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Florida This Week panel discussion on the governor’s race

09/30/14 Rob Lorei
Last Call Monday

Tags: Florida This Week, WEDU, Rob Lorei

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Today on Last Call, Rob Lorei airs WEDU's Florida This Week with panel Leslie Dougher Chair, Republican Party of Florida, Dr. Keith Fitzgerald Former State Legislator/Professor (Democrat), Mike Deeson, Senior Investigative Reporter 10 News and William March Political Writer, Tampa Tribune.

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Florida This Week discusses gay marriage, medical marijuana, redistricting, and the governor's race

08/12/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Tags: Florida This Week, WEDU, Gay Marriage, Florida Legislature

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei airs a roundtable discussion from Florida This Week about the Florida legislature meeting in a rare special session to redraw congressional district maps, the governor's race, medical marijuana and gay marriage.

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PBS Frontline airs new documentary about the failures of the Iraq war

07/29/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Tags: Losing Iraq, WEDU, Iraq war

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With the situation getting worse in Iraq, today on Radioactivity we’re going to take a look at how the U.S. invasion in 2003 destabilized the country and opened the doors to the conflict that is going on these today.

It’s been two-and-a-half years after the U.S. pulled out of Iraq — a conflict that is projected to cost America more than $2 trillion — Iraq is once again in crisis, with Islamic extremists gaining ground, a deepening civil war and the Obama administration being urged by s...

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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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