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Human Trafficking Awareness Month Recognized in Pinellas Park listen

01/13/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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President Obama declared January National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. In response, the Tampa Bay Area Task Force on Human Trafficking gathered today to discuss various aspects of the problem that is still widely regarded as unknown.

Representatives from various law enforcement agencies as well as some non-government organizations met today in Pinellas Park to raise awareness about human trafficking. Lieutenant George Koder of the Clearwater Police Department said that ...

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Interfaith group makes annual requests listen

04/21/09 Amy Beeman
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Nearly 2,000 people from 35 interfaith congregations met in Largo on Monday night at the Indian Rocks Baptist Church. The annual meeting of Faith and Action for Strength Together (FAST), was called to address problems in Pinellas County and commit to working on solutions.

Clergy members from Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish houses of worship led the discussion on issues affecting Pinellas County. They called on school board and county and city officials to commit to working toward solution...

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