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Tampa first responders are geared up for hurricane season listen

05/31/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Hurricane season starts tomorrow and it’s expected to be a busy one. Hurricane experts and emergency responders will educate Tampa Bay area residents on how to stay safe when a storm threatens during a hurricane expo Saturday.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts there will be as many as 11 hurricanes this season. Emergency management crews are planning ahe...

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The New Film ARABIA Premiers at MOSI

10/26/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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First up today, a new IMAX film about Saudi Arabia premiers this week at The Museum Of Science and Industry (MOSI) in Tampa. Our guest served as an adviser to the film.

Robert Lacey is author of the best-selling book The Kingdom, which is a look at the recent history of Saudi Arabia. Lacey is a distinguished British journalist and historian and the author of the book Inside The Kingdom: Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia, ...

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Florida's High Speed Rail on track for 2015 listen

10/11/10 Sarah Curran
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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This isn't your average choo-choo train.

“Not only is it a better way to get from point A to point B, it is safe, reliable, and comfortable, and you know you are going to arrive at your destination on time.”

High-speed rail will connect Tampa to Orlando by 2015 and would run on speeds up to 200-mph. A bullet train would cut the drive time nearly in half and could even beat airplanes to their destination. Siemens Spokesperson, Becky Johnson says that’s not all the new rail would of...


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