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12/02/11 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Tampa Police say overnight they arrested 29 members of Occupy Tampa in a riverside park west of downtown. Before the arrests about 40 people attempted to camp on a hill inside the park, but many people complied with police orders to leave.

The hilltop encampment in Julian Lane Riverfront Park was in plain view for police helicopters. More than a dozen...

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Should The State Open Up More Public Parks To Overnight Camping, RV's and Operation By Private Companies? listen

06/30/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radiactivity. Last week the St. Petersburg Times reported that "The (Florida) Department of Environmental Protection has targeted Honeymoon Island as one of the first of 56 parks where state officials want to add new overnight camping sites — including space for recreational vehicles. Honeymoon Island could get up to 45 campsites on 17.5 acres east of the southern beach parking lot, under the DEP's plan.

In a departure from the way Florida created its award-winni...

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