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The RNC is here. What's going to happen?

08/23/12 Mitch E. Perry
Last Call Thursday
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University of Central Florida Political Science Professor Aubrey Jewett, the Coalition to March on the RNC's Jared Hamil and Florida Consumer Action Network's Mike Long talk about the upcoming Republican National Convention in Tampa.

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Congressional hearings in Orlando on Florida's water pollution standards listen

08/08/11 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tuesday in Orlando there will be a Congressional hearing on Florida’s water pollution rules. The federal Environmental Protection Agency has imposed numeric nutrient standards on Florida’s water bodies, but they’re being challenged by some business groups. They’ll be well represented at the hearings called by U.S. Representative Cliff Stearns, which concerns Phil Compton, the Tampa Bay regional representative for Sierra Club Florida.

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Alan Grayson in danger of losing his seat in Congress to Daniel Webster says analyst listen

10/25/10 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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On Friday we brought you our interview with progressive member of Congress from Orlando, Alan Grayson. His Republican opponent, Daniel Webster has declined our requests for an interview. Three others are running as well.

Today, we hear about that race from Aubrey Jewett, a political science professor at the University of Central Florida.

"Well, Allen Grayson is a very liberal, ...

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Sink comments on her UCF - USF gaffe listen

05/10/10 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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The state’s Chief Financial Officer, Alex Sink, made a faux pas when speaking at the graduation ceremony at the University of Central Florida (UCF) on Friday. Sink now has to explain her embarrassing mix-up where she referred to UCF as USF. She was booed by UCF students when she referred to the school by the initials of its cross-state rival, the University of South Florida (USF). By the following day, Alex Sink attempted to gracefully brush off the gaffe.

“Well, I had an unfortunate slip...

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