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Discussion of Crimea & Canadian VS. U.S. health care

03/17/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)

Tags: Crimea, Canadian and US health care systems

Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei opens the phone lines to discuss the news surrounding Crimea, Ukraine, Russia and the U.S.

Later, the show compares the Canadian and US health care systems.

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Green & LEED Building listen

03/17/14 Jon Butts
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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Tags: sustainable living, wmnf, LEED, green buildings

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On today

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Anti-rail activist rallies against Pinellas transit plan

03/14/14 Janelle Irwin
Last Call Friday
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Tags: transit, Greenlight Pinellas, rail, Barbara Haseldon, No Tax for Tracks

The Greenlight Pinellas Plan as its called would fund things like increased bus service, bus rapid transit and 24 miles of light rail connecting downtown St. Pete, the Carillon business district in mid-county and Clearwater. The one penny tax hike would raise Pinellas

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Dream Defenders continue to oppose Florida's stand your ground gun law listen

03/14/14 Se
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Tags: Stand Your Ground, Dream Defenders, guns

This week activists fed up with Florida's "stand your ground" gun law rallied in the state capitol, Tallahassee. The Dream Defenders is a group mostly made up of youth of color formed shortly after George Zimmerman was found not guilty of shooting and killing Trayvon Martin.

WMNF interviewed Jabari Mickles, with Dream Defenders, who participated in Monday's rally.

"The rally on Monday was to help support people in Florida who want to repeal Stand Your Ground. A lot of people came out ...

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How to protect privacy in the digital age and hundreds of farmworkers gather outside of Publix in Lakeland for vigil listen

03/14/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Tags: Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Julia Angwin, Jeffery Sisk

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Today on Radioacticity, Rob Lorei speaks with Pulitzer Prize

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Figuring out what happened in the CD13 race listen

03/13/14 Mitch Perry
Last Call Thursday
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Tags: David Jolly, Alex Sink, CD13

No guests, just your humble correspondent putting the question our to the listeners: How did Alex Sink end up losing to David Jolly in the special CD13 election held on Tuesday in Pinellas County?

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Public transportation use up in Tampa Bay and the nation listen

03/13/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Tags: psta, HART, APTA, transit, Transportation, bus rapid transit, BRT, rail, Greenlight Pinellas

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Transit agencies on both sides of Tampa Bay posted record ridership for the month of February. Bus rides in Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties have continued to increase, mirroring a national trend of growing public transportation use. Bob Lasher, spokesperson for the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, says many routes are running at capacity.

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From A Woman's POV discusses International Women listen

03/13/14 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Tags: SORAYA CHEMALY, ARIANA BARER

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Biographer Martin A. Dyckman discusses the life of the late former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew and Tampa Bay Times reporters' examine outrageous entry fees at Trauma Centers in Florida listen

03/13/14 Robert Lorei
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Tags: Letitia Stein, Alexandra Zayas, Martin A. Dyckman, Florida Gov. Reubin Askew

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei interviews biographer Martin A. Dyckman about the life of former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew who passed away today.

Later Rob speaks with Tampa Bay Times reporters Letitia Stein and Alexandra Zayas about a story series they recently published detailing the costly entry price of Trauma Centers in Florida.

Read the Times story here.

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Jolly Sinks Sink: Reaction and Perspective listen

03/12/14 Warren Elly with Chris Mitchell & Chris Ingram
Last Call Wednesday
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Tags: David Jolly, Alex Sink, Bill Young, Obamacare, Chris Mitchell, Chris Ingram

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The battle over replacing the late Congressman Bill Young is over till November. Jolly Sank Sink; Lobbyist David Jolly beat former Bank executive and state CFO Alex Sink by a mere 3-thousand 457 votes. It

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