the current wars’ central command, Peaceful protesters held a vigil to bring home the troops fighting overseas.

“This is somebody else’s war, its sure not ours anymore.”

Bud Holly is an 82-year-old veteran who has been protesting Iraq’s occupation from the beginning.

“When I started this I was going to DC on the weekends a...

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The Prosperity Campaign Followed By The Governor's Inaugural Address

01/05/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Good morning I'm Rob Lorei. Today on Radioactivity we'll hear an interview about a free tax preparation service with Kara Moore of Hillsborough County's United Way. It's part of The Prosperity Campaign. As the United Way puts it:

"In just a few weeks employers will be sending W-4 statements out and people will begin thinking about taxes once again.

"For tens of thousands who faced unemployment or underemployment in 2010, tax preparation can be an expensive process and a depressing re...

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Tax plan, Bush cuts and all, clears first Senate hurdle listen

12/13/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Today more than 60 US Senators advanced the Obama Administration’s negotiated tax package. The deal includes tax cuts for the very wealthy as well as an extension of unemployment benefits through the end of 2011. But not everyone thinks the deal will benefit the working class or the economy as a whole.

In a conference call today, White House Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis calls the plan a smart thing for the US’s economic recovery and says millions of Hispanic families in particular w...

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WMNF station manager Jim Bennett on Transmitter/Antenna project; Grayson challenges the rich

11/18/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good afternoon, welcome to WMNF's Radioactivity program. I'm Rob Lorei.

Our station manager Jim Bennett will discuss our transmitter/antenna project that will temporarily reduce our signal strength and, eventually, improve it.

We'll also talk about aggressive debt collectors who are using Facebook to hunt down their targets.

We'll hear a short speech about tax breaks from member of Congress Alan Grayson and we'll look at Tea Party backed congress members who are recipients of farm...

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Obama wants Bush tax cuts to rich to sunset, extend them for most Americans listen

09/08/10 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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In a speech in Cleveland today President Barack Obama asked Congress to let the Bush era tax cuts expire for the richest three percent of Americans but to extend them for people making less than $250,000.

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Crist allows interim property assessments to help homeowners affected by BP disaster listen

07/21/10 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Gov. Charlie Crist has taken a step to reduce property taxes for homeowners in counties affected by the BP oil disaster. In an executive order today, Crist said it would apply to the 26 Florida counties that are currently under a state of emergency, including Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.

"I have not asked BP's permission to dot his. we got it from the Constitution."

Crist says the interim property assessments will help homeowners file claims for economic damages against BP.

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WMNF reports live from Tax Day Tea Party in Tampa listen

04/15/10 Kate Bradshaw & Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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WMNF's Kate Bradshaw reports live from the Tax Day Tea Party in downtown Tampa.

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