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Florida GOP congressional candidate's debate

01/13/14 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Tags: WEDU, Rob Lorei, GOP congressional candidate's debate

Today on the Last Call, Rob Lorei played 20 minutes of the Florida GOP congressional candidate's debate and then opened the phone lines for discussion.

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Frontline documentary investigates Wall Street trading scheme listen

01/06/14 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Tags: WEDU, Frontline, “To Catch a Trader”, Martin Smith

In New York City a trial will start in what prosecutors say is the most lucrative insider trading scheme on Wall Street of all time. The trial involves confidential information provided by two doctors about an Alzheimer’s drug that was showing poor results. But only a few insiders had access to that information.

Tomorrow PBS stations including WEDU in Tampa will air “To Catch a Trader”, a Frontline documentary that will focus on this case and how inside trading works.

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Local members of Congress skip TV debates listen

10/08/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Today two local Congressional candidates called on a public television station to provide a full opportunity for them to be seen and heard by the public.

WEDU, the local Public Broadcasting System affiliate, has canceled televised debates because they say the incumbents, Ginny Brown-Waite and Gus Bilirakis, have declined to participate.

A representative from the television station said today that the candidates would be offered time to appear on a show that would include political analy...

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