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Health insurance is not synonymous with health care

04/25/09 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

Dr. Rachel Nardin is president of the Massachusetts Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Care Program. Dr. Nardin is a neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and assistant professor of neurology at Harvard.

She talked about the Massachusetts health care reform and the importance of looking very critically at what has and has not worked. She will talk about the problems with the Massachusetts reform and the letter from nearly 500 Massachusetts physicians to...

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Florida House debates controversial offshore drilling bill listen

04/24/09 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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A proposal that would lift the state ban on offshore oil drilling was debated before the entire House of Representatives in Tallahassee this afternoon.

The issue of offshore drilling has always been contentious in Florida – it was suddenly brought up for discussion late last week, without any warning.

The Miami Herald reported this week that the shift in policy was being aggressively pushed by Associated Industries of Florida, whose members include oil companies that the group refus...

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ACLU willing to sue if election bill passes listen

04/24/09 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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In Tallahassee today, the House of Representatives debated a scaled down Elections Reform bill today that had received harsh criticism from activists and even Gov. Charlie Crist.

The new version removes a provision to eliminate as acceptable two forms of ID used mainly by older voters; requirements that paid petition circulators must register with the state; a requirement that voters who change their address close to an election must cast provisional ballots; and rules that would have made...

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Florida Virtual School supporters worry about funding listen

04/21/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Not all students in Florida take all of their courses in a classroom. Many take some or all of their classes online through the Florida Virtual School. But some supporters gathered in Tallahassee today to ask state Legislature not to cut millions of dollars of funding from the online program.

Pam Birtolo, chief learning officer at Florida Virtual School, spoke with WMNF before the rally.

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Nelson decries Legislature considering offshore oil drilling listen

04/21/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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A panel in the Florida House has approved a bill that would allow oil and natural gas drilling in areas off the coast of Florida.

The bill would allow drilling to 10 miles into the Gulf of Mexico, where federal waters begin and drilling is now banned.

A Republican state legislator from Winter Park, Dean Cannon sponsored the bill that was approved on a nearly party line vote of 17-7.

But U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, opposes such an expansion of oil drilling off the coast of Flor...

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Nelson decries Legislature considering offshore oil drilling listen

04/21/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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A panel in the Florida House has approved a bill that would allow oil and natural gas drilling in areas off the coast of Florida.

The bill would allow drilling to 10 miles into the Gulf of Mexico, where federal waters begin and drilling is now banned.

A Republican state legislator from Winter Park, Dean Cannon sponsored the bill that was approved on a nearly party line vote of 17-7.

But U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, opposes such an expansion of oil drilling off the coast of Flor...

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Nelson decries Legislature considering offshore oil drilling listen

04/21/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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A panel in the Florida House has approved a bill that would allow oil and natural gas drilling in areas off the coast of Florida.

The bill would allow drilling to 10 miles into the Gulf of Mexico, where federal waters begin and drilling is now banned.

A Republican state legislator from Winter Park, Dean Cannon sponsored the bill that was approved on a nearly party line vote of 17-7.

But U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, opposes such an expansion of oil drilling off the coast of Flor...

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Nelson decries Legislature considering offshore oil drilling listen

04/21/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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A panel in the Florida House has approved a bill that would allow oil and natural gas drilling in areas off the coast of Florida.

The bill would allow drilling to 10 miles into the Gulf of Mexico, where federal waters begin and drilling is now banned.

A Republican state legislator from Winter Park, Dean Cannon sponsored the bill that was approved on a nearly party line vote of 17-7.

But U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, opposes such an expansion of oil drilling off the coast of Flor...

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President Obama signs Call to Service bill listen

04/21/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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This afternoon President Barack Obama signed into law the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, which will fund such service programs as AmeriCorps.

Melody Barnes, director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, calls it “the most sweeping expansion of national service programs in many, many years” and says it was a “big bipartisan victory.”

“We think that that happened because there are so many people both members of Congress as well as around the country who believe in ...

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Nelson decries Legislature considering offshore oil drilling listen

04/21/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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A panel in the Florida House has approved a bill that would allow oil and natural gas drilling in areas off the coast of Florida.

The bill would allow drilling to 10 miles into the Gulf of Mexico, where federal waters begin and drilling is now banned.

A Republican state legislator from Winter Park, Dean Cannon sponsored the bill that was approved on a nearly party line vote of 17-7.

But U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, opposes such an expansion of oil drilling off the coast of Flor...

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