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What to do in Iran and Syria? U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor answers listen

02/28/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Last week, WMNF caught up with U.S. Representative Kathy Castor to find out what she thought about military intervention in Iran and Syria. Castor hopes problems in both nations can be solved without violence. As U.S. officials continue to view Iran as a nuclear threat, she’s staking some of that hope on tightening financial sanctions.

“The military and civilian lead...


Occupy Tampa honors fallen Syrian protesters; wary of US intervention listen

02/08/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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The UN estimates more than 5,000 Syrians have died during the country’s nearly year-long uprising. In response, a handful of Occupy Tampa members honored the fallen last night with a candlelight vigil at downtown’s Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. They all want to see an end to the bloodshed, but they don’t necessarily agree on how involved the U.S. should be.

Michael Fernandez lit candle...

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